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New Tools Help Surgeons Find Liver Tumors, Not Nick Blood Vessels


A Vanderbilt University team created surgery-tested software that better marries a CT scan's image of a liver with a tracking tool's.
17-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Decoding Ants’ Coat of Many Odors

Biologists report a major advance in deciphering the molecular genetics underlying the ant's high-definition sense of smell, an ability that has allowed them to create the most complicated social organization on earth next to humans.
5-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cotton Candy Capillaries Lead to Circuit Boards That Dissolve When Cooled

Applications include information or devices that could be implanted in humans and destroyed by applying ice.
27-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Six Cups of Ground Coffee Can Improve Nose, Throat Surgery

Vanderbilt engineers have designed a “granular jamming cap” filled with coffee grounds that can improve the accuracy of the sophisticated “GPS” system that surgeons use for nose and throat surgery.
20-Jun-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wet and Stormy Weather Lashed California Coast…8,200 Years Ago


An analysis of stalagmite records from White Moon Cave in the Santa Cruz Mountains shows that 8200 years ago the California coast underwent 150 years of exceptionally wet and stormy weather. It is the first high resolution record of how the Holocene...
16-Jun-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

No Place Like Home

According to a new study, individuals with relatively elevated symptoms of Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder (ASAD) respond more favorably to advertisements with home concepts.
19-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug Developed for Arthritis Could Be First to Stop Heart Valve Calcification

About a quarter of Americans suffer hardening of the valves by age 65 and about half by 85. Without a suitable drug, the only treatment is surgical replacement.
9-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sensor Detects Shooting at Elephants, Helps Authorities Catch Poachers

Kenyan elephants will get more protection from poachers thanks to new Vanderbilt University technology embedded in their tracking collars — ballistic shockwave sensors that send coordinates to authorities immediately after detecting gunshots.
7-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

History Is Repeating Itself. Economist Explains Impacts of Senate Health Care Proposal.

17-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT

Rebuilding Middle Class Is the Key to Preserving Democracy

27-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT

History Suggests Medicaid Caps May Incentivize States to Shrink Their Safety Nets: Vanderbilt Economist

14-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Podcast on Evidence Law and Proof Started by Vanderbilt Professor


Excited Utterance, a podcast about evidence law and proof, has posted more than 25 interviews since its launch last fall by Vanderbilt Law School professor Edward K. Cheng.
9-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

Suspicion of Muslims Has Historic Antecedents

31-Jan-2017 4:00 PM EST

@Vanderbiltu Expert: Investors Pricing in Expectations About Reduced Regulations, Missing Risks of Trade War with China


25-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST

Inauguration and Transition Experts Available


12-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST

How Copying Is Done Should Matter in Copyright Infringement Complaints


An artist painstakingly recreates the “Mona Lisa” using the same variety of paints, brushes and canvas as did Michelangelo. Across town, a factory stamps out hundreds of replicas of the iconic painting each day, using state-of-the-art printing....
30-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST

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