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Sugars in Human Mother’s Milk Are New Class of Antibacterial Agents

A new study has found that sugars in mother's' milk do not just provide nutrition for babies but also help protect them from bacterial infections, making them a new class of antimicrobial agent.
18-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory: Don’t Try to Photograph the Eclipse. Take Pictures of These Instead.

Unless you have specialized equipment, a tripod, and some good post-production skills, your photos of the eclipse will be mediocre at best--and you risk ruining your phone. Take pictures of pinhole projections and shadow bands instead.
16-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer-Fighting T Cells Are Smarter, Stronger Than Experts Thought

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It takes a minuscule amount of force to make T cells behave in the lab as they behave in the body. That finding is a leap in cancer therapy research.
11-Aug-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Deciphering Potent DNA Toxin’s Secrets

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One of the most potent toxins known acts by welding the two strands of the famous double helix together in a unique fashion which foils the standard repair mechanisms cells use to protect their DNA. A team of Vanderbilt University researchers have...
2-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Proven Smart Underwear Prevents Back Stress with Just a Tap

Unlike other back-saving devices, this one was tested with motion capture, force plates and electromyography.
1-Aug-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reporters Invited to Join Vanderbilt for Eclipse Celebration, NASA Balloon Launch

The university is offering experts, filing room, technology and a balloon team all in one place.
31-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vanderbilt Astronomers Help NROTC Midshipmen Learn Celestial Navigation

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A team of Vanderbilt astronomers have developed an online course that NROTC is using to reintroduce training in celestial navigation.
26-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Multitasking Monolayers

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Two-dimensional materials that can multitask. That is the result of a new process that naturally produces patterned monolayers that can act as a base for creating a wide variety of novel materials with dual optical, magnetic, catalytic or sensing...
24-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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