Two Austin-based roommates have developed a low-cost ventilator unit made from parts widely available around the world in response to global shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In vitro testing on pig lungs for their prototype could begin soon at Dell Medical School.
Jason McLellan works with the spike proteins that give the virus its shape and allow it to attach to receptors on human cells and begin to replicate.
Boiz of Austin aims to tear down barriers and redefine what it means to be a king in the queen-dominated world of drag.
Anne Dattilo, 22-year-old physics and astronomy undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin, discovered two exoplanets, or planets outside Earth’s solar system.
Hojun Song, a professor in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M, has been researching grasshoppers and crickets, with a focus on the evolution of swarming locusts. Reporting Texas spoke with Song on the video conferencing app Zoom about his research.
With the start of the 2019 mosquito season upon us, state public health officials plan to proceed as usual — expecting the worst.
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.
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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.