Science and Technology

New Geodetic Observatory Coming to McDonald Observatory

Aug. 20, 2018
Radio Telescope Dish Site

A new scientific facility is under construction at McDonald Observatory that will help scientists better understand Earth and could help minimize the effects of earthquakes and other natural disasters.

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UT Works with Uber and Army Research Labs on uberAIR

Aug. 9, 2018
illustration of uberair vehicle

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering will work with the U.S. Army Research Labs and Uber Elevate to help develop new rotor technology for vehicles in Uber’s new uberAIR program.

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Dell Medical School Launches Data Hub

Aug. 7, 2018
Photo of individual studying data.

Dell Medical School at UT Austin is accelerating innovation and research by creating a Biomedical Data Science Hub to help solve complex research and clinical problems.

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How to Make the Gene-Editing Tool CRISPR Work Even Better

Aug. 2, 2018
DNA Illustration

Scientists have identified a protein for use in CRISPR gene editing that is more effective and accurate than the protein most commonly in use. 

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Major Quantum Computing Advance Made Obsolete by UT Grad

Aug. 1, 2018
Edwin Tang

Tang came to UT at 14, graduated at 18 and is already cracking open a problem that stumped computer scientists for years.

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