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How to create nanowires only three atoms wide with an electron beam

Apr. 28, 2014—A Vanderbilt graduate student has used a focused beam of electrons to create some of the smallest nanowires ever made, which could bring us closer to flexible, paper-thin tablets and television displays.

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 Improved vacuum cleaner, smart infant car seat to be featured at Senior Design Day

Apr. 16, 2013—Engineering majors will exhibit solutions to real-life engineering challenges proposed by clients with real design needs, including a next-generation vaccum cleaner and a smart car seat that alerts parents to children left in hot cars.

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Sustaining Tennessee: Challenges and opportunities for making good decisions

Sep. 17, 2012—The effects of climate change will have widespread impact on the state, but there are opportunities to offset it by incorporating “climate-friendly” and “climate-resilient” actions into routine management decisions, say scientists from Vanderbilt University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, University of Memphis and the Tennessee Department of Health in a new report.

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