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University of Texas Awarded $1.7 Million USDOT University Transportation Grant

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.

Registration Opens for “Visions of the Future,” Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium at Ransom Center

Registration Opens for “Visions of the Future,” Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium at Ransom Center

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

Research Warns Drivers About Most Deadly, Accident-Prone Intersections

Research Warns Drivers About Most Deadly, Accident-Prone Intersections

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.

New Source for Biofuels Discovered by Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin

New Source for Biofuels Discovered 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.