Science and Technology

UT receives $4 million for carbon storage partnership

Dec. 4, 2017
UT Austin

UT has been tapped to lead a $4 million partnership to explore how carbon dioxide emitted from industry on the Gulf Coast can be safely stored deep under the Gulf of Mexico.

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Texas Astronomers Lead Early Webb Telescope Studies

Nov. 27, 2017
JWST over Austin

UT Austin professor Steven Finkelstein leads one of the first projects using NASA's successor to the Hubble Space Telescope to discover the most distant galaxies ever seen. 

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Milkshakes and Drilling Mud

Nov. 21, 2017
Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson, the 2017 Texas Student Research Showdown winner, explains the properties of measuring fluids in oil and gas wells.

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The Federal Government Can’t Save Texas Coal

Nov. 20, 2017
Carbon

Coal is dying off, at least in Texas, and there is not much that can, or should, be done about it.

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Improving Cancer Detection with Liquid Biopsies

Nov. 16, 2017
Liquid biopsy

Scientists are developing a set of medical tests called liquid biopsies that can rapidly detect the presence of cancers, infectious diseases and other conditions from only a small blood sample.

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