Karen Lloyd's work with subsea floor mud and frozen Siberian soil has earned her an extraordinarily competitive award.
The assistant professor of microbiology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,
has been selected as a 2015 Alfred P. Sloan...
23-Feb-2015 10:30 AM EST
Turns out we may have more in common with crocodiles than we'd ever dream. According to research by a psychology professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, crocodiles think surfing waves, playing ball and going on piggyback rides are fun,...
11-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST
As the nation pauses to recognize civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. next Monday, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor is reflecting on the country's racial history in a different way—by examining plantations.
12-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST
President Obama will announce today that the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will lead the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI, a $259 million public-private partnership. The Institute reflects a $70 million...
9-Jan-2015 11:05 AM EST
Diamonds are beautiful and enigmatic. Though chemical reactions that create the highly coveted sparkles still remain a mystery, a professor from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is studying a rare rock covered in diamonds that may hold clues...
5-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST
Research led by Devon Burr, an associate professor in the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department at UT, shows that winds on Titan must blow faster than previously thought to move sand. The discovery may explain how the dunes were formed.
5-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST
A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study shows that just as our family histories dictate what we look like and how we act, plant evolutionary history shapes community responses to interacting agents of global change.
5-Dec-2014 10:40 AM EST
A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence of responding to economic signals, which could limit the effectiveness of future conservation efforts.
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All eyes turn to Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics this week as athletes compete to take the gold. But what happens to the city and sporting facilities that have been built for the event once everyone returns home? It's a question Scott...
6-Feb-2014 11:00 AM EST