Topic: Edward LeBrun

Jane Austen, Crazy Ants and Tricky Fish

June 17, 2013
Jane Austen, Crazy Ants and Tricky Fish

Headliners: From a recreated 19th century museum show to crowdsourcing Maya research to camouflage fish, work by UT scholars garners national attention. Check out the clips.

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Invasive Crazy Ants Are Displacing Fire Ants, Researchers Find

May 16, 2013

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Invasive "crazy ants" are displacing fire ants in areas across the southeastern United States, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. It's the latest in a history of ant invasions from the southern hemisphere and may prove to have dramatic effects on the ecosystem of the region.

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