Viruses don’t always kill their microbial hosts. In many cases, they develop a mutually beneficial relationship: the virus establishes itself inside the microbe and, in return, grants its host immunity against attack by similar viruses.
A connection between three professors has launched more than five years of multidisciplinary projects funded by the nation’s top research agencies.
In the world of nuclear physics, the data acquisition technology developed by UT physicist Robert Grzywacz and his colleagues at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is a game changer.
Yilu Liu not only gets a charge out of her research, she makes sure the charge stays on for all of us.
No one has done more to help us understand what happens to the human body after death than Professor Emeritus Bill Bass.
For most people, murder, arson, and violent crime are the stuff of news stories and urban legend. But our researchers who specialize in forensic work stare down death and sift through the ashes to help law enforcement solve mysteries and bring justice to victims.
Increasingly, faculty and students are crossing the silos of academic disciplines. Interdisciplinary collaborations are key to solving some of society’s greatest challenges.
Understanding the structure of lignin and devising profitable uses for it are top priorities for UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Biorefining Art Ragauskas and his multidisciplinary research team.
UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are both known for their nuclear engineering prowess, but their integral relationship is much deeper and broader, impacting many areas of the two institutions.