BESC study seeks nature’s best biocatalysts for biofuel production
January 14, 2016 | Oak Ridge National Laboratory
A team of researchers from five institutions, including Dartmouth engineering professor Lee Lynd, found that unconventional bacteria could help boost the efficiency of cellulosic biofuel production.
Introducing Dartmouth’s Three Newest Faculty Clusters
January 11, 2016 | Dartmouth Now
The clusters will strengthen fields in which Dartmouth has a history of achievement.
Are DOT’s Tarmac Delay Fines Actually Making Delays Longer?
January 11, 2016 | TravelPulse
A study by Dartmouth and MIT has shown that passengers faced longer overall delays after the U.S. DOT’s 2010 tarmac delay rule was instituted.
Study: tarmac stranding rule creating more delays
January 11, 2016 | ConsumerAffairs
Dartmouth-MIT researchers say it's another example of unintended consequences.
Why airport torture only got worse
January 7, 2016 | Chicago Tribune
Scholars Vikrant Vaze of Dartmouth and Chiwei Yan, Allison Vanderboll and Cynthia Barnhart of MIT found a sharp increase in flight cancellations.
Stranded at the Airport: A rule to stop tarmac delays leads to more flight cancellations
January 6, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal
A new Dartmouth-MIT study finds that the Obama Administration’s Tarmac Delay Rule has backfired on passengers by causing more flight cancellations.
New Rules to Prevent Airline Delays Are Backfiring
January 6, 2016 | Fortune
New regulations have “significantly increased” the number of passenger delays, according to a new study by Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Study: Tarmac delay rule just makes things worse
January 5, 2016 | USA Today
The tarmac delay rule put in place by the Department of Transportation to protect fliers from being stranded for hours has actually made overall delays longer.
Rule to prevent tarmac delays backfires for airline passengers: study
January 4, 2016 | Chicago Tribune
A rule intended to keep airline passengers from being stuck for long stretches on the tarmac has resulted in more delays, according to a study co-authored by Professor Vikrant Vaze.
To Sustain Astronauts’ Mental Health, Dartmouth-Led Team Testing New Virtual Reality Tech in Arctic Isolation
January 4, 2016 | Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Adjunct professor of engineering, Dartmouth physician, and former astronaut Jay Buckey is leading an investigation of whether simulated natural beauty can relieve the psychological challenges of living in isolated confinement.