Single, Key Gene Discovery Could Streamline Production Of Biofuels
August 15, 2011 | Nano Patents and Innovations
The team's results were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences as "Mutant alcohol dehydrogenase leads to improved ethanol tolerance in Clostridium thermocellum." The team includes Professor Lee Lynd.
On endless ice, searching for clues to our future
August 15, 2011 | Associated Press
Two young Dartmouth College engineering graduates put one potential answer on display, testing Professor Laura Ray's tiny, tractor-like "Yeti" autonomous robot over the ice.
Polar Researchers Harness Robots That Thrive in the Midnight Sun
August 3, 2011 | The New York Times
Professor Laura Ray's battery-powered Yeti and its close relative—a solar-powered version called Cool Robot—could one day expand scientists' access to Earth's poles and enhance their ability to study climate change.
Harnessing Robots to Study Inaccessible Arctic
August 3, 2011 | Scientific American
New robots—including Professor Laura Ray's "Yeti" and "Cool Robot"— undergoing field tests could expand scientists' access to polar regions and improve understanding of climate change.
Second Annual Engineering in Medicine Symposium a Success!
July 25, 2011 | The Graduate Forum
Redesigning Cancer Imaging and Therapy: Researchers from bioengineering and cancer medicine gathered to discuss new imaging tools, molecular targeting approaches, contrast agents, and therapeutic delivery methods.
Partnership Brings Students, Faculty from Kuwait to Dartmouth
July 25, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
Professor George Cybenko works with a University of Kuwait professor on behavioral modeling of telecommunications customers.
Yeti and "Cool Robot," the Rovers Tough Enough to Explore Greenland’s Ice Sheet
July 20, 2011 | Popular Mechanics
Professor Laura Ray's autonomous robots built for the arctic get ready to aid climate studies in Greenland, running on battery and solar power.
Yeti robot designed to detect polar crevasses
July 19, 2011 | The Dartmouth
The Yeti robots’s ground-penetrating radar will allow polar researchers to safely navigate crevass-filled ice caps.
Frozen Rover Goes for a Spin
July 12, 2011 | Discovery News
Professor Laura Ray and her team test a four-wheeled vehicle called Yeti in the thick of Greenland's ice cap.
Perspective: A new hope for Africa
June 22, 2011 | Nature
Bioenergy could help bring food security to the world's poorest continent, say Lee R. Lynd and Jeremy Woods.