Fall 2010

Caffeine and Naps: The Fight Against Sleep Deprivation

Caffeine and Naps: The Fight Against Sleep Deprivation






Schedules packed with academic, extracurricular, and social obligations make sleep-deprivation a fact of life for many Dartmouth students.  Although college students require more sleep than most other age groups, few undergraduate students sleep for nearly the full nine and a quarter hours prescribed by Cornell sleep expert and author of […]

 
 

“Your Thoughts Are Like a String of Pearls”

“Your Thoughts Are Like a String of Pearls”






“Your thoughts here are like a string of pearls!” This was the reaction to the first draft of my research paper provided by a Senior Editor of JAMA for whom I apprenticed some 30 years ago on my first job out of academia. I smiled and enthusiastically thanked him-after all, […]

 
 

From Disney to Dartmouth: Interview with Mary Hudson

From Disney to Dartmouth: Interview with Mary Hudson






The DUJS talked to Mary K. Hudson, Professor of Physics and instructor of popular introductory physics courses, many of which are open to both undergraduate and graduate students, to gain insight into her life as a researcher, mentor, and teacher. What was your path to becoming a professor at Dartmouth? […]

 
 

DUJS Science News: Fall 2010

DUJS Science News: Fall 2010






Biology Temperature extremes affect PGI and physiological performance Santa Clara University biology professor Elizabeth Dahlhoff lectured at Dartmouth as a part of the biology department’s Fall 2010 Cramer Seminar Series. Her research focuses on temperature adaptation and climate variation, and she has recently studied the herbivorous Willow Leaf Beetle in […]

 
 

Note from the Editorial Board






Dear Reader, As scientific and technological progress marches steadily onwards, it is an increasingly common mistake to compartmentalize the world into two overly simplified camps of science and everyday life. Self-professed members of both groups tend to forget that barriers constructed between academic disciplines are mere constructs to better organize […]

 
 
 
 
 

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