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What Women Want-- How Personal Desire Impacts Pressure for Sex


New research finds young women who value their own desires as much as their partner's, are less likely to engage in unwanted sexual activity.
19-Feb-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Recyclable Resin Makes Wind Turbines Much More Sustainable

New composite materials make wind energy even greener by making the turbines themselves recyclable.
15-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Interdisciplinary Approach Yields New Insights Into Human Evolution

Vanderbilt biologist Nicole Creanza takes an interdisciplinary approach to human evolution--both biological and cultural--as editor of special themed issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
13-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Intellicane' Could One Day Help Flag Gait Problems, Falling Risks More Quickly

Falling is no joke when you're a senior citizen or have balance issues. Vanderbilt engineers are working on a 'smart cane' that could help physical therapists spot and treat problems sooner.
12-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Better Way to Weigh Millions of Solitary Stars


Astronomers have come up with a new and improved method for measuring the masses of millions of solitary stars, especially those with planetary systems.
14-Dec-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt Researchers Win an R&D100 Award for Multiwell Microformulator

A team of Vanderbilt University scientists and engineers led by Professor John P. Wikswo has won an R&D 100 Award for their MultiWell MicroFormulator.
14-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt Poll: Tennesseans Are More Moderate Than People Think

When polled about a variety of state and national issues, registered Tennessee voters revealed policy preferences that are much more moderate than one would expect.
14-Dec-2017 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Hyperlens Crystal Capable of Viewing Living Cells in Unprecedented Detail


A fundamental advance in the quality of an optical material used to make hyperlenses makes it possible to see features on the surface of living cells in greater detail than ever before.
9-Dec-2017 3:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Marketing Expert-Why Audiences Are Desperate for Positive Narratives at Winter Olympics

9-Feb-2018 6:05 PM EST

Vanderbilt Experts in Rhetoric, Federal Agencies, Foreign Policy, International Trade and Executive Power Can Discuss State of the Union

24-Jan-2018 2:45 PM EST

10 Tips to Safeguard Your Kids' Toys Against Hackers this Holiday Season

Web-based toys create a new set of security risks, M. Eric Johnson, a widely recognized IT security researcher and dean of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, gives practical tips to protect your family.
15-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST

Vanderbilt Expert on What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Government Shutdown

Vanderbilt political scientist Bruce Oppenheimer weighs in on all things related to the possible government shutdown—how much time Congress will try to buy, what deals need to be made, who's to blame and more.
7-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST

Expert on Mass Shootings & Mental Health Says Some Attacks Are Preventable

5-Nov-2017 8:05 PM EST

Expert: Private Industry, Better Messaging Can Help Slow Climate Change


3-Nov-2017 4:55 PM EDT

College Career Expert: Four Myths About Job-Hunting in College, and What to Do Right Now

26-Oct-2017 2:40 PM EDT

Tip Sheet: VU Professor Can Talk About NAFTA Withdrawal

12-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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