Health problems that largely result from poor diet and health habits – including obesity and diabetes – cost the states of Virginia and Tennessee more than $300 billion in health care costs each year.
Dylan Foster has been named a recipient of the Adkins Microbiology Scholarship in the East Tennessee State University College of Public Health.
The giant hogweed plant, Heracleum mantegazzianum, is a large, invasive plant that can cause severe burns and vision loss.
On Monday, TVA researchers had some extra help as they assessed the fish and insects living in Doe River at Covered Bridge Park in Elizabethton.
A researcher in the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine has been awarded more than $1.4 million in federal funding for her research related to fungal infections.
People with Type 1 diabetes test for hypoglycemia using a continuous glucose monitor or “finger prick,” but a recent East Tennessee State university study is looking into another possible sign of low blood sugar – chemical changes in people’s breath.
Spring is in full swing and summer is around the corner. And while humans often enjoy the warmer months most, there are also other undesirable and invasive creatures who take a liking to the warm weather – bed bugs.
Shima and Noshi, the parents of two recently-hatched eaglets, kept a close watch on their new family Tuesday, as millions of people behind computer screens watched them and awaited their third hatchling.
Though reports suggest this year’s flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective against a mutated strain of the virus, health care professionals in Tennessee are still urging people to get their shots.
Do spiders dream of arachnid sheep? Two East Tennessee State University researchers don’t have that answer, but their groundbreaking work studying orb-weaving spiders’ body clocks led to new discoveries related to the cycles governing life.
East Tennessee State university biology professor Tim McDowell and ETSU undergraduate students have recently joined a National Science Foundation-supported project to photograph and database the 25,000 dried plant specimens held in the John C. Warden Herbarium.