2005 Homepages

Making mind reading a reality

A new study shows that it is possible to tell what a person is looking at by monitoring the activity in his or her brain. This feat was accomplished by using a new statistical method to analyze the output from a standard brain scanning technique and is a first step toward visual “mind reading."

June 8, 2005 - October 6, 2005

Dance of discovery

From ballet to the Big Bang, Vanderbilt physicist Vicki Greene has always danced to the beat of her own drum.

May 14, 2005 - June 8, 2005

Timing nature's fastest optical shutter

Vanadium dioxide is nature’s fastest quick-change artist, switching from transparent to reflective in less time then it takes light to travel a tenth of a millimeter.

April 6, 2005 - May 13, 2005

Sensor network mimics synchronized calling by frogs, cicadas

Vanderbilt engineers have designed an electronic network with the ability to mimic the synchronized calling behavior of frogs, cicadas and a number of other creatures.

December 16, 2004 - April 6, 2005

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