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UT Austin Offers Its First Online Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has launched its first Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering program.
30-Jun-2015 7:00 AM EDT

Study Links Heartbeat to Female Libido

Sexual dysfunction in women can be linked to low resting heart rate variability, a finding that could help clinicians treat the condition, according to a study by psychologists from The University of Texas at Austin.
19-Jun-2015 12:15 PM EDT

Upcoding Inflates Medicare Costs in Excess of $2 Billion Annually

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Medicare, which is already the costliest public health insurance program in the world, is costing taxpayers an excess of $2 billion annually because of a practice called “upcoding” in private Medicare Advantage plans, according to research by an...
18-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Meeting Global Air Quality Guidelines Could Prevent 2.1 Million Deaths Per Year

Improving air quality — in clean and dirty places — could potentially avoid millions of pollution-related deaths each year. That finding comes from a team of environmental engineering and public health researchers who developed a global model of...
12-Jun-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Ancient DNA May Provide Clues into How Past Environments Affected Ancient Populations

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A new study by anthropologists from The University of Texas at Austin shows for the first time that epigenetic marks on DNA can be detected in a large number of ancient human remains, which may lead to further understanding about the effects of...
27-May-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Mobile Phone Bans Lead to Rise in Student Test Scores

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Banning cellphones in schools reaps the same benefits as extending the school year by five days, according to a study co-authored by an economist at The University of Texas at Austin.
18-May-2015 12:00 PM EDT

Model Predicts Which Delinquent Credit Card Holders Will Pay

Research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin has identified a way to accurately predict which delinquent credit card accounts will repay an outstanding balance.
14-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Inscope Medical Solutions Wins Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

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Inscope Medical Solutions, a medical device company from the University of Louisville took home first place from the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition this weekend, May 7-9 at The University of Texas at Austin.
11-May-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

Computing Power Will Reduce Car Ownership, Expert Says

27-Jan-2015 11:50 AM EST

University of Texas at Austin Expert Available to Talk About Oil Prices and the Keystone Pipeline

20-Jan-2015 9:00 AM EST

Experts Available to Talk About Research Related to Breast Cancer and Health Literacy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Literacy Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on detecting and coping with breast cancer, as well as research that may improve health literacy...
30-Sep-2011 3:00 PM EDT

Nursing and Health Experts

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing researchers studying memory improvement, bullying, Hispanics and diabetes and obesity in children.
29-Apr-2011 1:00 PM EDT

Experts Available To Share Insight on FDA Move to Require Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs and Other Health Communication Topics

Advertising and health communication experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss strategies for effective public health campaigns, communicating risk, communicating with low health-literate audiences and communicating...
15-Nov-2010 3:00 PM EST

University of Texas at Austin Experts Help Shape Border Debate

As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona's recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their views on these issues through a series of online videos.
22-Jul-2010 10:45 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Border Violence and Immigration Issues

Experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss a host of topics relating to immigration reform and the border – from the rise in U.S.-Mexico border violence, to the consequences of Arizona’s new immigration law.
6-May-2010 12:25 PM EDT

Experts Available to Share Job Seeking Tips for New and Recent Graduates

Faculty and staff experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to share their insight on job-seeking strategies for new graduates, the role of social media in job seeking, trends in campus recruiting, the link between education and a...
20-Apr-2010 2:50 PM EDT

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