Topic: Mikhail Matz

Corals Already Adapting to Global Warming, Scientists Say

June 25, 2015
A diver surveys temperature-tolerant corals in the Great Barrier Reef

Some coral populations already have genetic variants necessary to tolerate warm ocean waters, and humans can help to spread these genes, a team of scientists has found.

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A decade of discovery

June 21, 2011
A decade of discovery

The Texas Advanced Computing Center marks 10 years of helping scientists explore phenomenon too large, small or expensive to investigate in the lab.

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Science Study Break Takes on "Avatar"

April 11, 2011

The Life Science Library's Science Study Break program will wrap up its season on Wednesday with an examination of James Cameron's most recent blockbuster "Avatar."

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Six Assistant Professors Win CAREER Awards from National Science Foundation

April 1, 2011

Six assistant professors at The University of Texas at Austin received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards totaling nearly $3 million from the National Science Foundation.

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Fluorescent Color of Coral Larvae Predicts Whether They'll Settle Or Swim

Jan. 26, 2011

Young staghorn coral that fluoresce redder are less likely to settle and develop into coral polyps than their greener peers, University of Texas at Austin biologists have discovered.

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