The park is the largest protected area in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, one of the most endangered rainforests in the world. It contains 46 percent of all the amphibians, birds, reptiles and mammals in the region as well as the source of water for 1.5 million people.
“During this course, I learned how to properly conduct ecological fieldwork through the development of my own research project in one of the most endangered environments in the world,” Hulsey said.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Governor Bill Haslam traveled to Germany Monday to attend festivities surrounding the announcement that Volkswagen will add a second vehicle production line at its plant in Chattanooga.
The Tennessean reports VW will hire 2000 additional assembly workers to build a new crossover vehicle at the Chattanooga facility. The company also says it will open a design and research facility in Tennessee. The project reportedly involves more than $600 million in new investments.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The latest county unemployment report shows that eight of the ten counties with Tennessee’s lowest jobless rates are located in the mid-state.
The State Department of Labor has released the county level unemployment data for May. Lincoln County in the southeastern corner of the mid-state had Tennessee's lowest May unemployment rate at 4.4 percent, with Williamson County ranked second at 4.6 percent.
An MTSU senior is SURF-ing through samples of a body fluid this summer in a research project that will ultimately help her assist investigators in their quests to solve crimes.
Brooke Taylor Morgan of Rutledge, Tennessee, an honors student who’s majoring in forensic science at MTSU, received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, or SURF, from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.