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Synthetic Molecule Makes Cancer Self-Destruct

Synthetic Molecule Makes Cancer Self-Destruct

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and five other institutions have created a molecule that can cause cancer cells to self-destruct by ferrying sodium and chloride ions into the cancer cells. These synthetic ion transporters, described this week in the journal Nature Chemistry, confirm a two-decades-old hypothesis that could point the…   » Continue Reading

President Names Chemist Allen Bard a Recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award

President Names Chemist Allen Bard a Recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award

President Barack Obama has named College of Natural Sciences chemist Allen Bard a recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the government’s oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement.

Chemist, Biomedical Engineer and Computational Biologist Elected Fellows of National Science Organization

Three faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).