University | 11:20 am | January 19, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Yale scientist suggests “G-spot” isn’t real

Edouard Manet's "A Bar at the Folies-Bergère."

Yale urologist Amichai Kilchevsky published a study in the Jan. 12 issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine suggesting that the fabled “G-spot,” the erogenous zone inside the vagina purported to provide intense pleasure during intercourse, does not exist. To find evidence of the G-spot, Kilchevsky ran a search of published work between 1950 and »

University | 6:05 pm | January 12, 2012 | By Jacqueline Sahlberg

Yale researchers find evidence of lost tortoise


Six feet long, 900 pounds and back from the dead? A giant tortoise species studied by Darwin and thought to be extinct for 150 years may still be alive, according to Yale researchers. The researchers analyzed the blood samples of over 1600 Galapagos turtles living on Isabela Island and found evidence than that over 40 »

University | 8:58 pm | January 11, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Physics Department establishes Dufault Fund

Michele Dufault '11

The Yale Physics Department has established the Michele Dufault Summer Research Fellowship and Conference Fund in honor of Michele Dufault ’11, a physics and astronomy major who died last April in an accident in Sterling Chemistry Laboratory. Created to recognize Dufault’s “tremendous contributions to Yale’s undergraduate science community,” the initiative will fund opportunities for young »