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From the College of Natural Sciences

Posts highlighting some of the many articles mentioning College of Natural Sciences faculty and students in the media.

UT student spends summer job chasing tiny wasps

Jay Falk inspects a tall reed resembling bamboo that grows abundantly along the banks of dry Shoal Creek and smiles when he sees tiny holes in one of the side shoots. It was here, he's sure: a nonstinging wasp close to his heart. In its larval stage, it lived inside the shoot and ate. Once it became an adult female, it bore a hole and exited, o...

UTeach Cited by Obama

UTeach is help up by President of Obama as an example of how to improve science and math education in America.

Supernova Discovery Makes Time's Top 10

J Craig Wheeler and Robert Quimby's discovery of brightest supernova named a top 10 scientific discovery in 2007 by Time magazine. Read the article here.

Missing Link Dino Discovery

Paleontologist Brenda Chinnery-Allgeier identifies an unusual dino fossil from Montana that's an early relative of the Triceratops. Read the National Geographic story here.