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Undergraduates’ projects are the focus Research Week (April 14-18). We’ve highlighted some health-related research, just one of many areas of study Longhorns are diving into. Learn more.
The biomedical engineering professor was honored for his development of light-based therapeutic and diagnostic procedures that help doctors detect diseases like glaucoma and heart disease. [Video]
Humans get the difference between “charging” a battery and “charging” a client, but computers may not. Linguist Katrin Erk has a new way for computers to learn. [Video]
The annual August Perseid meteor shower will put on its best show after midnight on Sunday and Monday, say StarDate’s editors. Watch a video animation of the light show.
A team of Cockrell School engineers is working in New Zealand to understand soil structures in earthquake zones. The goal: buildings that resist damage. Learn more.
The first class of GeoFORCE Texas is graduating from college this year, ready to pursue grad school, science jobs and the next step in their journeys. Learn about their experience.
Darla Castelli is proving the link between fitness and brain function. Now she hopes to change attitudes about the importance of physical education. Watch a video.
In this installment of Science Study Break, Professor Glenn Lightsey tackles the real and unreal of navigating vehicles in space as portrayed in the television and film productions of the Star Trek franchise.
In this installment of Science Study Break Drs. Jan and Terry Todd, co-founders and co-directors of the Stark Center for Physical Culture & Sports, look at the strength of superheroes like Batman and the Avengers, and discuss the realities of human strength.
President Obama awarded medals to not one but TWO University of Texas at Austin scientists! The tower will be lit Feb. 12 in their honor. Learn more.
In this installment of Science Study Break Dr. Carlton Erickson (Pharmacy–Addiction Science & Research Center) discusses the science of addiction, using scenes from “House MD,” “Nurse Jackie,” “E.R.,” and other shows. About Science Study Break Pop culture and the academy collide as Science Study Break features researchers from The University of Texas at Austin discussing …