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Video: Inspired by Biology

In this video Kyle Scott, a recent graduate from the College of Natural Sciences, talks about how research gave him an edge.   In this video Kyle Scott, a recent graduate of the College of Natural Sciences, talks about how the University's "Research Advantage" has given him an edge in both his education and future. A new report from the U...
Student Profile: Going Global with Damilola Olatayo

Student Profile: Going Global with Damilola Olatayo

Gates Millenium Scholar Damilola Olatayo hopes to use her UT education as a springboard to doing global medicine.

Pediatric Geneticist Searches for Role of Environmental Contaminants in Birth Defects with $1.2 Million Grant from EPA

Pediatric Geneticist Searches for Role of Environmental Contaminants in Birth Defects with $1.2 Million Grant from EPA

The team will then develop mathematical models to predict which chemical exposures have the potential to harm a pregnant woman or her developing infant.

Cracking the Genetic Code of Brain Tumors

Cracking the Genetic Code of Brain Tumors

A collaboration between a college biologist and researcher at St. David's HealthCare could someday lead to personalized treatments for a deadly form of brain cancer.

Gene Tests in Yeast Aid Work on Cancer

"Its cancer-fighting ability has been hiding in plain sight since the 1960s."

Wallingford in The Scientist: Taking the Long View

Biologist John Wallingford gets an in-depth profile.
Ancient Enzymes Function like Nanopistons to Unwind RNA

Ancient Enzymes Function like Nanopistons to Unwind RNA

Discovery marks a major step toward understanding the molecular mechanics for many steps in RNA biology.

Summer Story: Student Explores Curing Disease and Discovers Poland

Summer Story: Student Explores Curing Disease and Discovers Poland

Stephanie Tutak, a junior biology major, spent her summer helping researchers study the crippling disease tuberous sclerosis in Warsaw, Poland. What she found there was not only science research experience, but deep links to her past.

College of Natural Sciences Health IT Program Graduates New Class

College of Natural Sciences Health IT Program Graduates New Class

Program added 63 more qualified professionals to the rapidly growing field of health IT at its graduation ceremony July 26.

The Texas Pandemic Flu Toolkit

The Texas Pandemic Flu Toolkit

A new toolkit, developed by University of Texas researchers, simulates the spread of pandemic flu through the state, enabling public health officials to make decisions in real time.