Multiple news outlets have featured the research of microbiology assistant professor Jill Mikucki. She was part of a team that
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UT research finds life can persist in a cold, dark world. A UT microbiology assistant professor was part of a team that examined waters and sediments from a shallow lake deep beneath the Antarctic ice sheet and found the extreme environment supports microbial ecosystems.
With the start of a new academic year, there are several new and interim department heads across campus.
Embracing “novel ecosystems” is dangerous, according to a new study by a team including a UT professor.
Like other living creatures, bacteria guarantee their future by passing down DNA to their children. E. coli are tremendously gifted at this, typically splitting down the middle into two daughter cells and providing each with a full set of chromosomes.
Research by a UT team is receiving ample news coverage including on The Weather Channel, Space.com, and Times of India.
Researchers at UT have made a novel discovery that may potentially protect the world from future collisions with asteroids.
Eleven UT students are returning this week after spending five weeks in northern Uganda, where they engaged in international service-learning and intensive study of conflict and peace building as part of the Gulu Study and Service Abroad Program.
In faraway places around the world, US soldiers are challenged with carrying out missions despite the lack of access to energy supplies. A UT bioenergy researcher has received funding from the US Department of Defense to help find a solution.
President Barack Obama has announced the appointment of UT alumnus Michael Nettles to the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Nettles graduated in 1976 with a degree in political science.