Posts Tagged ‘University of Texas at Dallas’

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 …

Paññã’s AI-Backed Platform Simplifying the Hiring Process

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Plano-based Paññã (pronounced Panya) announced the official launch of its hiring and recruitment online video conference platform this week.

The roll out comes a few months after the startup raised two separate $500,000 funding rounds. It’s also received millions …

Integrating Arts, Engineering, Entrepreneurship to Create World’s Most Intriguing Robot

Posted by Jeanne Spreier

UTDallas_University of Texas at Dallas_ Dallas Innovates is a Gold Founding SponsorIn today’s Shark Tank nation, where entrepreneurship has been popularized by the world of reality TV, having a PhD in arts and humanities might not seem like money (and time) well spent.

Think again.

Dallas native David F. Hanson, Jr. …

Steve Case at Rise of the Rest in Dallas: Investors Should Focus on Why it Will Work

Posted by Heather Noel

When Steve Case helped found internet startup America Online (AOL) in 1985, about 3 percent of people were using the internet.

“We talked about the idea of the internet connecting the world; nobody believed us,” Case told a group at …

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 …

Nature Nate’s Honey to Support University Bee Research

Posted by Katie Kelton

Nature Nate’s Honey Co. is dedicated to saving the dying honey bee population. 

“We’re committed to serving the entire honey ecosystem, from beekeepers to global communities, beginning with the bees.”

Nathan Sheets

In order to cultivate research and education on …

$225K In Grants Aid DFW Nonprofits, Winning App Boosts School Security, State Fair Awards $600K in Scholarships

Posted by Lance Murray

GRANTS

NBC ENTITIES ISSUE $225K IN GRANTS TO 6 DFW NONPROFITS

NBC 5, Telemundo 39, and the NBCUniversal Foundation have issued a total of $225,000 in grants to six Dallas-Fort Worth nonprofit organizations as part of the first Project Innovation …

Emerging Technologies Summit: Harnessing AI, Blockchain & IoT for Future Disruption

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The collision of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and Internet of Things is coming fast, where machines will know more about humanity than we’ve ever known, a decentralized ledger will accurately and quickly handle contracts and currency, and wearable devices and sensors

Discovery: Here’s Why You’re Thirsty After Drinking Alcohol; Boosting PTSD Treatment; Water Recycling Tech

Posted by Lance Murray

Drs. Steven Kliewer, Parkyong Song, and David Mangelsdorf of UT Southwestern. [Photo courtesy of UT Southwestern]

RESEARCHERS FIND LINK TO WHY YOU’RE THIRSTY AFTER DRINKING ALCOHOL, CONSUMING SUGAR

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchIf you’ve ever wondered why drinking alcohol or consuming sugar makes you …

Q+A: Walmart Technology’s Carlos Riojas Talks Big Data, AI & Improving Operations

Posted by Dave Moore

Walmart is counting on a team of engineers in Plano to help associates at the world’s largest retailer operate its more than 5,000 stores more efficiently.

Carlos Riojas is a Waco native and Baylor University grad who runs the Walmart …