Latin American studies freshman Rachel Fleming knew she wanted to attend the University of Texas and study in UT’s top-notch Latin American studies program. However, there was one part of her college experience she never anticipated — becoming a Division I athlete.
Many Texas high schools do not offer any sex education whatsoever. Most high schools that do offer sex education focus heavily on abstinence. Across the board, UT freshmen arrive on campus with wildly varying sex education experiences.
In this week's Science Buzz, scientists give the Brontosaurus its own genus, the Deaspletosaurus may bite its own brothers, spouses may encourage healthy habits, and researchers weigh the pros and cons of fast food.
Texas swimming center lifeguard Hannah Lerner has never taken an official swimming lesson in her life — but the exercise-science freshman and her co-workers are tasked with protecting the world-class swimmers at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
In this week's Science Buzz: The Large Hadron Collider is back at work in order to research dark matter, smartphones may cost more than thought, gender could be little more than a chemical affair, and Texas brown tarantulas get faster as the weather gets hotter.