Keeping nuclear power plants running requires materials that can withstand factors like radiation, pressure, and heat, so any advancement that better addresses those issues is of benefit to the plants and their customers.
Elizabeth Herndon has been awarded a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Projects to investigate how plants, microorganisms, and minerals compete for phosphorus in the Arctic tundra.
Women who exercise at the recommended levels during the first trimester of pregnancy are at increased risk of delivering small-for-gestational-age infants and decreased risk of delivering large-for-gestational-age infants.
Could patients experience less pain and possibly have better recovery outcomes if their fears or emotional issues were addressed before surgery?
Training for a race—whether it is the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon in March or a first attempt at a 5K—can be daunting.
New research in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology hints at potential therapeutic strategies for Rett syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.
A UT microbiologist has received a portion of a $3.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to study how global warming could affect peatlands and their vast carbon stores in the future.
A study about daily step goals co-authored by David Bassett, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, is among the most discussed and shared of 2019 according to Altmetric.
The Precious Prints Project, an initiative of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Student Nurses Association, has welcomed its first academic partner.
A mathematics professor is developing a method that employs artificial intelligence to clearly understand the electrical brain activity data conveyed through electroencephalogram monitoring.
Strained relationships with parents, siblings, or extended family members may be more harmful to people’s health than a troubled relationship with a significant other.
Survivors of sepsis—a life-threatening response to an infection—have expressed a need for advocacy and follow-up support.