Features

When and Why Did Our Human Ancestors First Leave Africa?

July 11, 2018
stone_tool

A new discovery in China may help bridge the gap between where humans began and where they are today.

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Slurpee Straw Inspires Surgery Innovation

June 26, 2018
Rylander Student Slurpee Straw Clear Cam

A thirsty group of engineering graduate students realized a Slurpee straw’s scoop-like end was the perfect shape to solve a common surgery problem.

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David Douglas Duncan Dies at 102. His Photos Live On.

June 8, 2018
David Douglas Duncan

For decades, Americans at home and abroad learned of world events as they unfolded before Duncan’s camera. His archive at the Harry Ransom Center is a testament to his life's work.

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Waller Creek Finds a Place in the Sun

June 7, 2018
Waller Creek Cleanup

Waller Creek — the corridor that enlivens UT Austin just east of the original Forty Acres — is gaining center stage.

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How Much SPF Do You Need In Your Sunscreen?

June 6, 2018
UT Austin

Summer is here, and that means spending time in the sun. Ade Adamson, assistant professor of dermatology at Dell Medical School, explains what you need to know about sun protection.

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