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How ‘dreamers’ and green card lottery winners strengthen the US economy

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By Ethan Lewis, Associate Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College. The DACA program’s inherent diversity is what makes it a boon for the U.S. economy. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais While President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans have long decried illegal immigration and proposed...

Teens' ability to consider the intentions of others linked to structural changes in the brain

(Dartmouth College) When it comes to the concept of fairness, teenagers? ability to consider the intentions of others appears to be linked to structural changes underway in the brain, according to a Dartmouth-led study published by Scientific Reports. Show More Summary

Dartmouth: Prof's antifa comments prompted surge of reaction

Dartmouth College's president says a professor's televised comments on the anti-fascism movement prompted a surge of reaction from students, families, alumni and others who interpreted his remarks as supporting violent … Click to Continue »

Dartmouth faculty condemn statement over antifa comments

More than 100 faculty at Dartmouth College have condemned a statement by its president distancing the institution from comments by a professor who specializes in the anti-fascism movement. Mark Bray, … Click to Continue »

Drought response in global crops may be as complex as day and night

Researchers have identified a set of genes that help control early drought response in a popular global crop. The pioneering study, conducted by Dartmouth College, the University of Wyoming, and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, separates itself from previous research by focusing on the entire day-night cycle and by analyzing both genetic and physiological changes.

Drought response in global crops may be as complex as day and night

(Dartmouth College) Researchers identify a set of genes that help control early drought response in a popular global crop by focusing on the entire day-night cycle and by analyzing genetic and physiological changes.

Severity of North Pacific storms at highest point in over 1,200 years

The intensification of winter storm activity in Alaska and Northwestern Canada started close to 300 years ago and is unprecedented in magnitude and duration over the past millennium, according to a new study from Dartmouth College.

Severity of North Pacific storms at highest point in over 1,200 years

(Dartmouth College) Ice cores from Denali and Mount Logan offer insight into global climate connections and the history on intensifying storms.

Is FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) Driving Up Consumer Debt?

``Consumer debt rose to $12.7 trillion in the first quarter of 2017. That is more debt than at the height of the credit bubble in 2008. A study by researchers at Dartmouth College and the University of Southern California shows that while the amount of debt is increasing, what consumers are spending the money on is very different. Show More Summary

Understanding how fishers fish on coral reefs can inform fishery management strategies

(Dartmouth College) A Dartmouth study of spearfishing on a Caribbean coral reef illustrates how understanding the process of fishing can help in developing management strategies to address overfishing and coral reef protection worldwide. Show More Summary

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.

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