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Cancer prevention study needs more Tennessee volunteers

Cancer prevention study needs more Tennessee volunteers

April 22, 2013 at 5:46 am

The American Cancer Society needs Middle Tennesseans who are willing to be tracked for the rest of their lives for no compensation. However, there is the promise of anonymity–and the hope that lives will be saved.

Fewer Felons Return After Sentences in Prison Than in Local Jails

June 15, 2010 at 5:29 pm

A Correction Department study says fewer inmates at state prisons are returning after being released. But a majority of the state’s felons are housed at local jails, and the study says that group is becoming more likely to return.

Vanderbilt Helping Harvest Data From World’s Largest Particle Collider

Vanderbilt Helping Harvest Data From World’s Largest Particle Collider

March 30, 2010 at 4:36 pm

The Large Hadron Collider, or LHC, in Switzerland, smashes atomic particles together so scientists can study the energy created. They’re hoping that will lead to a better understanding of the origin of the universe. And Vanderbilt physicists are running a control room on campus to help harvest the data.

Vanderbilt Scientists Measure Miniature Big Bang

Vanderbilt Scientists Measure Miniature Big Bang

March 1, 2010 at 6:30 am

Physicists at Vanderbilt are part of a research effort into the origin of the universe that’s taking place at a New York laboratory. And they’ve managed to find a way to measure the seemingly impossible – an area smaller than the head of a pin, burning at temperatures hotter than the sun, for one instant.

Vanderbilt Dominates Stimulus Grant Money for Medical Research in TN

September 30, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Vanderbilt University has claimed the lion’s share of stimulus funds spent on health research in Tennessee to date.