The Knoxville News Sentinel featured a statewide middle school teacher professional development workshop called Tennessee STEM Leadership Academy. Tennessee Solar Conversion and Storage Using Outreach, Research, and Education (TN-SCORE) played a role in the academy through funding.
Breast milk, bumble bees, and even “Bieber Fever” will undergo mathematical analyses at the 2012 annual meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology, July 25–28, at the Knoxville Convention Center. About 400 scientists and undergraduate students from twenty-three countries and thirty-five US states are expected to attend the annual meeting.
This story on The Atlantic magazine’s news webpage, The Atlantic Wire, reports findings by researchers at UT and MIT about evidence of a network of rivers discovered on Titan, the largest moon orbiting Saturn.
Researchers at the Center for Laser Applications at the University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma have developed a technology that goes on a “seek and destroy” mission for cancerous tumors. They have harnessed the power of lasers to find, map, and non-invasively destruct cancerous tumors.