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Encouraging drinking
November 24, 2008

Encouraging drinking

Study shows alcohol advertising is heavier around schools with 20 percent or more Hispanic students than schools with smaller Hispanic populations.

Fueling Olympians
August 25, 2008

Fueling Olympians

Michael Phelps swears by PureSport, the UT Austin creation, calling it “the best performance drink I’ve ever found.

Why parties lose power
August 11, 2008

Why parties lose power

UT assistant government professor finds that dominant political parties stay in power using the revenue of the state to pay for their patronage.

Anesthetics and recovery
June 27, 2008

Anesthetics and recovery

A hair strand-thin worm is providing substantial clues on how nerves regenerate.

Making plastic bottles safe
May 23, 2008

Making plastic bottles safe

What if your health was at risk every time you drank from a plastic bottle? An Austin company led by a UT professor has produced the first EA-free plastic.