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UT Researchers: Running May Help Treat PTSD

The physical benefits of exercise, particularly running, have long been established. But researchers have begun to expand the understanding of mental benefits...

 
 

Football and Brain Injury: “Something Needs to Change”

Doctors diagnose more than 200 concussions in NFL players each year. That’s unacceptable, says Shyam Popat, BA ’15, especially considering the long-term consequences...

 
 

UT Scientists Open Can of Worms on Animal Magnetic Field Detection

For centuries, people have wondered how animals navigate, and the source of many species’ keen sense of direction has long been unclear. But now UT researchers...

 
 

Restoring Order

A new disciplinary method is keeping kids in school with a solution that sounds startlingly simple: talking it out. Picture this: 10-year-old Ben trips his classmate....

 
 

Fungus, Thy Name is Bevo

When Cockrell School of Engineering researchers uncovered a never-before-identified strain of fungi in their lab at the University of Texas, they made sure it would...

 
 

Mapping Modern Slavery

More people are enslaved now than at any point in human history. The Texas Slavery Mapping Project aims to change that. Not long ago, Noël Busch-Armendariz visited...

 
 

Shaking Up the Bird Family Tree

The bird family tree may look a little different than previously thought. A study published this week in Nature is just one of at least 28 scientific papers to...

 
 

UT Study Sheds Light on Methane Emissions in Fracking

The hydraulic fracturing boom has boosted the U.S. economy and created thousands of jobs. But the perennially controversial technique for drilling natural gas is...

 
 

Searching for Hard-Hitting Solutions to Traumatic Brain Injury

Earlier this season, former UT quarterback David Ash made the decision to quit after suffering a series of concussions so severe that team doctors told Ash that...

 
 

UT Professor Recommends We Work Less For Our Own Good

So many Japanese workers have died at their desks since the 1980s that there’s a word for it: karoshi, “death by overwork.” The term is legally recognized...

 
 
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