Posts Tagged ‘The University of North Texas’

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

Posted by Lance Murray


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

UNT Hits ‘Play’ for Esports Enthusiasts With The Nest

Posted by Lance Murray

Esports is a rapidly growing phenomenon in the country, and the University of North Texas hopes to get in on the action with a new practice space called The Nest.

The facility inside the Media Library is scheduled to open …

UNT Professor Shines With Anti-Glare Coating for Glass

Posted by Julia Batlle

A professor at the University of North Texas has a solution for people who struggle with glare on reflective glass surfaces. She did it a simple coating. 

Diana Berman, a professor of material science at the College of Engineering, has …

UNT Makes Strides in Genetic Research with Chemical Mapping

Posted by Julia Batlle

A student at the University of North Texas completed the first 3D imaging of the inside of Arabidopsis thaliana, a tiny seed that is used for plant research.

Drew Sturtevant, a doctoral student in UNT’s Department of Biological Sciences, used …

Students Buy Renewable Energy Credits to Power UNT

Posted by Lance Murray

A student group at the University of North Texas is buying enough renewable energy credits from Denton Municipal Electric to power both Denton campuses for a year.

The Denton Record-Chronicle reported that the We Mean Green Fund bought a year’s

UNT Students use Military Experience to Rethink Army Tactical Shelter

Posted by Julia Falcon

Two Army veteran students in the University of North Texas’ College of Engineering are working on a project for the U.S. Army to make shelters stronger, lighter, stackable, and easier to transport. 

The Army granted $2.6 million to two research …

UNT Researchers Crack Code of How Plants Form Tannins

Posted by Lance Murray

A team of researchers at the University of North Texas’ Department of Biological Sciences has made a major discovery in how plants put tannins together.

Tannins have major human health benefits, and can impact the taste of fruits, and drinks …

Center for BrainHealth Honors ex-Legislator Dan Branch

Posted by Dave Montgomery

Former Texas Legislator Dan Branch of Dallas has received a prestigious honor for his efforts to help elevate North Texas into a global research hub by more than doubling the number of Texas universities that are now designated as top-tier …

Top Award for African-American Writers goes to UNT Student

Posted by Lance Murray

A Ph.D. student in English at The University of North Texas has won the nation’s biggest honor for a debut novel by an African-American writer.

Sandra Faye was named winner of the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation 2016 Legacy Award.…

UNT Researchers Create Polymer for Early Cancer Detection

Posted by Lance Murray

Research teams from the University of North Texas and the Polish Academy of Sciences are collaborating to create a chemical sensor that could detect cancer at an early stage, according to a release from UNT.

Early detection greatly increases the …