Posts Tagged ‘University of Texas at Arlington’

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 …

R&D: What are Effects of Cannabis & Nicotine Together? Could Hydrogels Become Artificial Muscle?

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDY: CANNABIS & NICOTINE TOGETHER HAVE UNIQUE EFFECT

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchUsing cannabis and nicotine at the same time has a different effect on human brain connectivity than just using one of those substances, researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at the University

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, …

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

Fort Worth Startup Harnessing Nanotech to Increase Crop Yields

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Greenhouses have always been a pretty low-tech endeavor, growing plants under a plastic cover that has to be replaced every few years.

That means the industry is ripe for innovation.

Fort Worth startup SolGro, which was founded last March, has …

Dollars for Good: UTA Gets $1.5M NSF Grant, TI Grant Focuses on STEM, UNT Library Innovation Grant Awarded,

Posted by Rachel Linch

$1.5M GRANT TO HELP UTA STUDENTS TO GET SECONDARY TEACHER CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at the University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation.

The …

Applications Open for Fort Worth Business Contest Awarding $50K in Cash, Services

Posted by Katie Kelton

Businesses across Tarrant County will have the opportunity to vie for $50,000 in cash and professional services at this year’s Fort Worth Business Plan Competition. 

The eighth annual competition will allow companies to present developing or pre-existing business plans. Judges …

Discovery: Your Opinion of Your Memory Could Help You, Wearable Fitness Trackers May Aid Cancer Assessments

Posted by Lance Murray

AlZHEIMER’S: SELF-EVALUATION OF YOUR MEMORY MAY BE PREDICTIVE

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchHow good is your memory? What you think may be important.

Researchers at the Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas at Dallas have determined that subjective complaints about poor …

UTA Festival of Ideas: There’s ‘No One Path’ to Becoming an Entrepreneur

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The path to becoming a successful entrepreneur doesn’t have to go through the business school — students with a liberal arts background can use their passion, creativity, and ideas to change the world.

The 2018 Festival of Ideas on Feb. …

Discovery: UTD Prof Proposes Solution to Martian Mystery, Insight on Cancer-Causing ‘Dimers,’ & Phone’s Impact on Work, Home Life

Posted by Lance Murray

ANSWER TO A MARTIAN MYSTERY IS BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchWe’ll need to travel to Mars for our first item — not literally, but through the research being done by a fluid dynamics expert from the University of Texas at

Discovery: Stressed Mitochondria, Personalized Breast Cancer Care & Aircraft Construction With Alloys

Posted by Lance Murray

HELPING MITOCHONDRIA RECOVER FROM STRESS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchA discovery by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington could lead to the development of new treatments for cancers and some neurological disorders.

The researchers have identified proteins that help mitochondria recover from …

On Tap: Lone Star Film Festival, KERNEL Live! & Dallas Bike Ride

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Discovery: UTA Researcher Gets $900K Grant; SMU Predicts Soldier Energy Levels

Posted by Lance Murray

ARMY LAB GIVES UTA RESEARCHER $900K GRANT FOR COMPOSITES WORK 

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchUT Arlington aerospace researcher Andrew Makeev continues to get support for his projects related to finding better ways to recognize flaws and structural damage of composites.

The university announced that …

City of Burleson Launching Workforce Development Program

Posted by Jewels Clark

Burleson Mayor Ken Shetter announced recently that the city is launching a workforce development program to fill gaps in the local economy. 

Burleson Works will provide niche training for applicants and place them in jobs at participating companies in the …

Lubricant Tech Developed at UTA Would Lower Fuel Consumption, Vehicle Emissions

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington’s Tribology, Lubrication, and Coating Laboratory have refined new vehicle lubricant technologies as part of an ongoing partnership with ESL TEKnologies. 

The new lubricant developed at the university will reduce friction, fuel consumption, …

iC3 Summit: Life Science Leaders Talk Product Placement, Entrepreneurship & More

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

BionorthTX held its third annual iC3 Life Science Summit at the University of Texas at Arlington Thursday. The summit brought industry leaders together to discuss the future of health care, the impact of new technology, financial strategies communication, and entrepreneurship. …

Discovery: Blood Plasma and Alzheimer’s, NanOlogy’s Ovarian Cancer Trial & Studying Hurricane Debris

Posted by Lance Murray

ALZHEIMER’S RESEARCH STUDIES EFFECTS OF BLOOD PLASMA TREATMENTS

Texas Health Dallas is one of three national sites conducting a unique clinical trial testing the theory that blood plasma from young, healthy people can be injected into older adults to treat

UT System Named to World’s ‘Most Innovative’ List

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

The University of Texas System ranked No. 9 on Reuters‘ list of the “World’s Most Innovative Universities.”

The UT System was the highest-ranking educational institution on the list in Texas. Locally, that educational framework includes the University of Texas …

UTA’s Diane Jones Allen Named to Resilient Design Panel

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

University of Texas at Arlington’s Diane Jones Allen has been selected to a national panel looking at what urban design policies can help cities better withstand natural disasters.

The American Society of Landscape Architects panel includes experts across disciplines, according …

Fort Worth Lays Foundation for its Smart City Future

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesCities are data machines.

Every phone call into dispatch centers generates a digital record.

Same for each water main break, every gallon of sewage treated, and dozens of other events and activities.

What if those terabytes were harnessed to make …