Oct. 13, 2011—Supplements did not improve outcomes of patients with acute lung injury.
Oct. 13, 2011—A team of scientists has taken a major step toward developing robot biologists. They have shown that their system, the Automated Biology Explorer, can solve a complicated biology problem from scratch.
Oct. 13, 2011—The struggle against juvenile crime may come down to one simple question, says a Vanderbilt University researcher: Do we want revenge or do we want results? If we want results, says legal expert Christopher Slobogin, we should dramatically reform the system to stress community-based treatment over incarceration.
Oct. 12, 2011—Jonathan Metzl was born into medicine but is drawn to the humanities. He’s still insisting on having it both ways.
Oct. 12, 2011—Larry Bartels, arguably the most influential political scientist of his generation, researches a mix of psychology and democracy for a holistic understanding of the political process.
Oct. 7, 2011—A protein critical in heart development may also play a part in colon cancer progression.
Oct. 7, 2011—Astronomer David Weintraub has given introductory astronomy a “CSI” format by following the scientific evidence that gives us the age of the universe and has put this in a popular science book.
Oct. 4, 2011—Consumers adopt innovation only when the costs—and risks—are low, says Vanderbilt marketing professor Steve Hoeffler.
Sep. 29, 2011—Low folate levels may increase a premenopausal woman’s risk of developing breast cancer.
Sep. 29, 2011—Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered surprising new insights into the actions of NSAIDs.
Sep. 28, 2011—A report released by the Institute of Medicine confirms the safety of eight vaccines studied by a committee of experts. Evidence showed no links between immunization and serious conditions that have raised concerns, including Type 1 diabetes and autism.
Sep. 28, 2011—Should scientists inform participants in genomic studies about their risk for diseases or conditions discovered during the studies, and if so, when and how? A Vanderbilt professor is part of a team working to answer these questions.