Topic: College of Natural Sciences

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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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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