Cancer researcher Linda deGraffenried, professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, was featured on Fox 7 Austin for breast cancer awareness month.
Posts highlighting some of the many articles mentioning College of Natural Sciences faculty and students in the media.
World Ocean Day was celebrated this week and people across the planet talked about how to keep water bottles, micro-trash and other plastics out of our oceans.
The Dallas Observer recently asked scientists around the state to predict what the world might look like 15 years from now. Artificial intelligence researcher Peter Stone talks about the surprisingly fast acceptance of autonomous cars and how dramatically he thinks they will change our lives. Stone also predicts big advances in the application of robots in health and medicine.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, delivered his talk "The Ebola Outbreak: The Perfect Storm" at The University of Texas at Austin on Monday, February 9. Watch video from the event at Time Warner Cable News.
Hundreds of students and researchers from around the world arrived in Austin January 25-30 for a national conference on artificial intelligence. The conference for the Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, or AAAI, featured various guest speakers, presenting researchers, demonstrations and games. For more, read our feature story on AI.
Thanks to an invasive lizard from Cuba, scientists have documented green anoles rapidly evolving better gripping feet. Yoel Stuart was lead author on the study appearing in the journal Science. For more, read our press release or check out these reports in the media from Oct. 23-24:
According to a new study by Margaret Schlichting and Alison Preston, which may have implications for approaches to education, brain mechanisms engaged when people allow their minds to rest and reflect on things they've learned before may boost later learning.