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New Device Boosts Road Time for Tesla, Leaf Drivers


Both batteries could work about 50 percent longer with a device provisionally patented by Vanderbilt University engineers.
20-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt Astronomers Continue International Effort to Map and Analyze Universe in Greater Detail Than Ever

Vanderbilt astronomers will join the 5th generation of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to study nearby solar systems with the potential to harbor life
16-Nov-2017 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Visual Intelligence Is Not the Same as IQ


The first study of individual variation in visual ability has shown that there is a broad range of differences in people’s capability for recognizing and remembering novel objects and has determined that these variations are not associated with...
8-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Career Ended by Devastating Crash, Cyclist Turns Toward Treating Sepsis

Sinead Miller was a pro cyclist at the top of her game, a lifelong athlete with unrivaled discipline and drive, when a traumatic brain injury ended her career. She drew upon that determination to earn a biomedical engineering Ph.D. and create a...
3-Nov-2017 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Progress Isn’t Progress Unless It Happens for You

Economic progress can cause people to feel dispossessed and angry if they don’t feel like they are also advancing, according to a study. “The results indicate that a booming economy may not be the incumbent government’s sole insurance against...
16-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Filling the Early Universe with Knots Can Explain Why the World Is Three-Dimensional


Filling the universe with knots shortly after it popped into existence 13.8 billion years ago provides a neat explanation for why we inhabit a three-dimensional world. That is the basic idea advanced by an out-of-the-box theory developed by an...
16-Oct-2017 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Autism & Innovation Center Established to Help People with ASD Find Meaningful Work

Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find meaningful and gainful employment while enhancing local business innovation. That is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s Center for Autism & Innovation (VCAI). The...
12-Oct-2017 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cell Signals That Trigger Wound Healing Are Surprisingly Complex

Vanderbilt scientists have taken an important step toward understanding the way in which injured cells trigger wound healing, an insight essential for improving treatments of all types of wounds.
29-Sep-2017 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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