Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Prof honored by environmentalists

Sept. 19, 2007
Prof honored by environmentalists

Camille Parmesan, associate professor in the College of Natural Sciences Section of Integrative Biology, was named "Outstanding Woman Working on Climate Change" by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources and "Who's Who of Women and the Environ

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University of Texas at Austin professor chips in to determine how genes work with each other

Aug. 28, 2007

Scores of scientists from dozens of institutions gave one percent of the human genome a thorough going over as the start of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project.

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Texas Astronomers Discover Multi-Planet System Around Unexpected Star; May Alter Theories of Planet Formation

May 23, 2007

University of Texas at Austin astronomers William Cochran and Michael Endl, working with graduate students Robert Wittenmyer and Jacob Bean, have used the 9.2-meter Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) at McDonald Observatory to discover a system of two Jupiter-like planets orbiting a star whose composition might seem to rule out planet formation. This NASA-funded study has implications for theories of planet formation.

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