University of Texas at Austin

New fossil reveals primates lingered in Texas

( -- More than 40 million years ago, primates preferred Texas to northern climates that were significantly cooling, according to new fossil evidence discovered by Chris Kirk, physical anthropologist at The University ...

Oct 14, 2008
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RNA molecules boost vaccine effectiveness

( -- A novel delivery system that could lead to more efficient and more disease-specific vaccines against infectious diseases has been developed by biomedical engineers at The University of Texas ...

Oct 08, 2008
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Children aware of white male monopoly on White House

Challenging the idea that children live in a color or gender blind world, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin reveals most elementary-school-age children are aware there has been no female, African-American, ...

Oct 05, 2008
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Aerobic exercise for the wheelchair-bound

University of Texas at Austin alumnus, Chris Stanford (MSEE '91), and Electrical & Computer Engineering undergraduates are working on making exercise fun for wheelchair users. For the last year, Stanford has ...

Sep 10, 2008
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Safer skies for the flying public

University of Texas professor Constantine Caramanis and colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are working on a air traffic decision-making system that rapidly adapts its flight recommendations ...

Sep 03, 2008
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