Zebrafish, commonly found at pet stores, share 12,800 genes in common with humans. That link is helping researchers at UT with research that could make medicine more affordable.
Science Forum News
Omer Onar, an Alvin M. Weinberg Fellow at ORNL, will talk about the world’s first dynamic wireless charging system without coils at this week’s Science Forum.
Stefan Spanier, physics professor at UT, will talk about the European Council for Nuclear Research’s study on matter at this week’s Science Forum on Friday, October 31.
Urbanism, sustainability, and other structural challenges that many American cities are facing will be discussed at this week’s UT Science Forum.
Good communication is key to workplace success. That’s the gist of the message Joan Rentsch, a communication studies professor, will share at this week’s Science Forum.
Emerging diseases, medical advancements, and their impact on society will be analyzed at the Science Forum this week.
Obesity touches the lives of more than one-third of American children and teenagers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This week’s Science Forum at UT will look at the obesity epidemic among adolescents and one program that’s trying to help. Sarah Colby, assistant professor of nutrition at UT, will speak at noon on Friday, September 26, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
This week’s Science Forum at UT will look at alternative transportation energy sources and innovations. Claus Daniel, deputy director of the Sustainable Transportation program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will talk on “Electrification of Transportation: Cost and Opportunities.” His discussion begins at noon on Friday, September 19, in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
A former UT professor will discuss the global events leading up to the Manhattan Project, the research project that produced the first atomic bombs in World War II, at today’s Science Forum. Ted Lundy, retired professor of metallurgy, will speak on “The Manhattan Project: How Did It Begin?” His talk begins at noon in Room C-D of Thompson-Boling Arena.
UT’s annual Science Forum kicks off today with a discussion on how NASA’s Curiosity rover could help determine if life was once sustainable on Mars. The Science Forum is a weekly brown-bag lunch series that allows professors and area scientists to discuss their research with the general public in a conversational presentation.