Archive for the ‘Invention’ Category

North Texas Scientists Aim to Win a $50M (and Climbing) War on the Roses

Posted by Quincy Preston

A virus called Rose Rosette has cost the horticulture industry $50 million over five years, and “North Texas is ground zero,” according to D CEO magazine.

One city known as “The Rose Capital of America”—Tyler—has nearly given up on planting …

Discovery: SMU and UTSW Figure Out How Birds Migrate at Night, Scientists Find Possible Polycystic Kidney Disease Drug

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Masergy Announces AI-Powered ‘Virtual Engineer’ to Enable Autonomous Networking

Posted by Lance Murray

Masergy, a Plano-based networking services provider, has introduced Masergy AIOps—software which can be thought of as a virtual engineer using artificial intelligence and machine learning.

AIOps is the “industry’s first integrated AI-based, digital assistant for network, security, and application optimization,” …

Dallas Invents: 156 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 3

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

News travels fast, and we’re here to help you keep up.

Each weekday, Dallas Innovates brings you up to date on what you may have missed in the region’s top innovation news, from startup to enterprise, education to invention, and …

BionorthTX Names Pharma Entrepreneur, Investor, and Philanthropist as Stone Award Recipient

Posted by Lance Murray

North Texas has a booming biotech sector that includes Fort Worth businessman Paul Dorman, the chairman and CEO of DFB Pharmaceuticals who has a strong record as an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. And bionorthTX, North Texas’ life sciences trade association,

Venture Dallas: Inaugural Tech Summit Will Highlight North Texas as an Investment Catalyst

Posted by Payton Potter

Next week, nine North Texas dealmakers are unveiling an enterprise of their own: Venture Dallas. The new tech conference will give startups and investors an opportunity to connect with innovators, business luminaries, and investors from around the nation.

It’s one …

Look Ahead: Venture Dallas’ 2019 Conference Schedule

Posted by Maddie Preston

Venture Dallas is happening next Wednesday, but there’s no time like the present to get ahead. Here’s what attendees can expect during Wednesday’s epic lineup. For more details, visit Venture Dallas’ website.

Arranging Venture Dallas was no simple task, …

Discovery: UNT Finds Oak Trees Scrub Black Carbon From Atmosphere, UTSW’s Obesity Research Leads to Surprise

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

Mary Kay Foundation Awards UTSW $500K Grant to Find Cures for Women-Related Cancers

Posted by Lance Murray

The Mary Kay Foundation announced last week that it has given a $500,000 grant to fund a groundbreaking global cancer research program with UT Southwestern Medical Center, a longtime partner of the foundation.

The program will consist of one-year fellowships …

Dallas Invents: 162 Patents Granted for Week of Aug. 27

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

The Countdown: Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in August

Posted by Alex Edwards

It’s been a big year so far for North Texas, especially when it comes to innovation.

As we wrap up August, we reflect on the stories behind the people and places that had been grabbing our readers’ attention. From major …

Match is Marrying Humans and Algorithms to Take You Beyond the First Date

Posted by Alex Edwards

Like nearly every other day-to-day human activity, the world of dating lives in the palms of our hands. Mobile applications are now the number one way people form connections in the U.S., with one in three relationships starting over a

‘Our Best Product Yet’: Hypergiant Has Futuristic Helmet in the Works

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

From partnering with Booz Allen Hamilton to announcing a star-studded advisory board to gaining funding from major companies, Hypergiant Industries has had a major year so far. Now, the Texas-based company is developing a new helmet prototype that’s earning

Discovery: How AI May Aid Heart Assessments; UTA Highway Research Tapped as ‘Sweet 16’ Project

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we do a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you want to put R&D under your …

UNT Opens $12.6M Cutting-Edge Biomedical Engineering Building

Posted by Lance Murray

The new $12.6 million biomedical engineering building at the University of North Texas in Denton has opened, launching a new chapter in the university’s efforts to be a leader in cutting-edge research benefiting healthcare innovation.

Located at UNT’s Discovery Park …

Photo Gallery: See What Went Down at This Year’s Digital Fight Club

Posted by Michael Samples

Dallas’ fourth annual Digital Fight Club pulled out all the stops this year as two technology gurus were pitted against each other in five rounds of “fights” to talk out a topic. Some of DFW’s most established experts battled

Testing Ground: Why North Texas is a Growing Hub for Self‑Driving Trucks

Posted by Alex Edwards

Earlier this month, we told you about a California-based startup that had made the decision to choose Texas, and particularly Dallas-Fort Worth, as its main base for testing its self-driving long-haul trucking technology.

From a new facility, Kodiak Robotics plans …

Dallas Invents: 153 Patents Granted for Week of Aug. 20

Posted by Quincy Preston

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of

North Texas Cancer Researchers and Institutions Reap $36M in CPRIT Grants

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-Fort Worth researchers and healthcare institutions were awarded more than $36 million in funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

CPRIT, a state agency funding cancer research in Texas, awarded 71 grants statewide totaling nearly $136