Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin
February 13, 2017 • by
What are the health benefits of romantic relationships? How can newlyweds avoid communication breakdowns that result from external stress? Do optimists make better partners?
January 23, 2017 • by
The brains of people experiencing alcohol addiction have different patterns of gene expression than those without addiction. Could this lead to a new kind of...
December 15, 2016 • by
These teeny shrimp-like critters at the bottom of the ocean food web seem totally unimportant.
October 21, 2016 • by
Scientists borrowed tricks from evolution to develop the world's first treatment for late stage inhalation anthrax.
September 14, 2016 • by
University of Texas at Austin alumnus Alan Stern describes the challenges, and the joys, of the last first mission to a planet.
August 3, 2016 • by
New study suggests that evolution plays a larger role than previously known in people's intestinal-microbe makeup.
July 11, 2016 • by
In case you missed it, here are some Point of Discovery podcast highlights from the past year, plus a preview of new episodes coming soon
June 2, 2016 • by
A computer scientist talks about the challenges of CGI in the movies.
April 13, 2016 • by
Students and scientists discuss the importance of getting involved in research early.
March 23, 2016 • by
What do you do when the bacteria you study that's deadly in the real world acts all mild and gentle in the lab?