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Forgotten Brains

Forgotten Brains

For more than 20 years, a collection of nearly 100 human brains went unnoticed in a closet in the back of a UT animal lab. Today, they’re a valuable teaching tool. [Slideshow]

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A memoir with heart

A memoir with heart

Take a look at the life of world-renowned heart surgeon and alumnus Denton Cooley through photographs from his new memoir “100,000 Hearts.”

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Garden to table to UT Elementary students

Garden to table to UT Elementary students

White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses rolled up his sleeves recently to garden and cook with eager UT Elementary School students.

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Living with diabetes

Living with diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is becoming the most prevalent health problem in the U.S., affecting more than 20.8 million people at an estimated cost of $132 billion annually. Minority groups are affected at higher rates, with African Americans 1.8 times as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. Richard Holmes has been living with type 2 diabetes for 10 years. Follow Holmes as he goes to work and his support group.

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Audio slideshow: Professor studies cancer/obesity connection

Audio slideshow: Professor studies cancer/obesity connection

Professor of Nutrition Dr. Stephen Hursting discusses the link between obesity and cancer and the relationship to children’s health.

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  • Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.

    18 to 30: Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.