Vanderbilt researchers have identified the role that a key protein associated with autism and the co-occurrence of alcohol dependency and depression plays in forming the spines that create new connections in the brain.
24-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT
New research by Vanderbilt University's Katharine Donato and Blake Sisk examines why children from Latin America make the difficult journey north.
21-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT
According to a new analysis, California's aggressive incentive program for installing rooftop solar-electric systems has not been as effective as generally believed.
8-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Morality is not declining in the modern world. Instead, a new morality is replacing the previous one. Centered on individual self-fulfillment, and linked to administrative government, it permits things the old morality forbid, like sex for...
6-Apr-2015 7:00 AM EDT
EPA is establishing a new center at Vanderbilt University and the University of Pittsburgh to develop an alternative approach for toxicity testing to help evaluate the safety of the 80,000-plus chemicals in general commerce.
25-Mar-2015 8:00 PM EDT
For the first time, three national experts on critical issues surrounding mass incarceration and restorative justice are featured at a conference hosted by the Cal Turner Program on Moral Leadership.
17-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT
A team of Vanderbilt engineers is using magnetic force to design new and improved instruments for minimally invasive surgery. The use of magnetic actuation allows them to create tools that are more flexible and more powerful than conventional...
2-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EST
Results of a brain mapping study challenge conventional wisdom that the "magic" which transforms visual information into the three-dimensional world that we perceive all occurs in the visual cortex.
2-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EST
James Holmes Trial – Mental Health & Gun Violence Expert Available-@Vanderbiltu Dr. Jonathan Metzl w/ New Research on Mental Illness & Mass Shootings
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23-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST
When chosen wisely, apps can help a child learn important skills such as reading, algebra, fractions and even computer coding—all while having fun. Vanderbilt experts give tips on picking a great app and list their favorites.
13-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
Vanderbilt researcher Cecilia Mo is using a $1 million grant from the Labor Department to combat human trafficking.
3-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST