Topic: Ed Buskey

Headliners: One Step Closer to Invisible

Dec. 20, 2013
Headliners: One Step Closer to Invisible

UT researchers made headlines for a new invisibility cloak, how to succeed in online learning and Thomas Jefferson's fascination with Islamic culture.

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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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Switching to a Power Stroke Enables a Tiny But Important Marine Crustacean to Survive

April 2, 2013

Olympic swimmers aren't the only ones who change their strokes to escape competitors. To escape from the jaws and claws of predators in cold, viscous water, marine copepods switch from a wave-like swimming stroke to big power strokes, a behavior that has now been revealed thanks to 3-D high-speed digital holography.

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Texas Marine Scientist Studies Oil Spill Effects on Oxygen Levels in the Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone"

June 14, 2010

Marine scientist Zhanfei Liu is studying the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on oxygen levels in the northern Gulf of Mexico in part through a recently received National Science Foundation grant for Rapid Response Research (RAPID).

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