In this week's Science Buzz: A twin gets shipped out to space, Duke researchers predict a water crisis, a Mars rover completes a marathon and math homework is less useful than they told you it would be.
The Texas Archeological Research Laboratory, which is on the UT campus, holds nearly 2,000 Native American human remains, according to Bryant Celestine, a representative from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas.
Members of the Cockrell School of Engineering and Seton Hospital received the South By Southwest Interactive Innovation SciFi No Longer award Tuesday for their research about the detection of skin cancer.
A team of UT neuroscience researchers found a way to create mutant worms that can resist the effects of alcohol, a discovery that might one day lead to improved treatment for people who suffer from alcoholism.
South By Southwest might be famous for its music and film offerings, but the festival is a well-known hot spot for the tech crowd as well. SXSW Interactive gives festival-goers the chance to get up close and personal with emerging technologies.