A new study from UT has identified certain chemical receptors in cells that could deceive the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa and improve patient response to drugs.
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UT political scientist Richard Pacelle told WMOT Radio, a Middle Tennessee-based NPR affiliate, that the state’s democrats could take advantage of turmoil in the Republican Party and mount a serious challenge for the Senate seat being vacated by Bob Corker. Pacelle also says Corker’s decision creates an interesting challenge for the Republican Party, which has
The Atlantic featured the story of Laura Kiesel who had to take on the role of being a parent to her infant brother at only 6 years old. Kiesel’s story is one of what psychologists refer to as destructive parentification—a form of emotional abuse or neglect where a child becomes the caregiver to their parent
A debate over reptile pets erupted in a series of articles published recently in the journal, Veterinary Record. In a linked editorial, UT’s Gordon Burghardt said issues of health, best practices for keeping captives, and preventing disease transmission to humans “are important for veterinarians to address.” But he believes reptiles and amphibians “are compatible with
UT anthropology assistant professor Raja Swamy is collaborating with a Southern Illinois University Carbondale researcher on a project about Hurricane Harvey’s effects on Houston. The pair recently received an $80,000 grant for the work. The Southern Illinoisan featured the project in this story. The researchers’ latest project asks a deceptively simple question: What will Hurricane
The Knoxville News Sentinel highlighted the UT theatre season’s third play, “Blue Window.” A play of loneliness in the big city and directed by UT theatre faculty member Terry-Silver-Alford, “Blue Window” runs Oct. 25-Nov. 12. Shows are in the intimate Lab Theatre, part of the Clarence Brown Theatre building on campus. Silver-Alford called the play
Al Hazari, retired UT chemistry professor, was recently featured on WBIR-TV Channel 10 while introducing the wonders of chemistry and promoting his chemistry show. Hazari hosted his 27th annual Magic of Chemistry show on Oct. 24 at UT”S Dabney-Buehler Hall. The theme of this year’s show was “Chemistry Rocks.” The show incorporated different types of
Master Arabic calligrapher Pablo Casado will give a public lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 7.
On her first day as a volunteer at East Knoxville Free Medical Clinic, UT senior Avanti Rangnekar dusted off her high school Spanish skills to translate medical information for a Latino family.
UT English professor Misty Anderson wrote a column for The Huffington Post sharing a recap of Ben Shapiro’s visit to campus. Sharpiro, a former Breitbart editor, radio talk show host, curator of his own opinion site The Daily Wire, is on a speaking tour visiting college campuses across the country. His message is the vulnerability