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A cell senses its own curves: New research from the MBL Whitman Center

WOODS HOLE, Mass. -- Can a cell sense its own shape? Working in the Marine Biological Laboratory's Whitman Center, scientists from Dartmouth College developed an ingenious experiment to ask this question. Their conclusion - Yes - is detailed in a recent paper in the Journal of Cell Biology. read more

To Innovate, You Have to Manage the Past, Present, and Future

Vijay Govindarajan, professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, explains how to create a new business while optimizing an already existing one.

Researchers create artificial protein to control assembly of buckyballs

HANOVER, N.H. - A Dartmouth College scientist and his collaborators have created an artificial protein that organizes new materials at the nanoscale. read more

Your favorite characters on television were probably influenced by Shakespeare — here’s how

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Brett Gamboa, Dartmouth College Though Shakespeare’s death didn’t attract much attention in 1616, it’s big news today. To mark its 400th anniversary, there has been no end of events, whether it’s the Folger Library’s First Folio Tour to all 50 states or a production of “Hamlet” that, to date, has...

Dartmouth-led team devises new technique to probe 'noise' in quantum computing

HANOVER, N.H. - Dartmouth College and Griffith University researchers have devised a new way to "sense" and control external noise in quantum computing. Quantum computing may revolutionize information processing by providing a meansShow More Summary

Aisha Tyler’s Husband Files For Divorce After 20 Years Of Marriage

After 20 years of marriage, Aisha Tyler and her husband Jeff Tietjens have decided to call it quits. Who the hell is Jeff Tietjens you ask? A man who Tyler met at her alma mater, Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. Tyler and Tietjens were college sweethearts and then got married in 1994. Aww. …

The Fleming welcomes long-term loans from the Hood Museum of Art

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Fleming Museum of Art is presenting three outstanding paintings on loan from the Hood Museum of Art. While the Hood Museum, located on the campus of Dartmouth College, is closed for expansion and renovation, the institution will be traveling nearly fifty key works from their permanent collection to more than a dozen North American museums. Show More Summary

Clear-cutting destabilizes carbon in forest soils, Dartmouth study finds

HANOVER, N.H. - Clear-cutting loosens up carbon stored in forest soils, increasing the chances it will return to the atmosphere as carbon dioxide and contribute to climate change, a Dartmouth College study shows. The findings appear in the journal Soil Science. A PDF is available on request. read more

Making the Federal Reserve Board Accountable

Professor Andrew Levin (Dartmouth College), the former special advisor to Fed Chair Ben Bernanke and then-Vice Chair Janet Yellen, released a proposal for reform of the Federal Reserve Board’s governing structure in a press call sponsored by the Fed Up Campaign. Show More Summary

My Brother Just Came Out as Gay and Here's What I Learned

IVYBETCH Dartmouth College '18 I knew that Josh was gay for four months before he told my parents. Growing up, were were never that close. We were very different people that didn't have much in common. Despite our differences, we still cared a lot about each other, even if we didn't always have much to talk about. Show More Summary

Hanover Under the Elms: 1900

Hanover, New Hampshire, circa 1900. "North Main Street, Dartmouth College." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

The Three Box Solution: A Strategy For Leading Innovation

I met Vijay Govindarajan (VG) several years ago when I was an Assistant Director at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is a Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author, widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on strategy and innovation. Show More Summary

Climate warming accelerating carbon loss from thawing Arctic soils, Dartmouth study finds

HANOVER, N.H. - Warmer, wetter conditions in the Arctic are accelerating the loss of carbon stored in tundra and permafrost soils, creating a potential positive feedback that further boosts global temperatures, a Dartmouth College study finds. The findings appear in the journal Climate Change Responses. read more

PODCAST: Type 2 Diabetes Prevention and Management

Patrick Sheehan is a recent graduate of Dartmouth College, where he focused his studies on Biomedical Engineering. From a young age, Patrick’s father, Dr. Peter Sheehan, a pioneer of T2D prevention and management, actively engaged him in his work in addressing the crisis relating to diabetes, its complications, and obesity. While finishing up his third […]

Low-level arsenic may impact fetal growth, Dartmouth-led study finds

HANOVER, N.H. - Fetal growth may be impacted by low levels of arsenic that pregnant women consume in drinking water and food, a Dartmouth College study finds. The study, which appears in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives,...Show More Summary

Physicians with highly educated spouse less likely to work in rural underserved areas

In a study appearing in the March 1, 2016 issue of JAMA, Douglas O. Staiger, Ph.D., of Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., and colleagues examined the prevalence of physicians with highly educated spouses and whether having such a spouse was associated with working in rural underserved areas. read more

Dartmouth researchers invent 'magic wand' to improve healthcare, cybersecurity

HANOVER, N.H. - Dartmouth College researchers have developed a digital "magic wand" to improve home healthcare and to prevent hackers from stealing your personal data. The system, called "Wanda," will be presented at the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications in April. read more

Sydney Finkelstein: Working For A Superboss Will Lead To Your Success

I spoke to Sydney Finkelstein, the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and the director of Tuck’s Center for Leadership, about his new book "Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent". He talks about the characteristics of superbosses, why bosses [...]

Higher Education Widens Global Inequality

By Audrey P. Scott Dartmouth College freshman, guest blogger American colleges and universities are becoming increasingly more like multi-national corporations. Their products? Students trained to further market growth through wide ranges of advanced skills— a prospect that may seem positive...

Is the Media Killing the New Hampshire Primary?

Is the New Hampshire primary over the hill? After 20 years of observing and analyzing the contest as a professor at Dartmouth College, I fear the answer might be “yes.” The primary is turning 100 this year, but its relevance is in doubt as the national media threaten the state’s traditional function of vetting the candidates. Show More Summary

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