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Chemists Work to Desalt the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time

Chemists Work to Desalt the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time

By creating a small electrical field that removes salts from seawater, chemists have introduced a new method for the desalination of seawater that consumes less energy and is dramatically simpler than conventional techniques

Origami-Inspired Paper Sensor Could Test for Malaria and HIV for Less than 10 Cents, Report Chemists

Origami-Inspired Paper Sensor Could Test for Malaria and HIV for Less than 10 Cents, Report Chemists

Inspired by the paper-folding art of origami, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a 3-D paper sensor that may be able to test for diseases such as malaria and HIV for less than 10 cents a pop.

Self-powered, Blood-activated Sensor Detects Pancreatitis Quickly and Cheaply

Self-powered, Blood-activated Sensor Detects Pancreatitis Quickly and Cheaply

A new low cost test for acute pancreatitis that gets results much faster than existing tests has been developed by scientists at The University of Texas at Austin.

Fall Graduates at The University of Texas at Austin to Be Honored at Convocation Ceremonies Dec. 6 and 7

A university provost, a national magazine editor, the Texas director of nursing, corporate executives and several outstanding faculty members and administrators will be among the keynote speakers for convocation ceremonies Dec. 6 and 7 at The University of Texas at Austin.

New $5 Million Grant to Fund Research Advances in Solar and Other Renewable Energy Technologies

The Center for Electrochemistry (CEC) at The University of Texas at Austin has received a $5 million grant from the Houston-based Welch Foundation to start the Renewable Energy Initiative (REI), a multi-disciplinary, collaborative effort to promote advances in renewable energy technologies.