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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.

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.

Astronaut and Professor Jay Buckey on the Future of NASA and its Human Spaceflight Program
July 20, 2011 | Dartmouth Now

For Jay C. Buckey, who was a payload specialist astronaut on the STS-90, Neurolab Mission in 1998, he remains optimistic that NASA will continue to be the inspirational force it’s been from the time he was a young boy watching the moon landings.

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.

Flight share plan for new Mumbai airport still up in the air
July 19, 2011 | Livemint

Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted as an operations research and aviation specialist regarding traffic allocation at the Navi Mumbai international airport.

Melding Talents with a Career in Bioprocessing
July 15, 2011 | Science

Professor Lee Lynd contributes advice about careers in bioprocessing—an expanding field encompassing any process that uses living cells or their components (e.g., bacteria, enzymes, or chloroplasts) to obtain desired products, such as biofuels and therapeutics.

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