Can Soda Save the Planet?

Researchers working at ORNL have found a surprisingly simple way to produce a carbon-grabbing substance.

Anticipating Catastrophe

Soldiers with flu, 1918

A UT researcher finds that many nurses say they are unprepared for long-term disasters, and nursing colleges aren’t emphasizing it.

Tweet Trackers

The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia

UT researchers find a strong correlation between Russian disinformation and movement in the 2016 presidential polls.

Mitigating Mercury

Research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Aquatic Ecology Lab has local and global importance.

Backyard Archaeologists

UT anthropology students

UT Knoxville students sift through evidence of ancient civilizations on the banks of the Tennessee River.

Innovation at the Core

ORNL Transformational Challenge Reactor

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are building a next-generation research reactor core using 3-D printing.

Wildflower Witness


A University of Tennessee scientist uses Henry David Thoreau’s 19th century observations to chart the effects of climate change.