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Dartmouth wins April Fools Day with tackling dummy video
April 1, 2016 | Yahoo Sports

Dartmouth announced Friday (April Fools Day) that it will field an entire team of MVPs with its players controlling the dummies via remote control.

Tuberculosis kills thousands of people every day — we aren’t doing enough to stop it
March 30, 2016 | The Conversation

Op-ed by Dartmouth engineering professor Jane Hill who is developing a diagnostic breath test for tuberculosis.

Remote-controlled tackling dummy puts on a show at college football practice
March 29, 2016 | mLive

The Mobile Virtual Player (MVP), a motorized tackling dummy created at Dartmouth, was put through its paces by Rogers Athletic Company.

The Platform Revolution
March 29, 2016 | 33voices

Moe and Geoffrey Parker talk about how networked markets are transforming the economy, and how to make them work for you.

Arctic sea ice extent breaks record low for winter
March 28, 2016 | The Guardian

Professor Donald Perovich is quoted regarding how scientists now believe the Arctic is locked onto a course of continually shrinking sea ice.

These are the invisible cameras of the future
March 27, 2016 | techradar

Professor Eric Fossum's work is cited in this article about the future of hidden cameras.

Pipelines, Platforms, and the New Rules of Strategy
March 23, 2016 | Harvard Business Review

Professor Geoffrey Parker and his co-authors explain a phenomenon called “network effects” which is central to platform strategy and is transforming competition.

Mutant Yeast Are Cranking Out Pharma’s Next Superdrug
March 10, 2016 | WIRED

Professor Gerngross's Adimab is using yeast to cure practically any disease for which a treatment is so ambitious doctors only dare to dream about it.

Student Spotlight: Sculptor Ham Sonnenfeld ’16
March 8, 2016 | The Dartmouth

A senior with a double major in engineering and studio art, F. Hambelton “Ham” Sonnenfeld ’16 has always enjoyed creating projects.

Ivy League Moves to Eliminate Tackling at Football Practices
March 1, 2016 | The New York Times

A new rule inspired by Dartmouth, where full-contact practices were eliminated by Coach "Buddy" Teevens '79. Instead, Dartmouth players practice tackling with the "Mobile Virtual Player."

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