Science and Technology

UT's Applied Research Laboratories Hires Executive Director

April 2, 2018
Submarine in ice

UT Austin alumnus Karl Fisher has been chosen to lead Applied Research Laboratories, The University of Texas at Austin (ARL:UT), one of the largest research units within the University of Texas System. 

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Breakthrough Taco Will Change Breakfast-and the World

April 1, 2018

Researchers and faculty members are calling the lab-grown taco a marvel of biotechnology.

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Name Use Matters for Transgender Youths' Mental Health

March 30, 2018
Abstract illustration of human profile with bright colors

In a recent study, researchers found that when transgender youths are allowed to use their chosen names their risk of suicide and depression decreases. 

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The Austin Serial Bomber Was Not a “Good” Kid

March 30, 2018
Austin Bombing

 For many, a “white American terrorist” does not seem likely or in line with their belief systems.

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Statement on SXSW 2019 Schedule

March 27, 2018
Startup Panel at SXSW

SXSW decided to schedule their 2019 conference out of sync with spring break at UT Austin, AISD and other area schools.

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