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Researchers and Students Develop Unmanned, Autonomous Aircraft

Through a collaborative research project, Cockrell School faculty and students hope to broaden the civil uses of  unpiloted, self-governing planes.

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One Researcher is Beating Breast Cancer's Odds

Breast cancer affects nearly one out of eight American women. Of those women, around 40 percent undergo more than one surgery. Dr. John Zhang is working to change those odds.

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A Professor's Journey Transcending the Sciences

When Hans Mark was an undergraduate, he was interested in physics, engineering and the Navy, in that order. But by age 34, Mark had discovered philosophy and the humanities.

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Engineering the Future of Health Care

Students are working to bring new technologies to rural labs in anticipation of advancing the future of global health care. Researchers shared these developments at the NAE Regional Meeting on campus.

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Contributions in Space: Past and Present

NASA's original generation of brainpower — the ones who gave us the first moon landing and the heroic Apollo 13 mission — are passing the torch to a new cohort of engineers.

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