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Freshman Research Initiative Receives Higher Education Awards

The Freshman Research Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin received awards at this year's worldwide competition which attracted more than 800 submissions in 2016.

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Freshman Researchers Receive Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Groundbreaking Mosquito Diagnostic Plan

Undergraduate researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are creating diagnostics to test mosquitos for blood-borne pathogens such as malaria, dengue fever and chikungunya virus.

A student researcher and instructor compare notes in front of a pair of test tubes as one of them holds a cell phone