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Chandler Hall: 1901

Hanover, New Hampshire, circa 1901. "Chandler Hall, Dartmouth College." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

The UN actually does prevent war, according to study of General Assembly votes

The United Nations has been effective at suppressing conflict throughout its history, according to an analysis of more than 65 years of voting records conducted by Dartmouth College and The Ohio State University. The study presents evidence that the U.N. acts more than just a bystander on world events, and that it provides a forum where diplomacy reduces the chance of war.

The UN actually does prevent war, according to study of General Assembly votes

(Dartmouth College) The first quantitative study of UN voting records shows that the world body is more effective at achieving its mandate of avoiding wars than many experts think.

13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, July 16-21

(Dartmouth College) International experts on mercury will meet at the 13th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (http://mercury2017.com/ ) (ICMGP 2017) in Providence, Rhode Island from July 16 to 21. The conference aims to share science and develop measures to decrease human and wildlife exposure to the poisonous metal. Show More Summary

Greater understanding of plant hormone results in stem cells that grow shoots

(Dartmouth College) Finding on how cytokinin targets genes could allow scientists to establish organ-growing stem cells for grains and may ultimately lead to solutions to agricultural problems.

Greater understanding of plant hormone results in stem cells that grow shoots

Researchers at Dartmouth College have identified how a well-known plant hormone targets genes to regulate plant growth and development. The finding could allow scientists to establish organ-growing stem cells for grains like rice and corn, and may ultimately lead to solutions to stubborn agricultural problems.

Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson: The Deciding Vote with Senator Rob Portman

About ten days ago at Dartmouth College, I sat down with Senator Rob Portman to talk about the threats and problems related to Russia’s meddling in democratic elections in the United States and around the world. Portman then discusses...Show More Summary

Bacterial classification may be more elusive than previously thought

New research from Dartmouth College raises questions over how scientists should interpret observed groupings of bacteria. The study advises caution with the assumption that bacterial clusters are always a result of ecological and genetic forces.

Bacterial classification may be more elusive than previously thought

(Dartmouth College) Dartmouth study provides new insights into processes behind the evolution of microorganisms and describes what it means for existing bacterial classification approaches.

'Big Food' companies have less power than you might think

(Dartmouth College) A Dartmouth study finds that 'Big Food' companies are striving to make food more sustainable from farm to factory but have less power than you might think. In fact, most Big Food companies have little knowledge about or control over the farmers who supply their raw materials. Show More Summary

Trump banking regulator nominee says he did not misrepresent his academic credentials

President Trump's nominee to be a key banking regulator said through a spokesman Monday that he did not misrepresent that he had a degree from Dartmouth College, but simply used the wording on a certificate he earned from a four-week continuing education program held at the school. “He’s not implying...

Trump nominee for powerful bank regulator post misrepresented college degree

President Trump’s nominee for a post as a powerful banking regulator has misrepresented a college degree on his resume, according to a spokeswoman for Dartmouth College. Joseph Otting, the former chief executive of Pasadena’s OneWest Bank who Trump nominated on Tuesday to be the next comptroller...

New-generation material removes iodine from water

(Dartmouth College) Material developed at Dartmouth College scrubs iodine from water for the first time and could hold the key to cleaning nuclear accidents.

New-generation material removes iodine from water

Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a new material that scrubs iodine from water for the first time. The breakthrough could hold the key to cleaning radioactive waste in nuclear reactors and after nuclear accidents like the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

Is the developed world we’ve created giving us cancer?

By Chelsey Kivland, Professor of Anthropology, Dartmouth College. Scientists know that many toxins, such as those found in cigarettes, cause most lung cancers, whose cells are depicted here. But isolating causes for other cancers is an ongoing effort. Raj Creationzs/Shutterstock I had assumed that the small lump in my breast was a blocked milk duct [...]Show More Summary

Plan on hold to euthanize bears after gov's request

Plans to euthanize a mother bear and her three yearlings that have been roaming neighborhoods near Dartmouth College are on hold after New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu asked that they … Click to Continue »

Dartmouth-led study finds heavier precipitation in the northeast began in 1996

(Dartmouth College) Over the past century, the Northeast has experienced an increase in the number of storms with extreme precipitation. A Dartmouth-led study finds that the increase in extreme Northeast storms occurred as an abrupt shift in 1996, particularly in the spring and fall, rather than as a steady change over several decades. Show More Summary

Upper Valley Swim Camp at Dartmouth College – Sign Up Today

By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam The Upper Valley Swim Camp is designed for competitive swimmers who are looking to improve technique across all strokes, starts and turns. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Upper Valley Swim Camp at Dartmouth College – Sign Up Today

Making volunteer-based legislatures work: Overcoming barriers for gender equality

(Dartmouth College) A Dartmouth-led study finds that volunteer-based state legislatures by their very nature, may perpetuate gender inequality in political representation. Family responsibilities appeared to disproportionately affect...Show More Summary

Minimalist technique recreates real-world rock climbing routes indoors

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The great outdoors is great and all, but you're at the mercy of the elements, and rock climbers are particularly put out by rain. Indoor climbing walls don't always capture the nuances of nature, so a team at Dartmouth College has developed a technique to bring the outdoors in. Show More Summary

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