Latest News

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Science

Channels:

Tesla, Nissan LEAF, electric car batteries, Vanderbilt, levitating vehicle

New Device Boosts Road Time for Tesla, Leaf Drivers

TimPotteiger.jpg

Both batteries could work about 50 percent longer with a device provisionally patented by Vanderbilt University engineers.

Science

Channels:

Astronomy, Exoplanet, Solar System, Milky Way, Sloan Digital Sky Survey

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

Science

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Psychology, Cognition, Vision, Object Recognition, Facial Recognition, IQ, Visual intelligence

Visual Intelligence Is Not the Same as IQ

Greebles-ziggerins-sheinbugs-web.jpg

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 individuals’ general intelligence, or IQ.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Shooting, mass shooting, Gun Control, Mental Health, Vanderbilt

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

Science

Channels:

Climate Change, Trump Administration

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

Michael_Vandenbergh1.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

biomedical engineering research, Sepsis, Entreprenership, cycling injuries

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 device to treat sepsis.

Life

Education

Channels:

career advising, career center, job preparation

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

It's never too early in your college career to start preparing for your first real job.

Life

Business

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Economic Analysis

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 loss of public support,” said Cecilia Hyunjung Mo of Vanderbilt University, one of three authors of the study, “Economic Development, Mobility, and Political Discontent: An Experimental Test of Tocqueville’s Thesis in Pakistan,” which was published in June by the American Political Science Review.

Science

Channels:

Cosmology, Big Bang, cosmic inflation, Three Dimensional Space, Knot Theory, Quark Gluon, quark gluon plasma

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

hubbledeepfield_web_KeithWood_meta.jpg

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 international team of physicists.

Medicine

Science

Channels:

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Psychometrics, Assistive Technologies, Management

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 new center brings together academic researchers, educators, employers, philanthropists and community organizers to address one of the biggest problems that individuals with ASD and their families face as they reach adulthood: How can they achieve financial independence and become contributing members of society? “Autism now represents one-and-a-half percent of the population,” said center director Keivan Stassun, Stevenson Professor of Physics and Astronomy.







Chat now!