Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Cancer Detecting Pen Takes South by Southwest Award

March 14, 2018
Jialing Zhang demonstrates using the MasSpec Pen on a human tissue sample.

UT professor and team were honored with an award at SXSW for cancer detecting pen. 

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New Camera Offers View of UT's Resident Falcon

March 2, 2018
Falcon on tower

A new live streaming web camera will allow scientists and members of the public to learn about a rare peregrine falcon that lives at the top of the UT Tower. 

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UT Scientists Awarded $3 Million for Cancer Research

Feb. 23, 2018
Cancer cells

$3M from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas will support cancer research in the departments of Molecular Biosciences and Chemistry.

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Two Postdocs Receive Fellowships to Study Extrasolar Planets

Jan. 31, 2018
Aaron Rizzuto and Ya-Lin Wu

Two postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Astronomy at The University of Texas at Austin have received the 51 Pegasi b Fellowship from the Heising-Simons Foundation.

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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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