Topic: Department of Marine Science

Potential of Oil-Eating Bacteria from BP Oil Spill Decoded

May 9, 2016
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Microbiologists have discovered the potential of bacteria that helped clean up the BP oil spill. 

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Mobile App Hopes to Answer Why Monarchs Are Out to Sea

Nov. 10, 2015
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How are UT researchers tracking monarch butterflies’ over-ocean migration pattern? There's an app for that.

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Seahorse Heads Have a 'No Wake Zone' That's Made for Catching Prey

Nov. 26, 2013

Seahorses are slow, docile creatures, but their heads are perfectly shaped to sneak up and quickly snatch prey, according to marine scientists from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Distinguished Marine Scientist to Lead UT Austin's Marine Science Institute

July 17, 2013

Robert Dickey, a leader in areas of marine natural toxins, chemical contaminants and seafood safety, has been appointed the new director of The University of Texas at Austin's Marine Science Institute (UTMSI) in Port Aransas, Texas, and chair of the Department of Marine Science, both in the College of Natural Sciences. His appointment begins Aug. 5.

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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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