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UTD researchers are developing a smaller, cheaper microscope
February 23, 2017
The new molecular-level microscope built by UT-Dallas researchers is smaller than size of a dime
UT study finds solar energy storage increases overall consumption
February 17, 2017
Storing solar power can actually increase energy consumption, according to a new UT study.
Impulsivity is a key trait to weight gain
February 10, 2017
Impulsive people may find it harder to control weight gain, according to a UT Dallas study.
Eighty million-year-old dinosaur collagen peptides confirmed
February 3, 2017
The discovery yields further evidence that protein information can be extracted from fossil remains that are millions of years old.
Newly Discovered Gene Moderates Social Drinking
January 27, 2017
UTSW researchers isolated the gene that can moderate social binge drinking behavior
UT-Arlington researchers study the effects of solar winds
December 2, 2016
Analyzing the behavior of the Sun helps to understand weather patterns in space.
Human gut microbiome may boost immunotherapy
November 22, 2016
A diverse array of bacteria in the human gut could greatly improve a patient’s response to immunotherapy.
Eyeless millipede discovered in caverns of California
November 21, 2016
The second-leggiest land-dwelling animal rests in the caves of California.
Researchers discover contamination in Eagle Ford Shale region
November 16, 2016
In a recent study, UT Arlington researchers detected contaminants in South Texas drinking water that could be hazardous if allowed to accumulate.
Common food additive holds key to slowing down E. coli bacteria
November 6, 2016
Researchers recently found that polysorbate 80, a common food additive, renders E. coli bacteria harmless.
UT Southwestern researchers’ experiment brings hope for spinal cord injury patients
November 4, 2016
The advancement has yet to be tested in humans.
New device speeds up neurodegenerative disease research
November 1, 2016
UT researchers recently developed a device that makes it easier to study living Caenorhabditis elegans roundworms.
New chemotherapy method delivers drugs directly to cells
October 28, 2016
“Connectosomes,” a new type of nanoparticle developed by UT researchers, may be capable of delivering medicine more efficiently to individual cells.
UT’s CT lab helps classify beardog fossils
October 21, 2016
With nothing but a skull and a jawbone to study, UT’s Computed Tomography, or CT, lab recently helped researchers classify two 38-million-year-old fossils as belonging to a group of animals called beardogs.
UT Dallas researchers develop new materials for robotic prosthetic technology and ‘smart’ clothing
October 12, 2016
A new twist in fiber manufacturing by UT Dallas researchers is making “artificial muscles.”
Flowers serve as hubs for ‘friendly’ bacteria
September 22, 2016
A beneficial bacteria is all the new buzz amongst pollinating bees.
Artifact Identification Day coming to Memorial Museum on Sunday
September 14, 2016
Bring your unidentified rocks, gems, minerals and fossils to the museum and have a specialist tell you more about your mysterious find.
Simultaneous real-time flood forecasting of streams across the nation is now possible
September 12, 2016
Every year, over 200 people die in the US from flash floods. New research by UT professors could make flood forecasting more efficient and help prevent these deaths.
Student Engineering Council to host annual EXPO
August 31, 2016
The EXPO is the second-largest student-run career fair in the nation.
Coating material can control heat and light from the sun entering rooms making ‘smart windows’
August 29, 2016
This new cost-effective material could improve indoor climate control.
Zika treatment in the works with already accessible drugs
August 22, 2016
With no cure for Zika available yet, scientists at the UT Medical Branch at Galveston have been trying to find a cure for the virus using medications that are already on the market.
Bacteria have the ability to combine and increase infectiousness
July 22, 2016
Certain bacteria can come together and increase infections
UT Dallas Researchers Developing Electronic Nose To Aid Health Diagnoses
July 20, 2016
A device designed to act as a nose uses breath analysis to detect health issues.
Aerosols strengthen storm clouds, create longer and more intense storms
June 29, 2016
The accumulation of aerosols can cause storm clouds to linger longer and generate stronger storms.
UT Dallas researchers develop material for improved electronics
June 19, 2016
New conductive material could lead to speedier electronics.
New Discovery Challenges Fundamentals of Astronomy
June 13, 2016
UT astronomers have found a young giant planet that defies the basic concepts of astronomy.
UT researchers develop translucent device to potentially aid in diabetes control
April 27, 2016
Diabetics have used traditionally test strip monitors, insulin shots and insulin pumps to control their blood glucose levels.
Melting polar ice caps affect Earth’s wobble
April 27, 2016
The “Wobble” was a trend that swept across dance floors in 2008.
Researchers develop mosquito-killing algae to fight mosquito-related viruses
April 11, 2016
UT researchers have biologically engineered a new algae that can kill mosquitoes during their larval stage.
Student creates petition to relocate monkeys used for research
April 11, 2016
A student has started a petition to relocate macaque monkeys at the UT Animal Resource Center.
Nobel Prize winner speaks about cancer detection
March 23, 2016
At UT’s Annual Burdette Lecture, a Nobel Prize winner discussed a potential method for early cancer recognition.
Changes in voting technology could affect 2020 presidential election
March 10, 2016
Voters may not have to storm the polls to show support for Kanye West in the 2020 presidential election — changes in voting technology may let them cast their ballot from the couch.
Warren Spector departs from UT
March 1, 2016
The founder and director of the UT Denius-Sams Gaming Academy is going back into video game creation.
Free programming seminar held at Austin Public Library
February 23, 2016
About 50 students, from cursory programmers to future “Mark Zuckerbergs” flocked to the Austin Public Library last week to learn about coding.
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