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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

UT researchers develop hydrogel tablet to purify water in under an hour

UT researchers develop hydrogel tablet to purify water in under an hour

Kaushiki Roy, News Reporter October 12, 2021
Materials science and engineering graduate student Youhong Guo, the lead author of the research paper, said research to develop the tablet took about one year after her group began studying water purification in 2020. 
UT researchers work to understand digital misinformation in BIPOC communities

UT researchers work to understand digital misinformation in BIPOC communities

Kevin Vu, Ubah Moallim, News Reporters October 12, 2021

UT-Austin researchers are studying how communities of color engage with information online in order to help combat misinformation. Researchers from the University teamed up with the University of Washington,...

UT researchers develop accurate COVID-19 diagnosis machine

UT researchers develop accurate COVID-19 diagnosis machine

Kevin Vu, News Reporter October 6, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the September 24th flipbook.  UT engineers prototyped the first-ever portable disease diagnosis machine that could help medical professionals quickly...

UT-Austin researchers find that picky-eater fish threaten coral reef food webs around the world

UT-Austin researchers find that picky-eater fish threaten coral reef food webs around the world

Jessica Harden, News Reporter September 28, 2021
Fish extinctions, a looming threat because of climate change and overfishing, will jeopardize these delicate ecosystems, the paper said.
UT-Austin geophysicists partner with city of Austin on lake initiative

UT-Austin geophysicists partner with city of Austin on lake initiative

Leena Alali, News Reporter September 23, 2021

The UT Institute for Geophysics started a partnership with the city of Austin on Sept. 7 to create 3D images of lakes in Austin, which the city will use to study water quality and algae.  Researchers...

UT researchers create new technology to study tumor evolution

UT researchers create new technology to study tumor evolution

Katy Nelson August 26, 2021

UT researchers have helped to better understand how tumor cells evolve to resist cancer treatments by developing ClonMapper, a new technology that tags the cells’ nucleic acid with a type of barcode. By...