Research News

Read the full story by Shannon Brownlee, published in the Fall 2013 issue of Dartmouth Medicine.
In an article about the expanding market for wearable technology devices, Forbes highlights the computational jewelry being developed by researchers at Dartmouth and Clemson University.
Nina Maksimova ’15 comes from a family of physicists, but her studies took a different direction in high school. “I was interested in physics as a little girl and I knew I wanted to be an astrophysicist before I even started school, but in high school I got a little off track,” she says. “I didn’t like my science classes that much, so I turned to the study of history instead.”
In a story in The New Yorker, Professor Bernard Avishai, a visiting professor of government, writes about a method for determining the cost of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to Israel’s economy.
Professor George Wolford discusses his study on how Halloween treats affect kids’ satisfaction.
A mobile application developed by Dartmouth researchers helps treat mental illnesses.
Professor Seth Dobson says a new study shows that snakes played a role in the evolution of primates.
Dartmouth researchers create a tool for scientists and foresters who manage pathogens and insects.
A new NSF-funded Dartmouth-Clemson project will develop wearable computing for mobile-health.
Fellows in Dartmouth’s IGERT program in polar environmental change emphasize science communication.