Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Rethinking the Food Chain

Feb. 3, 2016
Join us at the second annual Food+City Challenge Prize Showcase Day on Feb. 6

Interested in food innovation? Join us at the second annual Food+City Challenge Prize Showcase Day on Feb. 6 to see a wide range of food startups that are transforming the way we feed cities.

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Food+City to Award $50K at Startup Competition-Showcase Day

Feb. 3, 2016
2015 competition finalists

The Second Annual Food+City Challenge Prize Showcase Day will be presented by Food+City.

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Sociable Chimps Harbor Richer Gut Microbiomes

Jan. 15, 2016
Chimpanzees interact in Gombe National Park, Tanzania

Spending time in close contact with others often means risking catching germs and getting sick. But being sociable may also help transmit beneficial microbes, finds a new study.

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Center for Infectious Disease to be Named for LaMontagne

Jan. 14, 2016
John Ring LaMontagne

A research center at The University of Texas at Austin will be renamed for Dr. John Ring LaMontagne, a scientist who combated infectious diseases to improve public health around the globe. 

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Scientists Discover How We Play Memories in Fast Forward

Jan. 14, 2016
Compressed Thoughts

New research shows how we use a special brain wave frequency when we think about past or future events to play them in fast forward. The breakthrough has implications for Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders.

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