Gordon Burghardt and his colleagues Vladimir Dinets, a psychology research assistant professor, and James Murphy of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park in Washington, D.C., are the first to document play with objects in a cichlid fish species.
20-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor in UT's Department of Psychology, has found that crocodiles work as a team to hunt their prey. His research tapped into the power of social media to document such behavior.
13-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT
At the beginning of the age of dinosaurs, gigantic reptiles—distant relatives of modern crocodiles—ruled the earth. Some lived on land and others in water and it was thought they didn't much interact. But a tooth found by a University of...
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Novel ecosystems arise when human activities transform biological communities through species invasions and environmental change. They are seemingly ubiquitous, and thus many policymakers and ecologists argue for them to be accepted as the "new...
18-Aug-2014 9:30 AM EDT
The UT team studied near-Earth asteroid 1950 DA and discovered that the body, which rotates so quickly it defies gravity, is held together by cohesive forces called van der Waals, never detected before on an asteroid.
13-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Meridian Bioscience Inc. has entered into a technology and commercial license agreement with the UT Research Foundation for the development of the technology that could result in low cost, point-of-care disease detection using a portable device....
13-Aug-2014 11:05 AM EDT
Established in 1999, the award from the American Geosciences Institute is presented to a geoscientist who has demonstrated a long history of scientific achievement and exceptional service to the geoscience profession.
15-Mar-2014 9:00 AM EDT
Suresh Babu, UT-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor's Chair for Advanced Manufacturing, and a team of faculty, will help lead UT's research effort in the $140 million Detroit-based institute, called the Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing...
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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...
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