Vanderbilt mathematician Glenn Webb and NYU microbiologist Martin Blaser propose that the microbes which live on our bodies may have influenced the age structure of human populations in prehistoric times.
16-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST
While many people try to steer clear of arguments with family members during holiday celebrations, two philosophy professors offer a better solution. Scott Aikin and Robert Talisse co-wrote "Why We Argue (and How We Should)."
11-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
In the shadow of the two year anniversary of one of the worst mass shootings in American history, at Sandy Hook Elementary School, an extensive new study by two Vanderbilt University researchers challenges common assumptions about gun violence and...
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST
Looking to avoid gaining weight this holiday season? One key could be the company you keep during holiday parties, and what they eat.
10-Dec-2014 12:30 PM EST
Sustainability experts at Vanderbilt University have put together a list of 12 steps, big and small, that everyone can take to reduce holiday waste and make the season a little greener.
9-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
A Vanderbilt biologist has determined that electric eels possess an electroshock system uncannily similar to a Taser.
3-Dec-2014 4:45 PM EST
Although hummingbirds are much larger and stir up the air more violently as they move, the way that they fly is more closely related to flying insects than it is to other birds.
21-Nov-2014 5:15 PM EST
Life's extremists, a family of microbes called Archaea, may be an untapped source of new antibacterial drugs. That conclusion arises from the discovery of the first antibacterial gene in this ancient lineage.
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The recent explosion of social media in our lives and domination of the air waves by so many "experts" are among the reasons people don't feel free to live their lives as they wish, according to Philosophy Professor John Lachs.
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Chris Slobogin of Vanderbilt Law School backs the use of scientific risk assessment in criminal sentencing.
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