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ORNL and UT partner to create new at-home COVID-19 test that works like a whistle

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Advances are being made in the fight against COVID-19 every day.Now, a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are helping improve at-home testing. Instead of saliva or nasal swabs, this test is done with a simple breath of air.


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TN senator, doctors push for more vaccinations

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Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander put the pressure on parents to do what he calls the right kind of research when making decisions about vaccinating their kids. He did so at a senate hearing in response to the measles outbreak in the U.S. Whether it be for religious or medical reasons, or incomplete records in some… Read More


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University of Tennessee doctor, professor gets grant for breast cancer research

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A professor at the University of Tennessee has been given a grant to continue to study the development of drugs to fight the late stages of breast cancer. Murali Yallapu, an assistant professor in the college of pharmacy at UT, got a $439,818 grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his research.