Climate change threatens one of the world’s most popular beverages and a crucial crop in some developing countries. The Texas researchers hope to create a coffee plant that can stand up to hotter temperatures.
Men were 9.6 percent of registered nurses in 2011, up 2 percentage points from 2000, according to the Census Bureau. “You feel like you’re doing something for somebody else,” Casey Luong, a nursing student, said.
Designed to complement traditional forms of therapy, Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapy has, its adherents say, become an increasingly popular adjunct for a variety of diagnoses, among them depression, autism, post-traumatic stress disorder and Down Syndrome.
At Texas A&M’s Natural Toxins Research Center, researchers test snake venom against different types of cancer cells, including various kinds of melanomas and carcinomas, hoping to find ways to block the cells’ growth.
In 2012, the Harvard Business Review called data science “the sexiest job of the 21st century.” This is especially impressive considering that the title “data scientist” did not exist until 2008.
The University of Texas at Austin’s graduate petroleum engineering program, renowned for its enhanced recovery techniques for oil reservoirs, was ranked as the best in the country this year.
Hydrogen sulfide, or H2S, is a colorless gas that smells like rotten eggs, but there the similarity ends. At lower levels, the gas causes nausea, headaches and dizziness. Larger doses can result in loss of smell and ultimately death. The poisonous gas made headlines on April 13 after Austin firefighters responded to a cardiac arrest […]
The drinking habits of fruit flies can help science understand how humans become addicted to alcohol.
Two decades after leading Texas acupuncturists’ struggle for professional recognition, Lisa Lin is at the forefront of efforts to make sure only licensed and well-trained acupuncturists are allowed to practice.
The app, which allows news stations to post assignments and users to respond with photos and videos, illustrates the growth of citizen journalism at a time when traditional jobs in photojournalism are declining.
Despite decades of research showing that the therapy helps patients, music therapists struggle to achieve professional status at the state level.
Mosquitoes common to Central Texas are spreading Zika. At Texas A&M, Jeff Tomberlin is working on ways to prevent the bites that could make people sick.
by Hannah Jane DeCiutiis
UT researcher has developed a way to get robots to work together.
More than 500 suspected cases have been reported across Texas in the past year.
UT professor uses state-of-the-art spectrography to detect planets most capable of supporting life.