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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 engineers commercialize carbon capture technology to combat climate change

UT engineers commercialize carbon capture technology to combat climate change

Joelle DiPaolo, News Reporter January 25, 2022
The agreement between the Texas Carbon Management Program Group and Honeywell, a multinational conglomerate, was announced in December and gives Honeywell the right to scale the technology for commercialization.
UT releases new supercomputer for researchers

UT releases new supercomputer for researchers

Koshik Mahapatra November 28, 2021

UT is working on a supercomputer to allow more researchers to perform complex calculations based on their findings.  A collaboration between the University’s Texas Advanced Computing Center and the...

Researchers work toward creating computer chips that operate like human brain

Researchers work toward creating computer chips that operate like human brain

Katy Nelson October 3, 2021

Some UT researchers started creating a new computer chip that could be implemented within the next 10 years in computers and phones to improve their performance. The neuromorphic computer chips mimic...

UT researchers create new method to capture lithium that could help meet demand for electric cars

UT researchers create new method to capture lithium that could help meet demand for electric cars

Fernanda Figueroa September 26, 2021

UT doctoral students are part of a team developing a new method of lithium extraction, which could help meet high demand for the element and reduce its cost.   Lithium, which is used to power electronics,...

UT researchers help develop system to mitigate space debris

UT researchers help develop system to mitigate space debris

Kevin Vu September 5, 2021

In space thousands of natural and human-made objects float around and collide with one another, preventing satellites and rockets from functioning correctly. Researchers from UT, the Massachusetts Institute...

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‘We want to be a part of the solution’: bthere app promotes bystander intervention to prevent sexual assault

Trinady Joslin March 6, 2019

After a friend told him about her experience with sexual assault while in college, UT law alumnus Ben Johanson (‘13) set out to create an app designed to help students stay together during nights...

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Tinder serves as ultimate dating detector

Landry Allred February 13, 2019

How do you detect a partner desiring only a one-night stand from one desiring a long-term relationship? Tinder. For the past seven years, the infamous dating app, Tinder, has brought users entertainment,...

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New study links depression and immune system responses

Rahi Dakwala November 12, 2018

Depression and stress have been studied for the psychological effects they have on the human body, but doctors are now looking at how the disease can affect the immune system. The Immune System, Stress...

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Everyone knows Jackson Reyna is an avid scientist. But for 20 years, no one knew he was transgender

Tien Nguyen and Annie L. Zhang November 12, 2018

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment of The Texan’s series “Raising Voices,” which highlights issues of diversity at UT. Stories are produced in partnership with UT’s...

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Video competition emphasizes scientific creativity, communications

Annie L. Zhang November 8, 2018

Student researchers can win up to $2,500 by creating a two-minute long video about their research. The Office of Undergraduate Research is hosting the annual Texas Student Research Showdown, a video competition...

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‘Dig’ a new dating app which connects dog-people will launch in Austin

Rahi Dakwala November 2, 2018

Dating might get less “ruff” for dog-lovers with the launch of Dig-The Dog Person’s Dating App. The app will allow users to set dog-walking dates, give suggestions for local dog-friendly...

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Flaws in voting machines shouldn’t deter people from voting, UT expert says

Sunny Kim November 2, 2018

A few days ago, people claimed their straight-ticket votes were incorrectly changed to someone in the opposite party, according to the Texas Tribune.  It happened with the Hart InterCivic eSlate...

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