Winter 2016

Imbalance: breaking DNA to destroy cancer cells

Imbalance: breaking DNA to destroy cancer cells






Dr. Kevin Mills, a former researcher at The Jackson Laboratory and co-founder of Cyteir Therapeutics, presented a seminar on February 29th regarding the therapeutic role of genomic instability. His research at Cyteir Therapeutics focuses on two small molecules, AID and RAD51, which are involved in genomic damage and genomic repair, […]

 
 

Annie Hoen: studying the microbiome at Dartmouth

Annie Hoen: studying the microbiome at Dartmouth






Annie Hoen, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science at the Geisel School of Medicine, has been a member of the Dartmouth family for nearly a year to date. Her work concerns the microbiome of the infant gut, the factors that contribute to its formation, and its effects on […]

 
 

mRNA shown to play role in regulating gene expression

mRNA shown to play role in regulating gene expression






While scientists had hoped that the human genome project would uncover all of humanity’s biological secrets, new findings regarding gene expression continue to make the field of genetics more complex. A team of researchers from the American Friends of Tel Aviv University recently published an article detailing a new component […]

 
 

A brief history of deep sea exploration

A brief history of deep sea exploration






 What Do We Really Know? Scientists know more about the surface of the moon than the depths of the oceans. Oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth, but less than five percent of their depths have been explored to date (1). Although it appears that little progress has been made, […]

 
 

Deep in transportation

Figure 3 Artist’s impressions of LAPCAT
Left: Mach 5 hydrogen fueled cruiser for 300 passengers with a MTOW of 400 tons
Right: LAPCAT A2 compared with A380 (9)






Past Visions of Transportation and Communication In this day and age, instant messaging really is instantaneous; it only takes minutes to send data from Mars to Earth (1). Communication has come a long way since the 1830s, when the first telegraph was invented in the United States; 1876, when the […]

 
 
 
 
 

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