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UT researchers have a fix for a biological glitch that will improve diagnoses of genetic conditions
July 10, 2016
UT researchers developed a new enzyme that can proofread and correct errors.
UT Professor recreated the birth of the first star
June 30, 2016
Dr. Bromm used simulations to recreate the birth of the first star
Rare orchid species discovered at Brackenridge lab
June 26, 2016
A graduate student discovered a rare native orchid that hasn’t been seen in 50 years at Brackenridge Field lab last week.
Diversification of pollinating species has potential to increase Texas annual revenue, help sustain environment
June 19, 2016
UT researchers discovered that increasing diversity amongst pollinator species in South Texas can lead to an increase of $1 million in annual revenue among other benefits.
UT scientists develop a cheaper, faster method to rapidly detect viruses
June 19, 2016
UT scientists have developed a faster method of detecting a single virus in urine.
Nanoparticles may be key to making malaria diagnosis more accurate, cheaper
June 13, 2016
UT petroleum engineers are researching how nanoparticles can be used to create cheaper and more accurate malaria diagnostic kits.
Random numbers could improve cybersecurity
June 6, 2016
Random numbers may not improve your chances of winning the lottery, but they have the potential to improve cyber security.
City of Austin, University Health Services launch unique program to promote health, well-being among students
May 6, 2016
Between endless exams, demanding schedules and a fast food diet, it can be hard to stay healthy in college. Last fall, UT partnered with the City of Austin to help students easily and affordably maintain a healthy lifestyle.
In 'The Adventure of Spaceflight,' astronaut advises students to shoot for moon
April 1, 2016
Retired United States Air Force Colonel and NASA astronaut Rex Walheim spoke about outer space, inner strength, and overcoming obstacles to reach his current position as chief of the exploration branch of NASA’s astronaut office at UT last Thursday.
Longhorn Lab Report: March 31st, 2016
March 31, 2016
On this week's episode of Longhorn Lab Report, hosts Ellen Airhart and Eva Frederick discuss the potential for a real-life Jurassic Park, alcohol and how Benedict Cumberbatch pronounces “penguins.” Reporter Danielle Ransom did an interview with RB Brenner about his collaboration with the Washington Post and the Texas Advanced Computing Center’s visualization lab. The team created a 3D virtual reality tour of Mars.
Design-oriented hackathon offers canvas for student creativity
March 23, 2016
Students will learn how to create graphics for logos, games and apps at Freetail Hackers’ first design-oriented hackathon, Design Hacks.
EnChroma brings color to the colorblind
February 24, 2016
On Friday, some UT students saw colors they had never seen before.
Coding Commons puts students in command
February 19, 2016
Students use computers for a large portion of their day, but they may not know what exactly makes them tick.
UT alumna to speak about spider silk's potentials
February 8, 2016
Students may not be able to swing through the city skyline on spider webs, but they are one step closer to having consumer goods make out of spider silk.