AUSTIN, Texas — The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded The University of Texas at Austin $1.7 million in grants to advance cutting-edge research and educational programs that address critical transportation challenges facing the nation.
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has opened registration for “Visions of the Future,” the 10th Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium, scheduled for Nov. 1-3. The symposium brings together historians, architects, industrial designers and visionaries in the fields of science fiction, film, theater and future… » Continue Reading
The difference between an intersection controlled by flashing lights and one controlled by a stop sign can play a big role in accident prevention, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
A newly created microbe produces cellulose that can be turned into ethanol and other biofuels, report scientists from The University of Texas at Austin who say the microbe could provide a significant portion of the nation's transportation fuel if production can be scaled up.