By acting as gatekeepers, microbes can affect geological processes that move carbon from the earth’s surface into its deep interior, according to a study published in Nature and coauthored by microbiologists at UT.
As much as 70 percent of all earth’s bacteria live underground; that is almost twice as much the volume of all oceans in our planet.
An interdisciplinary research team will study Russian disinformation campaigns in three former Soviet republics as part of a $1.6 million Minerva research grant awarded through the United States Department of Defense.
A new study provides insight into multiferroic materials, which could have substantive implications in fields such as data storage.
Researchers from all over the country will soon be studying moon rocks that NASA has never opened before, and some of the samples will be analyzed at UT.
The iconic “death roll” of alligators and crocodiles may be more common among species than previously believed, according to a new study published in Ethology, Ecology & Evolution and coauthored by a researcher at UT.
Stephanie Drumheller-Horton, professor of paleontology at the University of Tennessee, explains the death roll, a maneuver crocodiles make to turn their prey into edible-size bites.
A UT professor and expert known for his work on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill recovery efforts has co-authored a report making a series of recommendations to federal agencies on how to safely clean up after spills.
The Mathematics of Gun Violence Investigative Workshop, hosted by NIMBioS and DySoC, will be held May 1–3 at NIMBioS on UT’s campus.
Smiling really can make people feel happier, according to a new paper published in Psychological Bulletin.
Nicholas Coles, social psychology PhD student at UT, explains the relationship between smiling more and feeling happier.
UT is joining a network of colleges and universities and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to develop new methods of preventing sexual harassment in higher education.