Dawnie Steadman shared with WVLT that while UT’s forensic research has sparked many books and television shows, the work is not always quick to yield results as it might appear in a work of fiction.
Every year, 60 students present their undergraduate research on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. This year, UT junior Taylor Payne will be among them as she presents her research project Neurological Disease Detection Using Laser Technology.
Richard Jantz’s re-examination of bones purported to belong to legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart recently made waves around the country and the world.
Green tea has always been known to have beneficial health effects, but how these effects come about has been a mystery. Now, a team collaborating across the UT System has discovered molecular mechanisms through which key chemicals in green tea work.
Sandy Cobb first became interested in seizure disorders while working as an EEG technician at the University of North Carolina Medical Center. Now Cobb, earning her PhD in nursing, was in the first group of students to receive the Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and deaths by suicide are increasing every year despite prevention efforts.
PhD candidate Shane Bierma is helping the LGBT+ community live better and healthier lives.
Parents should pause and think about how to make the most out of a young athlete’s experience.
One of the Mars targets being explored by NASA’s rover Curiosity has been named St Kilda because of a very personal connection to Linda Kah, a UT scientist who is working on the mission, according to the BBC.
UT nuclear physicist Geoffrey Greene says physicists need to know the neutron’s lifetime in order to calculate the relative abundances of hydrogen and helium that would have been produced during the universe’s first few minutes, according to Quantra and Wired magazines.
UT psychology professor Ralph Lydic recently led a study about a drug used to treat opioid addiction, according to WVLT. The study examined buprenorphine, a scheduled III drug believed to have a lower abuse potential than methadone.
UT has been named a gold level campus by the Exercise Is Medicine global health initiative managed by the American College of Sports Medicine.