Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Student Fashion Show Will Spotlight Latest Runway Designs

April 12, 2016
2015 Fashion Show

Nearly 5,000 people are expected to attend the nation’s largest student-run fashion show at UT Austin.

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Scientists Unveil Most Comprehensive Genomic Tree of Life

April 11, 2016
Genomic Tree of Life 2016

New research shows life, especially bacterial life, is much more diverse than previously thought.

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Drug Engineered at UT to Treat Anthrax Gains FDA Approval

April 4, 2016
Colonies of the bacterium Bacillus anthracis, which causes anthrax

Researchers at UT Austin successfully culminated years of work when a drug they engineered for the treatment and prevention of inhalational anthrax, sold as Anthim, received approval from the FDA.

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How Zika Could Spread Farther Than WHO Forecasts

March 22, 2016
Risk map for spread of Zika virus (U.S.)

More cities than previously assumed could soon grapple with the Zika virus if two species of mosquitos are found to be equally effective carriers of the disease.

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Researchers to Bring School Gardens to Austin-Area Schools

Feb. 29, 2016
Children in Los Angeles participated in a 12-week gardening, nutrition and cooking program

Elementary school students in Austin will grow their own fruits and vegetables, learn about nutrition and cook their own food in a study designed to improve health and reduce obesity.

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