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UT ranked No. 10 in scientific research

November 21, 2017

UT-Austin ranks No. 10 among U.S. universities for publication of scientific research and No. 11 among all U.S. institutions, according to the latest report from the Nature Index. UT-Austin was also ranked...

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Experts say trauma linked to resilience in a country

October 27, 2017

In a study published last month, an international team of researchers reviewed the mental health of over 33,500 German citizens to investigate the stereotype of German angst as a result of the World War...

Neuroscientists pick public’s brain at Brainstorms speaker series

October 18, 2017

Last Friday, neuroscientists gathered at UT to discuss and update the public on the state of brain research at a speaker series called Brainstorms. This month’s topic was Dr. Audrey Brumback’s...

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Neural Interface Initiatives relies on collaboration to solve the mysteries of the brain

May 2, 2017

Researchers and scientists at UT-Austin are working together to understand the brain, treat neurological diseases and build tools to enhance the capabilities of brains.  The Neural Interface Initiative...

​Duke neuroscientist delivers talk on brain-machine interfaces

May 2, 2017

Miguel Nicolelis discussed the brains behind smart prosthetics in a Dean’s Scholars Distinguished Lecture Series talk Thursday. Titled “Brain-Machine Interfaces: From Basic Science to Neurological...

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Psychologists uncover the impostor syndrome

April 21, 2017

Minority students at UT can feel like strangers to their own success, according to Kevin Cokley, educational psychology and African and African diaspora studies professor. This experience, known in...

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Supercomputers may be used to diagnose depression

April 14, 2017

Psychologists and supercomputers are working together to help diagnose depression at UT’s Texas Advanced Computing Center. David Schnyer, a UT cognitive neuroscientist, psychology professor and...

Austin’s newest buses have a mind of their own

April 10, 2017

Austin’s first fully autonomous, electric shuttle hit the streets this South by Southwest.  The shuttle, called the EasyMile, or EZ10, is a prototype built to operate entirely without human...

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UT anthropologists discover that walking on two feet evolved concurrently with human skull

April 3, 2017

UT Austin anthropologists recently took another step in discovering how humans evolved from primates.  Anthropology professor Chris Kirk and Gabrielle Russo, a UT anthropology alumna and ...

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Researchers buzzing about antibiotics and their harmful impacts on honeybees

March 24, 2017

Researchers from UT-Austin have found that honeybees treated with common antibiotics are half as likely to survive compared to untreated honeybees. Researchers say these findings have health implications...

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UT researchers develop new brain probes

March 10, 2017

A new brain probe developed by UT researchers allows for reliable, long-term recording of brain cells.  Chong Xie, biomedical engineering assistant professor, and physics research scientist Lan...

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Astronomers find seven Earth-sized, potentially habitable planets

March 3, 2017

Astronomers in Belgium have identified a record of seven Earth-sized planets, all potentially habitable. According to the research study, which was published in Nature last week, and findings from NASA,...

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UT professors present real facts about fake news

February 28, 2017

Over the past year, the term “fake news” has become a buzzword for politicians and media sources alike, but UT professors say the concept has deeper roots. “Fake news … reports...

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Seton Medical welcomes robot hospital assistants

February 16, 2017

There’s a new robot in town. Poli, a robotic hospital assistant tasked to save nurses’ time, is now making the rounds at Austin’s Seton Medical Center.  Poli was developed by...

A spotlight on cancer research at UT: Dr. Brock’s lab

January 30, 2017

Biomedical engineering associate professor Amy Brock is creating a model to defeat chemotherapy resistance. Brock’s research focuses on developing models for tumors and cancer growth based on...