This comes down to money and data, with the welfare of Texas school kids on the line.Read more
It’s time for a conversation to counteract the charged, uninformed movies, political statements and other cultural touchstones that portray mental illness as a menace.Read more
Just how much damage the proposed legislation to federally defund Planned Parenthood would inflict on the health of low-income women and teens, and especially their access to contraception, is debatable. But Texas’ experience during the past four years could serve as a guide to what might happen nationally.Read more
Basic research into how our planet operates is an essential investment. That’s why it is alarming that the reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act critically underfunds the geosciences during a time when understanding of the Earth has never been more important.Read more
Beneath Two Meters of Arctic Ice, Texas Scientists Will Seek Better Understanding of Carbon Cycling and Climate
University of Texas at Austin marine scientists aim to transform our understanding of coastal ecosystems in the Arctic by studying them throughout the year, including the winter and spring, times when very little research has been performed in the area.
They were recently awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue the research.Read more