Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Our Bacterial BFFs Go Back Millions of Years

July 21, 2016
Gut Microbes

Some of the bacteria in our guts were passed down over millions of years, since before we were human.

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Scientists Glimpse Inner Workings of Atom-Thin Transistors

July 18, 2016
transistor

Research suggests possibilty of computer chips that are much more compact and energy efficient than today's chips.

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Fix for 3-Billion-Year-Old Genetic Error

June 23, 2016
RNA in water droplets

New research published in Science could dramatically increase accuracy in genetic sequencing.

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Rare, Blind Catfish Discovered in Texas

June 17, 2016
Mexican blindcats - Prietella phreatophila

An extremely rare eyeless catfish species previously known to exist only in Mexico has been discovered in Texas.

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An Eco-Friendly Way to Boost Texas Cotton Production

June 13, 2016
Bee hovers near flower

Increasing the diversity of pollinators can dramatically increase cotton production. In South Texas alone, it could boost annual revenue by more than $1.1 million.

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