Grass plants can bind, uptake and transport infectious prions, according to researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The research was published online in the latest issue of Cell Reports.
University of Texas at El Paso researchers' work challenges the theory that feeder cells provide nutrients to growing stem cells.
The film Chappie, which hit theaters Mar. 6, is about the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. The filmmakers claim that this story "will change the way the world looks at robots and humans forever."
A preliminary university investigation has revealed that University of Texas (UT) environmental health and safety officials disposed of multiple brain specimens in approximately 2002 in accordance with protocols concerning biological waste, according to a Dec. 3 statement by the school.
What started out several years ago as chance favoring the prepared mind has blossomed into a licensed partnership for UTSA graduates Mark Penick '11 and Tom Hibler '10.
A novel looping mechanism that involves the end caps of DNA may help explain the aging of cells and how they initiate and transmit disease, according to new research from UT Southwestern Medical Center cell biologists.
Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Kentucky, and University of Maryland found that for people 60 and older who do not have dementia, light alcohol consumption during late life is associated with higher episodic memory — the ability to recall memories of events.
Partnership will allow university to further refine and enhance its cutting-edge technology which converts natural gas to clean synthetic fuels.
Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a protein produced by the influenza A virus helps it outwit one of our body's natural defense mechanisms. That makes the protein a potentially good target for antiviral drugs directed against the influenza A virus.