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New findings on old methods in HIV prevention






HIV prevention efforts should focus on providing services for male circumcision and reducing multiple sexual partnerships, public health researchers concluded in a report published in the journal Science. The report reassesses the efficacy of several HIV prevention methods including condom use, HIV testing, vaccines, and abstinence promotion.

 
 

DUJS 10th Anniversary on May 22

DUJS 10th Anniversary on May 22






The Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science (DUJS), the oldest sustained undergraduate science journal in the country, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its inception in conjunction with the Wetterhahn Science Symposium at Dartmouth College on May 22.  

 
 

Scientists bestow sight on blind mice






A protein derived from algae restores light sensitivity in mice lacking photoreceptors, Nature News reported. Scientists hope that this technique can one day be used to treat blindness in humans.

 
 

Dartmouth professor finds hidden meaning in cancer drug names






Chemotherapy drugs are usually named to evoke a sense of “lightness” and “quickness,” which may make them appear “more tolerable,” Dartmouth linguistics professor Lewis Glinert reports in his research paper, “Chemotherapy as language: Sound symbolism in cancer medication names.” The paper was published in April in the journal Social Science […]

 
 

Microorganisms: the key to solving global warming?






Researchers at the National Oceanography Centre at the University of Southampton, England, have found that coccolithophores, a microscopic marine organism once thought to be the key to solving global warming, may actually have little effect on carbon dioxide levels, the journal Nature reported.

 
 
 
 
 

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.

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