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Professor Touts Faster, Cheaper Way to Test for Explosives
A Vanderbilt University professor has come up with a faster and less expensive way to test for explosives residue on surfaces.
2 hrs ago
Patton teacher attends Discovery workshop
Robin Martin, a teacher from Charles F. Patton Middle School in Unionville-Chadds Ford School District, joined 149 esteemed educators from across the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, for a prestigious week-long professional development experience hosted by Discovery Education's Discovery Educator Network .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
UCLA Campus Report: A Communication Breakthrough for Children w Autism, More
This week's post includes a study regarding communication with children with autism, good news for California's commercial real estate sector, news of a pop star who recorded a performance in Royce Hall and a look at Real Madrid's annual visit to campus.
Medical News Today
Could a probiotic prevent obesity?
Between 1980 and 2008, the prevalence of worldwide obesity more than doubled. In the US alone, almost 35% of adults are obese.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Paducah Sun Online Edition
Doctor learns from own childbirth journey
Although Dr. Amanda Wagner was discharged from Vanderbilt University Medical Center on a beautiful spring day, she left the hospital under a cloud of grief.
Pipeline for medical device entrepreneurs leads from Nashville to Memphis
At age 23 and a 2013 graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Jim Mullen is president of a company working in Memphis to perfect a medical device that would help ensure the safety of blood being transported for transfusions.
Vanderbilt study links yogurt, weight control
All those skinny actresses in commercials gushing at the thought of eating yogurt instead of desserts actually may have a point.
Medical News Today
Study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women
A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer .
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Helping mothers of children with autism
According to new findings, interventions to increase parental well-being can significantly reduce the stress, depression and anxiety felt by mothers of children with autism.
Knoxville News Sentinel
15 beliefs that bring happiness Hans Strupp, who taught at Vanderbilt ...
The reasons that a person comes for psychotherapy may not be the reasons that he or she stays in therapy.
Vanderbilt study examines bacteria's ability to fight obesity
A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Educator Brings Home New Tech Tips For Grade School Learning
Classrooms across the country are finding new ways to use technology to improve learning experiences for students.
Strangers help student stay in college after mom's death
Strangers help student stay in college after mom's death NASHVILLE - Her mother committed suicide.
Medical News Today
Peer-led intervention helps mothers of children with autism
Peer-led interventions that target parental well-being can significantly reduce stress , depression and anxiety in mothers of children with disabilities, according to new findings released in the journal Pediatrics .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Why are campus bosses making so much money?
Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators - unlike their faculty and students - are thriving.
Discovery Education Provides Exclusive Professional Development and...
Discovery Education's Discovery Educator Network hosted 150 educators from across the U.S., Canada and United Kingdom for an immersive, week-long professional development experience.
Mental Help Net
Physicians Warned About Counterfeit Medical Devices
Physicians should be aware of the prevalence and serious consequences associated with use of counterfeit medical devices, according to a letter to the editor published online July 20 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine .
New York Daily News
Video: Georgia brothers help run South African orphanage
Chris Grava, 22, shot an online video of the 30 children at the center in Khayelitsha that his brother Nick, 25, has been running for the past year and a half.
Vanderbilt-led study identifies genes linked to breast cancer in East Asian women
A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Aurora School Notes
Madeline Farr, who plans to study writing in college, has been awarded a scholarship to attend Kenyon College in Gambier.