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Smart underwear prevents back stress with just a tap

Their device gets its U.S. debut Aug. 8-11 at an American Society of Biomechanics conference in Boulder, Colorado. The team unveiled it last week at the Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics in Brisbane, Australia, garnering a Young Investigator Award...

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The Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017

On August 21, 2017, North America is in for a major treat. Starting on the western seaboard the shadow of the Moon will begin sweeping across the continent and blocking out at least a portion of the Sun for North Americans, which is in and of itself a pretty unique...

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Vanderbilt Pre-Flight takes off

This summer, Auwae-McMoore joined nine other rising sophomore student-athletes in presenting business ideas at a pitch workshop at The Wond’ry. A four-person panel comprised of two marketing professionals and two former Pre-Flight participants vetted the group’s...

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What will Vanderbilt look like in 25 years?

FutureVU is Vanderbilt University’s land use initiative to ensure the campus is designed and prepared at every level to support students, faculty and staff in their work to uphold the university’s mission and values. The planning process, led by Eric Kopstain, vice...

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Grant money available for telehealth innovations

“This initiative is about spurring innovation and stimulating projects focused on increasing ambulatory visits conducted via telemedicine to improve patient access to VUMC providers,” said David Charles, M.D., professor and vice chair of Neurology and medical director...

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Bringing the autism advantage to the workplace

Jennifer and Billy Frist have a 16-year-old son who can easily rattle off the capital cities of countries around the world. Or, he can tell them what day of the week their birthday will fall on years from now.

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Pattern Recognition Smartly Pairs Video Art With Music Videos

The exhibit is organized like a Sharks-versus-Jets face-off, with music videos on the left side of the corridor and video art and digital stills on the right. Frist curator Mark Scala has put both teams’ best fighters on the front lines — Music Row-conquering outsider...

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight launches app for emergency responders

The app, developed in partnership with LifeFlight’s computer-aided dispatch vendor Flight Vector, has a multitude of features helpful to emergency personnel. Not only can users request a helicopter via the app, they can also receive push notifications from LifeFlight...

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Bunker Labs, the Wond’ry help veterans become entrepreneurs

Neil Whitney enjoyed the ideal physique – one shaped by tough Army drills and long days spent running from crisis to crisis as an intelligence officer – before a debilitating knee injury forced him off his feet and under the knife for eight surgeries. With each...

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Innovation Boosts Nashville’s Health Care Industry

As home to 18 publicly traded health care companies and more than 400 health-care businesses, Nashville has long felt the impact of the industry on its economy – to the tune of some $40 billion a year – and the industry’s influence has spread far beyond the hospital...

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Grand Stair dedicated in honor of alumni Ed and Sue Clark

The Engineering and Science Building and Innovation Pavilion are unlike any other on this campus, bringing together faculty and students from all over Vanderbilt. This spiral staircase perfectly symbolizes the connectivity that is at the heart of this...

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