Boosted by grants, researchers study arsenic testing in wells
May 13, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Engineering professor Mark Borsuk and the Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program received a grant from the NH Department of Environmental Services to explore the reasons many do not test wells for arsenic.
Dartmouth received a $93,000 grant to determine how often well owners in NH test their drinking water and what factors keep those owners from testing more often.
Dartmouth Students Strike It Big With NSF Fellowships
April 22, 2014 | Dartmouth Now
Alden Claire Adolph and Molly Grear ’11 will use their NSF Graduate Research Fellowships to continue their studies in engineering.
An Easier, Safer, and More Accurate Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
April 2, 2014 | NCCC
Professor Brian Pogue is quoted about his research which measured treatment response to pancreatic cancer photodynamic therapy (PDT).
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
April 1, 2014
The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer, the magazine of Thayer School of Engineering, is now online. Features: Growth Factors; Room to Operate; Schools of Thought.
MRI and Optical Scanning During Surgery Accurately Locate Small Breast Cancer Tumors
March 27, 2014 | NCCC
Dartmouth engineers have collaborated with physicians at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center to develop a new approach to breast-conserving surgery.
Engineers and neurosurgeons at Dartmouth have inaugurated the use of intraoperative MRI within the VISIUS® Surgical Theatre inside the hospital’s Center for Surgical Innovation (CSI).
A weird glow in nuclear power plants is proving valuable when aiming cancer treatment
March 3, 2014 | The Telegraph (Nashua)
Professor Brian Pogue comments on research about using the information from the Cherenkov radiation that patients emit during cancer treatment.
A paper to address the question, “When using cellulosic biomass for vehicular transportation, which field-to-wheels pathway is more efficient: that using biofuels or that using bioelectricity?”
Near-IR Spectroscopy Performs Challenging Breast Imaging
February 18, 2014 | Novus Light Technologies Today
Engineers and radiologists at Dartmouth have developed a new way to implement MRI/near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) technique for women with dense breasts.