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Precision “Glove-Controlled” deep-sea soft gripper

Researchers at the John B. Pierce Laboratory in collaboration with the Wyss Institute, Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), Baruch College, and the University of Rhode Island (URI) have developed a delicate and dexterous soft-gripper controlled remotely by a glove allowing deep-sea researchers to gather marine organisms and plant-life as if they were SCUBA diving. … Read More >

Including women in research. It’s necessary, and really not so hard to do.

“Including women in research. It’s necessary, and really not so hard to do.” A viewpoint article by Dr. Nina Stachenfeld in this month’s issue of Experimental Physiology.… Read More >

Dr. Nina Stachenfeld interviewed on NPR Morning Edition (Listen now…)

Dr. Nina Stachenfeld recently conducted a study which measured the cognitive impact of mild dehydration.  NPR correspondent, Allison Aubrey, interviewed Dr. Stachenfeld for the recently aired Your Health segment which discusses how mild dehydration, which affects all of us at some point, can cause measurable cognitive impairment resulting in a variety of symptoms.… Read More >

Dr. Nina Stachenfeld named a Distinguished Woman at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and opened the day for 100 Years of Women Symposium

On June 1, 2018 Yale School of Medicine hosted a symposium commemorating the 100-year anniversary of women at Yale School of Medicine. Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Medicine (SWIM), the Minority Organization for Retention & Expansion (MORE), and the Dean’s Office, this event celebrated the contributions of women faculty and alumnae from the School of Medicine.… Read More >

John B. Pierce Laboratory members show off their cool science at the 2017 Society for Neuroscience meeting in Washington, D.C.

Three labs of the John B. Pierce Laboratory (Pieribone, Stachenfeld, Verhagen) went to D.C. to show and discuss their ongoing work among some of the ~30,000 (!) neuroscientists there. … Read More >

Dr. Pieribone awarded multi-million-dollar DARPA contract to explore ways to create systems where the brain transforms digital images into the equivalent of eyesight

Published in YALE NEWS on November 14, 2017 Written by Sonya Collins A research team led by Vincent Pieribone (left) is exploring ways to create systems where the brain transforms digital images into the equivalent of eyesight.… Read More >

More Than Half Full: Our Bodies, Water, and Balance

written by Rick Harrison, Communications Officer, Women’s Health Research at Yale There is a reason NASA scientists have been looking for water on Mars, and that’s because, at least on Earth, water is life.… Read More >