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Posts From Elena Malloy

Matt Pharr (YC ’93): From Mathematics to Computer Graphics

Matt Pharr (YC ’93): From Mathematics to Computer Graphics

Profile of ’93 alumni, Matt Pharr.

Males vs. Females: Recovering from Cocaine Addictions

Males vs. Females: Recovering from Cocaine Addictions

Scientists at Yale University, led by Dr. Rajita Sinha, have shown that males and females respond differently to cocaine addiction treatment. Females have higher rates of success on various drugs while males are harder to treat.

Newton’s Football, the Science Behind America’s Game

Newton’s Football, the Science Behind America’s Game

Review of the book Newton’s Football, the Science Behind America’s Game by Allen St. John and Ainissa Ramirez.

Vikings: Savages or Social Butterflies?

Vikings: Savages or Social Butterflies?

Historians have recorded numerous Viking invasions in medieval Europe, but are the Vikings simply savage barbarians? Using statistical mechanical tools to analyze ancient texts, scientists have discovered that Vikings formed complex social networks.