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The brain sets a unique learning rate for everything we do, by self-adjusting to the environment

(Dartmouth College) Each time we get feedback, the brain is hard at work updating its knowledge and behavior in response to changes in the environment; yet, if there's uncertainty or volatility in the environment, the entire process must be adjusted. Show More Summary

Court to ruling on Dartmouth fraternity zoning dispute

The New Hampshire Supreme Court is releasing its decision on whether members of a former Dartmouth College fraternity should be allowed to live in the fraternity after the college banned … Click to Continue »

Are you listening? Your pupils indicate if you are

(Dartmouth College) A new Dartmouth study finds that listeners are most likely to tune in when a speaker delivers the most emotional peaks of his/her narrative, as revealed by synchronous pupil dilation patterns of speakers and listeners due to shared attention. Show More Summary

Everyone has different 'bad spots' in their vision

(University College London) The ability to distinguish objects in peripheral vision varies significantly between individuals, finds new research from UCL, Paris Descartes University and Dartmouth College, USA. For example, some people are better at spotting things above their center of vision while others are better at spotting things off to the right.

Study: What makes for effective partnerships with Indigenous nations on the environment?

(Dartmouth College) Protecting the environment often draws on a collaboration between community members, NGOs, academia, and, local, state and federal agencies. Indigenous partners are most likely to remain engaged in multi-actor collaborations...Show More Summary

3-D printing turns nanomachines into life-size workers

Using advanced 3-D printing, Dartmouth College researchers have unlocked the key to transforming microscopic nanorings into smart materials that perform work at human-scale.

Increased water availability from climate change may release more nutrients into soil in Antarctica

(Dartmouth College) As climate change continues to impact the Antarctic, glacier melt and permafrost thaw are likely to make more liquid water available to soil and aquatic ecosystems in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, potentially providing a more nutrient-rich environment for life, according to a Dartmouth study recently published in 'Antarctic Science.'

Stanford, Dartmouth pay $13K over election postcards

Stanford University and Dartmouth College have paid nearly $13,600 to settle a Montana campaign practices complaint over postcards sent to voters in 2014. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports ( Commissioner … Click to Continue »

Dartmouth promised $10 million for foreign study programs

A former New Jersey congressman plans to give an additional $10 million to Dartmouth College to support off-campus and foreign study programs. Frank Guarini, a 1946 graduate of Dartmouth, previously … Click to Continue »

Roads are driving rapid evolutionary change in our environment

(Dartmouth College) Roads are causing rapid evolutionary change in wild populations of plants and animals according to a Concepts and Questions paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. The Dartmouth-led study looks at the evolutionary changes that are being caused by the way roads slice and dice our planet.

Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson: Professor Russell Muirhead

Politics as understood by Aristotle: An ennobling endeavor, central to all that makes us human. Herewith, an interview with a professor who still holds the Aristotlean view: Russell Muirhead of Dartmouth College. Proffesor Muirhead struck...Show More Summary

Don’t Blame Politics for the Crisis at American Colleges

Between 1932 and 1934, the Mexican muralist José Clemente Orozco toiled away on the masterwork that would christen the basement of Dartmouth College’s new library. The resulting mural—3,200 square feet of arresting visual narrative that maps out, as its title declares, “The Epic of American Civilization”—is more than a grand showpiece. Show More Summary

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Is student debt responsible for 'boomeranging' among young adults?

(Dartmouth College) While student loan debt has reached an all-time high, it does not increase young adults' risk of 'boomeranging' or returning to their parental home, according to a Dartmouth-led study published in 'Sociology of Education.' Boomerangers, surprisingly, had less student loan debt than young adults who didn't return home. Show More Summary

This map shows what America might look like if states were redrawn based on commuting patterns

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Dartmouth College scholar Garrett Dash Nelson and co-author Alasdair Rae of the UK’s University of Sheffield created an illuminating map of America broken down by commuter patterns based on Census data. The map above illustrates how economic and living patterns often don’t match up with the existing state boundaries. Show More Summary

Pollution from Ivy League lab's old dump worries neighbors

Neighbors of Dartmouth College property where for years the Ivy League school disposed of mice and other small animals used in science experiments say they fear pollution from the site has contaminated their groundwater and they worry the school hasn't been completely up front with them.

Children with higher genetic risk for obesity respond more strongly to fast food ads

(Dartmouth College) Dartmouth researchers have found that children with a genetic risk for obesity had greater activity in brain reward centers when watching fast food commercials, which could help us to understand why some children are more likely to overeat. Show More Summary

Study finds American Indian adults exposed to early life trauma more likely to develop PTSD and poor health

(Dartmouth College) American Indian adults who were exposed to an early life trauma are more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and poor physical health in adulthood according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Human Biology. Show More Summary

Every grain of sand: Method efficiently renders massive assemblies of granular materials

(Disney Research) Be it sand, snow or a bowl of spices, rendering massive aggregations of granular materials is a challenge for animators. A new method developed by researchers from Disney Research, ETH Zurich and Dartmouth College,Show More Summary

New 'printone' tool allows users to create 3-D printed wind instruments in any shape or form

(Dartmouth College) A research team from Autodesk and Dartmouth College has developed a new interactive design tool called 'Printone,' which provides users with the ability to create functional 3-D printed wind instruments in any shape or form using interactive sound simulation feedback. Show More Summary

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