Category Archives: Sci/Tech

Researcher explains efforts to restore the American chestnut

[caption id="attachment_8726" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Dr. Stacy Clark explain her research on the American chestnut to a crowd at Friday's UT Science Forum.[/caption] Dr. Stacy Clark of the U.S. Forest Services, spoke at Friday’s installment of the UT Science Forum on “American Chestnut Restoration: Can We Bring Back the Mighty Giant.” Her presentation highlighted current efforts being made…
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UT aviation professor baffled by missing airplane, offers theories

Last Saturday, March 8, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 lost contact with air traffic control nearly an hour after takeoff and has since been missing. One week later, the fate of the flight remains a mystery as several theories have been dispelled or are yet to be proven legitimate. [caption id="attachment_8089" align="alignright" width="400"] Malaysia Airlines flight…
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Wall Street Journal medical writer to speak at McClung

Ron Winslow, a distinguished science writer for the Wall Street Journal, will speak on March 11 at the McClung Museum for the 22nd installment of the Alfred and Julia Hill lecture series. Winslow is widely recognized as the dean of medical writing by journalists, editors and scientists. He will be presenting "Covering Science: Worst of…
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Science forum to discuss epidemics of common wildlife

[caption id="attachment_7624" align="alignleft" width="300"] The UT Science Forum featuring Dr. Marcy J. Souza will be held at Thompson Boling Arena Dining room C-D.Mariah Bowers/ TNJN[/caption] An assistant professor at UT will address the state of deteriorating wildlife at the UT Science Forum that is being held Friday, March 7 at noon in the Thompson-Boling Arena…
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