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  • Vanderbilt Child and Family Center invests in future generations with innovative, research-driven curriculum. Read more at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/11/08/vanderbilt-child-and-family-center-invests-in-future-generations-with-innovative-research-driven-curriculum

      

  • On their way to decoding the genome of every organism in a major branch of the tree of life – that of the humble budding yeasts – a team of evolutionary biologists successfully reconstructed the genomic and metabolic characteristics of the last common ancestor of today’s more than 1,000 species of the organism.

Read more at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/11/08/todays-budding-yeasts-shed-traits-from-their-400-million-year-old-ancestor

      

  • Check out highlights from Vanderbilt University Libraries' Antiquarian Book and Manuscript Roadshow - and learn more about collecting antiques from an expert (and VU alum) at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/vanderbiltmagazine/how-to-collect-antiques.

      

  • An enormous American flag that served as the backdrop for the early years of Vanderbilt’s Impact Symposium—when Martin Luther King Jr. and many other prominent figures spoke—will be unfurled and refolded during a Nov. 12 ceremony to honor veterans, including those who have served in Vanderbilt’s ROTC program. 

Read more at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/10/19/flag-ceremony-to-honor-veterans-and-preserve-impact-treasure.

      

  • The closest place in the universe where extraterrestrial life might exist is Mars, and human beings are poised to attempt to colonize this planetary neighbor within the next decade. Before that happens, we need to recognize that a very real possibility exists that the first human steps on the Martian surface will lead to a collision between terrestrial life and biota native to Mars, a Vanderbilt astronomer says. 

Read more at https://theconversation.com/colonizing-mars-means-contaminating-mars-and-never-knowing-for-sure-if-it-had-its-own-native-life-103053

      

  • New Vanderbilt research finds how long humans and other warm-blooded animals live—and when they reach sexual maturity—may have more to do with their brain than their body. More specifically, it is not animals with larger bodies or slower metabolic rates that live longer; it is animals with more neurons in the cerebral cortex, whatever the size of the body. 

Learn more at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/10/30/why-does-it-take-humans-so-long-to-mature-compared-to-other-animals-look-to-your-neurons

      

  • ICYMI: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee visited Vanderbilt yesterday to discuss the ethical challenges surrounding genetic 'fixes' as part of the Chancellor's Lecture Series. Read the full recap at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/11/02/chancellors-lecturer-ethical-challenges-accompany-genetic-fixes/

      

  • E. Bronson Ingram College, Vanderbilt’s newest living-learning community, sparked to life in August when 340 sophomores, juniors and seniors took up residence there. “Bronson,” as the residential college is affectionately known among students, features state-of-the art accommodations inside stunning Collegiate Gothic-style architecture. Read more at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/10/10/life-at-bronson/

      

  • Rick Grimes has nothing on the humble American cockroach when it comes to avoiding zombification. Far from being a weak-willed sap easily paralyzed by a wasp’s sting to the brain, the cockroach can deliver a stunning karate kick that saves its life, Vanderbilt research finds. Read more at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/10/31/karate-kicks-keep-cockroaches-from-becoming-zombies-wasp-chow/

      

  • Policies targeting economic migrants don't deter Central Americans fleeing violent crime, according to new analysis of Latin American Public Opinion Project - LAPOP data. https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/09/18/crime-not-money-drives-migration-from-el-salvador-and-honduras/

      

  • In the spring of 2017, Vanderbilt cross country runner Sara Tsai suffered an Achilles injury during a routine workout. That setback inspired the mechanical engineering major to study ways to improve mobility and independence for individuals with disabilities.

“I know the joy running has given me, the freedom of movement, and I don’t want people to lose that.”

Read more about this student athlete at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/10/25/sara-tsai-runner-and-engineer

      

  • From the border to the ballot box, Vanderbilt law professor Karla McKanders explains why immigrants risk coming to the U.S. Read more at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/09/06/mckanders-leads-immigration-practice-clinic-helping-refugees/

      

Vanderbilt Child and Family Center invests in future generations with innovative, research-driven curriculum. Read more at https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/11/08/vanderbilt-child-and-family-center-invests-in-future-generations-with-innovative-research-driven-curriculum

 

 

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