This was recently observed for the first time by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin. Their work was published Jan. 10 in the journal Science.
The video below shows the bacteria-infecting virus T7 walking along the surface of the E. coli bacteria, searching for the perfect place to inject its package of genetic material.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/t7-bacteriophage-walks-e-coli-surface-2013-1#ixzz2I01ETsGi
Forget all that turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie, today should be a day of fasting and atonement for American “sin.” That’s according to Robert Jensen, a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Jensen, known for his hard-left politics, also calls Thanksgiving a “white-supremacist holiday.”
Jensen’s opinion piece “No Thanks for Thanksgiving,” appeared on the far-left, Soros-connected website Alternet on Thanksgiving eve. In it, he wrote how Native Americans suffered because of [...]
Archaeologists in Guatemala announced the discovery of the second-known reference to the “end date” of the Mayan calendar, found inscribed on panels recently uncovered at the La Corona archaeological site.
The panels are 1,300 years old, and are considered one of the most significant hieroglyphic discoveries in decades.
[Dr. David Stuart, University of Texas at Austin]:
“I was very amazed and amused yesterday to notice that that panel records the date of the [...]
All buildings at the University of Texas at Austin have been evacuated “due to threats on campus,” according to an alert on the university’s website Friday.
“Immediately evacuate ALL buildings and get as far away as possible. More information to come,” a notice on the school’s online emergency page and…
AUSTIN (KXAN) – The University of Texas is evacuating all of its buildings due to threats on campus after a caller claiming to be [...]
Men asked to rate personality traits for desirability
19 out of 22 traits such as stupidity, sleepiness or drunkenness rated as ‘atttractive’
Tests on 76 male students with pictures of women looking drunk or stupid
Men may simply be looking for an easily exploited woman
When it comes to finding a mate, men may not be looking for charm and intelligence, but rather a woman who looks dumb – or drunk – enough for [...]
By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles TimesMay 13, 2012, 6:10 p.m.
If California starts building a 130-mile segment of high-speed rail late this year as planned, it will enter into a risky race against a deadline set up under federal law.
The bullet train track through the Central Valley would cost $6 billion and have to be completed by September 2017, or else potentially lose some of its federal funding. It would mean spending [...]
We skipped the first part of today’s hearing by the Ron Paul-chaired Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee titled “Improving the Federal Reserve System: Examining Legislation to Reform the Fed and Other Alternatives” as one of the two panelists was Barney Frank, which immediately meant it would be a complete and utter waste of time, and everyone would walk away far dumber from it, with god likely not having mercy [...]
New video shows no signs of trauma on George Zimmerman’s face
This is despite claims that his nose was broken in ‘sucker-punch’
Parents call surveillance footage ‘the icing on the cake’
Zimmerman’s father claims Trayvon told his son ‘you’re gonna die now’
Witness’ mother says she doesn’t believe Zimmerman acted in self-defence
Student newspaper sparks outrage with ‘racist’ cartoon about case
Fresh footage has emerged that casts doubt on George Zimmerman’s version of events in the [...]
After earning an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and two master degrees (a Master in Public Policy and a Master in Business Administration) from the University of Texas at Austin, J.S. Kim started working within the Private Wealth Management division of one of the largest financial institutions in America. In 2005, dissatisfied with the ethics of the commercial investment industry and to be able to serve his [...]
Proprietary trading has been a hugely lucrative business for Wall Street. Large banks reported at the end of 2009 that trading accounted for 77 percent of their net operating revenues. The Volcker rule would cost Goldman Sachs $3.7 billion in annual revenue, according to one estimate earlier this year. In response, banks have been lobbying heavily to water down the Volcker rule and other regulations in the Dodd-Frank Act.
Robert Auerbach is Professor of Public Affairs at the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin. He was an economist with the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee during the tenure of four Federal Reserve Chairmen: Arthur Burns, William Miller, Paul Volcker, and Alan Greenspan. Auerbach also served as an economist in the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Domestic [...]