Topic: Medicine

Researchers Build Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine

Nov. 2, 2015
Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine Made from DNA

Researchers at UT Austin have developed a nanoscale machine made of DNA that can randomly walk in any direction across bumpy surfaces and could potentially be used for cancer detection. 

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What Physicians Can Learn From Engineers

Feb. 18, 2015
What Physicians Can Learn From Engineers

February is National Heart Month, and cardiovascular disease is still the leading cause of death of both men and women in the industrialized world, causing more than 30 percent of all deaths in the United States.

It is the most costly component of total health care spending.

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Inhaled Ebola Vaccine May Offer Long-Term Protection from Virus

Nov. 3, 2014

A potentially breathable, respiratory vaccine in development has been shown to provide long-term protection for non-human primates against the deadly Ebola virus, as reported this week in the online edition of the journal Molecular Pharmaceutics.

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The Hard, Expensive -- and Exciting Work of Developing a New Drug

May 12, 2014
The Hard, Expensive -- and Exciting Work of Developing a New Drug

Meet faculty members who are hard at work to make sure life-saving drugs get from the lab to the patients who need them most.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Computational Medicine Day explores supercomputing in medicine

May 12, 2014

EVENT: The university's first Computational Medicine Day.

WHEN: May 13, 2014.

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