Report: Cancer Cases Avoidable If Well Owners Test For Arsenic
October 9, 2014 | NHPR
A new study out of Dartmouth College estimates that arsenic in well water could be causing as many as 830 cases of cancer in the granite state.
New Hampshire report stresses arsenic danger
October 9, 2014 | Concord Monitor
The report by Dartmouth and the state departments of health and environmental services estimates that 450 to 600 cases of cancer could be avoided through testing and treatment of water found to have unhealthy levels of arsenic.
Report Examines Health Impacts of Arsenic in Drinking Water from Private Wells in NH
October 9, 2014 | NHDES
A study by Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering, Geisel School of Medicine, and Superfund Research Program estimates that hundreds of cases of cancer could be avoided in NH by removing arsenic from well water.
Faculty prepare for first DartmouthX online classes
October 1, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Vicki May’s "The Engineering of Structures Around Us” is one of four massive open online courses (MOOCs) that Dartmouth will offer in 2015 through the digital learning platform edX.
Avedro Announces Resubmission of New Drug Application to FDA for Corneal Cross-Linking
September 30, 2014 | Business Wire
Founded by Dartmouth engineering professor Stuart Trembly, Avedro, Inc. announced that it resubmitted its New Drug Application for riboflavin ophthalmic solution/KXL® System to the FDA.
Imaging scheme tracks tumour oxygenation
September 26, 2014 | Institute of Physics
A Dartmouth team, including engineering professor Brian Pogue, is developing a new method for measuring tumor oxygenation for treatment planning and monitoring.
Ice Research for Climate Clues Means Watching for Bears
September 26, 2014 | Bloomberg News
Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard will need a way to keep polar bears at bay as she and her team collect samples from newly developed sea ice.
If a flight’s delayed, could it be that the passengers are at fault?
September 25, 2014 | The Washington Post
Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze examines the blame-breakdown between airline employees and passengers with regard to the main cause of travel delays.
Seven Faculty Members Named as Society of Fellows Mentors
September 19, 2014 | Dartmouth Now
Professor Bill Lotko is one of seven chosen to serve in the Dartmouth Society of Fellows, a mentoring community supporting the integration of research and teaching excellence.
Trustees Discuss Academic Vision, Resources, and Planning
September 14, 2014 | Dartmouth Now
The Dartmouth Board of Trustees received wide-ranging reports on Dartmouth’s mission and future plans for all areas of the institution, including Thayer School of Engineering.