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Jun. 6, 2018—New research from Vanderbilt University Marketing Professor Kelly Haws explains how “caretaker” and “breadwinner” roles affect consumer decision-making.
Wernke receives ACLS grant to develop a digital platform for virtual archaeological survey in the Andes
May. 24, 2018—The $150,000 digital extension grant from the American Council of Learned Societies funds the development of a digital platform that promises to greatly expand our understanding of Andean culture.
May. 23, 2018—Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash. That's essentially what Vanderbilt University researchers produced after discovering the blueprint for turning carbon dioxide into the most valuable material ever sold – carbon nanotubes with small diameters.
May. 18, 2018—New research from Vanderbilt University finds that consumers lose sight of caloric intake when they think they’re eating healthy foods.
May. 8, 2018—Nabil Simaan’s Advanced Robotics and Mechanism Applications Laboratory at Vanderbilt leads the way in advancing several robotics technologies for medical use, including miniature robots for single small-incision, cochlear implant and minimally invasive throat surgeries.
May. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt professor Brett Byram plans to use a grant from the National Science Foundation to utilize machine learning for the delivery of better real-time brain images, an advance decades in the making.
May. 7, 2018—It’s not a question about whether cyber-physical systems connecting humans and technology are hackable—it's how to keep them running after inevitable hacks occur. The National Security Agency is giving a Vanderbilt University team and their collaborators five years and several million dollars to figure out how to make that happen.
May. 2, 2018—Politicians will work harder at their jobs when their performance is reported to constituents early in their terms—but only where there’s a degree of competition from rival parties.
May. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt scientists have developed a new process that can rapidly and inexpensively identify personalized cancer drugs derived from nature.
Apr. 23, 2018—How a bacteria hijacked insect fertility remained a mystery for five decades, until Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Seth Bordenstein and his team helped solve it.
Apr. 16, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Keivan Stassun serves as a deputy principal investigator on the mission and is tasked with identifying the most promising stars to target in its search for habitable nearby planets.
Apr. 11, 2018—The Vanderbilt rocket team collected a key award at the NASA Student Launch Challenge and followed up with a successful flight of their rocket April 8 at Bragg Farms in Toney, Alabama.