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Yeast Cells And Sugar Converted Into ‘Sweet Crude’ Biofuel
2014-01-22 12:12:28

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering have developed a new source of renewable energy, a biofuel, from genetically engineered yeast cells and ordinary table sugar.

2014-01-15 23:23:25

New company launches to produce massive social entrepreneurship competitions in partnership with global companies, mobilizing thousands of teams to solve the planet’s most pressing social and

Research Helps Lay Out Theory For Metamaterials That Act As Analog Computer
2014-01-10 09:54:04

The field of metamaterials has produced structures with unprecedented abilities, including flat lenses, invisibility cloaks and even optical "metatronic" devices that can manipulate light in the way electronic circuitry manipulates the flow of electrons.

2013-12-24 23:20:00

The graduate students from McCombs School of Business development program showcased their findings in a conference this month.

2013-12-10 23:22:34

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards. Austin,

Seahorse Heads Are Perfectly Shaped For Catching Prey
2013-11-26 12:58:31

Seahorses are slow, docile creatures, but their heads are perfectly shaped to sneak up and quickly snatch prey

2013-11-15 23:04:52

Toopher to present at the Texas Advanced Computing Center’s SC13 Booth on November 20. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The Texas Advanced Computing

Copernicus Spacecraft Trajectory Design And Optimization System
2013-11-15 12:40:54

Copernicus, a generalized spacecraft trajectory design and optimization system, is capable of solving a wide range of trajectory problems such as planet or moon centered trajectories, libration point trajectories, planet-moon transfers and tours, and all types of interplanetary and asteroid/comet missions.

Researchers Grow Large Graphene Crystals That Have Exceptional Electrical Properties
2013-11-14 14:36:18

When it comes to the growth of graphene — an ultrathin, ultrastrong, all-carbon material — it is survival of the fittest, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.


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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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