News: Chemistry

Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin


Bridging Chemistry and Physics on the Path to New Materials

Five questions with Center for Electrochemistry director Michael Rose.

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Celebrating the 2024 College of Natural Sciences Dean’s Honored Graduates

Meet the graduating seniors being recognized for excellence in research, academics and improving the community.

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Two UT Scientists Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Chemist Eric Anslyn and molecular bioscientist Howard Ochman are among the UT faculty joining the Academy.

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New Advanced Quantum Science Institute Will Bridge Basic Research and Applied Science

Elaine Li and Xiuling Li will co-direct the new Texas Quantum Institute.

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Cancer Prevention, Screening and Research Programs Expanding With CPRIT Support

Yi Lu and Lauren Ehrlich of the College of Natural Sciences are among the cancer researchers with exciting projects on the horizon.

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Chemistry Professor Receives Sloan Research Fellowship and Mark Young Scholar Award

UT Austin’s Zachariah Page was selected as a Sloan Research Fellow and won a top ACS young scholar award for 2024.

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Remembering Electrochemistry Pioneer and Texas Science Legend Allen Bard

The 'Father of Modern Electrochemistry' won the National Medal of Science, King Faisal International Prize, Wolf Prize and the Priestly Medal.

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Researchers Uncover Potential Non-Opioid Treatment for Chronic Pain

A new approach to treating neuropathic pain is making a key step forward thanks to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Chemists’ New Process Offers Safer 3D Printing Option, Requiring Less Energy and Cost

The University of Texas at Austin researchers have developed a chemical process that could revolutionize light-driven 3D printing.

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Promising Drug Candidate Reduces Inflammation, Chronic Pain in Mice

Ken Hsu and collaborators are working towards a non-addictive painkiller using a novel way to shut off inflammation.

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