The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) was founded in 1883 and is located near the state capitol of Texas in Austin. The Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Jackson School of Geosciences and College of Natural Sciences receive high marks from university rating providers. UT Austin does not have a medical teaching hospital, but it offers medical sciences courses. Nearly 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend UT Austin.
Young adults' sexual relationships increasingly favor men, research finds
(PhysOrg.com) -- While young women's educational and career opportunities have skyrocketed over the past two decades, their opportunities for stable, long-term relationships have declined, according to new research from sociologists ...
New, rigorous assessment of shale gas reserves forecasts reliable supply from Barnett Shale through 2030
A new study, believed to be the most thorough assessment yet of the natural gas production potential of the Barnett Shale, foresees slowly declining production through the year 2030 and beyond and total recovery at greater ...
Sodium channels evolved before animals' nervous systems, research shows
An essential component of animal nervous systemssodium channelsevolved prior to the evolution of those systems, researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have discovered.
Self-powered, blood-activated sensor detects pancreatitis quickly and cheaply
A new low cost test for acute pancreatitis that gets results much faster than existing tests has been developed by scientists at The University of Texas at Austin.
Think globally, but act locally when studying plants, animals, global warming
Global warming is clearly affecting plants and animals, but we should not try to tease apart the specific contribution of greenhouse gas driven climate change to extinctions or declines of species at local scales, biologists ...
Psychologists find the meaning of aggression
Bottling up emotions can make people more aggressive, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Minnesota that was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Army.
On gun control, citizens support politicians who point to big picture, not specific incidents, study finds
As the nation continues to grapple with the long-simmering issue of gun control, solutions are stymied by heated debates.
Solving the bandwidth bottleneck: Researchers engineer ways to send high-quality videos in fewer bits
Cardan Samples has two favorite prime-time T.V. shows: "The Office" and the science fiction series "Fringe."
Declining energy quality could be root cause of current recession
An overlooked cause of the economic recession in the U.S. is a decade long decline in the quality of the nation's energy supply, often measured as the amount of energy we get out for a given energy input, says energy expert ...
Gulf of Mexico dead zone severely impairs reproduction in Atlantic croaker
(PhysOrg.com) -- Atlantic croaker living in the large Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone" exhibit severe reproductive impairment with potential long-term impacts on the fish's population abundance, researchers from The University ...