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September 20, 2021

Metals Supercharge Promising Method to Bury Harmful Carbon Dioxide Under the Sea

There's a global race to reduce the amount of harmful gases in our atmosphere to slow down the pace of climate change, and one way to do that is through carbon capture and sequestration — sucking carbon out of ... Read the story

September 17, 2021

What If the Secret to Your Brain’s Elusive Computing Power is Its Randomness?

If you’ve ever asked a car mechanic how long a part will last until it breaks, odds are they shrugged their shoulders. They know how long parts last on average, and they can see when one is close to ... Read the story

September 15, 2021

Texas Engineer Plays Crucial Role in NASA Satellite Mapping Mission

The second generation of NASA's Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-2) is responsible for taking important measurements of our planet's key health indicators, including ice sheet mass balance, depth of bodies of water, cloud and aerosol heights, as ... Read the story

September 13, 2021

Texas Engineering Named One of Nation’s Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has once again been named one of the nation’s top engineering schools. In the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, Texas Engineering has been named the No. ... Read the story

September 10, 2021

New Dual Degree Honors Program Combines Business, Electrical and Computer Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin will offer a new integrated business and engineering honors degree program. The rigorous four-year undergraduate curriculum in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the McCombs School of Business will prepare students for competitive ... Read the story

September 10, 2021

Portable ‘Lab-on-a-chip’ Diagnostic Platform Can Rapidly Test Dozens of People for COVID-19

A first-of-its-kind portable disease diagnosis platform could help medical personnel quickly spot asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 and test for a variety of other ailments that are challenging to catch in their early stages. The “lab-on-a-chip” platform created by ... Read the story

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September 03, 2021

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