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A child gets a bandage after receiving a vaccination


FDA-Approved RSV Vaccine Enabled by Work of UT Molecular Biologist

Every year, millions of people become sickened by RSV, and more than 100,000 die. New vaccines with a connection to UT Austin may help turn those numbers around.

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Strings of words spiral out from a brain


Brain Activity Decoder Can Reveal Stories in People’s Minds

The work relies in part on a transformer model, similar to the ones that power ChatGPT.


Right Place, Right Time

The image is divided horizontally by an undulating line between a cloudscape forming a nebula along the bottom portion and a comparatively clear upper portion. Speckled across both portions is a starfield, showing innumerable stars of many sizes. The smallest of these are small, distant, and faint points of light. The largest of these appear larger, closer, brighter, and more fully resolved with 8-point diffraction spikes.


Neutralizing Crazy Ants

Scientist walking through grass and brush with an orange bucket


A Physicist’s Search for Beauty

Portrait of a man in a suit with arms crossed in front of an illustration of the Standard Model of Physics

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Charging Ahead
Clean energy research from UT Austin scientists holds disruptive potential. It comes just as new technologies are needed most.


A Biological Makerspace
In a little-known Austin tech hub, scientists use robots and AI to find treatments for COVID, fight the war on plastics and much more.


Anthony Varner Q&A
The Undergraduate, Neuroscience


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