Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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

All content by Radhika Vaishnav

Professor, lawyer debate the pros and cons of artificial intelligence

March 30, 2018

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly prevalent, some have positive outlooks on where AI could take us, while others are doubtful. On Tuesday, the Texas Political Union held a debate about...

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Artists and engineers work together to bring animatronic dinosaurs to life

March 1, 2018

Although art and technology may seem like opposite ends of a spectrum, a class of students brought together the two disciplines to provide animatronic dinosaur suits for a play. The independent study...

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Leading microbiome researcher discusses impact of gut bacteria on health

February 19, 2018

Two million genes make you, you, but only 1 percent are human. This past Thursday, Rob Knight, a renowned world leader in microbiome research from the University of California San Diego, gave the esteemed...

UT astronomy professor challenges the current model on dark matter

February 16, 2018

Scientists like to think they know at least some things about the galaxies we live in, but researchers such as Dr. Michael Boylan-Kolchin, an astronomy professor at UT, are changing some of those perspectives. Earlier...

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UT physics professor explores the interactions between light and matter

February 2, 2018

UT physics associate professor Xiaoqin Elaine Li is studying the interaction between light and matter in quantum materials, which could lead to advances in everyday technology as soon as the next decade. The...