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Study shows that bees have kept their gut microbes for 80 million years
April 20, 2017
A recent study suggests that the last common ancestor of bees picked up five species of bacteria that have survived and evolved inside bees for the past 80 million years.
Recent WHO report says depression is leading cause of disability worldwide
April 14, 2017
The World Health Organization recently released a report stating that more than 300 million people are living with depression worldwide.
Texas 4000 awards funds biomedical engineering research
April 14, 2017
UT biomedical engineering researchers Hyun Jung Kim and Tim Yeh recently received $50,000 to continue their research.
Recent study reveals Great Dying extinction events slowed recovery process
April 13, 2017
Researchers found geochemical evidence in north Italy about extinction events linked to climate change that slowed recovery after the Permian extinction.
GRACE mission celebrates 15th anniversary
April 9, 2017
The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment has been taking detailed measurements of the Earth’s geographical and oceanographic patterns since its launch.
Students get the chance to tackle Alzheimer’s
March 28, 2017
A HornRaiser campaign launched this month will help fund student Alzheimer’s disease research over the summer in Jon Pierce’s neuroscience lab.
Former faculty and nursing alumnus takes skills to Nepal
March 22, 2017
Former School of Nursing associate professor Marilyn Pattillo dedicated most of her life to sharing her nursing skills with those in need around the world.
Volunteers help replant Waller Creek
March 1, 2017
On Saturday, students gathered along Waller Creek to replant native trees and shrubs in remodeling project.
H2fromH2O promotes science, defeats stigma
March 1, 2017
The H2fromH2O chemistry outreach group advocates for science in demonstrations at high schools and events such as Girl Day on Saturday.
Environmentalist opens 2017 Lozano Long Conference on Latin American food system
February 27, 2017
This year’s Lozano Long Conference focused on the relationship between consumerism, environmentalism and sustainability in Latin America’s food system.
UT researcher named 30 Under 30
February 16, 2017
Postdoctoral fellow recognized as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for energy ideas.
Designing gaming to change attitudes
February 8, 2017
Video games have evolved past traditional shoot-em-ups to immersive experiences that teach empathy and open mindedness.
Lockheed Martin sponsors four innovative Cockrell projects
February 3, 2017
A peek at the research goals of new Lockheed Martin-funded projects.
Using Obama’s Tweets to Study Data
January 31, 2017
UT assistant professor delves into White House social media archives to study how information is preserved.
Home, sweet (tiny) home
January 31, 2017
Architecture graduate student, Davis Richardson, recently built a sustainable tiny house in just nine weeks.
Don’t always follow your gut when it comes to probiotics
January 19, 2017
Integrative biology professor gives talk on how genetics affect the human microbiome.
Calvin Lin Turing Scholars Endowment exceeds fundraising goal
December 5, 2016
With less than a month left, fundraising efforts for the Calvin Lin Turing Scholars Endowment have already overshot their $25,000 goal.
Q&A with Christina “PhaZero” Curlee
November 17, 2016
Christina “Phazero” Curlee, studio art senior, discusses her interdisciplinary work with art and video game design.
Graduate student awarded EPA fellowship for marine science research
November 2, 2016
Arley Muth researches ocean acidification and its effects on kelp systems.
Undergrads share research breakthroughs at new talk series
October 18, 2016
New Research and Undergraduate Learning Talk Series serves as a forum for student research conversations.
UT Robotics and Automaton Society kicks off the 2016 Robotathon season
October 2, 2016
Tuesday evening at Ernest Cockrell Junior Hall, energy surged through a crowd of students as they gathered for the Robotathon 2016 Kickoff.
Texas Tribune Festival panel discusses the state of Zika in Texas
September 27, 2016
This year, 201 cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Texas, and it has the potential to spread, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
UT students share research at Texas Tribune’s Innovation Showcase
September 26, 2016
UT students presented five projects Saturday at the Texas Tribune Festival’s Innovation Showcase.
UT students share experiences in undergraduate research
September 9, 2016
As Karan Jerath addressed in his Gone to Texas welcome speech, incoming freshmen interested in science should explore the opportunities UT’s scientific community has to offer.
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