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Treating suffering
June 15, 2009

Treating suffering

New manufacturing process could make painkiller, Alzheimer’s drug more accessible.

Crime hits home
May 11, 2009

Crime hits home

Living in a neighborhood perceived as dangerous may cause anxiety, anger, and depression, according to a study by UT Austin researchers.

Stopping a killer
March 23, 2009

Stopping a killer

A professor at UT Austin is working on a vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus.

Cleaner energy
February 2, 2009

Cleaner energy

Physicists at UT Austin have designed a new system that would use fusion to eliminate nuclear waste.

A bigger, better food supply
December 12, 2008

A bigger, better food supply

Could hybrid plants be used to fight world hunger and the global energy crisis? UT researchers think they might.