Posts Tagged ‘research’

Discovery: Global Warming Link, Enlarged Aortas in Ex-NFL Players & Texas “Wild Places”

Posted by Lance Murray

SMU RESEARCHERS CONFIRM ANCIENT GLOBAL WARMING LINK

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at Southern Methodist University in Dallas examined fossil leaves from Ethiopia to determine that a link between carbon dioxide and global warming existed 22 million years ago.

The research will help scientists …

Discovery: Manatees Rescued, Top Analytical Scientists, Changing the Laws of Physics?

Posted by Lance Murray

DALLAS WORLD AQUARIUM SAVES AMAZONIA MANATEES

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA team of veterinarians, biologists, and conservationists from The Dallas World Aquarium’s manatee project reached a milestone recently with the release of five rehabilitated Amazonian manatees into their natural environment.

The release occurred near …

Discovery: Opioid Crisis, Autism Research & Exxon Biodiesel Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDY: OPIOID DEATHS DROPPED AFTER MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION

Melvin D. Livingston and Tracey E. Barnett of the University of North Texas Health Science Center [Photo: UNTHSC]

The opioid crisis is one of the biggest health issues in the U.S. as officials

UTD Research Could Aid Radioactive Materials Storage

Posted by Lance Murray

Research being done at the University of Texas at Dallas could help enhance recycling efforts and lead to the safe storage of radioactive materials.

Dr. Kui Tan, a UT Dallas research scientist. [Photo: UT Dallas]

UTD scientists are investigating the

Discovery: PTSD Treatment, Ancient Humans, Breast Cancer & $12M for Pediatric Research

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ANCIENT HUNTER GATHERERS CREATED NETWORKS TO MINIMIZE INBREEDING

At least 34,000 years ago, human hunter-gatherer groups minimized inbreeding by developing sophisticated social and mating networks.

David Meltzer

That’s according to a new study conducted by an international team of academics …

Discovery: UTA Researcher Gets $900K Grant; SMU Predicts Soldier Energy Levels

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ARMY LAB GIVES UTA RESEARCHER $900K GRANT FOR COMPOSITES WORK 

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchUT Arlington aerospace researcher Andrew Makeev continues to get support for his projects related to finding better ways to recognize flaws and structural damage of composites.

The university announced that …

Discovery: Blood Plasma and Alzheimer’s, NanOlogy’s Ovarian Cancer Trial & Studying Hurricane Debris

Posted by Lance Murray

ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH STUDIES EFFECTS OF BLOOD PLASMA TREATMENTS

Texas Health Dallas is one of three national sites conducting a unique clinical trial testing the theory that blood plasma from young, healthy people can be injected into older adults to treat

Discovery: Battling Glaucoma, Zinc Thwarts Cancer & UTD Student Honored

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RESEARCHERS EYE WAY TO CURB GLAUCOMA DAMAGE

Sometimes patience pays off in medical research.

That’s especially true for researchers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth and the University of Iowa who have teamed up …

Discovery: Facial Recognition, Big Leaves, Journalism & Tech

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UTA SCIENTIST HELPS BUSINESS IMPROVE FACIAL RECOGNITION TECH

Facial recognition is becoming omnipresent in our society, particularly in security and law enforcement, and the tech sector is looking for more ways to capitalize on and improve the technology.

Vassilis Athitsos,

DFW Research Roundup: Stronger Bones, New PACCAR Chief, Defense Grant

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DRUG SHOWS PROMISE IN STRENGTHENING DIABETICS’ BONES

Sean Morrison

Work by UT Southwestern Medical Center stem cell researcher Sean Morrison has been influential showing how a drug that can reverse diabetes and obesity in mice could have the unexpected benefit