A review authored by Drs. H. Gilbert Welch and William Black suggests that doctors need to address the problem of overdiagnosis in cancer care—the detection and possible treatment of tumors that may never cause symptoms or lead to death.
In an effort to promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in K-12, the National Science Foundation has awarded Dartmouth College a $2.5 million grant to bring together graduate students with middle school teachers.
A new device from Dartmouth College lets users select and dial a contact's phone number just by thinking about it. NeuroPhone was developed by assistant professor of computer science Tanzeem Choudhury, professor Andrew Campbell, and others.