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Your 2019 fall foliage guide

As the temperature drops and autumn sets in, Mother Nature is painting the treetops in vibrant hues of red, orange and gold, and many people are planning their leaf-viewing vacations. SmokyMountains.com created a prediction map for the year’s fall colors…

Presence of fungal DNA in the fetal human gut

A recent human study has discovered the presence of fungal communities in the fetal gut. The study marks the first of its kind to observe fungal DNA in this developmental setting.

The Real Reason Celebs Behave Hypocritically On Climate Change

British Royal couple Prince Harry and Princess Meghan Markle triggered widespread outrage recently after lecturing the world about climate change while flying around the world in private jets. “With nearly 7.7 billion people inhabiting this Earth, every choice, every footprint,…

UTIA senior design team wins national award for stormwater infiltration project

(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) Biosystems engineering students from the University of Tennessee Herbert College of Agriculture won first place in the G.B. Gunlogson Student Environmental Design Open Competition at the 2019 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) international meeting in Boston.

How the Tech Giants Are Fueling a Solar Revolution

From the way we shop to the way we socialize, the internet affects nearly everything we do these days.  This dramatic change in our way of life has been fueled by a handful of large tech companies, companies that are…

When it comes to biodiversity, Alabama's Fern Cave is an under-the-radar hot spot

Service staff and partners map species in Alabama’s teeming Fern Cave: bats, glow worms, salamanders and more By Dan Chapman, public affairs specialistJuly 25, 2019 Paint Rock, Alabama — Nothing really distinguishes Nat Mountain from its hilly neighbors amid the…