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.
How does the U.S. Navy prepare for monster waves?
October 27, 2014 | FOX News
Story features Dartmouth engineer Calvin Krishen Th'07, '08, test director at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Washington, D.C.
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.
College aims to focus undergraduate research
October 19, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Two new programs — Stamps Scholars and First Year Research in Engineering — aim to boost the number of student research opportunities.
Firm evaluates locations for third Thayer building
October 16, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Wilson Architects of Boston will present their design study report to Thayer dean Joseph Helble, College President Phil Hanlon, and other officials in January.
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.
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.
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.