Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Oil Causes Coral Reef Fish to Make Bad Decisions

July 17, 2017
Damselfish

How just a few drops of oil can endanger fish and the coral reefs they call home.

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Mass Extinction Triggers Golden Age of Frogs

July 3, 2017
African tree frog (genus: Boophis)

The dinosaur-killing mass extinction 66 million years ago cleared the way for frogs to rapidly diversify

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UT Austin Offers Online Master’s Degree in Nutrition

July 3, 2017
Girl with apples

A new online Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences, launching in the fall 2017 semester, will provide a rigorous education to working professionals.

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Bullying, Bias Can Cost Schools Millions in Lost Funding

June 29, 2017
Student Absenteeism is Tied to Bullying

When children avoid school to avoid bullying, many states' schools lose funding. New research from The University of Texas at Austin highlights the hidden costs of bullying.

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Safer Gene-Editing Therapy Using CRISPR

June 29, 2017
CRISPR Cuts DNA

Technique could help overcome obstacles to treating life-threatening disorders such as cancer, HIV and Huntington's disease

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