Professor Michael Mason’s idea for communicating with 18- to 25-year-olds with identified cannabis-use disorders is to text them. The texts ask questions like “How is your mood today?” and “What is your stress level?”
A study led by Assistant Professor Samantha Ehrlich finds that at least 38 minutes of moderate exercise per day during the first trimester of pregnancy may lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
A study conducted by Stanford University researchers named 156 UT faculty members among the top 2 percent of scientists in the world for research citations.
In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the World Health Organization designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing has spent the past 12 months honoring Nightingale (1820–1910). Here’s how the year unfolded.
While scientists agree that most biological diversity originated in the tropics, the jury is still out on how tropical species diversity formed and how it is maintained. A new study by UT researchers published in Science addresses these long-standing questions.
In spring semester 2021, students in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing will get firsthand experience testing out a new virtual health care app designed by a team of faculty and students from across campus.
Researchers at UT Knoxville and the University of Texas at Austin have a new hypothesis about our solar system’s early years—and they weren’t peaceful.
This month the American Association for the Advancement of Science announced the election of Joshua Fu and Gladys Alexandre as 2020 AAAS Fellows.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing celebrated another year of educating the next generation of nurse leaders and health care professionals with its 12th annual NightinGala, which was livestreamed due to COVID-19. Country music star and Academy of Country Music Awards Entertainer of the Year Thomas Rhett surprised guests with a prerecorded performance.
Three physicists in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UT, together with colleagues, have successfully modified a semiconductor to create a superconductor. The breakthrough in fundamental research may lead to unforeseen advancements in technology.
Two decades ago, Kelly Arnold fell in love with the Spanish language as a UT student. Now a doctor, she merges her love of language with medicine to serve Latinos in Chattanooga. For her work, she was named the 2020 Tennessee Family Physician of the Year.
Researchers with the UT College of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries worked with communities in northern Uganda to measure their attitudes and awareness of diseases jumping from wildlife to humans.