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Research: Persistent Explosives Present a Problem

Research: Persistent Explosives Present a Problem

Introduction During winter and spring of 2008 I had the opportunity to participate in the Women in Science Project (WISP) internship program for first-year students. As an intern in the Biochemical Sciences branch at the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL), I conducted research in the laboratory of Dave […]

 
 

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes

In the summer of 1925, Russian geneticist Sergey Gershenson collected 19 female fruit flies of the species Drosophila obscura from a forest near Moscow. He brought the captured flies back to his laboratory and mated them with normal males to study their offspring. By the second generation of matings, Gershenson […]

 
 

Remembering Karen Wetterhahn

Remembering Karen Wetterhahn

On June 8, 1997, the Dartmouth community suffered a tragic loss: the death of Karen Wetterhahn, a beloved professor. A specialist in metal toxicology, Wetterhahn had spent over 20 years in the Chemistry Department elucidating the mechanisms of chromium and nickel metabolism in cells. In August of 1996, while following […]

 
 

The Future of Science at Dartmouth and Around the World

The Future of Science at Dartmouth and Around the World

As the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science celebrates its tenth year, scientists from all over the world continue to chip away at the unknown. Slowly but surely, we are learning more about the myriad components that comprise our universe, from the very small to the very large, and from the […]

 
 

A Celebration of the Legacy of Physics at Dartmouth

A Celebration of the Legacy of Physics at Dartmouth

In 1769, Reverend Eleazar Wheelock founded Dartmouth, the ninth college in the nation. In 1998, four daring, inspired Dartmouth undergraduates established the DUJS. What else has happened?

 
 
 
 

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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All the undergraduates of Dartmouth College are welcome to join our staff. Our staff includes students interested in writing, editing, photography, graphics, web design, and more! Please contact us to be added to our e-mail list. Staff meetings are Thursday evenings at 8 pm in Carson L02.