Fall 2013

DUJS 13F Issue Online!

DUJS 13F Issue Online!

Dear Reader, Over the course of history, our perception of protection and security has evolved greatly. Beyond the simple evasion of physical injury, the concept of “safety” has adapted to a technologically-driven world. In the age of biomedicine and computers, we seek protection against pathogens and online identity theft –...

 
 

Faculty Spotlight: Charles Palmer

Faculty Spotlight: Charles Palmer

Introduction Dr. Charles C. Palmer is an adjunct professor of Computer Science at Dartmouth College, CTO for Security and Privacy for IBM Research, and a member of several government advisory boards. Working in both industry and academia, Dr. Palmer focuses on special projects relating to security and privacy, unique customer...

 
 

Communicating Science with Alan Alda

Communicating Science with Alan Alda

Introduction Alan Alda is a director, writer, and widely-acclaimed actor. But to those in academia, he is also a Visiting Professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, an advisory board member for the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, and long-time advocate of scientific communication (1)....

 
 

Neurocriminology: The Disease behind the Crime

Neurocriminology: The Disease behind the Crime

Introduction  In a sample of psychopathic subjects drawn from a temporary job agency, 52% of psychopaths confessed to having attacked a stranger to the point of bruising or drawing blood from the stranger, 42% admitted to having raped at least one person, and 38% said that they had fired a...

 
 

Contraception: Beyond the Pill

Contraception: Beyond the Pill

Introduction In 2010, the United States celebrated the 50th anniversary of the oral contraceptive pill. Created in 1960 by Margaret Sanger and Katherine McCormick, the oral contraceptive pill was the first form of safe, effective contraception that enabled women to control their reproductive cycles (1). Today, 100 million women use...

 
 
 
 
 

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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.

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