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Science at Dartmouth spans many disciplines

Dartmouth researcher mines Amazon.com to measure literary tastes
Amazon.com, according to Dartmouth professor Mikhail Gronas, has opened a door to new avenues of literary study. According to him, there are volumes of as-yet unexplored, non-professional literary criticism at this popular website, in the form of customer reviews, which are ripe for academic scrutiny. [01/10/05]

Researchers develop digital technique for art authentication
A team of Dartmouth researchers has developed a new computational tool to help authenticate works of art, specifically paintings, prints and drawings. [11/22/04]

Crunching numbers: Math Society gains momentum
Attendance at events sponsored by the fledgling Math Society is on the rise at Dartmouth, and the energy of Jonathan Huang '06 is at the root of the phenomenon. [Vox of Dartmouth, 01/10/05]

Increase in Esophageal Cancer is Real, Dartmouth/VA Researchers Say
The marked increase in cancer of the esophagus over the last 25 years represents a real disease burden in the U.S. that is as yet unexplained, according to researchers from Dartmouth Medical School and the VA Outcomes Group. [Dartmouth Medical School, 01/18/05]

Report finds Scots unhealthy and unhappy
A new report by Dartmouth College economist David Blanchflower and University of Stirling (UK) economist David Bell reveals that the citizens of Scotland enjoy little satisfaction in life and endure a variety of health problems. [01/24/05]

Captivated by Ecological Complexities
Carol Folt and her team piece together puzzles of environment and biology. [Dartmouth Faculty: Scholarship Today]

Space Weather Starts at the Sun
"Huge explosions on the sun release a tremendous amount of energy and also quite a bit of mass out into space," says Mary Hudson, Professor and Chair of Physics and Astronomy. [Dartmouth Faculty: Scholarship Today]

Nature mimics industry
Human made chemical compounds called organohalogens get loads of attention for their often harmful effect on the environment. Their naturally occurring cousins, however, don't get the recognition they deserve. [07/21/04]