Karen Hughes, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, addresses the question of why some mushrooms are poisonous and some are not.
After hurricanes, one UT professor travels to the aftermath in order to find possible survivors trapped in the rubble or bodies of those killed by the storm.
The Tennessee RiverLine launched its public phase at Suttree Landing Park with cheers, confetti, and the dedication of 60 kayaks bound for river communities.
As global oil consumption drops, oil companies are pivoting to petrochemicals, which could potentially eliminate green alternatives
A new study involving Associate Professor Karen Lloyd finds a new microbial ecosystem thriving in violent conditions.
With the onset of spring come thunderstorms, and sometimes tornadoes. Learn how these systems form and why night tornadoes are especially deadly.
Researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have been awarded nearly $500,000 from the US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to improve the productivity, resiliency, and overall health of Eastern grasslands.
DeWayne Shoemaker, an entomologist who studies cacao pollination, studies the issue of relying on biting midges as sole cacao pollinators
TVA’s elevated commitment of a $1.2 million investment will accelerate the progress of this regional initiative, which was founded in the UT School of Landscape Architecture in 2016.
A UT scientist is among those describing the research they’ve had to delay in 2020 because of the pandemic.
UTIA researchers have been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to evaluate if growing biomass for jet fuel may become a viable option for farmers, a potential game changer for farming communities.
This month the American Association for the Advancement of Science announced the election of Joshua Fu and Gladys Alexandre as 2020 AAAS Fellows.