Winter 2009

Winter 2009 Journal






 
 

Neutral community dynamics govern an insect assemblage






A research team led by biology professor Mark A. McPeek recently provided evidence arguing for neutral community dynamics involved in shaping insect assemblages. The findings were published in Ecology.

 
 

DUJS Science News

DUJS Science News






    Biology Dartmouth researchers discover a protein methylation pathway in Chlamydomonas flagella Cobalamin-independent methionine synthase (MetE), a flagellar protein in Chlamydomonas, has been discovered as a key component to the assembly and/or disassembly of the cellular flagellum, as reported by Dartmouth researchers Roger Sloboda, Megan Ulland, and Mark Schneider […]

 
 

Science in the Economic Recession

Science in the Economic Recession






As the second quarter in the 2009 fiscal year comes to a close, the United States finds itself in a state of economic recession (1). Federal authorities, corporate heads, and the average Joe alike have felt the impact of the new seven-year, 48-year, even all-time lows across the economic and […]

 
 

Simulation for Success: The Nature of Medical Training

Simulation for Success: The Nature of Medical Training






In a society that regards the health of the patient with utmost importance, it is an odd fact that the most common mode of medical teaching for physicians is to learn through on-the-job training — creating an environment that puts the patient at risk. Until recently, on-the-job training was the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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