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Robot evolution: Partnership intensifies between Vanderbilt engineers, physicians

Dec. 6, 2013—By David F. Salisbury In the foreseeable future, robots will stick steerable needles in your brain to remove blood clots, and capsule robots will crawl up your colon to reduce the pain of colonoscopies. “Bionic” prosthetic devices will help amputees regain lost mobility, and humanoid robots will help therapists give autistic children the skills to...

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Student-designed Vandy Vans app now available on iTunes

Dec. 2, 2013—An iPhone app designed by three members of the VandyApps club (formerly Vandy Mobile) to improve the Vandy Vans experience is now available for free at the iTunes store. Vandy Vans is Vanderbilt’s overnight campus shuttle, serving multiple popular stops along three routes. The Vandy Vans website, however, was not as handy as it could...

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