A a girl in Michigan, Kate Biberdorf discovered joy and beauty in science. She brings that sense of wonder — and plenty of pyrotechnics — to her students at the University of Texas.
byCHRISTOPHER DE LOS SANTOS
Summer snow in Canada while Texas bakes: It’s all about the teleconnection.
Managing the national laboratory could bring millions in research dollars to UT campuses. But the UT System also would have to address a string of serious problems there.
As some substitute software for real bodies, the UT-Austin school uses both in its study of anatomy.
She has broken barriers as an African-American woman in engineering. Now she leads a top project at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
Portland-based ChickTech’s programs are generating interest in science, technology, engineering and math in Central Texas.
Metropia, a smartphone app, offers gift cards and charitable donations to drivers who share rides or travel during off-hours.
In February, the Trump administration sidelined a plan to put one bumblebee species on the endangered list.
Sara Sutcliffe once was terrified of fire engines. Now the chemistry professor is a volunteer firefighter and teaches fire science.
Thirteen percent of the city’s transactions are now online, as more people rely on a smartphone app that lets them replenish their parking time.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.