Science of Disbelief →
NSF Cancels NSF GK-12 Program →
Can we use population genetics to trace language... →
LEGO DNA sculpture →
The peppered moth's dark genetic past revealed :... →
The model that Laura talked about on the show:... →
Creative Conservation in a Changing Climate by... →
Friday, April 22, 2011 7PM Pre-lecture activities 5:45PM Welch Hall room 2.224
Next Science in the Pub April 22 5PM at the Cactus... →
Nature has produced forms most beautiful and, in turn, humans have managed to mimic these forms. The emerging field of biomimetics engineers human designs after natural forms, such as the wings of a bird or the complex surface structure of a cell. Join Science In The Pub as UT student Emily Royall provides an overview of biomimetics from UT-Austin’s historic Cactus Café on Friday, April 22 at 5...
Radio show today 7-7:30PM on 91.7 FM or...
Today we’ll talk with Laura Read about her varied interests and impacts. Her thesis work focused on water and climate change issues in Peru. She’ll discuss the challenges of bringing advanced and highly technical water models to underdeveloped regions. We will also talk about the Engineers without Borders project that grew out of her work. Currently, Laura works with the UTeach...
Science Under The Stars tonight! Insects and... →
Worm May Offer Clues to Longevity in Humans →
“Endosymbiotic” Algae Live Within the Cells of... →
Biodiversity Improves Water Quality →
Science Study Break April 13 6PM-7PM in GAR 0.102
Nerd Nite Wednesday 7:30PM at the US Art Authority
Nerd Nite is happening again this Wednesday, April 6 7:30PM-10:30PM at the United States Art Authority. The theme this week is the Abyss. Check out the event on Facebook. =================== “Expeditionary Cave Diving,” by Bill Stone Bill Stone has organized the exploration of some of our planet’s deepest underwater caves. During the past 35 years, Dr. Stone has led 51...
Today we’re talking a bit about gene patenting. Can your biology be someone’s intellectual property? A number of cases have attempted to address this issue, and have been debated for at least a decade. Learn about the first of these cases here. Now DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) is seeking to fund research that would be built into microorganisms to track any changes...
Endangered Mountain Gorillas Infected By Human... →
The Defense Advanced Research Agency wants you! →
What happens when your DNA can be patented and monitored? Ask DARPA!– What we’re talking about now
What We Are Talking About Now: Virus Eaters →
Shapes of Ancient Mountains Revealed →
Researchers used a technique called thermochronometry to map out the geological history of a 300 square mile area of New Zealand. The idea is the deeper below the earth’s surface you go, the warmer it is. So, tracking a rock’s temperature over time helps reveals how deep the rock was as it cooled.