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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

Beyond Politics: Private Industry Needs to Step Up on Climate Change

Two Vanderbilt experts show evidence that progress can continue to be made on climate change and other environmental issues regardless of what the government is doing.
6-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Unexpected Way International Business Influences U.S. Politics


Corporations in different industries tend to donate to the same political candidates when their board members serve on the boards of international companies, too.
1-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sorry, Grumpy Cat—Study Finds Dogs Are Brainier Than Cats

The first study to actually count the number of cortical neurons in the brains of a number of carnivores, including cats and dogs, has found that dogs possess significantly more neurons than cats.
29-Nov-2017 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

'Mind’s Eye Blink' Proves ‘Paying Attention’ Is Not Just a Figure of Speech


Vanderbilt psychologists have discovered that when you shift your attention from one place to another, your brain 'blinks'—experiences momentary gaps in perception.
27-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

Expert Available on Gun Violence & Mental Illness. Specific Research Addresses Issues Surrounding Mental Illness, Mass Shootings & Treatment

2-Oct-2017 11:30 AM EDT

Pros & Cons of Joining a Class-Action Lawsuit Against Equifax

21-Sep-2017 3:45 PM EDT

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