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A new ranavirus threatens U.S. amphibian diversity
Environmental News Network, October 31, 2019
AIDS-immunocompromised populations see more antibiotic-resistant infections
Science & Technology Research News, April 19, 2019
Scientists strategize for better conservation plans: New research estimates species' niche by treating above, below taxonomic levels
ScienceDaily, February 2, 2019
Bag a job, bag your prey: Search theory used to manage threats from overhunting
Science Daily, October 5, 2018
College students investigate invasive, beetle-carried disease killing walnut trees
Knoxville News Sentinel, July 13, 2018
Students hope mosquito model will reduce La Crosse encephalitis rates
Knoxville News Sentinel, July 7, 2018
The psychology of wrecking or saving the planet
Radio Ecoshock, January 24, 2018
Tiny individual decisions really could help avert climate chaos
New Scientist, January 12, 2018
Science suggests path to hope for human intervention to minimize climate change
Treehugger, January 2, 2018
Climate change may favor large plant eaters over small competitors
Science Daily, December 19, 2017
UT students research mosquitoes, spread of La Crosse Encephalitis virus in East Tennessee
Knoxville News Sentinel, July 14, 2017
UT students study mosquitoes spread of deadly disease
WBIR, July 12, 2017
Research about social norms could help us better understand extremism: A new study on human cooperation could shed light on why some take radical steps
Huffington Post, May 26, 2017
Why fans of perennially-poor football teams share traits with suicide bombers: Band of brothers' mentality can drive extreme behaviour
Daily Mail, March 14, 2017
Ritual group pain: Strong negative experiences help explain evolutionary puzzle of suicide attacks
International Business Times, March 14, 2017
Pipefish pairing
Biosphere Issue 23, February 16, 2017
Social groups key to preserving natural resources
Science Explorer, December 30, 2016
Smoky Mountains National Park releases new biodiversity web application
Knoxville News Sentinel, August 3, 2016
Tennessee professor oversees students' study of mouse virus, deadly to humans
News Sentinel, July 15, 2016
Awkward robots show how tails propelled first land walkers to new heights
Smithsonian, July 7, 2016
Fish may have evolved to live on land more than 30 times
Science, June 16, 2016
Earth's weird and wonderful animal models
The Medium, April 21, 2016
In rainforests, battle for sunlight shapes forest structure
Science Codex, January 7, 2016
New methods help advance infectious disease forecasting
Science Newsline, January 6, 2016
New methods help advance infectious disease forecasting
Science Newsline, January 6, 2016
Study tracks the evolution of creationism laws in the US
Los Angeles Times, December 17, 2015
How have anti-evolution tactics evolved over time? They’ve gotten sneakier
Washington Post, December 17, 2015
Finding patterns in the history of human warfare
NPR-affiliate WUOT, September 16, 2015
How monk parakeets pick their battles
Audubon, September 10, 2015
Researchers developing models to understand, fight canine distemper
American Veterinary Medical Association newsletter, July 23, 2015
Students, mentors study tuberculosis at the University of Tennessee
Channel 6 ABC affiliate, July 1, 2015
Hyena society is founded on friendship
Science, May 15, 2015
Barrier Reef coral genetically altered in hope of surviving climate change
The Guardian, February 2, 2015
War may have made us smarter
ABC News, December 7, 2014
Animal speech shows similarities to human language
Science, August 20, 2014
Chirps, whistles, clicks: Do any animals have a true 'language'?
Washington Post, August 22, 2014
NIMBioS students study aggressive ants at UT, July 29, 2014
Just an expression: UT professors lead facial analysis project
Knoxville News Sentinel, July 23, 2014
Study looks into different facial expressions, July 22, 2014
UT to help science-oriented women professionals at workshop
Knoxville News Sentinel, April 7, 2014
Study finds how flowering plants cope with the cold
Nature World News, December 23, 2013
Algorithm can identify dolphin whistles
New York Times, October 28, 2013
Turtles on the run as habitats shift and sink
Red Orbit, October 9, 2013
Scientists use math -- and computer war games -- to show how society evolved
Los Angeles Times, September 24, 2013.
Empires, bureaucracies and religion arise from war.
Nature, September 23, 2013
Dream jobs: Interns spend summer researching animals, performing for theater
Knoxville News Sentinel, July 22, 2013
UT research center receives $18.6 million
Knoxville News Sentinel, July 22, 2013
An ocean of viruses
The Scientist Magazine, July 1, 2013
Search for rare birds
WBIR-TV Channel 10, July 1, 2013
Bird calls and binary codes: College students explore interface between biology and math
Knoxville News Sentinel, June 30, 2013
New technology helps track rare birds in smokies
WUOT, 91.9 FM, June 27, 2013
Biological fitness trumps other traits in mating game
NSF News from the Field, June 19, 2013
Structural balance: Rock hyrax has frenemies too
Science 2.0, April 22, 2013
Mosquito nets could eliminate malaria: study
Zimbabwe Standard, March 10, 2013
U.S. Supreme Court under the microscope: Biodiversity statistics reveal mixed results in Court makeup
Tennessee Today, February 11, 2013
Avoiding a cartography catastrophe
NSF News from the Field, February 4, 2013
New insight into the (epi)genetic roots of homosexuality
Time Magazine, December 13, 2012
Combining Biology and Math, Louis Gross Tackles the Big Problems
AAAS Member Spotlight, October 19, 2012
Evolution Stands Up to Bullies
Los Angeles Times, August 13, 2012
Annual Math Conference Under Way in Knoxville
Associated Press, July 26, 2012
Science Girls
WBIR-TV Channel 10, June 6, 2012
Study Finds Female Choice Key to Evolutionary Shift to Modern Family
Tennessee Today, May 29, 2012
Key to HIV-Drug Resistance Found
U.S. News & World Report, July 12, 2011
Controlling the Spread of E. coli
WATE-TV Channel 6, June 23, 2011
Stopping the Swarm
Conservation Magazine, May 21, 2011
Scientists And Musicians Compare Notes
National Public Radio, May 17, 2011
Fungus Sweeps Across Country Killing Bats
Los Angeles Times, April 3, 2011
NIMBioS Songwriter Program
WUOT News, April 1, 2011
NIMBioS Combines Math and Biology with Music
Tennessee Today, March 2, 2011
Local Artist Entertains Worldwide Audiences
The Daily Beacon, February 25, 2011
Reading Nature. NIMBioS Brings Math and Biology Together
Journey to the Top 25. University of Tennessee 2010 Chancellor's Report
Calling All Bio-Balladeers
Science. October 15, 2010.
R.B. Morris: Man of Science
Metro Pulse. November 17, 2010.
Rewarding Research: Group participating in 8-week research project at UT
Knoxville News Sentinel. July 1, 2010.
The NIMBioS Nexus: Creating Interdisciplinary Connections to Solve Biological Problems
Higher Ground. February, 2010.
Trees Facilitate Wildfires As a Way to Protect Their Habitat
U.S News & World Report. October 30, 2009.
Program Helps Students Learn Science Through Hands-on Experience
Knoxville News Sentinel. September 8, 2009.
White Nose Syndrome Threatens State's Bats
Knoxville News Sentinel. August 22, 2009.
National Forests Close Caves over Bat Disease
Knoxville News Sentinel. May 22, 2009.
On the Borderland of Mathematical Biology
Quest. University of Tennessee, Knoxville. January 7, 2009.
The Two-sided Triangle: New National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis Fosters Interdisciplinary Research
Scientific Computing. November/December 2008.
Knoxville Tapped for Unique Science Center
Knoxville News Sentinel. September 15, 2008.
Marrying Minds
Science 12:1427. Newsmakers, September 12, 2008.
NSF Awards UT $16 Million for Institute
Tennessee Journalist. September 11, 2008.
A New UT Campus Center Will Merge Math with Biology
Metro Pulse. September 10, 2008.
UT Knoxville Wins $16M Mathematics and Biology Center
UT Press Release.
NSF Funds New Center to Bring Together Biologists, Mathematicians
NSF Press Release 08-152. September 3, 2008.
Mathematical Biology Centre Launched News, September 1, 2008.

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