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KUT’s Art Markman on the Mandela Effect

I grew up watching the original Star Wars trilogy. A central part of the drama of these films (spoiler alert!) comes from Darth Vader’s revelation at the end...

 
 

UT-Led CISTAR Aims to Turn Natural Gas into Transportation Fuels

Sitting in her office sandwiched between new state-of-the-art research labs at the Engineering Education and Research Center, chemical engineering professor Joan...

 
 

KUT Host Art Markman: Get Out of Your Opinion Bubble

Art Markman, co-host of KUT’s Two Guys on Your Head and a professor of psychology and marketing at UT, says you should talk with more people who are not like...

 
 

UT is Working With Google to Map Air Pollution in Real Time

Scientists at UT, led by Cockrell School professor Josh Apte and in collaboration with Google, the Environmental Defense Fund, and Aclima, a company that builds...

 
 

The Great Dying: UT Study Says Climate Change Elevated Mass Extinctions

Sixty-five million years ago, the earth faced one of the most infamous periods of mass extinction. Though the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event failed to completely...

 
 

Duck Dynasty

New research tells us to forget everything we thought we knew about dinosaurs. If a time machine dropped modern day humans onto Antarctica’s Vega Island around...

 
 

Lucy in the Sky: UT Study Says Ancient Human Ancestors Climbed Trees

It’s 3.2 million years ago and you’re traveling through the forests of Ethiopia. There’s no familiar sign of civilization in sight, though the wet, warm weather...

 
 

Meet the Two Distinguished Professors Coming to UT on Gov. Abbott’s New Grant

Ten distinguished researchers are coming to Texas universities as a result of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s new Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI)...

 
 

The Power of Stories in Helping Disadvantaged Students Stay in College

David Yeager. Photo via Charlie Pearce / The Daily Texan. Research shows that 30 percent of college students drop out after their first year, and half never graduate....

 
 

UT Poll Shows How Energy Issues May Affect the Election

This November, two candidates will go head-to-head in hopes of becoming the next president of the United States. While energy policy has not been at the forefront...

 
 
 
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