After several years working for WalMart corporate headquarters, Robert Pellegrino was hungry for a different type of challenge.
Temple Grandin, an advocate for people with autism whose life story was the subject of an Emmy Award–winning HBO full-length film, will speak at UT at 6:30 p.m. Monday, October 9.
The Huffington Post recently featured an article examining five health benefits of forgiveness. The article highlighted UT research, which showed that forgiveness is associated with a whole range of health measures that include sleep quality and fatigue.
Are space and time intertwined? Is light a particle or a wave? What are the building blocks of the universe?
Around 95 million years ago, a giant relative of modern crocodiles ruled the coastlines and waterways of what would one day become north central Texas.
Joseph Bozell, professor in the Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries, will present “The Future of Energy from Crops” at the first UT Science Forum of the fall semester on Friday, September 8.
The New York Times featured a study that suggests stitching together forests can help save multiple species. The publication interviewed Daniel Simberloff, an ecologist at UT, who cautioned that the research relied heavily on debatable modeling assumptions.
With the Mars 2020 rover mission just around the corner, NASA has created a Returned Sample Science Board to grapple with the scientific, technological, and policy issues that come with such a robotic venture. Members will discuss the best strategy for hauling Red Planet rock and dirt to Earth. Harry McSween, UT professor of Earth
A new study conducted at UT’s Anthropology Research Facility examining mouth microbiomes could help scientists more accurately estimate time since death.
Science Magazine recently reported that the construction of a dam in central Brazil has spurred fast evolution of geckos in the region. In just 15 years, the lizards’ heads have grown larger—an adaptation that allows them to eat a wider variety of insects made available by the dam’s creation. The finding may signal other rapid