Bioinspired structural materials
October 26, 2014 | Nature Materials
This review discusses the common structural motifs of a range of natural materials and the difficulties associated with mimicking these designs in the fabrication of synthetic structures with enhanced mechanical properties.
Dartmouth Study Measures Breast Cancer Tumor Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
October 23, 2014 | NCCC
A study lead by Dartmouth engineering professor Shudong Jiang suggests that DOST imaging could be used to predict tumor response before starting treatment.
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.
Report Examines Health Impacts of Arsenic in Drinking Water from Private Wells in NH
October 9, 2014 | NHDES
A study by Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering, Geisel School of Medicine, and Superfund Research Program estimates that hundreds of cases of cancer could be avoided in NH by removing arsenic from well water.
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.
Dartmouth Team Receives Best Paper Award for Breast Imaging Research
September 10, 2014
A Dartmouth research team, including engineering professors Paul Meaney and Keith Paulsen, received The Moses and Sylvia Greenfield Award for the best paper published in Medical Physics for 2013.
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.