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VUToday: Friday - April 25, 2014

VU ON THE AIR

WZTV, Channel 17, reported the story of Blair pre-college oboe prodigy Rex Yape, whose parents had to go into deep debt to expedite his U.S. citizenship, jeopardizing his dreams of attending a prestigious music conservatory. Yape’s friends and supporters have started a fund to support him.

KGVO-AM (Missoula, Mont.) reported Vanderbilt University researchers have developed a robotic needle to treat brain clots without harming any surrounding healthy tissue. Robert Webster, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and Kyle Weaver, assistant professor of neurological surgery, are quoted.

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RESEARCH NEWS @ VANDERBILT

‘Syriac Gazetteer’ preserves endangered Middle East cultures

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