Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Overuse of Antibiotics Brings Risks for Bees — and for Us

March 14, 2017
Honeybees Tagged for Research

A new study suggests antibiotics could play a role in colony collapse disorder.

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Scientists Create New Form of Matter: a Time Crystal

March 8, 2017
Time Crystal

The atoms in a weird new phase of matter, called a time crystal, move in a pattern that repeats in time rather than in space.

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UT Austin Leads $29 Million Alcoholism Treatment Consortium

Feb. 3, 2017
Adron Harris

With $29M in funding from the National Institutes of Health, an international consortium seeking better pharmaceutical treatments for alcoholism has moved to UT Austin.

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How Complex Life Arose

Jan. 11, 2017
Hydorthermal Sediments

New findings support a hypothesis that complex life, includng humans, first arose from the merger of simpler life forms.

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Enzyme Starves Cancer Cells

Dec. 9, 2016
Breast cancer cells

A research team led by The University of Texas Austin has engineered an enzyme that safely treats prostate and breast cancer in animals and lengthens the lifespan of models that develop chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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