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News Sentinel interviews Nownes for Story on Presidential Race

New Hampshire may be ground zero this week in the race for the White House, but in three weeks Tennessee voters will help pick their parties' nominees for president. The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Anthony Nownes, a professor of political science, for a story about the presidential race.


Huffington Post, Other Outlets Highlight LGBT Study

Patrick Grzanka and Joe Miles's study on sexual orientation belief continues to garner national and international attention. The Huffington Post and other media outlets have highlighted the research, which suggests that "born this way" beliefs may not be the key to reducing homophobia.


Study: Whooping Cranes’ Predatory Behavior Key for Adaptation, Survival

The whooping crane, with its snowy white plumage and trumpeting call, is one of the most beloved American birds, and one of the most endangered. As captive-raised cranes are re-introduced in Louisiana, they are gaining a new descriptor: natural killer. A new study from a UT researcher suggests Louisiana cranes are faring well thanks in part to their penchant for hunting reptiles and amphibians.


UT-ORNL Study: No Double Magic for Calcium-52

Nuclear theorists from UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are among the researchers who have found that Calcium-52 doesn't quite have the magic scientists once thought.


Titus Andronicus Preview Kicks Off CBT Production Run

Is revenge justice? In Williams Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, a victorious general returns home, having already lost many sons in the war, only to find political chaos and the emperor marrying his enemy.


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