Author: Marissa Shapiro
Jan. 15, 2021—Only 18.67 percent of Wikipedia biographies are about women. The Women of VISE are holding the third annual Women in STEM Wikithon to change that.
Jan. 14, 2021—Sharon Weiss and Richard Haglund are the first to demonstrate the next generation of optical computing, turning on and off light in less than one trillionth of a second.
Jan. 13, 2021—The discovery of a cosmic signal common across many stars could be the first sign of gravitational waves.
Jan. 12, 2021—Discovering the mechanism behind cell behavior that is a hallmark of type 2 diabetes, Vanderbilt researchers move closer to treatments for the disease, which affects 34 million Americans.
Jan. 11, 2021—Borden Lacy, Edward and Nancy Fody Chair in Pathology and professor of biochemistry and pathology, microbiology and immunology, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Center for Structural Biology, effective Jan. 1.
Jan. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt alumnus Graham Gaylor and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology Cody Siciliano have been named to the 2021 Forbes “30 Under 30.”
Noted science journalist Angela Saini to discuss her book ‘Superior: The Return of Race Science’ on Jan. 13
Jan. 7, 2021—The Vanderbilt Evolutionary Studies Initiative will host award-winning British science journalist and author Angela Saini for a virtual discussion of her best-selling book, "Superior: The Return of Race Science," on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 3:10 p.m. CT.
Jan. 5, 2021—Janey Camp leads an analysis of rural transportation constraints that prevent people from receiving regular substance abuse treatment.
Jan. 4, 2021—Through a partnership with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Vanderbilt astronomers use big data to see the cosmos as a stop-motion movie instead of a snapshot.
Dec. 18, 2020—Moderna, remdesivir, AstraZeneca. VUMC’s experts have played an integral role in the development of these marquee COVID-19 therapeutics behind the scenes.
Immune and circulatory systems are functionally integrated in all insects, Vanderbilt biologists demonstrate
Dec. 16, 2020—A new study shows that insect immune and circulatory systems cooperate to fight infection, similar to those in mammals.
Dec. 15, 2020—Isotope analysis of ancient Peruvian teeth gives anthropologists a clearer image of how cooperating societies function.