Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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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

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Robotic frogs help UT researchers understand mating calls

Gefei Liu July 23, 2013

UT and Salisbury University biologists have discovered the secrets of tungara frogs mating call with the help of a robotic frog imitating the sounds of the real frogs.  Biology professor Michael...

TV remains main news source for most Americans

Gefei Liu July 22, 2013

While emergent social media may seem more popular than older forms of communication, according to a survey by Gallup, TV is still the main news source for most Americans. In a poll of 2,048 adults,...

UT professor makes game to teach space science

Gefei Liu July 15, 2013

“Alien Rescue,” a game set in a science-fiction world designed by a UT professor for sixth graders, is working to educate students on space science.  “Alien Rescue”...

Harry Ransom Center showcases exhibition on sports literature

Gefei Liu July 2, 2013

Students interested in the intersection of sports and literature have an opportunity this summer to study works of athletic literary achievment at the Harry Ransom Center until August. The exhibition,...


Students continue working on micro farm during summer

Gefei Liu June 25, 2013

Students working on the UT micro farm, a student-run on-campus farm stand, will continue building the farm during the summer months. A green house is still under construction at the back of the farm,...

UT, Austin work together to fuel small business

Gefei Liu June 17, 2013

UT and the City of Austin are working together to fuel Austin’s small business and enterpise market by providing coursework aimed at launching new businesses. Recently, the city signed...

Rally hopes to pull ESPN X Games to Austin

Gefei Liu June 6, 2013

Each year, Austin impresses the public with its well-known music festivals and events like SXSW, but Austin might be getting even more impressive in 2014. Austin is on a list of four cities...

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