Science and Technology

Foster Care Does Not Cause Teen Pregnancy

May 23, 2018
Teen Pregnancy

Trauma and inequality increase the risk, not the Texas foster care system itself.

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Single-System Solar Tech Cuts Clean Energy Costs in Half

May 22, 2018
UT's solar farm located on Pickle Research Campus

The DOE has awarded $3 million to UT engineers to overcome the Achilles’ heel of the solar power story: efficient energy storage.

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Dell Med Research: Stroke Prevention Combo Shows Promise

May 16, 2018
Stroke Brain Scan

After minor or mini-stroke, this drug combo may lower future stroke risks.

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Eric T. Meyer Appointed Dean of the School of Information

May 15, 2018
Eric T. Meyer

Eric T. Meyer’s appointment will begin Aug.1, and he will hold the Louis T. Yule Regents Professorship in Library and Information Science and the Mary R. Boyvey Chair for Excellence.

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Caffarelli Receives 2018 Shaw Prize in Mathematics

May 14, 2018
Luis Caffarelli

Professor Luis Caffarelli received one of the world’s biggest prizes for mathematics, the 2018 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences, which includes $1.2 million.

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