Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Online Report Offers Recommendations to Design and Build Sustainable Landscapes

Nov. 1, 2007

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) will release a report today recommending guidelines and a rating system for sustainable landscape design.

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Chang and Inman Appointed to Congressional Commission on Cyber Security

Oct. 30, 2007

Dr. Fred Chang, research professor of computer sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, and Admiral Bobby Inman, the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, have been appointed to the new Commission on Cyber Security, established to make sure that the next president of the United States has an updated strategy to counter growing cyber threats.

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University of Texas at Austin, UTSA Lead Five-Member Nanoscience Consortium

Oct. 29, 2007

Researchers from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and The University of Texas at Austin will explore ways to control optical energy for applications in nanoscience and nanotechnology as leaders of a five-university consortium awarded $1.4 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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University of Texas at Austin Professors Honored by National Science Organization

Oct. 25, 2007

Four professors at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected as 2007 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Tolerance to Inhalants May Be Caused by Changes in Gene Expression

Oct. 17, 2007

Changes in the expression of genes may be the reason why people who abuse inhalants, such as spray paint or glue, quickly develop a tolerance, biologists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered.

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