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UT researchers receive grant to study nanoscale 3D printing

UT researchers receive grant to study nanoscale 3D printing

Sowmya Sridhar, General News Reporter December 19, 2022

Researchers from UT, the University of Utah and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a way to more quickly and efficiently...

Spike in Travis County flu cases triples number of positive tests from past years

Spike in Travis County flu cases triples number of positive tests from past years

Trisha Dasgupta, General News Reporter December 2, 2022

Editor's note: a previous version of this story said 49% of students said influenza negatively impacted their academic performance. The story has been updated to reflect the correct number of 61%. The...

New UT study reveals the mental health realities of incels

New UT study reveals the mental health realities of incels

Celeste Olivarez, General News Reporter December 1, 2022

A recent UT study found involuntary celibates, colloqiually known as incels, are more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, loneliness and poor mental health. Lead author William Costello said...

New Earthquake Machine produces simulated earthquake on first test

New Earthquake Machine produces simulated earthquake on first test

Ireland Blouin, General News Reporter November 30, 2022

The UT Earthquake Machine, a device built by UT scientists to simulate the shifting of the tectonic plates, made its first earthquake during its pilot test in a lab on Nov. 7. The machine was created...

UT researchers gain new insights into indicators of alcohol use disorder

UT researchers gain new insights into indicators of alcohol use disorder

Rylie Lillibridge, Senior News Reporter November 29, 2022

Developments in the field of identifying RNA characteristics could be used to diagnose alcohol use disorder, according to UT researchers. In a recently published review, scientists looked into developments...

UT pharmacy researchers reveal latest developments on drug delivery technology

UT pharmacy researchers reveal latest developments on drug delivery technology

Raiyan Shaik, General News Reporter November 18, 2022

In an Oct. 31 press release, the College of Pharmacy revealed the latest findings on the development of their patented Thin Film Freezing technology — which rapidly freezes and dries medication into...

Collaborative UT project studies equity, opportunities for Black STEM undergraduates

Collaborative UT project studies equity, opportunities for Black STEM undergraduates

Vivien Ayers, General News Reporter November 16, 2022

UT, along with five other American institutions, received an $8.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study racial inequity in STEM and to propose adjustments to educational structures...

UT research team named finalists in international genetic engineering competition

UT research team named finalists in international genetic engineering competition

Corinne Piorkowski, General News Reporter November 15, 2022

A UT student research team competed in the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition from Oct. 26 to 28 where they placed among the top 10 finalists, the only American team to do so. The...

UT researchers’ policy paper identifies potential solutions for cognitive impairment crisis

Sowmya Sridhar, General News Reporter November 15, 2022

Researchers from UT, UT Southwestern Medical Center and six other institutions published a policy paper for the Policy and Planning Committee of the National Academy of Neuropsychology regarding strategies...

UT researchers gain new insights into century-old multiple sclerosis modeling technique

UT researchers gain new insights into century-old multiple sclerosis modeling technique

Rylie Lillibridge, Senior News Reporter November 15, 2022

UT researchers reexamined a long-standing model of multiple sclerosis in mice through a recently published study. The study compared multiple sclerosis itself with the model researchers use to understand...

IC2 Institute funds two faculty-led research projects to create real-world impact

IC2 Institute funds two faculty-led research projects to create real-world impact

Isabella Zeff, General news reporter November 11, 2022

Faculty-led research projects recently received funding from UT’s IC2 Institute, a research unit that explores the intersection between technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. One project receiving...

National Science Foundation grants money for pandemic preparedness research

National Science Foundation grants money for pandemic preparedness research

Tisha Shrestha and Rylie Lillibridge November 9, 2022

A $1 million pilot grant awarded to UT from the National Science Foundation allowed for the creation of the UT Center for Pandemic Decision Science, where researchers will attempt to resolve challenges...

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