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Low battery: finding alternative ways to power medical devices
May 20, 2019 |

Researchers have created devices which "will be self-charged by the energy harvested directly from the human body,” as explained by study lead and Dartmouth professor of engineering John Zhang.

Tiny ‘flying whale’ robot could swim through the body to deliver drugs
May 17, 2019 | The Telegraph

Engineers are developing a tiny "flying whale" robot capable of swimming through the body to deliver drugs directly to cancer cells.

Researchers create ‘flying whale’ robot to move around within body
May 17, 2019 | Business Recorder

Engineers at Dartmouth and City University of Hong Kong have created a tiny 3D-printed robot that incorporates a flapping whale-flukes-like tail and wings that can fold up or down as required.

Shape-changing robot promises targeted drug delivery
May 16, 2019 | The Engineer

“With this technology we can create soft transformable robots with unprecedented manoeuvrability,” said Zi Chen, a professor of engineering at Dartmouth.

How Tiger Woods Won the Back Surgery Lottery
May 15, 2019 | The New York Times

In a story about golfer Tiger Woods' spinal-fusion operation and subsequent Masters victory, "The New York Times" turns for comment to Dartmouth engineering professor and spinal surgery expert Sohail Mirza.

Dartmouth College students win NASA competition
May 10, 2019 | NBC5

A group of Dartmouth College students won NASA's Big Idea Challenge. The students designed a greenhouse for Mars.

Dartmouth Engineering Students Win NASA Competition To Design Greenhouse For Mars
May 10, 2019 | NH Pubic Radio

A group of Dartmouth engineering students recently won a challenge from NASA to design a greenhouse for Mars. 

Student Design for Space Colony Greenhouse Wins NASA Praise
May 8, 2019 | Engineering News-Record

A greenhouse with a hydroponic growing system designed by undergrads at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering could sustain four astronauts on a 600-day mission to Mars.

A dinner fit for a Martian
May 8, 2019 | The Boston Globe

A team of Dartmouth undergraduates designed a greenhouse tailored to function on the rocky planet earning them the top award for this year's NASA BIG Idea Challenge.

UVic team wins hybrid race-car contest in US
May 5, 2019 | Times Colonist

University of Victoria students won the 13th annual Formula Hybrid Competition, hosted every year by Thayer School of Engineering.

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