04/19/2019 - Water, sunlight, nutrients—these ingredients are essential for plant growth. However, these basic ingredients don’t always yield the ideal plant. In fact, optimizing these variables is complicated, causing some plants to fall flat on flavor. Machine learning can help. Read more
03/06/2019 - Gene-editing or genome engineering is the altering of DNA within a living organism. Once believed to be far-fetched and unthinkable, it is becoming more and more common due to scientific breakthrough techniques like CRISPR. What most people don’t know though is the use of computing tools in conjunction with CRISPR make gene-editing as efficient and mistake-free as possible—making it a viable cure to deadly genetic diseases. Read more
05/02/2018 - For students who are passionate about a specialized subfield of computer science, Texas Computer Science has made it easier for them to enhance their skills and set themselves apart by choosing a concentration. Read more
04/06/2017 - In 1960, the physicist Eugene Wigner wrote a famous essay titled “The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences” in which he explored the question of why mathematics is so remarkably useful in the natural sciences. Read more
07/20/2016 - TheBestSchools.org has ranked The University of Texas at Austin's linguistics and computer science departments the 14th best computational linguistics graduate programs in the U.S. Read more
02/06/2012 - Source: UT News | From "Driving the future of research" The future looks like this: You are sitting in the backseat of the car drinking coffee and reading the news on your tablet. Read more
05/06/2011 - From: TechEye.net | Computer claims responsibility for terrorist bombing In a bid to help understand the way that the human brain malfunctions to cause mental illness scientists have caused a computer system to lose its mind and claim responsibilty for a terrorist bombing. Read more
08/04/2010 - Every day—every minute, every second—the world’s computers are amassing visual information at an extraordinary rate. Aspiring Tarantinos are sending their two-minute videos to Youtube in the hopes of going viral. Mom and Dad are uploading their Napa Valley vacation photos to Flickr. Doctors are sending patient MRIs to medical databases, and satellites are scanning the earth for evidence of sinister activity. Read more
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