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Researchers: Comet, not asteroid, wiped dinosaurs out

New research points to a comet as the source of the explosion that caused the extinction of dinosaurs, contradicting earlier theories blaming an asteroid. Science Recorder reported on Friday that the findings from a team at Dartmouth College indicated that an asteroid would not have been capable of creating the…

U.S. backs Dartmouth College president for World Bank chief

The United States is nominating the president of Dartmouth College, Korean-born Jim Yong Kim, to head the World Bank, a US official said Friday. The successful candidate in the race will succeed World Bank president Robert Zoellick, who announced in February he was stepping down at the end of his…

Santorum: Fix the economy by incentivizing marriage

At tonight’s Bloomberg/The Washington Post Republican Presidential Debate at Dartmouth College, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), unveiled part of his unique economic initiative: incentivizing marriage to help end poverty. Speaking near the end of the debate, he told moderator Charlie Rose that “the biggest problem with poverty in America, and…

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