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Airline tarmac rule leads to more passenger delays, study concludes
January 3, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

A study by Dartmouth and MIT concludes that one of the nation’s toughest passenger rights laws—that fines airlines for stranding fliers on an airport tarmac—may actually increase passenger delays.

Researchers propose tweak to three-hour rule for tarmac delays
December 24, 2015 | Runway Girl Network

Experts, including Professor Vikrant Vaze, have called into question whether passengers truly are benefiting from the US Department of Transportation's “three-hour rule” for tarmac delays.

Flight canceled? The government may be to blame
December 23, 2015 | MarketWatch

The 2010 Tarmac Delay Rule has led to a jump in the rate of flight cancellations according to a study by researchers at the MIT and Dartmouth.

A rule to decrease flight delays leads to more flight delays
December 22, 2015 | TouchVision

A rule meant to lower the number of flight delays has actually backfired according to researchers including Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze.

Rule to prevent flight delays causes more delays
December 22, 2015 | Mashable

Researchers at Dartmouth published a study looking at the effect of the US Department of Transportation rule in 2010 that limits tarmac delays. Is air travel better now?

Late Flights Rose After US Bid to Stem Traveler Tarmac Holdups
December 21, 2015 | Bloomberg Business

Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted about a study he conducted with MIT researchers on how a US rule designed to spare travelers time on the tarmac has actually spurred additional delays.

Airline Passengers Face Longer Delays Under DOT Rule, Dartmouth-MIT Study Finds
December 21, 2015 | Dartmouth Now

Professor Vikrant Vaze is a lead researcher on a study that found it takes most passengers far more time to reach their destination despite a federal rule that penalizes airlines for lengthy tarmac delays.

Startup Gets $1.4 Million From NIH
November 22, 2015 | Valley News

DoseOptics, founded by professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis, received $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health for their technology to proceed to clinical trial. 

Inside the newest addition to Dartmouth-Hitchcock
November 17, 2015 | WCAX-TV

Dartmouth engineering professor Ryan Halter is interviewed as part of a sneak peek at the new Williamson Translational Research Building.

Arctic snow not darkening due to soot, dust, Dartmouth-led study finds
October 30, 2015 | AAAS

Dartmouth adjunct engineering professor Chris Polashenski and his colleagues found that degrading satellite sensors, not soot or dust, are responsible for the decline in reflectivity of Arctic snow.

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