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Posts From Rohit Thummalapalli

Heart Attack Treatment 2.0

Heart Attack Treatment 2.0

A recent study by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health investigated the relationship between an online community and improvement of treatment times for heart attack patients.

Rain Devastation

Rain Devastation

Shifting global climate patterns have resulted in deadly mudslides in Brazil. What could these changes mean for susceptible areas of the U.S., especially California?

Fourier Transform: Nature’s Way of Analyzing Data

Fourier Transform: Nature’s Way of Analyzing Data

In his biophysics research, Yale Professor Peter Moore uses the same mathematical
method that a lens uses to project images on the retina and that an MP3 player uses
to compress audio files. The mathematical method is called the Fourier transform.

Akshay Gupta SY ’13

Akshay Gupta SY ’13

Take a stroll around Saybrook one day and odds are you’ll run into one of its most beloved Saybrugians: Akshay Gupta SY ’13. Although many in the class of 2013 affectionately call him by his pet name, “The Gupta,” chances

Is Yawning Contagious?

Is Yawning Contagious?

Think about when you are most likely to yawn: maybe when bored in class, anxious about an exam, or getting ready for bed. However, odds are that you have an even higher chance of yawning right after you see someone

R. James Cross

R. James Cross

This “big kid at heart” has achieved many big feats over the last 43 years here at Yale.

Everyday Q&A: How to Lose Weight

Everyday Q&A: How to Lose Weight

“Why do astronauts floating in space feel weightless?” “Why does riding that rollercoaster give me the sensation that my organs are lurching out of my body?” “I feel light and skinny when the elevator starts going down!” To explain these

Where are they now?  Thomas Kempner, SM ‘75

Where are they now? Thomas Kempner, SM ‘75

Twenty-five years ago, Thomas Kempner SM ’75 co-founded a hedge fund with $6 million of assets under management. Today, the fund is 2000 times larger and has $14 billion of assets under management. Ironically, Kempner did not major in economics.

Undergrad profile: Sun Lee, SY ’09

Undergrad profile: Sun Lee, SY ’09

Last March, Sun Lee, SY ’09, found herself with fourteen other Yalies, a professor, and a guide in the rainforest of Peru, slashing her way through the underbrush in search of plants. As part of the Rain Forest Expedition course,

Departmental notes: Environmental Engineering

Departmental notes: Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering Professor Julie Zimmerman and Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics Shelia Olmstead have received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study water management issues in the Great Lakes system, one of the largest freshwater systems