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Jackson School of Geosciences

Ice Age Climate Caused Sediment Sourcing 180 in Gulf of Mexico

The onset of the most recent ice age about 2.6 million years ago changed where the western Gulf of Mexico gets its supply of sediments. The finding adds new insight into how extreme climate change can directly impact …

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College of Natural Sciences

New Material Might Lead to Higher Capacity Hard Drives

Over the past few decades, the cost of storing data on hard disk drives (HDDs) has fallen dramatically, enabling revolutions in personal, scientific and cloud computing and allowing for storage of ever-greater …

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College of Natural Sciences

Central Texas Salamanders at Risk of Extinction

Biologists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered three new species of groundwater salamander in Central Texas, including one living west of Austin that they say is critically endangered. They also …

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