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.
Bone measurement analysis indicates that remains found in the South Pacific were likely those of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart.
Scientists have discovered that disturbed sleep patterns may indicate Alzheimer’s years before symptoms occur, and Alzheimer’s can cause changes in the brain that affect patients’ internal clocks. In an interview featured on the website Being Patient.com, UT nursing professor Karen Rose discusses whether or not sleep medications will benefit loved ones’ with Alzheimer’s. You can
Times Daily interviews Hap McSween about verifying a meteorite.
A new center has been established at UT to promote connections and collaborations between researchers focused on human social behavior. The Center for the Dynamics of Social Complexity will combine system thinking, modeling tools, and big data to develop testable predictions and research into a variety of topics related to human social behavior, such as
A drug used to treat opioid addiction could cause breathing problems in some obese patients, according to a new study from UT scientists.
Earther featured a study lead by researchers from UT and the University of Vermont about the climate model that factors in how humans react to climate change.
Beginning this month, pediatric nurse practitioners from UT’s College of Nursing will work at the Mountain People’s Health Council in Huntsville, Tennessee, to serve children in Scott County two days a week.
Superconducting technology has given us highly-detailed medical imaging, particle accelerators, and high-speed trains, but exactly what gives rise to this property is still a mystery.