Topic: College of Natural Sciences

UT Austin Innovators to Receive O'Donnell Awards

Dec. 6, 2016
Daniel Bolnick and Andrew Dunn

One recipient studies fish for clues to how our immune systems work and the other is using lasers to see what’s happening in our brains.

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World's Largest General Science Society Names Five Fellows

Nov. 21, 2016

The world's largest general scientific society honors five distinguished UT Austin scientists in the ntural sciences and liberal arts.

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New Findings on Flu Vaccine's Effectiveness

Nov. 15, 2016
Flu shot, Flu vaccine

A team at The University of Texas at Austin is reporting new findings that suggests that the conventional flu vaccine can be improved. 

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Jonathan Sessler Named 2016 Inventor of the Year

Nov. 11, 2016
Jonathan Sessler, University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Jonathan Sessler, the Doherty-Welch Chair in Chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin College of Natural Sciences has been named the 2016 UT Inventor of the Year.

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Exposing Genomic Underpinnings of Adaptation

Nov. 7, 2016
Mustard hill coral (Porites astreoides) with Christmas worms

Separate populations of the same species — in this case, coral — can diverge in their capacity to regulate genes when adapting to their local environment.

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