A special issue of the geochemistry journal Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta is a tribute to Professor Lawrence Taylor, a founding figure in what would become UT’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Michael Phelps was caught on camera glaring as he prepared for the men’s 200-meter butterfly final. The look became an example of a concept that has long been familiar in sports: game face.
Increasingly, older adults are single and either have no children or live a considerable distance away from their grown children. They try to stay fit and take a more holistic approach to their health. They want to live independently as long as possible. At the same time, many are lonely.
Two anthropology faculty members have been awarded a grant to develop a protocol to correctly identify blunt-force fractures made before death from burned human remains.
Tonight will be the ideal time to view the annual Orionids meteor shower.
Intimate partner abuse can have long-lasting effects. Even when the abuse happens early in one’s life, the damage may carry through until old age and can lead to heightened risk of depression and thoughts of suicide.
Researchers with the Department of Nutrition have received a $2 million grant to develop a limited dietary prescription that uses habituation to improve long-term weight loss for patients with childhood obesity.
UT biophysicist Rachel Patton McCord has been awarded a $1.84 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institute for General Medical Science to investigate how the 3D folded structure of the human genome reacts to physical stress in health and disease.
The strength of 3D-printed products could be improved through a new technique developed by scientists at UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
While most people imagine alligators and crocodiles as being much the same now as they were during the age of dinosaurs, digging into the fossil record shows much more diverse species through time.
The effects of climate change in the tropics are manifesting as changes in species abundances, shifts in ranges, and changes in the timing of life history events, like fruiting and flowering of trees, according to a literature review published in the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics and authored by a UT professor.
Current obesity rates in adults in the United States could be the result of dietary changes that took place decades ago, according to a new study published by researchers at UT.