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In New Role, Former UT Professor’s Industry Ties Remain Unpublicized

Former University of Texas at Austin Professor Charles “Chip” Groat is ready to move on from a controversy about failing to disclose a conflict of interest while at the University. “I will leave this unpleasant episode behind me,” he wrote us in an email last week. Groat is retiring early from UT and moving to […]

Tiger Prawns Roar into the Gulf of Mexico

The Asian Tiger Prawn can grow over a foot long. It’s a species from the Western Pacific Ocean that first showed up off the coast of Alabama in 2006, when a single, solitary prawn was reported. If the story ended there, we wouldn’t have much to talk about. But it doesn’t. “The next year in […]

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