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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 29, 2015
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Bacteria Suppress Their Antibiotic-Resistant Cousins

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers studying a dangerous type of bacteria have discovered that the bacteria have the ability to block both their own growth and the growth of their antibiotic-resistant mutants. The discovery might lead to better ways to fight a … 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

May 30, 2015
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‘Deep Web Search’ May Help Scientists

When you do a simple Web search on a topic, the results that pop up aren’t the whole story. The Internet contains a vast trove of information — sometimes called the “Deep Web” — that isn’t indexed by search engines: … Continue reading

May 19, 2015
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Genetic Road Map May Bring About Better Cotton Crops

AUSTIN, Texas – A University of Texas at Austin scientist, working with an international research team, has developed the most precise sequence map yet of U.S. cotton and will soon create an even more detailed map for navigating the complex … 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