Increasingly, older adults are single and either have no children or live a considerable distance away from their grown children. They try to stay fit and take a more holistic approach to their health. They want to live independently as long as possible. At the same time, many are lonely.
As permafrost thaws, microbes break down the newly available carbon in the soil, possibly resulting in a flux of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere.
What will it take for businesses to perform at a high level in the supply chain and hold a competitive advantage over their rivals in the next decade?
When a wildfire obliterates a forest, the first life to rise from the ashes is usually a fungus—one of several species that cannot complete its life cycle without fire.
Women make up 40 percent of the workforce in supply chain organizations, yet only 15 percent of these firms have female representation at the executive levels, recent research shows.
For a plant to thrive, it needs the help of a friendly fungus—preferably one that will dig its way deep into the cells of the plant’s roots.
Two anthropology faculty members have been awarded a grant to develop a protocol to correctly identify blunt-force fractures made before death from burned human remains.
UT has joined a three-year effort to develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices.
Intimate partner abuse can have long-lasting effects. Even when the abuse happens early in one’s life, the damage may carry through until old age and can lead to heightened risk of depression and thoughts of suicide.
Researchers with the Department of Nutrition have received a $2 million grant to develop a limited dietary prescription that uses habituation to improve long-term weight loss for patients with childhood obesity.
UT biophysicist Rachel Patton McCord has been awarded a $1.84 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institute for General Medical Science to investigate how the 3D folded structure of the human genome reacts to physical stress in health and disease.
Four recent graduates and one current student from UT have been named winners in the prestigious 2019 Global Undergraduate Awards competition.