VUToday – Vanderbilt in the News
Boston Globe: Utilities drove up electric prices in peak winter, group contends
The Environmental Defense Fund worked with academic researchers to study utilities’ use of the Algonquin pipeline. Study author, Matthew Zaragoza-Watkins, assistant professor of economics, is referenced.
Los Angeles Times: PSA tests aren’t great for diagnosing prostate cancer. Here are some better options in the works
Doctors have new tools to help them detect and manage the often-perplexing disease. David Penson, professor of urologic surgery, is quoted.
Boston Globe: Could Trump actually pull federal workers out of Puerto Rico?
James Fraser, associate professor of human and organizational development, is quoted.
Geek.com: Your Neanderthal DNA Could Be Causing a Beer Gut
Researchers have been probing our genes to understand which traits we have from our now-extinct cousins, and how that could affect our health. Tony Capra, assistant professor of biological sciences, is quoted.
The Trace: Arkansas Bust Is Latest Example of Right-Wing Extremists Arrested for Violating Gun Laws
Amy Cooter, senior lecturer in sociology, is quoted.
Global Trade: NAFTA Talks: Off the Rails?
Timothy Meyer, professor of law, is quoted.
- TIME: What to know about the real case that inspired the movie Marshall
- U.S. News: Trump signs executive order that could undermine Obamacare
- The Star Press: No matter how bad it gets, 8 reasons the Chargers will never leave Los Angeles
- The Jewish Observer: Vanderbilt Divinity School honors Rabbi Fuchs
- Bloomberg: Green group says withholding gas line space costs consumers
- Newsweek: ‘Mindfulness’ is a meaningless word with shoddy science behind it
- The Atlantic: Lessons from democracies
- Vox: Trump is a real-world political science experiment
- Gears of Biz: Two Sundays, two mass shootings: Why do bad things happen to good people?
- True Viral News: Inside cells, genetic war could create new species
- The New Orleans Advocate (Louisiana): Brain candy Halloween faux frights could be good for your kids
- Forbes: Giant Eagle’s got new rewards, but does it have enough meat to satisfy shoppers?
- USA Today: Democrats perk up at greater-than-snowball’s chance for Bob Corker’s Senate seat
- Mashable: Google Clips is a camera that snaps its own pics, but some have privacy concerns
- The Verge: Sex, disease, and extinction: what ancient DNA tells us about humans and Neanderthals
- Nature: How the United States plans to trap its biggest stash of nuclear-weapons waste in glass
- The Street: This year’s flu season could be a doozy
- The Guardian (United Kingdom): Thurgood Marshall: Activist, judge and the story of his quest for racial justice in America
- Q Costa Rica News: How fear of crime in Central America impacts daily life, contributes to migration
- MarketWatch: Afraid of being bored in retirement? Consider these options
- Laboratory Equipment: Chemistry’s war on the opioid crisis
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Public defenders to state Supreme Court: Show us the money
- Nashville Business Journal: Vanderbilt plans high-rise dorm
- USA Today: Are Dr. Seuss’ books racist? Experts weigh in on controversy
- Rodexo: premio nobel de economía 2017, en directo | economía
- Norfolk Daily News: Column: Don Walton: a look at redistricting in Nebraska
- TVN (True Viral News): Successful, hyper-intelligent children possess these two abilities, a 45-year-long study recently found
- AZfamily.com: Gorsuch v. Roberts: the rookie takes on the chief
- Medpage Today: Healthcare-Associated Infection Rates Wane Over Time
- NPR (WPLN) Metro Schools To Expand ‘Pyramid’ Disciplinary Model To More Pre-K Classrooms
- Tennessean: Vanderbilt plans new 20-story, 340-room dorm at 25th and West End
- Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News: The Robot Will Scope You Now
- Bloomberg Markets: Vanderbilt’s 11.5% Endowment Annual Gain Led by Global Stocks
- Aeon: Opinion: Democracy is like fun: you can’t set your mind to having it