Dartmouth Researchers Studying Vermont Stream Recovery
January 13, 2013 | The Boston Globe
With support from NSF, earth sciences professor and adjunct engineering professor Carl Renshaw has teamed up with geography professor Frank Magilligan to study the long-term effects of Tropical Storm Irene in Vermont.
Lung infection identified using ‘breath-print’
January 10, 2013 | BBC Health News
Identifying the "smell" of different types of lung bacteria could lead to a simple breath test to diagnose infections, a study co-authored by Jane Hill suggests.
Do Fiscal Cliff Issues Continue to Threaten Long-Term U.S. Stability?
January 7, 2013 | The Motley Fool
Dean Helble's op-ed in Forbes was referenced by The Motley Fool: "In a recent article, the dean of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, Joseph J. Helble, investigated the dangers of the fiscal cliff on the long-term position of the U.S." ...
LuminAID Featured on NBC’s Today Show
January 1, 2013
Featured on the Today Show's "Top technology trends for 2013," the LuminAID solar light was developed by Dartmouth engineer Anna Stork ’08 and her classmate Andrea Sreshta at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture.
Research at Dartmouth-Hitchcock helps battle brain tumors
December 27, 2012 | WCAX-TV
Engineering PhD candidate Kolbein Kolste is featured in this story about fluorescence-guided neurosurgery—a joint research project with DHMC involving professors Paulsen, Pogue, Hartov, and Leblond.
The Fiscal Cliff Endangers America’s Long-Term Lead in Technology
December 19, 2012 | Forbes
Dean Joseph Helble shares his thoughts on the looming “fiscal cliff” and potential long-term implications of deep cuts in federal research spending.
What can baseball teach us?
December 13, 2012 | New England Baseball Journal
At Dartmouth, baseball helps students relate to a more tangible subject at Thayer School of Engineering, where professor Rachel Obbard teaches a course called “Materials in Sport Equipment.”
Curiosity’s Cousins: Autonomous Polar Robots Explore Earth’s Extremes
December 12, 2012 | Wired Science
Earth’s poles are the wheeling grounds for two polar rovers: solar-powered Cool Robot and its younger cousin Yeti. The pair, designed by a team led by engineer Laura Ray at Dartmouth, are among the first autonomous polar robots to go to work.
The Dark Side of Music: Clarinets, Woodwinds and the Mpingo Tree
December 9, 2012 | The Buffalo Story Project
Engineering professor Ulrike Wegst is quoted as a Dartmouth researcher who has studied the construction of musical instruments.
Arctic Report Card: Dark Times Ahead
December 6, 2012 | Nature
The widespread reduction in snow and ice cover leads to enhanced warming. “The Arctic is one of Earth’s mirrors and that mirror is breaking,” said Donald Perovich, an Arctic researcher at Dartmouth, who participated in the report.