Scientific American recently featured the research of Sean Doody, adjunct professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Doody and his colleagues examine the complex, spiraling nest burrows produced by the yellow-spotted Australian monitor lizard, Varanus panoptes.
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A team of UT researchers is working with undergraduate students from across the country to better understand how the human body responds to tuberculosis infection by linking mathematical and biological studies.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) recently featured Vladimir Dinets, assistant research professor in the Department of Psychology, in a story about the Yeti, a mythical creature described as an enormous, shaggy ape-man with huge feet and aggressive sabre-like teeth. Scientists suggest various theories about what the creature is, ranging from a bear to an ape. “There are
A UT professor who is an authority on the impacts of acid drainage and sulfide oxidation has been named a fellow of the Geological Society of America.
The News Sentinel recently featured Ben Fitzpatrick, associate professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, in a story about mudpuppies, one of the largest aquatic salamanders in the eastern US. Fitzpatrick’s research focuses on population genetics, conservation biology and vertebrate biology. Read the full News Sentinel story online. (login required)
The larvae of some species of reef fish appear to survive better depending on the timing of when they were spawned, according to new research from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis.
The Board of Trustees approved a 3 percent tuition increase as part of UT Knoxville’s $1.06 billion new fiscal year budget, which begins July 1.
At Thursday’s UT Board of Trustees meeting, President Joe DiPietro led a special tribute to President Emeritus Ed Boling, who died on June 18.
A UT-related project exploring the role that neutrinos and dark matter particles can play in the formation of the universe has received a prestigious award from the US Department of Energy.
The Clarence Brown Theatre will open its season this September with a comedy called The 39 Steps. It features four actors playing more than 100 characters.