Microbiology graduate research assistant Karissa Cross spoke with Knoxville News Sentinel about her work with the D. Oralis bacteria cultivated at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The partnership looks to improve everything from patient wait times to recovery from surgery.
In 2017, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s headquarters brought in an estimated $1.6 billion in income, nearly 20,000 jobs, and $367.9 million in tax revenue to the state’s economy.
NIMBioS’s Sergey Gavrilets recently received a grant from the US Department of Defense for a project that will develop new mathematical modeling tools to investigate political revolutions and the resilience of human societies to shocks.
Coal mining, under current US regulations, has significantly reduced the abundance and variety of fish, invertebrates, salamanders, and other aquatic life in streams.
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.
A team of UT scholars is researching the stories of veterans interred at Knoxville National Cemetery.
Swimmers, tubers, and boaters often have the same question when they are in or around the water: what exactly is down there? UT’s Henry Goodrich Chair of Excellence Thanos Papanicolaou has helped solve that riddle by developing a way for researchers to see underwater sediment and predict its likelihood for mobility.
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.
Louis Gross has been honored with the 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award. His research focuses on using computational and mathematical tools to address environmental problems.
Patrick Grzanka and Leticia Flores discussed religious exemptions and discrimination against LGBT people with the Human Rights Watch.
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.