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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.
Find out what’s coming up for our community and on campus.
In the News
Neuroscientists test out brain-reading AI on CNN reporter
May 24, 2023
First vaccine targeting RSV wins FDA approval. More are coming.
May 3, 2023
A decoder that uses brain scans to know what you mean — mostly
May 1, 2023
New York Times
A.I. Is Getting Better at Mind-Reading
May 1, 2023
UT grad schools among best in nation, U.S. News says. Here's how Texas programs ranked.
April 26, 2023
The people and discoveries of UT Austin Natural Sciences lead to extraordinary impact.
Point of Discovery Podcasts
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.
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