Biological Sciences

Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention as a Way to Treat Alcoholism






For most medical conditions, financial concerns are shown to the biggest barrier in the effective delivery of treatment. However, for those with substance use disorders, therapy is barred by more complex, complicating factors. The patient must convince himself that his body needs the outside help.

 
 

“The Origin of Life,” Marcelo Gleiser

“The Origin of Life,” Marcelo Gleiser






In 1952, when Stanley Miller and Harold Urey recreated the primordial soup in their lab and zapped inorganic elements into amino acids, neither could have foreseen the next few decades’ progress towards determining life’s origins.

 
 

Speciation and Sexual Dimorphism in Sticklebacks

Speciation and Sexual Dimorphism in Sticklebacks






On Friday, Jenny Boughman, professor of zoology at Michigan State University and researcher for the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, presented at the biology department’s winter 2011 Cramer Seminar Series.   Her presentation focused on polymorphism, sex dimorphism, and speciation in three-spine stickleback fish, specifically the effects […]

 
 

DMS profs. express concerns for overdiagnosis of cancer

DMS profs. express concerns for overdiagnosis of cancer






Dartmouth medical school professors H. Gilbert Welch and William Black explored a relatively new term in the medical dictionary: “overdiagnosis.” Their paper was recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

 
 
 
 
 

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