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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


Science Buzz: 3-D printers, untraditional tongues and very resilient beetles

Robert Starr March 23, 2015

Editor’s note: In this recurring column, science writer Robert Starr rounds up the previous week's top science stories. Have a suggestion? Send a tweet to @RobertKStarr, and your link...


Research team receives award for skin cancer detection technology

Matthew Adams March 23, 2015

Members of the Cockrell School of Engineering and Seton Hospital received the South By Southwest Interactive Innovation SciFi No Longer award Tuesday for their research about the detection of skin cancer. Biomedical...


University researchers get worms drunk to study alcoholism

Sebastian Herrera March 13, 2015

A team of UT neuroscience researchers found a way to create mutant worms that can resist the effects of alcohol, a discovery that might one day lead to improved treatment for people who suffer from alcoholism. Neuroscience...


Seven booths to visit at the SXSW Interactive Trade Show

Megan Kallus March 13, 2015

South By Southwest might be famous for its music and film offerings, but the festival is a well-known hot spot for the tech crowd as well. SXSW Interactive gives festival-goers the chance to get up close...


Four best SXSW Startup Village events for student entrepreneurs

Katie Keenan March 13, 2015

If you’re a student entrepreneur and it’s your first time going to South By Southwest Interactive, deciding where to go and with whom to awkwardly network can be challenging. The Daily Texan...


Keep Austin weird with the weirdest events SXSW has to offer

Charles Liu March 13, 2015

South By Southwest wouldn’t be an Austin event if it weren’t weird. For those of you who love the unconventional, SXSW Interactive offers robots, brain hacking, a geeky band and more.  To...


Stray from the beaten path for these innovative SXSW events

Rebecca Fu March 13, 2015

Film, music and interactive events form the foundation of any good South By Southwest festival experience — but if you’re looking to diversify your schedule, the following artworks and galleries...


Nipping: the next frontier of bioprinting

Ellen Airhart March 12, 2015

The printers in the TeVido Biodevices office don’t print concert tickets or English essays — they use live fat cells to print nipples and areolas.  TeVido, a technology company that...


Science scene: American Psychological Association study finds link between empathy barriers and cyberbullying

Ellen Airhart March 12, 2015

One hundred forty characters composed in 20 seconds can ruin someone’s day.  Nearly half of all adolescents have experienced online bullying, according to a study by the American Psychological...


JamFeed app aims to connect users with music-related news

Katie Keenan March 10, 2015

Your favorite artist tweets a little tidbit about a highly anticipated album or single. Your heart starts beating rapidly as you scramble to find any information about this potentially life-changing musical...