USA Today, Forbes and the Knoxville News Sentinel recently highlighted the research of Neil Williams, a fourth year UT chemistry doctoral candidate in professor Sheng Dai’s group. Williams is part of a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that discovered a method for removing carbon dioxide directly from air.
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Have you ever wondered what’s going on inside the scaly exterior of reptiles? Graduate student Jordan Bush offers insight in a Scientific American guest blog post.
The Washington Post recently featured UT alumna Jennifer Love, the District of Columbia’s first full-time forensic anthropologist.
PBS recently featured Karen Lloyd’s research about microbes living beneath the sea floor.
International science journal Nature selected Stephen Blackwell’s new book as one of the top twenty books of 2016.
Gordon Burghardt spoke to National Geographic about the play behavior of walruses. New research shows walruses are playful creatures and like to toy with bird carcasses.
The New York Times, Washington Post and Gizmodo quoted geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer in a story examining what makes the sound from famous old violins so exquisite.
The Christian Science Monitor interviewed UT’s Joshua Emery for a story about frozen water on the dwarf planet Ceres that could provide clues into the history of our own planet and the solar system.
In the upside-down world of the pipefish, sexual selection appears to work in reverse, with flashy females battling for males who bear the pregnancy and carry their young to term in their brood pouch. But new research from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) shows even more factors appear to play a role in determining mating success.
William Raymond Wade, UT professor emeritus of mathematics, died November 30 in Brea, California. He was 73. He had a distinguished 43-year career at the university, including service as associate head for undergraduate studies in the Department of Mathematics, before he retired in 2011.