A study led by Assistant Professor Samantha Ehrlich finds that at least 38 minutes of moderate exercise per day during the first trimester of pregnancy may lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Each year, Clarivate recognizes influential researchers in their respective academic fields—those who have multiple highly cited publications over the past decade. Names are pulled from publications that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for a field (or fields) and publication year in the Web of Science citation index.
While scientists agree that most biological diversity originated in the tropics, the jury is still out on how tropical species diversity formed and how it is maintained. A new study by UT researchers published in Science addresses these long-standing questions.
Three physicists in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UT, together with colleagues, have successfully modified a semiconductor to create a superconductor. The breakthrough in fundamental research may lead to unforeseen advancements in technology.
Two graduate students have received Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) awards. Since 2014, UT ranks number one in the country for SCGSR awards.
In labs across campus, faculty and staff are fabricating face-shield headbands and other personal protective gear for use by Tennessee medical professionals.
Karen Lloyd delivered a conference keynote address remotely—from her laptop, with her six-year-old daughter, Mary Jon, perched on her knees.
“I couldn’t let another day go by thinking about items like that in my lab, left over from old projects and just taking up room on the shelves.”
The Bridge Mobile App for Burn Patients provides patients with instruction, encouragement, and essential biopsychosocial rehabilitation after discharge.
Several colleges and programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, earned recognition from U.S. News and World Report in its 2021 graduate school rankings.
Richard Alley, a leading geoscientist who has been studying glaciers and sea level change for more than 30 years, will deliver the sixth annual Mossman Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. March 4.
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.