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Gizmodo

By | December 9th, 2014|

This Robot Performs Less Intrusive Brain Surgery Through Your Cheek The thought of a robot burrowing its way through your cheek to access your brain certainly sounds unsettling. But for conditions that require access to areas like the hippocampus located on the underside, it's actually far less invasive than cutting open the skull on top and [...]

Popular Science

By | December 9th, 2014|

REMOTE BOMB DETECTOR -- USES SOUND WAVES TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN TYPES OF EXPLOSIVES A new type of bomb detection can sniff out how powerful an explosive is from afar. Devised by researchers at Vanderbilt University, Purdue University and the Colorado School of Mines, it uses a laser vibrometer and a sonic beam to identify how the [...]

Fox News

By | December 9th, 2014|

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. Prof. Sharon Weiss has modified white gold leaf paper so that its surface provides signal amplification of 100 million times – so that a laser and [...]

Military.com

By | December 9th, 2014|

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. Prof. Sharon Weiss has modified white gold leaf paper so that its surface provides signal amplification of 100 million times – so that a laser and [...]

Economic Voice

By | December 9th, 2014|

In the near future, 95% of Internet traffic will be conducted by machines talking to other machines. This may be one of the most important economic and industrial trends in history, and Vanderbilt University intends to play  a leading role in this transformation. Also known as “The Internet of Things,” the Industrial Internet connects objects and [...]

Nashville Tennessean

By | November 1st, 2014|

Students enhance learning with Betty's Brain software Learning enhanced by interacting with inquisitive avatar By Jamie McGee Studying the causes and effects of climate change, sixth-graders at Meigs Middle Magnet School put together a causal map on their computer screen to teach an avatar named Betty all about it. They’re adjusting their model as they go, [...]

Gizmodo

By | November 1st, 2014|

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 could [...]

Wired U.K.

By | November 1st, 2014|

  Engineers use sound waves to detect bombs remotely 25 October 13 by Olivia Solon   Engineers have developed an acoustic remote bomb detection system that can distinguish between those with large or small payloads. The system uses an acoustic array that focuses an intense sonic beam at a suspected home-made bomb. At the same time, [...]

Nashville Tennessean

By | November 1st, 2014|

Vanderbilt School of Engineering to open cutting-edge research lab in MetroCenter Experiments will test integrity, reliability of automotive, aeronautical systems October 17, 2013 Vanderbilt plans to open engineering lab in MetroCenter: The new Vanderbilt University engineering lab will study the reliability of materials used on aircrafts and wind turbines, among other equipment. When Vanderbilt University last [...]

Industrial Internet

By | November 1st, 2014|

Three Qs: Vanderbilt Professor Douglas Schmidt September 10, 2013 | Author: Douglas Schmidt | Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on tumblr More Sharing Services 5 How does the Industrial Internet relate to your work at Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS)? The emergence of the Industrial Internet as a viable [...]