November 8, 2016
When economics junior Joy Youwakim was growing up, she grew tired of being told to eat everything on her plate because people elsewhere were starving.
“It’s ridiculous that it’s 2016, and there are still people that are hungry in the world, especially when we produce enough,” Youwakim said.
November 7, 2016
UT Landscape Services celebrated Texas Arbor Day on Friday by planting trees next to the turtle pond, educating the UT community about tree care and giving away seedlings grown from seeds gathered from campus.
November 4, 2016
NASA deputy administrator Dava Newman outlined the agency’s plan to put humans on Mars in a seminar hosted by the Department of Aerospace Engineering on Wednesday.
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 20, 2016
When ocean temperatures rise, tropical fish which struggled to adapt would rather pack up and move than adapt.
As climate change causes warmer ocean temperatures, temperature-sensitive coral reef fish tend to migrate to a cooler area if given the chance, according to a recent international study led by University of Copenhagen’s Adam Habary and supervised by UT Marine Science Institute postdoctoral fellow Jacob Johansen.
October 18, 2016
UT researchers are hunting for an elusive subatomic particle after unexpected experimental results left the physics community puzzled.
The particles in question are called neutrinos. They have no charge and very little mass, and they can pass through matter, including living tissue. These properties make neutrinos very difficult to detect.