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The vax revolution will be filmed

New tech is poised to help vaccines last longer and reach many more people with far less fuss

How BP Oil Spill Fines Could Help Protect the Texas Coast

Other states were harder hit by the spill, but Texas is still receiving millions of dollars that can be used for vital restoration efforts

Trump faces hostility on visits to massacre sites

The US president did not receive warm welcomes from the areas of Ohio and Texas where shootings have taken place

No human producer? No problem

A computer has, for the first time, been used to produce an album, but people are still needed for the creative side

Suspect in Austin bombings blows himself up as police move in

Police zeroed in on the suspect over the past 36 hours as evidence came in from video footage and witness accounts

Trump slams ‘sick people’ for Texas bombings after fifth blast

There have been six bomb blasts in Texas, but only five appear to be connected

Trump: Guns are not to blame for Texas shooting

The gunman who has been identified as a 'young white male' shot at individuals between the age of five and 71 during a church's Sunday services.

‘Disaster’ looms as Hurricane Harvey barrels towards Texas

Texas Governor Greg Abbott asked President Donald Trump to preemptively declare Harvey a "major disaster" in order to speed federal assistance.

Millennial slackers irk Texas

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including hyperbole over the challenges of managing millennials.

‘I’ve no idea who they are; they’re dead and in the street’

Two men have been gunned down by police in Texas after opening fire at a "hate group" event celebrating cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.

Wendy Davis: from orange juice seller to abortion bill breaker

The Texas state senator catapulted to national prominence after her 11-hour filibuster successfully derailed an anti-abortion vote.

Senator’s 10-hour speech helps democrats block Texas abortion bill

Texas democrats have blocked a drive for new state abortion restrictions by using a marathon speech as a delay tactic.

Fertiliser plant explosion leaves 15 dead in Texas

An explosion which tore through a fertiliser plant in a small Texas town has killed 15 people and injured more than 160.

Fertiliser plant’s explosion injures hundreds in Texas

Hundreds of people are likely to have been injured in a fiery explosion at a fertiliser plant in Texas, US, say authorities.

Texas couple’s murder linked to white supremacist group

A Texas prosecutor and his wife who were shot dead over the weekend may have been the targets of a white supremacist group, says a US congressman.

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

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National Science and Technology Forum

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