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30: Science editor discovers people aren’t as scary as previously believed
August 6, 2017
It might surprise you all that for before departing science editor Kate Thackrey decided to go into journalism, she was terrified of talking to other human beings.
Robot birds could help guide flocks to safety
July 30, 2017
The computer simulations of artificial intelligence researcher Katie Genter could help robot birds lead real flocks away from dangerous situations.
UT professor recognized for revolutionary fish research
January 18, 2017
Integrative Biology professor receives the O’Donnell award for contributions to Texas science.
UT professor leads first panel for 100-year artificial intelligence study
September 2, 2016
A lot can happen in 100 years — just ask UT computer science professor Peter Stone.
Titan has grand canyons too
August 23, 2016
Researchers have found a network of methane-filled canyons that can reach half the depth of the Grand Canyon on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.
Disease research kneads yeast
August 22, 2016
The humble baker’s yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, is one of the best-studied organisms on the planet.
UT to install its first living wall
May 5, 2016
Volunteers will be planting the future on May 16 when UT installs its first living wall on the north side of the architecture building.
Austinite opinions on giving up the wheel
April 28, 2016
Around 40 percent of Austin residents said they would pay for a driverless taxi service at least once a week, but only if it’s cheap, according to a new study on self-driving cars from the UT department of civil, architectural and environmental engineering.
UT scientists use lasers to treat depression
April 21, 2016
Researchers are recruiting volunteers for a study to see whether lasers can make depressed subjects more receptive to therapy.
UT3D students immerse in new technology
April 11, 2016
Simon Quiroz has the power to make a television screen come to life. As a post-production specialist for the radio-television-film department’s UT3D program, Quiroz said he works with students to produce projects that use immersive video technology.
Language barriers damage social ties, health in older Korean-Americans
March 25, 2016
A series of new studies by UT researchers found that older Korean immigrants with limited English skills are significantly more vulnerable to health problems and social isolation than English speakers.
UT researchers plant good health at elementary schools
March 8, 2016
For students at Oak Meadows Elementary school, nutrition starts early.
Digital time capsule hopes to solidify social media memories
February 25, 2016
In an age when sharing daily life is as natural as breathing, a new device could consolidate the best parts of current social media platforms.
Students compete to make the best health app
February 16, 2016
Healthcare providers are looking to move their data online. UT-Austin students have an app for that.
Cancer patients share information, hope with #StupidCancer
February 12, 2016
Young cancer patients are using Twitter to find connections where previous generations had none.
UT study finds coal-burning power plants could capture carbon dioxide with less energy
February 3, 2016
Efficient carbon capture is one of the best ways to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions, but it could cost energy companies more than they’re willing to spend.
Pakistani lawyer advocates for international human rights
February 2, 2016
While discussing tough human rights concerns, Pakistani lawyer and activist Hina Jilani is passionate and succinct.
Air Force contracting officer talks about leadership, overseas experiences
January 29, 2016
Rows of UT ROTC cadets watched a contracting officer for the Air Force talked about his experiences in the service, especially Iraq and Afghanistan on Thursday.