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Study Finds Market Forces Influence The Value Of Bat-provided Services
2014-02-04 10:21:10

Services provided by Mother Nature, such as pest control from insect-eating bats, are affected by market forces like most anything else in the economy, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study finds.

2013-10-10 23:18:13

The UT Center for Industrial Services (CIS) is hosting events around the state to promote its Made in Tennessee initiative, honor the state’s manufacturers. Lawrenceburg,

2013-08-21 23:26:12

Rare new details about an ancient Roman fort in southern Jordan have been uncovered by two professors from the University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB)

2013-06-28 11:16:16

A mother's prolonged use of antibacterial soaps containing the chemical triclocarban may harm nursing babies.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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