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2011-07-26 15:12:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been awarded $18 million to help create a new generation of linkages among high-performance computers and research facilities across the nation.

2011-07-21 09:28:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How do you cut costs without cutting quality of care? It's a question many health care professionals face in today's health care environment.

2011-06-22 14:05:49

Jeremy Smith, Governor's Chair for Molecular Biophysics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has helped reveal a key trigger of Gerstmann–Sträussler–Scheinker (GSS) syndrome, a rare but deadly neurodegenerative disease.

2011-05-31 16:52:00

In the news release, TVA, University of Tennessee to Develop Campus Energy Management Program, issued 31-May-2011 by Tennessee Valley Authority over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, last sentence, should read "Since 2008, faculty, staff and students have worked to reduce overall energy consumption, saving more than $1 million" rather than "Campus efforts since 2008 to reduce overall energy consumption are saving more than $1 million a year on utility...

2011-05-31 14:48:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee, in partnership with Knoxville Utilities Board, have agreed to develop a long-term plan to enhance energy efficiency and energy management on the university's Knoxville campus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) TVA's EnergyRight Solutions for Business program will work with the university's flagship campus to create a 10-year strategic energy...

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2011-05-10 09:43:16

Researchers have discovered that an evolutionary change from 65 million years ago may have set the pace for the rapid growth rate of present-day flowering plants.

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2011-04-01 06:40:00

The deaths of insect-eating bats in North America could have serious economic impacts on the United States, costing the agriculture industry some as much as $53 billion a year.

2011-04-01 00:52:55

Bats in North America are under a two-pronged attack but they are not the only victim – so is the U.S. economy.

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2011-03-21 11:04:27

With states scrambling to find ways to generate revenue, tax-free online shopping is becoming a target increasingly being focused in the crosshairs.

2011-02-24 15:32:28

A team involving University of Tennessee, Knoxville, researchers has conducted the first-ever genetic sequencing of a harmful algal bloom (HAB) species, cracking the genome of the micro-organism responsible for the Eastern Seaboard's notorious brown tides.


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