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December 4, 2015
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Ancient Cold Period Could Provide Clues About Future Climate Change

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have found that a well-known period of abrupt climate change 12,000 years ago occurred rapidly in northern latitudes but much more gradually in equatorial regions, a discovery that could prove important … Continue reading

June 6, 2015
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New Centimeter-Accurate GPS System Could Transform Virtual Reality and Mobile Devices

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a centimeter-accurate GPS-based positioning system that could revolutionize geolocation on virtual reality headsets, cellphones and other technologies, making global positioning and … Continue reading

February 3, 2015
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Cancer-Causing Virus Blocks Human Immune Response, Study Shows

AUSTIN, Texas — Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California at San Francisco have revealed how a type of cancer-causing virus called Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) outwits the human body’s immune response. By helping explain why … Continue reading

January 28, 2015
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A 3-D View of the Greenland Ice Sheet Opens Window on Ice History

AUSTIN, Texas —  Scientists using ice-penetrating radar data collected by NASA’s Operation IceBridge and earlier airborne campaigns have built the first comprehensive map of layers deep inside the Greenland Ice Sheet, opening a window on past climate conditions and the … Continue reading