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UT Austin a Key Player in Science’s Hottest Research Areas for 2023
Researchers at UT Austin are involved in some of the most exciting areas of science and driving groundbreaking discoveries and technologies that impact our world.
Oh Bee-have! UT Scientist’s Book for Children Highlights the Many Facets of Bees
Felicity Muth's fascination with insects from a young age has led her to a career of researching bee cognition and sharing her knowledge with others.
Amateur Scientists Have Helped Astronomers Identify Nearly a Quarter-Million Galaxies
Astronomers on a historically ambitious and massive galaxy-mapping mission have activated more than 10,000 amateur scientists in 85 countries to help in their quest. Now...
Shining a Light on How Bilingual Children Learn
UT assistant professor Maria Arredondo conducts an experiment to identify whether or not bilingual children are more efficient learners.
New UTeach Access Program Creates Pathway to Grow STEM Teacher Workforce
The University of Texas at Austin's UTeach program, based in the College of Natural Sciences, and Austin Community College have joined forces to launch UTeach...
Visualizing Science 2022: Illuminating the Intrinsic Beauty in Academic Research
The winners of our most recent Visualizing Science contest include an image related to “smart” material research, simulations of a meeting between a neutron star...
Steven Weinberg’s Test of Quantum Mechanics Might Soon Be Realized
Experimental physicist Mark Raizen found himself intrigued by the unrealized potential of Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg's paper.
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After Fire Damages Stengl Lost Pines, Scientists Say Discovery Will Rise from the Ashes
More than two-thirds of the Stengl Lost Pines Biological Station (SLP), which was home to forests, savannah, and wildlife inhabitants, burned in a fire.
How to Best Support LGTBQ Youth, According to Science
Simple steps adults can take to support the young people around them.