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Pathways from Pathology to Peace: The Neuroscience of Self-Regulation

Pathways from Pathology to Peace: The Neuroscience of Self-Regulation






Dr. Mardi Crane-Godrea, as assistant professor in the department ofMicrobiology and Immunology at Dartmouth College and Peter Payne, a Qigong teacher, spoke at DHMC on April 26th.  Both have personal interests in the concept of conscious self-regulation and the positive health effects it has. A number of activities are associated […]

 
 

The Role of Divergent Sexual Selection in Speciation

The Role of Divergent Sexual Selection in Speciation






On April 19, Rebecca Safran, a professor and researcher at University of Colorado at Boulder, presented in the Life Sciences Center at Dartmouth College on her research involving sexual selection and speciation. As a behavioral and evolutionary ecologist, Safran works to better understand how individual behavior and population patterns might […]

 
 

Robo Grader: The Future of Education?

Robo Grader: The Future of Education?






Robo graders are a recent phenomenon developed to score and provide feedback for essay writing. The notion of automated essay grading was first proposed 50 years ago, but the computational power of the 1960s was insufficient to make the proposition a reality (2). Today, robo graders are being separately designed […]

 
 

Interdisciplinary Studies: Watson and Franklin

Interdisciplinary Studies: Watson and Franklin






Rosalind Franklin was a British X-ray crystallographer who made critical contributions to the understanding of the fine molecular structures of viruses, coal, and graphite. Her most pivotal contribution, however, was in enabling scientists to understand the physical structure of nucleic acids. Her work on the X-ray diffraction images of DNA […]

 
 

Interdisciplinary Studies: Newton vs. Leibniz

Interdisciplinary Studies: Newton vs. Leibniz






Click to Enlarge The path of a ninja is integral to his development. And without Leibniz, this pun would not have worked. The “calculus priority dispute” was an argument between 17th-century mathematicians Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibniz over who had first invented calculus. The question began simmering in 1699 and […]

 
 
 
 
 

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