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Research Abroad Helps Physics, Math Major Earn Goldwater Scholarship

Research Abroad Helps Physics, Math Major Earn Goldwater Scholarship

Victor Rodriguez's research experience at UT has led to two trips across the Atlantic and a prestigious scholarship.
Texas Longhorn Genome Decoded

Texas Longhorn Genome Decoded

Texas Longhorn cattle have a hybrid global ancestry, according to a study by University of Texas at Austin researchers published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Chemists Synthesize a New Breed of Anti-Aromatic Compounds

Chemists Synthesize a New Breed of Anti-Aromatic Compounds

The novel compounds can toggle between three states, which is a scientific first.
Student Profile: Going Global with Damilola Olatayo

Student Profile: Going Global with Damilola Olatayo

Gates Millenium Scholar Damilola Olatayo hopes to use her UT education as a springboard to doing global medicine.

Summer Story: Student Explores Curing Disease and Discovers Poland

Summer Story: Student Explores Curing Disease and Discovers Poland

Stephanie Tutak, a junior biology major, spent her summer helping researchers study the crippling disease tuberous sclerosis in Warsaw, Poland. What she found there was not only science research experience, but deep links to her past.

Young Mathematician Alessio Figalli Received One of Europe's Highest Honors

Young Mathematician Alessio Figalli Received One of Europe's Highest Honors

Mathematician Alessio Figalli, who recently received one of Europe's highest honors, has been solving difficult mathematical problems at a prodigious clip.

From Marfa to Mauritania

From Marfa to Mauritania

A brief history of the McDonald Observatory and the National Science Foundation.

Vernita Gordon Awarded Grant from the Human Frontier Science Program

Vernita Gordon Awarded Grant from the Human Frontier Science Program

Biophysicist studies how cells self-assemble into 3-D spatially organized structures.

Studying Chemistry in Spain

Studying Chemistry in Spain

Science students can study abroad amidst rigid graduation plans.

Study Links Pollutants to a 450 Percent Increase in Risk of Birth Defects

Study Links Pollutants to a 450 Percent Increase in Risk of Birth Defects

Pesticides and pollutants are related to an alarming 450 percent increase in the risk of spina bifida and anencephaly in rural China.