New Probe Provides Vital Assist in Brain Cancer Surgery
July 24, 2012 | Dartmouth-Hitchcock
MD/PhD student Pablo Valdes worked with David Roberts and Keith Paulsen to help develop a probe that uses an innovative fluorescence-reading technology to help brain surgeons distinguish cancerous tissue from normal tissue.
Ten Professors Honored With Faculty Awards
July 20, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Professor Vicki May is one of ten faculty members recognized this year for exceptional achievement in scholarship, teaching, and mentoring. The class of 2012 voted for May to receive the Jerome Goldstein Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Getting By, Getting Ahead: Start-Up Entrepreneur Brings High-Tech Talent To Rural N.H.
July 10, 2012 | New Hampshire Public Radio
In some ways, Professor Tillman Gerngross is the father of the Upper Valley’s biotech community. Originally from Austria, Gerngross came here in the late 1990s to be a professor of bioengineering at Dartmouth.
Sports Engineering: Material World
July 7, 2012 | New Scientist: Instant Expert 24
In 1995 Ulrike Wegst and Michael Ashby, both then at the University of Cambridge, published the first paper showing how selection charts could be used to identify which materials would work best for sports.
Professor Ulrike Wegst is one of seventy-eight of the nation's brightest young engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 18th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium.
Giant algae blooms thriving under thinning Arctic sea ice
June 12, 2012 | CBC News (Canada)
Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich and his colleagues discovered enormous blooms of algae growing in an area of the Arctic Ocean that they never thought could support the phytoplankton: below the sea ice.
Tiny undersea plants may affect Arctic ocean life
June 8, 2012 | San Francisco Chronicle
Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich and his colleagues discovered a massive bloom of the microscopic marine plants called phytoplankton beneath the sea ice—a discovery that could affect the life of every seagoing creature in the Arctic.
Thinning Arctic Ice Allows Plankton Bloom
June 8, 2012 | Scientific American
Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich participated in an expedition through the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska that found massive blooms of phytoplankton under the ice. The discovery upends the notion that the sea ice that forms in autumn ushers in a nearly lifeless season for the ocean below.
NASA Discovers Unprecedented Blooms of Ocean Plant Life
June 7, 2012 | NASA
Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich participated in a NASA-sponsored expedition that punched through three-foot thick sea ice to find waters richer in microscopic marine plants, essential to all sea life, than any other ocean region on Earth.
Obama Administration Announces Clean Coal Research Awards for Universities Across the Country
June 6, 2012 | U.S. Dept. of Energy
The Energy Department announced that nine universities, including Dartmouth, have won awards for research projects that will continue to support innovation and development of clean coal technologies.