Science and Technology

Tax Reform Polices Will Hurt Texas Universities and Students

Dec. 20, 2017
UT Austin

Endowments are a critical source of student financial aid. This added tax will only hurt that. 

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The Solution to America's Energy Waste Problem

Dec. 19, 2017
Power Lines

We waste too much energy. More electrictification is the answer. 

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Using AI to Discover New Worlds

Dec. 14, 2017
Kepler 90 vs. the solar system

The discovery of an eighth planet circling the star Kepler-90 by UT Austin astronomer Andrew Vanderburg overturns our solar system’s status as having the highest number of known planets. We're now in a tie.

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Engineers Create First-of-its-Kind Chemical Oscillator

Dec. 14, 2017
illustration of new chemical oscillator

UT researchers successfully constructed a first-of-its-kind chemical oscillator that uses DNA components.

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Shared Autonomous Vehicles Have Uncertain Effects

Dec. 14, 2017
Driverless Vehicles

Policies should be enacted that contribute to, rather than impede, emission reduction efforts.

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