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2013-01-15 23:02:23

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST) announces the appointment of Sara Ortwein, president of ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC), as chair of their Industry

2013-01-11 10:16:27

The detailed changes in the structure of a virus as it infects an E. coli bacterium have been observed for the first time.

2012-12-18 14:17:14

By synthesizing a stable "antiaromatic" compound, as well as a never before seen intermediate version of that compound, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have written an important new chapter in the story of modern chemistry.

Simulations On Ranger Supercomputer Help Researchers Understand Biofuel Reactions
2012-12-04 12:44:16

In a well-known fairy tale, Rumpelstiltskin used magic to weave straw into gold. Today, scientists are reversing that formula — using gold to turn straw (and other forms of biomass) into today's global currency: energy.

UT Austin Has Been Selected As Research And Education Partner By NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2012-10-17 11:41:04

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory has selected The University of Texas at Austin for its Strategic University Research Partnership program — a federally funded program focused on advancing space exploration.

2012-10-09 20:43:01

Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are commonly associated with sexual assault, but a new study from The University of Texas at Austin shows that female victims suffer from a wide spectrum of debilitating effects that may often go unnoticed or undiagnosed.


Latest University of Texas at Austin Reference Libraries

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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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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.