Microwave imaging can see how well treatment is progressing
April 24, 2013 | BioMed Central
Professor Paul Meaney's research—published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Breast Cancer Research—shows how microwave imaging can be used to monitor how well treatment for breast cancer is working.
A Dog Has Its Day
April 18, 2013 | Dartmouth Now
As part of the Dartmouth Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence directed by Thayer School faculty, P. Jack Hoopes, professor of surgery and of medicine and adjunct professor of engineering, started a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of an experimental treatment using magnetic nanoparticles.
Yeti Robot Detects Polar Dangers
April 16, 2013 | National Geographic News
After six years of operation, a new study shows that Professor Laura Ray's Yeti and other polar robots have “great potential” to improve the safety and efficiency of scientific work at the Poles.
Technological developments are enabling us to live a more sustainable life. We asked professors at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth: What technologies under development hold the most promise for sustainability—and why?
Two to Lead Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer
April 11, 2013 | Dartmouth Now
The newly established Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer will be led by engineering professor and biotechnology entrepreneur Tillman Gerngross.
Professor Borsuk will be awarded the IEAM Best Paper Award for “A Bayesian Network Model for Integrative River Rehabilitation Planning and Management.”
Penguins Adopt New Mode of Transport
April 1, 2013
A waddle of Emperor penguins surprised researchers in Antarctica today when they commandeered Yeti, an autonomous robot designed to detect crevasses.
Can the Ice Wall in Game of Thrones Survive Science?
March 27, 2013 | Wired
Dartmouth engineering professor Mary Albert, Executive Director of the U.S. Ice Drilling Program Office, explains why the large ice wall in HBO's "Game of Thrones" would not exist in real life.
High-tech ‘Yeti’ may revolutionize exploration near North and South poles
March 11, 2013 | The Washington Post
Professor Laura Ray's Yeti is a self-guided polar robot that uses ground-penetrating radar to map what lies beneath the ice — often, a crevasse waiting to claim lives and expensive equipment.
Battery-Powered Yeti Guides Antarctic Explorers Past Concealed Crevasses
March 11, 2013 | Gizmodo
Tractor crews are being led by the Yeti, a four-wheel drive rover equipped with ground penetrating radar designed by students at Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering coordinating with engineers from CRREL.