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From Pokemon Go to Birdwatching: UT Scientist Studies How We Express Our Inner Hunter

Interested in birding or wildlife photography? Enjoy playing Pokemon Go and catching imaginary creatures? If so, you may simply be expressing your inner hunter. So says a new study from Vladimir Dinets, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, research...
30-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Students to Provide Real-Time Social Media Analysis of Presidential Debates

Students in a graduate seminar at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be monitoring social media discourse during the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates and on Election Day and reporting out their results in real-time for...
15-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fetal Heart Monitor App Helps Train Future Nurses


Sheila Taylor leaned in to see the baby’s heartbeat rhythm. She watched as the baby’s heartbeat line fell without a corresponding spike showing the mother’s uterus contracting down on it.
9-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Whooping Cranes' Predatory Behavior Key for Adaptation, Survival


The whooping crane, with its snowy white plumage and trumpeting call, is one of the most beloved American birds, and one of the most endangered. As captive-raised cranes are re-introduced in Louisiana, they are gaining a new descriptor: natural...
10-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Gut Environment Could Reduce Severity of Malaria

Microorganisms in the gut could play a role in reducing the severity of malaria, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and the University of Louisville.
5-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Researcher Urges Caution on 'Rewilding' to Restore Wild Spaces

Efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals has become increasingly popular in recent years. A study co-authored by Dan Simberloff, a researcher at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, said scientific evidence...
8-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UT Report: Job Growth, Consumer Spending to Boost State and National Economies

Job growth and consumer spending continue to grow and position Tennessee and the nation's economies for a strong 2016, according to a report released today from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Center for Business and Economic Research.
29-Jan-2016 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Physicist Helped Discover New Elements Recently Added to Periodic Table


A UT physicist has been instrumental in the discovery of four new super-heavy chemical elements—atomic numbers 113, 115, 117, and 118—recently added to the periodic table.
29-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UT's Stuart Brotman Can Provide Analysis of Social Media Discourse During Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates and on Election Night.


15-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

UT Professor Discusses the Science of Olympians


Once every four years, people from all nations marvel at the incredible feats of the greatest athletes in the world. What is it that allows them to run, jump and throw faster and farther than the average person?
3-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT

UT Expert Discusses Critical Voting Groups for 2016 Election

The 2016 presidential elections will be one of the nation's historic races—both because of the presumptive candidates and the voter groups each will drive to the polls—according to a political science expert at the University of Tennessee,...
21-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT

UT Expert: "Massacre in Orlando Is ... An Extreme Example of the Everyday Terrorism That LGBT People of Color Experience in the U.S."


15-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT

UT Astrophysics Expert Can Explain Impact, Meaning of Gravitational Waves Discovery

11-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

UT Marketing Expert Available to Comment on, Analyze Super Bowl Advertising


4-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

UT Water Resource Expert Available to Discuss Flint Crisis, Solutions

4-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

UT Political Science Expert Anthony Nownes Offers Insight Into Iowa Caucuses and Primary Season for Presidential Nominee Frontrunners


2-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST

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