Topic: Environment

Exposure to Environmental Contaminants Today Can Influence Behavior Generations Later

May 22, 2012

Exposure to chemicals has the ability to influence behavior of offspring several generations after the initial exposure, according to a new study published by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Washington State University.

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$1 Million Gift to Create Family Garden at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

April 25, 2012

Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin have donated $1 million to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin to develop a Family Garden that will bear their name.

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Making the "Switch"

April 23, 2012
Making the "Switch"

A new documentary film from Jackson School of Geosciences Professor Scott Tinker charts a course toward our energy future.

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Oil and governance

April 23, 2012
Oil and governance

With dissatisfaction about U.S. energy policies on the rise, university experts explain how much control the U.S. government really has over gas prices.

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High-stakes gas prices

April 10, 2012
High-stakes gas prices

A year-long surge in gasoline prices is shifting public opinions on a wide range of energy issues, according to the university's new Energy Poll.

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