Microbial communities living in deep aquatic sediments have adapted to survive on degraded organic matter, according to a study coauthored by UT professors.
A new form of electron microscopy allows researchers to examine nanoscale tubular materials while they are “alive” and forming liquids—a first in the field.
Playgrounds that mimic the natural environment have physical and mental benefits for preschool children, according to a study published last month in Children, Youth, and Environments and coauthored by professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
A new institutional partnership between UT and Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) will send graduate students from the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education to Japan as visiting scholars to study materials science and advanced manufacturing.
Samantha Ehrlich, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health, was recognized earlier this month by the American Diabetes Association.
During the first two weeks of June, the Forensic Anthropology Facility welcomed 48 law enforcement officers from all over the country to its Outdoor Recovery Course.
A new species of crocodile-relative from the Age of Dinosaurs has been discovered at a fossil excavation site in Texas.
Researchers found that food insecurity has an average prevalence of 30.5 percent among college students who responded to online surveys at 10 four-year universities in the Southern Appalachia region.
The children of women who have high glucose blood levels during pregnancy, even if their mothers are not diagnosed with gestational diabetes, are at an increased risk of developing obesity in childhood, according to a new study published in PLOS One.
Samantha Ehrlich, professor of public health at the University of Tennessee, explains how gestational diabetes can increase the risk of early childhood obesity.
According to a study published in Nature Communications, cooperation among competing fishers can boost fish stocks on coral reefs.
A new study provides insight into multiferroic materials, which could have substantive implications in fields such as data storage.