Posts Tagged ‘research’

R&D: Helping Moms of Premies Battle Depression, PTSD; Common Diabetes Drug Cracks Chronic Pain

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing 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 …

Innovation Incubator: UNT Health Science Center Set to Open 173,000 Square-Foot Research Facility

Posted by Lesa Roe

University of North Texas Dallas Innovates Silver SponsorAnticipation and excitement continue to grow as move-in day approaches for the Interdisciplinary Research and Education Building in Fort Worth. This five-story building will be the home of the University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy, the Texas Christian

‘Big Ideas in Biotech’: Federal Conference to Focus on Research, Tech Grant Programs

Posted by Quincy Preston

CDC. NASA. FDA. NIH. USPTO. Entrepreneurs, innovators, and business leaders have a unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with more than 100 program managers and staff from some eight different federal agencies— including these — from Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Dallas. 

R&D: $1M to Ward Off ‘Malicious Insiders,’ UTA & Naval Surface Warfare Center Reach Pact

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing 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 …

R&D: SMU Gets $5M From Templetons for Engineering Research, UTA Patents ‘Smart Cushion’

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing 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 …

R&D: UTA Scientist Seeks Best Rock to Block Nuclear Waste; Grant Enables PTSD Research

Posted by Lance Murray

PROF ASKS WHICH ROCK WILL STAR AS NUCLEAR WASTE BARRIER

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA professor at the University of Texas at Arlington is doing research into which rock materials provide the best barriers to isolate nuclear waste in long-term repositories.

“Max” Qinhong Hu, …

R&D: Seed’s Oil Could be Top-Notch Lubricant, Repairing Damaged Hearts With Hydrogel

Posted by Lance Murray

SCIENTISTS EXAMINE POTENTIAL OF SEED-BASED OIL

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchThe oil found in the seeds of a plant common in Asia could have potentital as a lubricating oil, and two researchers at the University of North Texas are investigating its potential.

The scientist, …

R&D: New Center Fills Gaps in DFW Severe Weather Forecasts; Helping the Body Battle ‘Superbugs’

Posted by Lance Murray

CASA’S RADAR BEAMS PROVIDE DATA ON TORNADOES, STORMS 

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA new “Living Lab for Severe Weather Warning Systems in North Central Texas,” has been created by the partnership announced this week by the weather network and analytics company Understory and the

Nonprofit Collaborative Working to Nurture DFW Biosciences Industry

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Imagine the biosciences industry in North Texas as a petri dish full of organisms with the power to save lives and lead to breakthroughs that put the region on the map.

It just needs an ecosystem that connects scaling companies …

R&D: Researchers Make Legal Meth to Test Drug Breathalyzer; UTA Prof Advises Feds on Pain Prevention

Posted by Lance Murray

UNT RESEARCHERS LEGALLY MAKE METH, OTHER DRUGS TO TEST NEW DEVICE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchYou might call this research “Breaking Good.”

According to a report by Dallas Morning News writer Stacy Fernandez, a University of North Texas professor and his graduate students have …

Discovery: Caching In to Speed up Data Access; Prof Studies Cochlear Implants & Literacy

Posted by Lance Murray

CACHE IT IF YOU CAN: RESEARCHER SEEKS TO SPEED ACCESS TO DATA

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA researcher at the University of Texas at Arlington is exploring how to make better use of a computer’s cache by allowing programmers to access it directly in

Panasonic Automotive Systems Opens Office for Toyota Work

Posted by Lance Murray

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America has opened at 15,000-square-foot office in The Colony to help support its business relationship with Toyota Motor North America, which is headquartered in Plano.

The Panasonic Automotive space — built primarily to provide engineering, …

Discovery: UTD’s Big Week for Research, UTSW Researcher Honored, How Ancient Native Americans Used Fire

Posted by Lance Murray

UTD MAKES WIND POWER ADVANCES, QUALIFIES FOR MILLIONS IN FUNDING AFTER REACHING BENCHMARKS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchIt was a big week for research at the University of Texas at Dallas.

On Monday, the university was featured in an article on the Windpower Engineering …

UTD Researchers Find Innovation Can Drive Sales

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding Sponsor

What kind of customers do you have? More and more, customers are strategic shoppers, Metin Cakanyildirim, PhD, professor of operations management at The University of Texas at Dallas has found. Strategic customers may delay their purchase of an old version …

Discovery: UTSW Discovers Alzheimer’s ‘Big Bang,’ UNTHSC Scientist Tracks Mosquitoes for Your Health

Posted by Lance Murray

UTSW FINDS WHEN A HEALTHY PROTEIN TURNS TOXIC IN ALZHEIMER’S STUDY

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have pinpointed the “Big Bang” of Alzheimer’s disease.

The study from UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute found the moment at which a healthy …

Discovery: Study Examines Blood Test for Alzheimer’s; AgriLife Probes Plant Disease Resistance

Posted by Lance Murray

UNTHSC BEGINS STUDY OF BLOOD TEST FOR ALZHEIMER’S

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA three-year study at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth will examine the viability of a simple blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease.

It’s the first study …

Discovery: E-Whiskers May Lead to Electronic Human Skin, $750K Grant to Fund Neutrino Research

Posted by Lance Murray

E-WHISKERS MIMIC THE REAL THINGS AS TOUCH SENSORS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHave you ever been intrigued by the whiskers on your pet cat or dog? Maybe not, but researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas are, and they’ve created artificial, electronic versions

Discovery: UTA Aids in International Physics Experiment; Tech Mahindra, UT Dallas Collaborate on R&D Center

Posted by Lance Murray

UTA TEAM HELPS BUILD PROTOTYPES FOR INTERNATIONAL PHYSICS EXPERIMENT

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA team of researchers from The University of Texas at Arlington has played an important part in an international physics experiment. 

The researchers helped build prototypes for an aluminum electric field …

Discovery: Research Examines Sleep at Molecular Level, Scientist Studies Water Retention & Heart Failure

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDY EXAMINES OUR NEED FOR SLEEP AT THE MOLECULAR LEVEL

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHow can sleep-deprived mice and Sleepy mutant mice advance the knowledge of why animals — including humans — need sleep and how it’s regulated at the molecular level? 

An international …

Discovery: How Genes Might Repair a Damaged Heart & Can Compounds Keep Tired Pilots Alert?

Posted by Lance Murray

COMPOUNDS MAY AID TIRED MILITARY PILOTS, VETERANS WITH GULF WAR ILLNESS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA researcher at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth is studying compounds that could keep sleep-deprived pilots alert while on long missions, or even