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2014-01-30 23:34:16

Award recognizes Webber for tremendous successes since UT undergrad days, and numerous contributions to the university, and far beyond. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January

2014-01-30 23:34:11

Award recognizes Saxena’s extensive xontributions to the Austin Community, and the Global Community, especially through his Saxena Family Foundation. Austin,

2014-01-27 23:01:43

25th Anniversary Celebration Will Announce Winners of Kilcrease and Butler Awards Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 This Wednesday, on January 29,

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


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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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.