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TWU Biology Team Granted a Patent for Anti-Cancer Compounds That Could Save Lives

by | Oct 15, 2020
The novel invention from researchers at Texas Woman’s University in Denton could greatly contribute to cancer treatment research. The compounds can prevent the growth of breast, lung, and colon cancer cells.
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Do Animals That Carry Viruses Like COVID-19 Have Antiviral Genes? This UTSW Researcher Wins NIH Pioneer Award and $3.5M to Find Out
by | Oct 7, 2020
John Schoggins is one of 10 recipients for the National Institutes of Health's Pioneer Award. The forward-looking researcher is ahead of the curve, beginning the pursuit prior to the current pandemic.
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Discovery: UNT Prof Puts Virtual Chem Lab Inside Supercomputer and UTA Studies Groundwater Contamination
by | Feb 7, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out how a team at UT Dallas is repurposing an old MRI contrast agent to eliminate the need for using heavy metals.
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Discovery: UNT Professor Studies Postpartum Depression’s History; UTD Probes Effects of ‘Passive’ Social Media Use
by | Sep 27, 2019
In this week's roundup of North Texas research and development activity, you'll also read about a UTA professor who's investigating novel manufacturing technology to find more reliable temperature readings in extreme conditions.
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Discovery: UTA Grad Student Tackles ‘Queen of Problems in Evolutionary Biology’; UNT Gets $750K Grant

by | Aug 9, 2019
You'll also find out about a study that shows empathy and understanding from a healthcare provider can improve outcomes with chronic pain patients in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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UNTHSC Scientist Shoots for the Stars with Device to Study Eye Damage in Astronauts
by | Jun 21, 2019
A $321,000 grant is helping Dr. Tasmeen Sharma use her patent-pending device to study a condition affecting astronauts returning from outer space. Her startup could help the rest of us, too.
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R&D: UNTHSC Seeks to Give Stroke Victims More Time; UTSW Examines Heart Issues & Race
by | Nov 23, 2018
Researchers and scientists in laboratories across North Texas are conducting studies and developing new medical treatments to make lives better.
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R&D: $200K Grant Aids UTA Reabsorbable Brain Implant Work; Will UTD Chess Computing Platform Say Checkmate?
by | Nov 9, 2018
Also, you'll learn about the Dallas-based American Heart Association backing research teams looking into age-related cognitive declines, and a Plano-based biotech company getting an approval from the EPA.
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