Biological Sciences

Promising Nanoparticle-mediated Therapy Technique Aims to Alleviate Asthma

Promising Nanoparticle-mediated Therapy Technique Aims to Alleviate Asthma

Contemporary therapies for allergy-mediated diseases like allergic asthma and food allergies are sub-optimal (1). These diseases are caused by the body’s hypersensitive reactions to otherwise innocuous environmental proteins. Present treatments, which involve administering escalating doses of a harmful allergen can be risky and prolonged. Allergens are environmental proteins that cause...

 
 

Clear-cut Approach To Morality

Clear-cut Approach To Morality

Five people are in life threatening positions. Hope for them is gone, unless one innocent individual is killed. Which option would you go with? Molly Crockett from Oxford College and David Pizarro from Cornell University performed a series of research experiments suggesting that there is in fact a popular response...

 
 

Evolutionary Science in Basketball Games

Evolutionary Science in Basketball Games

As fans watch the exciting yet seemingly random plays that take place during basketball games, they may not recognize the self-organization that occurs amongst both teams. It turns out that the cooperation of teammates during the course of the game results in innovative behaviors. A team of scientists recently proposed...

 
 

Imbalance: breaking DNA to destroy cancer cells

Imbalance: breaking DNA to destroy cancer cells

Dr. Kevin Mills, a former researcher at The Jackson Laboratory and co-founder of Cyteir Therapeutics, presented a seminar on February 29th regarding the therapeutic role of genomic instability. His research at Cyteir Therapeutics focuses on two small molecules, AID and RAD51, which are involved in genomic damage and genomic repair,...

 
 

Structure of key protein involved in malaria revealed

Structure of key protein involved in malaria revealed

Malaria is a fever-based illness that has been a major issue across the globe, particularly in Africa. The history of malaria stretches back to prehistoric origins and is still a widespread and often lethal disease in the 21st century. Recently, however, scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...

 
 
 
 
 

Mission Statement

Founded in 1998, the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science aims to increase scientific awareness within the Dartmouth community by providing an interdisciplinary forum for sharing undergraduate research and enriching scientific knowledge.

Want to join the DUJS staff?

All the undergraduates of Dartmouth College are welcome to join our staff. Our staff includes students interested in writing, editing, photography, graphics, web design, and more! Please contact us to be added to our e-mail list. Staff meetings are Thursday evenings at 8 pm in Carson L02.