Topic: Minerals

Explore Texas biodiversity past, present and future at campus natural science center

Aug. 30, 2010

A QandA with Dr. Ed Theriot, professor, diatom wrangler and director of the Texas Natural Science Center.

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A walk on the wild side

Aug. 30, 2010
A walk on the wild side

When asked why people should visit the Texas Memorial Museum, Dr. Ed Theriot, professor, diatom wrangler and director of the Texas Natural Science Center, said, "Whether they like dinosaurs and fossils or gems and minerals, or are curious about evolution or Texas wildlife, everybody finds a 'wow,' a personal connection."

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World-class Gem and Mineral Collection Goes Digital

Dec. 17, 2009

An extraordinary collection of gems and minerals is now a click of the mouse away after students at The University of Texas at Austin's Jackson School of Geosciences digitally photographed more than 6,300 specimens and made them available on a new, fully searchable Web site.

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