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Slate Features Simberloff in Biocontrol Debate


Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, weighs in on an industry debate—is biocontrol a better alternative to pesticides– in this Slate story.

Professor Discusses the Science of Olympians

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Once every four years, people from all nations marvel at the incredible feats of the greatest athletes in the world. What is it that allows them to run, jump, and throw faster and farther than the average person? David Bassett, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, and a colleague have developed a course to answer that question.

News Sentinel Talks to Jonsson about Deadly Mouse Virus

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The Knoxville News Sentinel recently interviewed UT’s Colleen Jonsson who this summer is overseeing a group of undergraduate students from across the country who are using mathematical modeling to study how hantavirus spreads.