Author: Heidi Hall
Sep. 5, 2018—There’s promise in specific immune system peptides—amino acid compounds that signal cells how to function. In this case, they may be affecting brain activity and, by extension, drug cravings.
Aug. 30, 2018—Two teams of Vanderbilt University entrepreneurs involved with the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps training program took home the top prizes at Tuesday’s 36|86: Student Edition pitch competition.
Aug. 24, 2018—Running computers on virtually invisible beams of light would make them faster, lighter and more energy efficient. A Vanderbilt team found the answer in a familiar formula.
Aug. 20, 2018—Prof. Carl Johnson and his team discovered on-and-off interactions between KaiA and KaiC take only seconds but combine to create a 24-hour oscillation of phosphorylation in a test tube.
Aug. 13, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Engineering and digital education company 2U, Inc. today announced they're partnering to deliver Engineering@Vanderbilt, a suite of two online graduate engineering degrees: a master of science in computer science and a master of engineering in engineering management.
Aug. 9, 2018—A Fort Campbell colonel recognized the potential in a match between Army engineers and the Won’dry and has launched a new collaborative process.
Jul. 6, 2018—The seven-week program can be arduous, but teams save much time later by avoiding missteps thanks to their extensive research and the mentoring they receive.
Jun. 29, 2018—Appello was established with major investment from New York-based Deerfield Management, which specializes in accelerating drug development projects at universities and other nonprofits.
Jun. 29, 2018—There’s one bond that had scientists stumped: the one between some types of metals and carbon. Professor of Chemistry Timothy Hanusa set out to replicate this unique type of bond using modeling.
Jun. 25, 2018—Justus Ndukaife, who won the 2017 Chorafas Foundation Prize in Physics for his nanotweezers work, also recently was selected for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.