Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Stone Named Emerging Inventor of the Year

Nov. 3, 2017
Everett Stone UT Emerging Inventor of the Year 2017

Everett Stone, a research assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, has been named the 2017 Emerging Inventor of the Year by the university’s Office of Technology Commercialization.

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Why Do Flu Pandemics Come At the End of Flu Season?

Oct. 19, 2017
Seasonal flu epidemic spread

Using supercomputer simulations, biologists may have solved a lonstanding mystery about the timing of global flu outrbreaks

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Developing an Inexpensive Home Test for Heart Failure

Oct. 11, 2017
Finger prick

With a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, UT Austin chemists hope to turn a design for a DIY heart failure test into a reality

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Turning Plant Pests into Plant Doctors

Oct. 3, 2017
Oleander Aphid

Sap-sucking pests could deliver gene therapy to plants under attack from diseases, droughts or floods

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Texas Alum Michael Young Awarded Nobel Prize

Oct. 2, 2017
Dr. Young portrait

Michael W. Young, recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, received his bachelor's and doctoral degrees from UT Austin.

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