Topic: Texas Natural Science Center

Skeletons in the Closet: Flesh Eating Beetles Pick the Bones Clean

Oct. 29, 2012
Skeletons in the Closet: Flesh Eating Beetles Pick the Bones Clean

You may see a few skeletons walking about once a year on Halloween night, but a colony of voracious flesh eating beetles at the University of Texas at Austin are busy every night turning roadkill into one of the spookiest collections on campus.

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Austin's Cultural Campus and the Butler School of Music Present Concert Crawl

April 9, 2012

Event: Visitors will be able to attend 20-minute, casual chamber music concerts at four of The University of Texas at Austin's acclaimed museums.

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The mysteries of fossils, rocks and artifacts

Jan. 17, 2012
The mysteries of fossils, rocks and artifacts

In this video, Texas Natural Science Center experts help visitors of all ages identify natural objects they've found, and the results are often surprising.

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BP Donation Will Help Save Dinosaur Tracks at The University of Texas at Austin

Nov. 15, 2011

Multinational energy company BP PLC has donated $40,000 to the Texas Natural Science Center at The University of Texas at Austin in support of the center's capital campaign to save its one-of-a-kind display of fossilized dinosaur tracks from deterioration.

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Anthropologist Discovers New Fossil Primate Species in West Texas

May 16, 2011

Physical anthropologist Chris Kirk has announced the discovery of a previously unknown species of fossil primate, Mescalerolemur horneri, in the Devil's Graveyard badlands of West Texas.

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