The Knoxville Mercury named Grow Bioplastics, a company begun by UT students, as a likely candidate to be the next big thing.
Chris Cherry’s research with e-bikes highlighted by Curbed magazine.
Pediatricians and experts are weighing in on a viral video of a newborn baby walking with the support of a nurse just minutes after being born. Health magazine, People magazine and AOL featured Daniela Corbetta, professor in the Department of Psychology and director of the Infant Perception-Action Laboratory.
Time Magazine asked ten history experts to make recommendations for summer travel, and Julie Reed, an assistant professor in the Department of History, is among that distinguished group of travel advisors.
Last month, UT co-hosted a stargazing party–the fourth annual Calhoun Stargaze–in Calhoun County, West Virginia. According to the Parkersburg News and Sentinel, which featured the event, without the bright lights of an urban setting Calhoun Park off West Virginia 16 outside of Grantsville has one of the darkest night skies in the eastern United States.
A Knoxville News Sentinel editorial highlighted the importance of the transportation industry to the state and included sections on the Tickle College of Engineering and Haslam College of Business.
WBIR profiled several ongoing research efforts at UT, from engineering to anthropology.
Sergey Gavrilets, distinguished professor of ecology, evolutionary biology and mathematics at UT recently published a study explaining what may motivate individuals to take part in extremist behaviors.
In the caves of Cuba, at Desembarco del Granma National Park, boas hunt in packs. That’s the conclusion of a study published in Animal Behavior and Cognition by Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor of psychology. His study was featured by national and international media outlets.
Scientific American weighs the pros and cons of introducing–and removing–invasive species from ecology. The outlet interviewed Martin Nuñez, a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, who has published several papers warning of perverse incentives to distribute economically valuable species more widely.