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STUDY: If You’re Obese, Being Young May Not Protect You From COVID-19, UTSW Researchers Find

by | Nov 17, 2020
People under age 50 are "more likely to be hospitalized, need a ventilator, and die from COVID-19 if they're severely obese," a new study says.
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Dr. Moon Kim, Louis Beecherl Jr. Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at UT Dallas shown with the research team's bendable electronics. [Images: Courtesy of UTD]
Discovery: UTD Team Develops ‘Bendy’ Micro LEDs That Can Fold, Twist, and Stick to Most Anything
by | Nov 2, 2020
The next-gen electronics could reshape the future of wearable technology.
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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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UNT to Advance 3D Printing for Automobiles Through a $1.5M Department of Energy Grant
by | Oct 6, 2020
University of North Texas researchers received more than $400,000 of the $1.5 million grant to develop a 3D printed material equipped with embedded sensors for use in car structures.
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HSC Researchers Make Stem Cell Discovery That Could Help Fight Coronavirus

by | Mar 16, 2020
A professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is collaborating with an international team to test whether stem cells can combat COVID-19 pneumonia.
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Will That Antidepressant Help? UT Southwestern Scientists Create AI Computer to Predict What Works
by | Feb 13, 2020
Up to two-thirds of depression patients do not respond to their first treatment. That's why UTSW researchers are working to eliminate antidepressant trial and error based on a patient’s brain activity.
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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: UTA Tracks Property Values Near Transit-Oriented Developments, Grant Backs UTD Floating Turbine Design
by | Dec 20, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about a conference on innovation that's coming to Dallas in January.
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Discovery: UTSW’s Hi-Res Microscope Produces Better Images; UNT Prof Finds Polluted Air Can Cause Weight Gain

by | Nov 8, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about a UTA researcher's extensive study that shows no link between violent video games and acts of violence.
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Discovery: Agrilife Expansion Focuses on Food and Water, UTA Gets a $2.3M Grant for Composites
by | Oct 24, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also find out why an important computing society recognized a UNT associate dean for her scientific contributions.
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UTD Researchers Use Hand AI Coordination to Improve Control of Prostheses
by | Oct 4, 2019
The work by a team of researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas could lead to improved prosthetic hands.
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Discovery: SMU and UTSW Figure Out How Birds Migrate at Night, Scientists Find Possible Polycystic Kidney Disease Drug
by | Sep 13, 2019
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you’ll also read about how an SMU professor and students from Garland High School are using smartphone data to monitor a local bridge’s health.
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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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Discovery: UTA Prof’s Device Can Collect, Analyze Liquid in Space; UTSW Study Tackles Players’ Concussions
by | Jul 12, 2019
You’ll also find out about professors at UT Dallas and UT Tyler that have collaborated on a method to rewire genetic response pathways in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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Discovery: UT Southwestern Earns Top Ranking, UNT Prof Helps Unravel Disease’s Genetic Risk Factors
by | Jun 7, 2019
Also, you’ll discover a UT Dallas postdoctoral researcher who was named to the Grass Fellowship Program, and CASPR Group’s new partnership and product in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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Discovery: UTSW Gets $14M to Recruit Researchers; UTA Professor Studies Brain Injuries
by | May 31, 2019
You’ll also find out about how a UT Dallas professor is trying to speed up transistors for chipmakers, and about how Caris Life Sciences’ new collaboration is developing a cancer diagnostic test in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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