Topic: David Hillis

Disappearing Acts: Arctic Ice, Languages, 3D Objects

April 10, 2013
Disappearing Acts: Arctic Ice, Languages, 3D Objects

Professor Ken Dunton talks about the changing arctic in a video picked up by The Atlantic. See the video and read more major media hits by UT researchers.

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Texas Longhorn Genome Decoded

March 27, 2013
Texas Longhorn Genome Decoded

Texas Longhorn cattle have a hybrid global ancestry, dating back through Columbus' voyages to the New World all the way to ancient aurochs. Watch a video of the migration.

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The Texas Longhorn Genome Decoded

March 26, 2013

Texas Longhorn cattle have a hybrid global ancestry, according to a study by University of Texas at Austin researchers published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Sodium Channels Evolved Before Animals' Nervous Systems, Research Shows

May 17, 2011

An essential component of animal nervous systems -- sodium channels -- evolved prior to the evolution of those systems, researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have discovered.

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Prestigious Award Recipients Honored at The University of Texas at Austin

Feb. 28, 2011

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, philanthropists Joe and Teresa Long, university Senior Vice President Shirley Bird Perry and Ransom Center Director Tom Staley received Presidential Citations, among the most prestigious honors the university awards, on Friday, Feb. 25, at a dinner hosted by the university's president, William Powers Jr.

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