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Scientist Arthur Ragauskas is helping redefine the bioenergy research frontier

by Kathy Chambers 24 Jul, 2014 in

Dr. Arthur J. RagauskasDr. Arthur J. RagauskasIt is anticipated that the biofuels industry will have a dramatic impact on our lives, much like the petroleum industry. Alternative fuels from renewable cellulosic biomass— plant stalks, trunks, stems, and leaves—are expected to significantly reduce U.S. dependence on...

Related Topics: bioenergy, biofuel, biorefining, ORNL, University of Tennessee, UT-ORNL Governor's Chair

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University of Tennessee Knoxville in DOE’s .EDUconnections Spotlight

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University of Tennessee Knoxville in DOE’s .EDUconnections Spotlight

Science is always in the spotlight at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, a land-grant institution and the state's flagship research campus.  Recent research might include searching for potential habitats for life on Mars, developing an autotaxin  inhibitor to fight cancer,...

Related Topics: .EDUconnections, cancer, DOE EcoCar 2, DOE's Solar Decathlon, Knoxville, Mars, University of Tennessee

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More Teachers, More Opportunities!

There was good news coming from the University of Tennessee (UT) and the State of Tennessee in 2009!  A $1.8 million grant was announced that will help put more math and science teachers into Tennessee schools!  This program, called VolsTeach, is designed to meet the increasing need for more math and science teachers. It provides paid internships and interesting community outreach activities and opportunities.

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Related Topics: .EDUconnections, Science.gov, University of Tennessee

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