Posts Tagged ‘researchers’

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 …

Dallas to Host Federal BioTech Conference

Posted by Dave Moore

The federal Department of Health and Human Services awarded nearly $1 billion in 2017 in grants to companies, startups, and researchers to improve health and to advance life sciences.

This fall, the Dallas Regional Chamber is hosting the 20th Annual

Discovery: Reducing Cancer Risk 1 Cup at a Time, Scientist Seeks Clearer Images of Deadly Tumors

Posted by Lance Murray

RESEARCHERS SAY COFFEE MAY REDUCE CANCER RISKS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchI drink a lot of coffee, I admit it. I’m drinking some as I write. A new study from the Simmons Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center says that might be a

Discovery: How Songbirds Could Help With Autism, 3D-Printed Microneedles Offer New, Lower Cost Option

Posted by Lance Murray

INVESTIGATORS SHOW HOW NEURONS DETERMINE VOCAL BEHAVIORS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchScientists at UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute are using songbirds to demonstrate that a specific set of neurons may influence how humans learn vocal behaviors.

Their study shows that a bird’s

Discovery: Targeting Cancer Stem Cells, UTA Chemist Honored as Distinguished Scientist

Posted by Lance Murray

Dr. Jiyong Lee (far right), assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, led the cancer cell research team, which included, from left, Kha Andy Minh Tran, Dr. Luxi Chen, and Chao Long. [Photo courtesy of UT Dallas]

UTD TARGETS CANCER STEM

Discovery: New Hope for Extending Brain Function, UTD Testing Unique Education Method for Physics

Posted by Lance Murray

RESEARCHERS AIM TO EXTEND BRAIN FUNCTION AS WE AGE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchResearch done at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of Texas at Dallas may provide new hope for extending our brain function as we grow older.

The center conducted a …

UTD Team Reconstructs Apollo Mission Recordings

Posted by Lance Murray

Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have taken a giant step in making audio recordings of the U.S. Apollo lunar missions available for all mankind in a five-year project that overcame many technical challenges.

In 2012, researchers at …

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

Posted by Lance Murray

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 …