Report: Cancer Cases Avoidable If Well Owners Test For Arsenic
October 9, 2014 | NHPR
A new study out of Dartmouth College estimates that arsenic in well water could be causing as many as 830 cases of cancer in the granite state.
New Hampshire report stresses arsenic danger
October 9, 2014 | Concord Monitor
The report by Dartmouth and the state departments of health and environmental services estimates that 450 to 600 cases of cancer could be avoided through testing and treatment of water found to have unhealthy levels of arsenic.
Faculty prepare for first DartmouthX online classes
October 1, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Vicki May’s "The Engineering of Structures Around Us” is one of four massive open online courses (MOOCs) that Dartmouth will offer in 2015 through the digital learning platform edX.
Imaging scheme tracks tumour oxygenation
September 26, 2014 | Institute of Physics
A Dartmouth team, including engineering professor Brian Pogue, is developing a new method for measuring tumor oxygenation for treatment planning and monitoring.
Ice Research for Climate Clues Means Watching for Bears
September 26, 2014 | Bloomberg News
Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard will need a way to keep polar bears at bay as she and her team collect samples from newly developed sea ice.
If a flight’s delayed, could it be that the passengers are at fault?
September 25, 2014 | The Washington Post
Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze examines the blame-breakdown between airline employees and passengers with regard to the main cause of travel delays.
Computational science faculty recruitment begins
September 10, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Engineering professor Laura Ray will lead the search for the Thomas Kurtz chair in computational science as part of College President Phil Hanlon's faculty cluster initiative.
Celebrating Volunteers: Stand With Me
August 29, 2014 | WCAX
Scott Mitchell '15, dual-degree engineering student at Bowdoin and Dartmouth, and his team designed “Stand With Me” to help children with cerebral palsy whose families cannot afford a crucial piece of medical equipment.
Made in India by Students, Car Wins Laurels at US Gig
August 23, 2014 | The New Indian Express
A hybrid car designed by engineering students from RV College of Engineering (RVCE) in Bangalore won laurels at Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid Competition.
Trillions of Tiny Plastic Pieces Reside in Arctic Ice
August 19, 2014 | Scientific American
Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard found that sea ice contains up to 240 microplastic particles per cubic meter—as much as 2,000 times the density of the particles in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.