Topic: Chemistry

UT Chemist Wins Japan Prize (50 Million Yen) for Innovative Semiconductor Materials

Jan. 30, 2013

Willson and a colleague first conceived of chemically amplifed resists in 1979, when Willson was a researcher at IBM Corp.

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Stopping Cancer in its Tracks

Oct. 4, 2012
Stopping Cancer in its Tracks

For those affected by cancer, it may seem as though the fight for the cure has been waged forever with no end in sight. Pharmacy's Kevin Dalby offers a hopeful perspective.

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Origami-Inspired Paper Sensor Could Test for Malaria and HIV for Less than 10 Cents, Report Chemists

March 8, 2012

Inspired by the paper-folding art of origami, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a 3-D paper sensor that may be able to test for diseases such as malaria and HIV for less than 10 cents a pop.

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New Molecule Has Potential to Help Treat Genetic Diseases and HIV

Feb. 10, 2012

Chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have created a molecule that's so good at tangling itself inside the double helix of a DNA sequence that it can stay there for up to 16 days before the DNA liberates itself, much longer than any other molecule reported.

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Ransom Center Receives $10,000 Grant To Catalog Collection of Science Materials

Jan. 20, 2011

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a $10,000 grant from the Friends of the Center for History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics to rehouse and rearrange its holdings of the Herschel family papers and to create an online finding aid.

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