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A Curious Life: Bard Stays Focused on Colleagues, Fundamental Research

A Curious Life: Bard Stays Focused on Colleagues, Fundamental Research

Curiosity may be the most powerful scientific tool, but hard work runs a close second. So says Dr. Allen Bard, who has used both to great effect in a scientific career that has spanned nearly half a century so far. During that time, Bard has amassed an impressive list of discoveries, publications and scientific awards. Among the highlights, he co-...Bard1.jpg
Chemist receives Welch Foundation lifetime achievement award

Chemist receives Welch Foundation lifetime achievement award

AUSTIN, Texas—For his half century of pioneering work in basic research, The Welch Foundation today named Allen J. Bard at The University of Texas at Austin the 2004 recipient of the international Welch Award in Chemistry. The Welch Foundation, one of the nation’s oldest and largest sources of private funding for basic research in chemistry, will ...
Strongest evidence of global warming provided in new research study

Strongest evidence of global warming provided in new research study

AUSTIN, Texas—A biologist at The University of Texas at Austin has teamed up with an economist to provide the strongest statistical evidence yet that global warming is affecting the natural world. Even when the pair considered habitat destruction or other possible underlying causes for behavior changes in plants, animals and other wildlife, the ana...
UT Austin researcher presents hot new evidence of global warming

UT Austin researcher presents hot new evidence of global warming

AUSTIN, Texas—Ecologists from around the world are finding provocative signs that global warming already may be altering the Earth's flora and fauna. And they worry that next century, when the climate is expected to change more abruptly than it has in at least 10,000 years, plants and animals will be pushed to the limit. If the Earth heats up, wil...