Science and Technology

Discrepancies in Water Storage Trends Across the Globe

Jan. 22, 2018
amazon river

Research led by The University of Texas at Austin has found that calculations of water storage in many river basins from commonly used global computer models differ markedly from storage estimates from GRACE satellites. 

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Let’s Build a Culture of Safety in Texas

Jan. 22, 2018
Safety

Avoiding catastrophes does not happen by focusing on catastrophic events. 

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Ultra-Thin Memory Storage Device for More Powerful Computing

Jan. 17, 2018
illustration of atomristors memory storage device

Electrical engineers at UT Austin have developed the thinnest memory storage device with dense memory capacity.

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Dinosaur May Have Dazzled Mates with Rainbow Ruff

Jan. 15, 2018
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A newly discovered, bird-like dinosaur fossil from China used a shaggy ruff of rainbow feathers to attract mates. 

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How Tiny Tetherballs Can Lead to New Antibiotics

Jan. 10, 2018
Peptide Tethered to a Bacteria

Biologists engineer bacteria to make tiny tetherballs to combat antibiotic-resistant infections

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