Falling is no joke when you’re a senior citizen or have balance issues. Vanderbilt engineers are working on a ‘smart cane’ that could help physical therapists spot and treat problems sooner.
Astronomers have come up with a new and improved method for measuring the masses of millions of solitary stars, especially those with planetary systems.
The first study to actually count the number of cortical neurons in the brains of a number of carnivores, including cats and dogs, has found that dogs possess significantly more neurons than cats.
Vanderbilt astronomers will join the 5th generation of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to study nearby solar systems with the potential to harbor life
Sinead Miller was a pro cyclist at the top of her game, a lifelong athlete with unrivaled discipline and drive, when a traumatic brain injury ended her career. She drew upon that determination to earn a biomedical engineering Ph.D. and create a device to treat sepsis.
Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find meaningful and gainful employment while enhancing local business innovation. That is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s Center for Autism & Innovation (VCAI). The new center brings together academic researchers, educators, employers, philanthropists and community organizers to address one of the biggest problems that individuals with ASD and their families face as they reach adulthood: How can they achieve financia…
Despite rhetoric that the United States might pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, there will be substantial pressure from American businesses to forge a deal to remain, says NAFTA expert and Vanderbilt University professor Timothy Meyer. “Neither Mexico nor Canada nor major elements within the U.S. business community and government want to see NAFTA die,” Meyer says.