Topic: College of Natural Sciences

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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Why Poison Frogs Don’t Poison Themselves

Sept. 21, 2017
Phantasmal Poison Frog (Epipedobates anthonyi)

The answer provide clues for developing better drugs to fight pain and addiction

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Couples Weather Bickering With Help from Friends

Sept. 15, 2017
supportive friends

Research finds close social ties help alleviate stress linked to marital conflicts. 

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