News: Marine Science
Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin
Newly Opened Patton Center for Marine Science Education Offers Opportunities to Explore
A newly renovated and reimagined space for exploring the science of marine life and ecosystems is now open to the public, free of charge, on...
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...
These Tiny Coral Reef Fish Parents Decide When Their Embryos Hatch
Leaving the comfort and safety of home to explore the world is a difficult decision. However, in a tiny coral reef fish called a neon...
Adding Predictability to the Carbon Market
Salt marshes are a hot but unpredictable commodity in the carbon market.
The University of Texas at Austin Selects Director for Marine Science Institute
Ed Buskey, formerly the interim director of the UT Austin Marine Science Institute, has been selected to serve as director.
Virus Discovery Offers Clues About Origins of Complex Life
The first discovery of viruses infecting a group of microbes that may include the ancestors of all complex life has been found.
Nielsen Named One of Five National Academies Early-Career Research Fellows
Nielsen will use her expertise to investigate how climate change is altering the potential for dietary contaminant exposure in remote Alaskan communities.
NSF Awards Graduate Research Fellowships to 22 UT Natural Sciences Students
Eleven graduate and one undergraduate student of UT Austin's College of Natural Sciences were awarded honorable mentions by the National Science Foundation.
A More Nuanced Approach is Needed to Manage Coral Reef Ecosystems
Instead of focusing entirely on biomass and one-size-fits-all solutions, researchers recommend finding which fish provide the most useful functions in each reef system and protecting...
Unlikely Partners: Bees and Turtles
Honey bees and sea turtles may seem like strange bedfellows, but through two of the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve's (NERR) stewardship programs – Fennessey...