Dartmouth College is a private, Ivy League university in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. The institution comprises a liberal arts college, Dartmouth Medical School, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business, as well as 19 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Incorporated as "Trustees of Dartmouth College," it is one of the nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. With an undergraduate enrollment of 4,248 and a total student enrollment of 6,141, Dartmouth is the smallest school in the Ivy League.
Metal pollutants in earthworms may threaten forest predators, study finds
Invasive earthworms in New England's forests are absorbing toxic metal pollutants in potentially hazardous levels that may be contributing to a decline in birds, amphibians and mammals that feed on them, ...
What's love got to do with it? A lot for eavesdropping bats, singing katydids
A new eavesdropping study of bats and katydids provides evidence that sensory differences can influence the "evolutionary arms race" between predators and prey.
Climate change's future impact uncertain on Midwest water cycle, study finds
Will climate change make the U.S. Midwest drier or wetter during the summer growing season? A new Dartmouth-led study finds that the answer remains uncertain.
Researchers create first hidden, real-time, screen-camera communication
Opening the way for new applications of smart devices, Dartmouth researchers have created the first form of real-time communication that allows screens and cameras to talk to each other without the user knowing ...
Chemists create new pathway to potential medicines
Dartmouth researchers have discovered a new chemical reaction that has the potential to facilitate the search for pharmaceutical drugs.
Researchers find possible universal code of protein structure
A Dartmouth College study finds there may be a universal code to predict protein structure, which could help to determine why certain mutations cause disease and how to fix them.
Black hole hunters tackle a cosmic conundrum
Dartmouth astrophysicists and their colleagues have not only proven that a supermassive black hole exists in a place where it isn't supposed to be, but in doing so have opened a new door to what things were ...
As US assumes Arctic Council chairmanship, new report emphasizes cooperation over conflict
Although the media often portray the Arctic as a new "Great Game" ripe for conflict, a group of international Arctic experts co-chaired by Dartmouth College released recommendations today aimed at preserving the po ...
Facebook users' wishful thinking: Cyberbullying, depression won't happen to me
Facebook users with so-called optimistic bias think they're less likely than other users to experience cyberbullying, depression and other negative social and psychological effects from using the site, a Dartmouth-Cornell ...
Mild winters not fueling all pine beetle outbreaks in western United States
Warming winters have allowed mountain pine beetle outbreaks in the coldest areas of the western United States, but milder winters can't be blamed for the full extent of recent outbreaks in the region, a Dartmouth ...
Study raises questions about cause of global ice ages
A new international study casts doubt on the leading theory of what causes ice ages around the world—changes in the way the Earth orbits the sun.
River algae affecting mercury pollution at Superfund site, study shows
Dartmouth scientists and their colleagues have found that periphyton—a community of algae, bacteria and other natural material living on submerged surfaces - is helping to transform mercury pollution from ...
Study identifies circadian clock gene that strengthens crop plant
Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues have identified a circadian clock gene that helps a key crop plant to withstand extreme cold and salty conditions, which could help to develop hardier crops with ...
Climate-warmed leaves change lake ecosystems, study finds
Rising soil temperatures significantly affect autumn leaves and consequently the food web, appearance and biochemical makeup of the lakes and ponds those leaves fall into, a Dartmouth College-led study finds.
'Nature's medicine cabinet' helps bees reduce disease load (Update)
Researchers studying the interaction between plants, pollinators and parasites report that in recent experiments, bees infected with a common intestinal parasite had reduced parasite levels in their guts ...