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April 20, 2015

Poor sanitation presents a public health problem in underdeveloped parts of the world, where it is common practice to relieve oneself without utilizing a latrine. This...

October 14, 2014

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) today announced that Yale School of Management Professor Edward H...

October 9, 2014

New research in Chicago finds that homicide victims are concentrated among a tiny network. Tracing that network might lead to public health...

October 9, 2014

A brave, intriguing and fiery op-ed article appeared last year in The New York Times. Written by Nicholas Christakis, it was highly critical of the way that modern social science is done. The...

Your friends and family influence your drinking, sleep, weight, and happiness—more than you think.
September 18, 2014
July 7, 2014

Dan Spielman, a Yale computer scientist, wasn’t looking for a new problem. He was already deeply immersed in a tricky effort to model complex online communities like Facebook, hoping to gain...

March 25, 2014

Professor of Social and Natural Science Nicholas Christakis ’84 researches the ways in which networks impact behavior, health, and longevity. In a recent study released this month in the journal...

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