Vanderbilt Research Trending Archives
Jun. 2, 2017—Analysis suggests that climate change had a significant impact on megafauna diets and was a primary factor in their extinction.
May. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers found a place where early Americans paused on their migrations south and "settled in for a good long while," suggesting a slower pace of settlement than originally believed.
May. 18, 2017—An interdisciplinary study suggests the strange creatures that lived in the Garden of the Ediacaran more than 540 million years ago may have been much more dynamic than experts have thought.
May. 16, 2017—Survival rates continue to rise for children living with once-fatal chronic pediatric health conditions, but their survival comes at a cost.
Apr. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt researcher Kristin Michelitch was named an Andrew Carnegie Fellow and will receive $200,000 for her research.
Apr. 18, 2017—Salted peanuts make you thirsty so you drink more: that’s bartender wisdom. While that may be true in the short-term, within 24 hours increasing salt consumption actually makes you less thirsty because your body starts to conserve and produce water.
Apr. 3, 2017—John Wilson, Ph.D., assistant professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, has received an Innovative Research Grant from Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). Wilson is among 10 early-career scientists to receive the grant awards focused on immuno-oncology.
Mar. 23, 2017—Despite dramatic recent advances in treatment, colorectal cancer killed more than 49,000 Americans last year, according to the National Cancer Institute, making it the second most lethal malignancy after cancers of the lung and bronchus.
Mar. 20, 2017—Vanderbilt University chemists collaborated in research that ‘squashes’ the shape of nanoparticles to create inexpensive lasers that continuously emit light in a customizable rainbow of colors.
Mar. 9, 2017—Research into retinal regeneration in zebrafish has identified a signal that appears to trigger the self-repair process, raising the possibility of inducing retinal repair in human eyes.