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The family of accused killer and kidnapper Adam Mayes, who was placed on the FBI's "10 Most Wanted" list, has sent his body to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where students will use it for research and educational purposes, officials said.

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Adam Mayes' body donated to scienceupdated: Sat Jun 09 2012 10:59:00

The body of accused kidnapper and murderer Adam Mayes has been donated to science. WMC/WBIR reports.

CNNMoney: What it's like to play with the Jaguar supercomputerupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 09:58:00

I flew to Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn., last week to "meet" Jaguar, the world's third-fastest supercomputer.

People.com: Casey Anthony Trial: 'Body Farm' Expert Testifiesupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 06:32:00

An air sample from Casey's trunk reeked of human decomposition, witness says

Are hospitals deadlier in July?updated: Thu Jul 08 2010 11:44:00

More than 16,000 U.S. medical school graduates are awarded M.D. degrees each year, and many enter their residency programs at teaching hospitals in July. Now, a growing body of research suggests that month might be a more deadly time in U.S. hospitals.

Police: Suspected hospital shooter had mental health problemsupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 19:53:00

A man suspected of opening fire at a Tennessee hospital Monday, killing one and wounding another before killing himself, had a history of mental health problems, police said Tuesday.

Police: suspect stopped taking medicationupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 19:53:00

Police say the man who shot three people at a Tennessee hospital was looking for a doctor who performed his appendectomy.

People.com: Alan Jackson's Daughter Pens Script for His New Videoupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 08:27:00

Mattie Jackson, 19, came up with the whimsical idea for the "It's Just That Way" video

The boy who cries bloodupdated: Fri Sep 04 2009 14:09:00

A family is seeking treatment for a rare condition that has a teen crying blood.

Teen who cries blood gets help from expertsupdated: Fri Sep 04 2009 14:09:00

Calvino Inman had just stepped out of the shower one evening in May when a glimpse of his reflection in the mirror caused him to panic. "I looked up and saw myself, and I thought I was going to die," says the 15-year-old from Rockwood, Tennessee. His eyes were streaming tears of blood.

NFL receiver Stallworth charged with DUI manslaughterupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 22:16:00

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth was charged in Florida on Wednesday with killing a pedestrian while driving under the influence, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade County state attorney's office said.

'I could have been killed'updated: Wed Dec 10 2008 17:40:00

Bob Konrardy, 65, went to Iraq to deliver footballs to U.S. troops. He ended up getting ambushed.

Agents search apartment in Palin e-mail investigationupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 15:15:00

FBI agents investigating the hacking of a personal e-mail account belonging to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin searched the home of the son of a Tennessee state legislator, federal law enforcement sources said Monday.

SI.com: David Epstein: U.S. softball takes doubleheader to stay perfectupdated: Fri Aug 15 2008 23:36:00

On Friday, the U.S. softball team faced the toughest day of its gilded Olympic history: a doubleheader starting with undefeated Japan and followed by the resumption of a game against Canada that was delayed by rain with the U.S. trailing 1-0 in the top of the fourth inning. Back to back losses? It wasn't impossible.

Charles Holliday: profileupdated: Mon May 12 2008 05:00:00

As chairman and CEO of DuPont since 1999, Charles (Chad) Holliday is the 18th executive to lead the company in the past two centuries since it was founded.

Money Magazine: Watch Your Stepsupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 00:00:00

Before there were treadmills, elliptical machines, ergometers and Ab Scissors, there was walking. And in the 2 million years since Homo erectus started humankind ambulating without the aid of knuckles, putting one foot in front of the other has established itself as more than just a fitness fad. Some 54 million people walk as exercise today, according to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, and no wonder. It requires merely the oomph to get off the couch and the wherewithal to buy a good pair of sneakers.

Educators divided over what to learn from 9/11updated: Fri Sep 08 2006 09:48:00

When American history teacher Stephen Conrad taught a one-day lesson on the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks, his students wanted to share personal stories. Five years later, he finds the connection is fading.

Studying Earth by looking at starsupdated: Tue Aug 08 2006 11:42:00

Imagine being able to see something the size of a nickel from 10,000 miles away. Hal McAlister developed the tools to do just that.

Gatlin targets 9.75 for 100 metersupdated: Fri Jun 02 2006 03:00:00

Justin Gatlin, who grabbed a share of the 100 meters world record last month, hopes to celebrate a happy homecoming when he competes in New York's grand prix athletics meet on Saturday.

Rangers catch bear after deadly attackupdated: Sun Apr 16 2006 16:21:00

Authorities captured a bear Sunday that they suspect was responsible for the mauling of an Ohio family in the rugged mountains of eastern Tennessee, a U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman said.

Williams-Darling delivers a doubleupdated: Wed Aug 10 2005 08:06:00

Olympic champion Tonique Williams-Darling of Bahamas battled through torrential rain to win the women's world 400 meters title on Wednesday.

Money Magazine: The Oracle's Favorite Teacherupdated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

Close readers of Warren Buffett's most recent annual letter to Berkshire shareholders discovered that the Oracle of Omaha gets ideas from surprising places. For five years, Al Auxier, a professor a...

Money Magazine: The Oracle's favorite teacherupdated: Thu Apr 22 2004 15:39:00

Close readers of Warren Buffett's most recent annual letter to Berkshire shareholders discovered that the Oracle of Omaha gets ideas from surprising places.

Fortune: The Old College Try Discouraged by Wall Street's shrinking research budgets and tattered credibility? Find some new ideas on camupdated: Mon Nov 10 2003 00:01:00

Warren Buffett didn't earn his reputation by ignoring great investment ideas, no matter what the source. So when a group of University of Tennessee students visiting Berkshire Hathaway in February ...

Fortune: A HEAD-OF-THE-CLASS APPOINTMENTupdated: Mon Jan 14 1991 00:01:00

Finally, some good news from the Department of Education: the nomination of Lamar Alexander, 50, as Secretary. The president of the University of Tennessee replaces Lauro F. Cavazos, whose two non-...

Fortune: SIGNALS updated: Mon Jul 18 1988 00:01:00

Bright young comrades will soon be receiving their MBA degrees from Karl Marx University in Budapest. Eager to adopt the West's business acumen, Hungary recently asked the University of Tennessee t...

Fortune: HOW TO GIVE A SPEECH You should come across like your own sweet self. This usually takes a lot of preparation.updated: Mon Jun 08 1987 00:01:00

Looking for an easy way to reduce even a strong, self-confident manager to a nail-biting mass of insecurities? Just ask him to give a speech to an unfamiliar audience. If he can't get out of accept...

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