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21 min ago | NorCalBlogs

Life found below Antarctica's ice sheet

In a finding that has implications for life in other extreme environments, both on Earth and elsewhere in the solar system, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation this week published a paper confirming that the waters and sediments of a lake that lies 800 meters beneath the surface of the West Antarctic ice sheet support "viable ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oceanography, Science, Saint Olaf College, World News, United Kingdom, Ceredigion County, Wales, Powell, TN, UC Santa Cruz

21 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

More college students use crowdfunding to pay tuition

UT freshman Krista Dickerson is one of 153,000 college students getting some of their tuition paid off from generosity More college students use crowdfunding to pay tuition UT freshman Krista Dickerson is one of 153,000 college students getting some of their tuition paid off from generosity Check out this story on WBIR.com: ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

No failing restaurants again this week in Knoxville, several high scores

Health inspectors are hitting the road again checking restaurants after a busy summer of visiting hundreds of public swimming pools, making sure they abide by state health rules.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Ex-Cowboy never saw Morgan working An associate of Delbert Morgan...

"Through a mutual friend, we ended up playing softball together," John Warren said of his time with Morgan at the University of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

UT adopts sexual misconduct policy

UT adopts sexual misconduct policy The University of Tennessee announced a new policy to protect students and faculty from sexual misconduct and relationship violence.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Health.com

New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants

An experimental drug shows promise in treating respiratory syncytial virus , a leading cause of pneumonia in infants, researchers report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Infectious Diseases

Star-Telegram.com

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Pakistan, India,

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Positively Schwall: Frosh dazePositively Schwall: Frosh dazeThere is...

There is always a certain amount of confusion on the first day of school at the University of Tennessee.

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Chattanoogan.com

ACT Recognizes Tennessee For "Unusual And Impressive" Test Gains

Tennessee's composite ACT score showed its largest gain in more than a decade, and increased more than it has since the state began testing all students in 2010, according to scores released by ACT.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Tennessee, Mathematics, Science, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Knoxville, TN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

One-third of the documented low-head dam fatalities in the United States have occurred in Pennsylvania, Minnesota and Iowa, according Bruce Tschantz, a professor of engineering at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville who maintains the safedam.com website.

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Related Topix: Prison, Iowa, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

WBIR-TV Knoxville

UT gets a facelift, more work underway

As University of Tennessee students head back to class they are noticing some big changes around campus with more to soon follow.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Business Journal

Invest Indiana and Invest Tennessee conferences to be held in September

The InvestTennessee Equity Conference will be on Thursday, Sept. 18, in Nashville, and the InvestIndiana Equity Conference will be on Tuesday, Sept.

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EurekAlert!

University of Tennessee research uncovers subglacial life beneath Antarctic ice sheet

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, research finds life can persist in a cold, dark world.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Microbiology, Biology, Science

RedOrbit

Adoption Of - Novel Ecosystems' By...

Image Caption: This picture features a classic novel ecosystem. The ground cover is cogon grass, a highly invasive Asian grass that is one of the South's worst and fastest-growing weed problems.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology

Knoxville News Sentinel

UT classes begin today University of Tennessee students begin classes Wednesday.

Between classes on the first day of school Wednesday, University of Tennessee students took in the breezy weather and a view of the new pedestrian bridge on the grassy steps outside the Alumni Memorial Building.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

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The University of Tennessee's colleges of Nursing and Business Administration are joining forces for a nursing leadership program.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Louisville, TN, Blount County, TN

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

$48,000 clean up fund approved for Fountain City Lake

For thousands of University of Tennessee students, Wednesday will be the first day of classes.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Tennessee changes pesticide laws | Tennessee pesticides, pest, Murfreesboro news, WGNS News

Tennessee has modified state laws and regulations concerning the use of pesticides, and applicators need to be aware of how those changes might affect their certifications.

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Related Topix: Murfreesboro, TN, Agriculture, Science, Rutherford County, TN

The Daily News

Williams Joins Memphis Obstetrics as OB/GYN

Dr. Jason Williams has joined the staff of Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association PC, where he will focus on women's health care issues, including prevention, diagnosis and management of many general medical conditions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Health, Australia, Knoxville, TN, World News, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

WKRN

Group at UT aiming to get more women engineering students

As of October 2013, only 6.1 percent of EECS undergraduates and 21.2 percent of graduate students were women.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Electrical Engineering, Science

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