How Vanderbilt's Secret Software Lab Is Saving America

On a quiet street just off of Nashville's historic Music Row, a dedicated team of more than 100 researchers are developing software systems that may very well revolutionize the modern world. From cutting edge cyber-security tech designed to defend America's most critical networks to computer-learning algorithms that… » 1/10/14 3:40pm 1/10/14 3:40pm

Got Blood on the Brain? Shove This Clot Buster Up Your Nose

The odds of suffering an intracerebral (IC) hemorrhage during your lifetime (1 in 50) are almost as terrifying as the as the chances are that it will kill you (4 in 10) if it does happen. IC hemorrhages (and the edemas, or clots, they produce) account for 11 percent of all strokes, and are far more likely to severely… » 8/14/13 11:30am 8/14/13 11:30am

Rocket-Fuelled Bionic Arm not Just for Sportsmen

A team at Vanderbilt University has come up with a prototype of a prosthetic arm powered by a miniature rocket motor that is as close to a bionic arm as you are going to get. "Our design does not have superhuman strength or capability, but it is closer in terms of function and power to a human arm than any previous… » 8/21/07 7:35am 8/21/07 7:35am