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2011-08-07 06:24:26

There is a new way to design computer chips and electronic circuitry for extreme environments: make them out of diamond.

2011-07-22 12:15:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Education experts from Vanderbilt University's Peabody College of education and human development are available for back-to-school interviews. Peabody was named the No. 1 graduate school of education in the nation by U.S.

2011-06-07 15:43:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Vanderbilt Student Communications and the Board of Directors of Nashville Public Radio agreed today to the transfer of the license of WRVU 91.1FM to Nashville Public Radio.

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2011-05-26 08:35:00

Unexpected increases in blood sugar levels may be caused by the combination use of an anti-depressant medication and a cholesterol lowering drug, according to researchers.

2011-05-10 11:04:00

Vanderbilt's Michael Kreyling says famous novel is 'an economic story' NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month marks the 75th anniversary of the first publication of Gone with the Wind, a novel that was initially derided by some as "second-rate trash" and beloved by generations as the prototypical romance novel.

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2011-05-10 07:59:54

Scientists working in a laboratory at Vanderbilt University have potentially discovered a class of insect repellent that is 1000 times more effective than DEET and works against all types of insects.

2011-04-19 05:45:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2011-04-14 14:29:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Freedom Innovations, a company that specializes in the development of high technology lower extremity prosthetic devices, today announced a worldwide licensing agreement.

2011-04-04 20:05:20

Vanderbilt University researchers have identified a new gene that can influence a person's risk for developing epilepsy.

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2011-03-16 09:06:47

If the latest theory of Tom Weiler and Chui Man Ho is right, the Large Hadron Collider – the world’s largest atom smasher that started regular operation last year – could be the first machine capable of causing matter to travel backwards in time.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.