Inspired by Nature
November 18, 2014 | Berkeley Lab
Researchers, including Dartmouth engineering professor Ulrike Wegst, extoll the virtues of bioinspired structural materials in a scientific review gone viral.
Climate Change Scientists And The Public Debate
November 13, 2014 | VPR
In a story about climate change, VPR’s Vermont Edition turns to Dartmouth engineering professor Mary Albert for her expertise.
Canada Firm Buys Mascoma Corp.
November 9, 2014 | Valley News
Professor Lynd's company has sold its chief asset—a genetically modified yeast that makes it cheaper to produce biomass ethanol—to a Canadian firm better known for making yeasts that go into bread than alternative fuels.
Ideas at Collegiate Inventors Competition ‘represent a significant innovative leap’
November 4, 2014 | USA Today College
Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum is a competition judge for the 2014 Collegiate Inventors Competition Expo and Awards in Alexandria, Va.
A team of researchers from the Thayer and Geisel schools have helped developed a new method of determining cancer stage and spread that is safer and more accurate than conventional lymph node biopsy.
Bioinspired structural materials
October 26, 2014 | Nature Materials
This review discusses the common structural motifs of a range of natural materials and the difficulties associated with mimicking these designs in the fabrication of synthetic structures with enhanced mechanical properties.
Dartmouth Study Measures Breast Cancer Tumor Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
October 23, 2014 | NCCC
A study lead by Dartmouth engineering professor Shudong Jiang suggests that DOST imaging could be used to predict tumor response before starting treatment.
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.