February 6, 2018
An Austin startup is bringing robotics to the Drag to make your morning coffee.
Briggo, a coffee shop inside of Moojo’s on Guadalupe, opened last month. However, the coffee shop is completely automated, and instead of talking to a barista, customers order through an app.
September 5, 2017
While the rest of the country prepared to view a total solar eclipse with their own eyes in August, researchers at Predictive Science Inc. got a sneak peek of the phenomenon with the help of one of UT’s supercomputers.
January 18, 2017
Taking selfies can make a vacation more memorable, according to a study conducted by UT psychology professor Art Markman and Austin-based vacation rental company HomeAway.
November 17, 2016
Thursday evening, Kate Edwards, executive director of the International Game Developers Association, will address the connections between video games and culture at a free lecture open to the public.
November 15, 2016
A group of UT students is reaching for Mars by designing their own manned Mars mission and raising questions in the spaceflight community about how best to send humans to the red planet in the near future.
October 27, 2016
A UT research group is improving the safety and efficiency of inspecting power lines by connecting an Austin energy company with new technology: drones.
October 25, 2016
Health and wellness technology is everywhere — fitbit apps, patient portals and nutrition trackers — but a new study by UT researchers shows that this technology might not be helping the people who need it the most: those who have a hard time understanding health information.
October 12, 2016
A new, higher-resolution microscope coming to UT in May 2017 will help the Department of Molecular Biosciences revolutionize its study of cellular functions.
September 23, 2016
UT alumnus David Reitze, director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, began his presentation by telling a story that started 1.3 billion years ago with the collision of two black holes that caused ripples through space-time.
“Unfortunately, we’re going to skip most of that 1.3 billion years and move forward to about a hundred years ago,” he said. “This is where the story gets interesting from the human perspective.”
September 8, 2016
UT researchers are taking the concept of one-way mirrors to the extreme by manipulating light waves to make objects invisible.
UT Cockrell School of Engineering professor Andrea Alu and his research team are working on exploring the properties of light and sound waves that could make technologies like cloaking and one-way soundproof walls possible.