Topic: National Academy of Sciences

Tower Shines for National Academies Inductees

May 7, 2013
Tower Shines for National Academies Inductees

Five university professors and two alumni have been inducted into three national academies. May 7 the Tower glows orange in their honor.

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Professor Credited for Development of the Lithium-Ion Battery Elected to National Academy of Sciences

June 5, 2012

John Goodenough, a mechanical engineering professor at The University of Texas at Austin who is widely credited for the scientific discovery and development of the lithium-ion rechargeable battery, has been elected to the

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New Ability to Regrow Blood Vessels Holds Promise for Treatment of Heart Disease

Feb. 10, 2012

University of Texas at Austin researchers have demonstrated a new and more effective method for regrowing blood vessels in the heart and limbs -- a research advancement that could have major implications for how we treat heart disease, the leading cause of death in the Western world.

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University of Texas at Austin Chemist Peter Rossky Elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 3, 2011

Dr. Peter Rossky, the Marvin K.

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Martinez Appointed to National Committee on Mental Health Care Needs of Older Americans

March 2, 2011

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences has appointed Dr. Octavio N. Martinez Jr. to a 16-member national consensus committee that will study the mental health care needs of older Americans and how best to meet those needs.

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