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The BioPen and the Scientific Community

The BioPen and the Scientific Community

The advent of BioPens, “handheld surgical pens” that can bioprint artificial tissues for implantation, now provides surgeons with unprecedented control in correcting structural defects (1).  Rather than printing entire tissues and surgically implanting them into the recipient, these pens enable surgeons to add layers upon layers of tissue, each of […]

The Chemistry of Primes

Every integer can be represented uniquely as a product of primes (Source Krishan Canzius).

On April 27, Professor Melanie Wood from the University of Wisconsin-Madison gave a lecture at Dartmouth. The talk was titled “The Chemistry of Primes” and focused on prime numbers in different number systems. The lecture mostly consisted of a review of old work on the subject, but Wood concluded with […]

Finding the Most Time-Effective Exercise Routine

Finding the Most Time-Effective Exercise Routine

Exercising regularly is difficult, and people who ease off exercising primarily do so because of a lack of time (1). However, new research by scientists at McMaster University shows that the effectiveness of exercise depends mainly on intensity, rather than duration. One type of workout known as “sprint interval training” can be […]

Mark Laidre: Discovering the Coconut Crab

The Coconut Crab (Credit: Mark Laidre).

Coconut crabs, the largest terrestrial crab, have been studied very little because they are perceived as food and predated into scarcity. In response to the resulting lapse in knowledge, Mark Laidre, a Neukom Fellow at Dartmouth, traveled to the Chagos Islands to study the behavior and ecological significance of these […]

Promising Nanoparticle-mediated Therapy Technique Aims to Alleviate Asthma

Promising Nanoparticle-mediated Therapy Technique Aims to Alleviate Asthma

Contemporary therapies for allergy-mediated diseases like allergic asthma and food allergies are sub-optimal (1). These diseases are caused by the body’s hypersensitive reactions to otherwise innocuous environmental proteins. Present treatments, which involve administering escalating doses of a harmful allergen can be risky and prolonged. Allergens are environmental proteins that cause […]

  • The BioPen and the Scientific Community
  • Every integer can be represented uniquely as a product of primes (Source Krishan Canzius).
  • Finding the Most Time-Effective Exercise Routine
  • The Coconut Crab (Credit: Mark Laidre).
  • Promising Nanoparticle-mediated Therapy Technique Aims to Alleviate Asthma
  • Storing digital data in DNA
  • Implementing Gestures in Robots Assists with Communication
The BioPen and the Scientific Community

The BioPen and the Scientific Community

The advent of BioPens, “handheld surgical pens” that can bioprint artificial tissues for implantation, now provides surgeons with unprecedented control in correcting structural defects (1).  Rather than printing entire tissues and surgically implanting them into the recipient, these pens enable surgeons to add layers upon layers of tissue, each of […]

Every integer can be represented uniquely as a product of primes (Source Krishan Canzius).

The Chemistry of Primes

On April 27, Professor Melanie Wood from the University of Wisconsin-Madison gave a lecture at Dartmouth. The talk was titled “The Chemistry of Primes” and focused on prime numbers in different number systems. The lecture mostly consisted of a review of old work on the subject, but Wood concluded with […]

Finding the Most Time-Effective Exercise Routine

Finding the Most Time-Effective Exercise Routine

Exercising regularly is difficult, and people who ease off exercising primarily do so because of a lack of time (1). However, new research by scientists at McMaster University shows that the effectiveness of exercise depends mainly on intensity, rather than duration. One type of workout known as “sprint interval training” can be […]

The Coconut Crab (Credit: Mark Laidre).

Mark Laidre: Discovering the Coconut Crab

Coconut crabs, the largest terrestrial crab, have been studied very little because they are perceived as food and predated into scarcity. In response to the resulting lapse in knowledge, Mark Laidre, a Neukom Fellow at Dartmouth, traveled to the Chagos Islands to study the behavior and ecological significance of these […]

Promising Nanoparticle-mediated Therapy Technique Aims to Alleviate Asthma

Promising Nanoparticle-mediated Therapy Technique Aims to Alleviate Asthma

Contemporary therapies for allergy-mediated diseases like allergic asthma and food allergies are sub-optimal (1). These diseases are caused by the body’s hypersensitive reactions to otherwise innocuous environmental proteins. Present treatments, which involve administering escalating doses of a harmful allergen can be risky and prolonged. Allergens are environmental proteins that cause […]

Storing digital data in DNA

Storing digital data in DNA

From 80 kilobyte floppy disks, developed in 1971, to 1 terabyte portable hard drives, introduced in 2007, data storage has increased exponentially over the past decades. Now, researchers at the University of Washington, in collaboration with Microsoft, have come up with a new technique for storing data that could further […]

Implementing Gestures in Robots Assists with Communication

Implementing Gestures in Robots Assists with Communication

Researchers in London have discovered that they can improve humans’ communication with robots by including hand gestures in their programming. Paul Bremner and Ute Leonards, research associates who work at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory at the University of The West of England, published a study examining the humanization of the […]

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