Topic: Science

Protecting Pollinators: UT Researchers Buzzing About Bees

May 19, 2015
Native bee (Andrena sp.) on coneflower (Insects Unlocked)

On May 19, President Barack Obama announced new steps to protect pollinators, bees in particular. Researchers on the Forty Acres, meanwhile, have been studying bees and protecting pollinations. Here's a quick look at some of the bee-related projects on which Longhorns are working.

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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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Astronomers Find Sun's 'Long-Lost Brother,' Pave Way for Family Reunion

May 8, 2014

A team of researchers led by astronomer Ivan Ramirez of The University of Texas at Austin has identified the first "sibling" of the sun a star almost certainly born from the same cloud of gas and dust as our star.

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Three Faculty Members to Receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

Jan. 8, 2014

Three faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to receive Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers.

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UT Austin Researchers Grow Large Graphene Crystals That Have Exceptional Electrical Properties

Nov. 14, 2013

When it comes to the growth of graphene an ultrathin, ultrastrong, all-carbon material it is survival of the fittest, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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