Vanderbilt researchers report that they have taken an important step toward the goal of growing replacement heart valves from a patient’s own cells by determining that the mechanical forces generated by the rhythmic expansion and contraction of...
2/18/2014 3:00 PM EST
Income inequality is making Americans sick, according to a groundbreaking Social Science and Medicine article by Jonathan Metzl and Helena Hansen.
2/10/2014 5:45 PM EST
A study has found that the time it takes neural networks in the brain to make decisions is remarkably stable regardless of size: a finding that could make it easier to achieve the goal of the President's BRAIN Initiative established last spring.
1/31/2014 4:45 PM EST
Vanderbilt biologists have discovered that mosquito sperm have a “sense of smell” and that some of same chemicals that the mosquito can smell cause the sperm to swim harder.
1/30/2014 3:00 PM EST
More independent work environments may lead to reductions in autism symptoms and improve daily living in adults with the disorder, according to a new study released in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
1/14/2014 11:20 AM EST
An international team of astronomers has discovered a surprising new class of “hypervelocity stars” – solitary stars moving fast enough to escape the gravitational grasp of the Milky Way galaxy.
1/8/2014 5:00 PM EST
Insider trading may be too engrained in the financial system in transactions such as credit default swaps to make banning them feasible, says a Vanderbilt law professor.
1/8/2014 1:00 PM EST
Young Children Engage in Physical Activity in Short Spurts; Preschoolers Take 11 Hours to Attain Daily Exercise Levels
Preschool-aged children require the majority of their waking day, approximately 11 hours, to achieve their recommended daily physical activity, a Vanderbilt study published in Obesity found.
1/8/2014 12:00 PM EST
10/3/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Outrageous Behavior by Congress Causes Rewrites for Vanderbilt Poli Sci Prof's Book, Why Washington Won't Work
10/2/2013 12:00 PM EDT
10/1/2013 1:50 PM EDT
As schools nationwide prepare for the new academic year, education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews on a variety of topics.
8/1/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Scripture has played a pivotal role in shaping America's justification for going to war from the nation's earliest beginnings, according James P. Byrd, an assistant professor of American religious history. "My research showed how important the Bible...
7/18/2013 2:30 PM EDT
6/12/2013 11:00 AM EDT
@vanderbiltu Peabody Expert Available for Comment on Supreme Court’s College Affirmative Action Decision
6/3/2013 12:45 PM EDT
Education Experts From the No. 1 Ranked Peabody College at Vanderbilt Available for Back-to-School Stories
Education experts from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews. Peabody was named the No. 1 graduate school of education in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for...
8/10/2012 5:05 PM EDT