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U of Tennessee Distinguished Scientist Awarded Prestigious Geosciences Award

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

University of Tennessee Part of $140 Million White House Advanced Manufacturing Initiative

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...
25-Feb-2014 3:45 PM EST

UT's Thompson-Boling Arena Among First in World to Use Cutting-Edge Lighting


The LED technology—developed and manufactured by Oak Ridge-based LED North America at the Tech 20/20 incubator facility in Oak Ridge, incorporating an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology, and installed by Knoxville-based Bandit Lites—is...
24-Feb-2014 12:00 PM EST

University of Tennessee Study Finds Crocodiles Climb Trees


When most people envision crocodiles, they think of them waddling on the ground or wading in water—not climbing trees. However, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study has found that the reptiles can climb trees as far as the crowns.
10-Feb-2014 5:00 PM EST

University of Tennessee Professor Named to National Academy of Engineering


George Pharr, Chancellor's Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Joint Faculty Scientist in the Materials Science and Technology Division at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory,...
6-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST

Market Forces Influence the Value of Bat-Provided Services


Researchers from UT and the University of Arizona, Tucson, studied how forces such as volatile market conditions and technological substitutes affect the value of pest control services provided by Mexican free-tailed bats on cotton production in the...
30-Jan-2014 5:00 PM EST

Research Finds Link Between Alcohol Use, Not Pot, and Domestic Violence

Research among college students found that men under the influence of alcohol are more likely to perpetrate physical, psychological or sexual aggression against their partners than men under the influence of marijuana. Women, on the other hand, were...
27-Jan-2014 5:00 PM EST

University of Tennessee Florida Everglades Research to Help Climate Change Mitigation

The research has implications for mitigating the effects of climate change by investigating future impacts of changing water levels.
27-Jan-2014 4:00 PM EST

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UT Expert Can Discuss Anthrax Security Issues #UTKnoxville

24-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Offers Experts on Trucker Safety, Sleep

11-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UT Expert Available to Address Heartbleed Bug

21-Apr-2014 11:40 AM EDT

U of Tennessee Faculty Can Discuss Daylight Saving Time's Effect on Our Bodies

3-Mar-2014 2:00 PM EST

U of Tennessee Professor Can Discuss Situation in Ukraine

3-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EST

UT Expert: Olympic Infrastructure Investments, Not Venues, Bring Economic Growth

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

University of Tennessee Professors Can Discuss Recent Cold Snaps Within Context of Climate Change. #Utknoxville

28-Jan-2014 11:00 AM EST

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Experts Can Talk About Various Aspects of the 22nd Olympic Winter Games; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

13-Jan-2014 9:30 AM EST

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