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Today in Texas History - September 14

From the Annals of the Authors –  In 1964, J. Frank Dobie received the Medal of Freedom from President Lyndon B. Johnson.  Dobie is most famous for his retelling of Texas folklore and vignettes of Texas history.  177 more words

Meet Shelby From the University of Texas

Texas probably isn’t beating USC on Saturday, but Longhorns fans can rest well knowing that Vince Young touchdown run 12 years ago still bugs out Angelenos. 61 more words

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Paying homage to the Big Give and Texas 4000 Tribute Gala

Just about every Austin nonprofit of a certain size fields a young leaders group or stages a giving event geared for young backers. Few feel as authentic or as lively as the  415 more words

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Paying homage to the Big Give and Texas 4000 Tribute Gala

Just about every Austin nonprofit of a certain size fields a young leaders group or stages a giving event geared for young backers. Few feel as authentic or as lively as the  427 more words

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Novel device that accurately identifies cancer in seconds.

The MasSpec Pen, developed by researchers from University of Texas, Austin in the US, is a handheld instrument that gives surgeons precise diagnostic information about what tissue to cut or preserve during surgery.

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Revolutionary pen device can identify cancer in seconds

For all the technical advances made in the world of medicine, identifying and removing cancerous tumors from patients remains a slow and unreliable process. But scientists at the University of Texas have created a pen-sized device that can detect cancerous tissue in just ten seconds. 325 more words

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Now They're Marching for... Hydroponic Cilantro?

Hey, you–America’s colleges and universities! Are you still here? Why? What good are you doing?

At the University of Texas, Austin, this week, “student activists” marched to demand hydroponic cilantro ( 203 more words

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