September 2019 News

Female orgasm is evolution’s happy gift

September 30, 2019
New research suggests that the female orgasm is a neuro-endocrine response inherited from older lineages of animals who only ovulate during copulation.

Growing old together: a sharper look at black holes and their host galaxies

September 30, 2019
The “special relationship” between supermassive black holes and their hosts can now be understood as a bond that begins early in a galaxy’s formation.

Molecular memories are made of this

September 27, 2019
Researchers at the Yale Systems Biology Institute have found that it is possible to store information in the protein polymer network within our own cells.

Artificial intelligence could help reduce hospitalizations for GI condition

September 26, 2019
A new machine-learning model predicts the risk of dying or the need for intervention in the hospital for patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Get ready for more interstellar objects, Yale astronomers say

September 26, 2019
A new study suggests that our solar system can expect a few large interstellar objects like ‘Oumuamua to show up every year — and lots of smaller ones to boot.

Six Yale affiliates are winners of unrestricted MacArthur ‘genius’ grants

September 25, 2019
The six are Danielle Citron; Lisa Daugaard ’95 J.D.; Annie Dorsen ’96, ’00 M.F.A.; Saidiya Hartman ’92 Ph.D.; Joshua Tenenbaum ’93; and Emily Wilson ’01 Ph.D.

Yale professors join $100 million Department of Energy desalination effort

September 24, 2019
SEAS professors Menachem Elimelech and Jaehong Kim will be a part of the Energy-Water Desalination Hub to address water security issues in the United States.