News: Integrative Biology
Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin
Invasive Grass in Texas Uses Chemical Warfare to Crowd Out Native Species
An invasive grass causing havoc in Texas and contributing to wildfires packs a one-two wallop against native plants. Guinea grass uses a combination of crowding...
Texas Science Festival Inspires Texans to Delve into Discovery
Go deep in the heart of science this month and next.
Urban Gardens Are Good for Ecosystems and Humans
Traditionally, it has been assumed that cultivating food leads to a loss of biodiversity and negative impacts on an ecosystem.
Loss of Reptiles Poses Threat for Small Islands Where Humans May Have Caused Extinctions
A new study has startling conclusions about how, on smaller islands in the Caribbean where human impact was greatest, extinctions have led to the loss...
Three in Texas Science Elected Fellows of AAAS
Scott Aaronson, Catherine Calder and Claus Wilke are now fellows of the world’s largest general scientific society
Moran to Receive Waksman Award in Microbiology from NAS
Nancy Moran receives the Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology from the National Academy of Sciences
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.
National Science Foundation Award Paves Way for UT Center for Pandemic Decision Science
The National Science Foundation has selected The University of Texas at Austin for a pilot grant to establish the UT Center for Pandemic Decision Science...
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...
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.