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The most powerful supercomputer at any US university is right here at UT
November 16, 2017
Stampede2, the flagship supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at UT-Austin, is the world’s 12th most powerful supercomputer.
UT astronomers find evidence of exocomet tails 800 light-years away
November 8, 2017
In a collaboration with MIT, UT-Austin astronomers detected exocomets outside our solar system using the Kepler space telescope.
UT, Columbia researchers develop device that could improve wireless technologies
November 2, 2017
UT-Austin and Columbia University researchers invented a millimeter-wave circulator that could enable wireless virtual reality and self driving cars.
UT researchers develop 'e-tattoo' health devices
October 19, 2017
UT researchers have developed functional graphene tattoos that can be used for personal, medical data collection.
New Digital Service Center comes to Austin
October 16, 2017
Austin is about to be home to a 34,000-square-foot digital powerhouse. Siemens will invest $14 million annually towards a new Digital Service Center which will serve as a hub for their growing building technologies industry.
UT-Austin lab joins a global neuroscience research effort
October 4, 2017
A UT neuroscience lab is one of 21 participating in the International Brain Laboratory’s global effort to decode the brain’s decision-making process.
Girl Scouts of Central Texas takes the task of building prosthetics into their own hands
September 29, 2017
The Girl Scouts of Central Texas is taking the task of building prosthetics into their own hands. In collaboration with Wayside Sci-Tech Preparatory School, a group of girl scouts is building prosthetics for kids who need them.
Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year mission with death dive into Saturn
September 20, 2017
Last week, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft concluded its 13-year mission at Saturn by diving into the gas giant.
Hurricane Harvey could cause mental health problems
September 14, 2017
Hurricane Harvey devastated huge areas of Texas, but it could also result in mental health issues for the people affected.
Hurricane Harvey floods streets with floating fire ants
September 6, 2017
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, houses and buildings were left in ruins. But humans weren’t the only species forced to adapt to the flooding.
UT Southwestern researchers develop new method of diagnosing Autism Spectrum disorder using blood biomarkers
August 29, 2017
A group of researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are working to develop blood protein tests that could help diagnose those on the Autism Spectrum with greater than 90 percent accuracy.
UT Southwestern researchers develop new method of diagnosing autism spectrum disorder using blood biomarkers
August 6, 2017
A group of researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are working to develop blood protein tests that could help diagnose those on the autism spectrum with greater than 90 percent accuracy.
UT researchers make waves, save lives in study of Nepal’s glacial lakes
August 6, 2017
A June report from UT researchers measures the risk posed by lakes in the Himalayas in order to protect nearby communities from flooding.
Telemedicine takes off in Texas
July 19, 2017
A bill passed this May could completely change the game for the delivery and accessibility of healthcare to Texans.
Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co may make Austin home to new Information Technology hub
July 6, 2017
A pharmaceutical giant is considering making Austin home to a new Information Technology hub, which could open doors for UT alumni. Merck & Co, worth $39.5 billion, already has three other hubs in Branchburg, New Jersey; Prague, Czech Republic and Singapore.
Texas Health Catalyst and the fight against endometriosis
June 18, 2017
This year’s applicants to the Texas Health Catalyst walk in the footsteps of UT tissue researchers.
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