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UT researchers create pen that detects cancer in 10 seconds
October 19, 2017
Some pens write, others detect cancer. UT researchers have created a device called the MassSpec pen, which that can detect cancer during surgery within ten seconds.
Water reuse in Permian Basin has potential to reduce seismicity
October 12, 2017
A UT study found that the reduce-reuse-recycle mantra may make oil drilling more productive.
McDonald Observatory receives new telescope
October 12, 2017
Over the next two years, the McDonald Observatory will be receiving a new one-meter telescope, expanding the Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) network.
Texas Docs Care program provides free medical services to Harvey victims
October 8, 2017
Doctors are only a text message or video chat away for Hurricane Harvey victims who need medical attention.
Dell Medical School and Seton collaborate to target childhood obesity
October 4, 2017
Dell Medical School joined a program targeting childhood obesity.
UT students weigh in on iPhone X ahead of release
September 29, 2017
On Jan. 9, 2007, Steve Jobs announced the original iPhone. This September, Apple announced the iPhone X.
As oceans warm, coral reefs could lose their ecological function
September 28, 2017
Climate change poses a serious threat to reef-building corals, but UT researchers found that corals can adapt to these current events, if humans can adapt too.
Researchers create a periodic table of ecological niches
September 18, 2017
Using the metaphor of the periodic table of elements, ecologists have started to create a table to organize ecological niches that shows the relationships between lizards and their environment.
Dell Medical School launches health care internship program
September 17, 2017
Dell Medical School is now offering a new opportunity for UT students of all majors to participate in the healthcare field.
Dell Medical School pilot program cuts patient wait times
September 7, 2017
A pilot program at Dell Medical School has reduced wait times for women in Travis County who have no insurance or low incomes.
UT researchers discover new pain treatment
August 30, 2017
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, 78 people die per day from opioid-related overdoses, but UT researchers may have an alternative to pain treatment.
New organization gives a hand to amputees through 3-D printing
April 30, 2017
Five hundred people lose limbs in the United States every day, yet there is no government agency to protect amputees’ interests, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
UT researchers study video games to solve issues in healthcare, education, environment
February 6, 2017
UT researchers are spending their days studying video games to solve issues in healthcare, education and the environment.
Texas Tribune Festival: Panelists declare “golden era” for cancer care
September 28, 2016
Fifty percent of all cancer cases are completely preventable, yet according to experts in the field, health care in Texas is not translating this number to real life.
Microscope maps negative space to create 3D images
September 20, 2016
UT researchers take a closer look at microscopic samples.
Dell Medical School’s first class experiences new curriculum
September 12, 2016
Austin is known for entrepreneurship involving the food, music and tech industries, but now it’s emphasizing the medical industry.
UT researchers study the possibilities of invisibility
September 7, 2016
Cloaking devices for objects have become a reality.
Students use design to solve healthcare problems
May 1, 2016
When most people hear the word “design,” they think about fashion or interior design — but now UT students are using design to tackle healthcare.
UT researchers create drug for anthrax
April 13, 2016
UT researchers have created a drug that can fight inhalational anthrax — the most deadly form of anthrax.
UT researchers highlight importance of water management
April 7, 2016
Rain or shine, good water management is necessary to improve a city’s sustainability.
Scientists discover 80-million-year-old dinosaur blood vessels
March 23, 2016
Dinosaur hearts haven’t pumped blood for millions of years, but thanks to UT researchers, their intact blood vessels are no longer a thing of the past.
US Surgeon General visits campus, calls for students to take action
March 4, 2016
The 19th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Vivek Murthy, visited UT on Thursday with a call for action: Americans need to change their perception of health.
Typing up a diagnosis for Parkinson’s
February 26, 2016
Words per minute is not the only thing researchers can tell from a keyboarding test.
UT scientists shed light on skin cancer
February 18, 2016
James Tunnell, Cockrell School of Engineering professor, and Dr. Jason Reichenberg, dermatologist at Seton Medical Center, have combined their expertise to create a device the size of a pen that detects three different types of skin cancer — all within five seconds.
Suggs Lab uses tissue engineering to study tumors, vascular diseases
February 9, 2016
The human body has the amazing ability to heal itself naturally. However, sometimes even the body could use some help.
New FRI stream introduces genetic sequencing on a whole new level
January 29, 2016
Thirteen years ago, the Human Genome Project gave scientists a deeper understanding of how and when genes are activated.
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