Posts Tagged ‘University of Texas at Dallas’

DI People: Penney Names Interim CFO, Ebby Halliday Taps New CEO, Jacobs Appoints 3 Execs

Posted by Lance Murray

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits — from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people

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: Novel Stroke Therapy Called Leap Forward, Scientists Will Tackle Aging at Conference

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

Discovery: New Tool Helps Assess Heart Attack Risk, Young TCU Geniuses Busting Myths

Posted by Lance Murray

UTSW RESEARCH TEAM LEADS ASTRO-CHARM DEVELOPMENT

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchWhat are your risks for a heart attack? A tool developed by a team of researchers led by cardiologiest at UT Southwestern Medical Center may be able to more accurately predict which people in

Follow the Money: Fetch Gets $3M in Seed Funding, Hedera Hashgraph Raises $100M

Posted by Lance Murray

SEED ROUND DELIVERS $3M TO DALLAS-BASED FETCH

Dallas-based off-site package solution startup Fetch announced this week that it raised $3 million in a seed funding round led by Austin-based Silverton Partners.

Founded in 2016, Fetch provides package solutions for apartment …

Discovery: UTD’s Big Week for Research, UTSW Researcher Honored, How Ancient Native Americans Used Fire

Posted by Lance Murray

UTD MAKES WIND POWER ADVANCES, QUALIFIES FOR MILLIONS IN FUNDING AFTER REACHING BENCHMARKS

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchIt was a big week for research at the University of Texas at Dallas.

On Monday, the university was featured in an article on the Windpower Engineering …

Local Startup Evangelist Named Addison TreeHouse Director

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center has named North Texas startup evangelist Nancy Hong as the new director of the Addison TreeHouse.

The hire comes just a month after The DEC named Alyce Alston as its new CEO, replacing co-founder Trey …

Business as Mutual: Leaders Talk Collaborations in Social Innovation, Blockchain & AI

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Collaboration and partnerships are the lifeblood of business and innovation, and the Dallas-Fort Worth region has diversity that drives collaboration from a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem to a strong enterprise base to wide-ranging educational opportunities.     

“Business as usual” represents the status …

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

Business as Mutual: Leaders Give Insight on How Collaboration + Innovation Happens in DFW

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Collaboration and partnerships are the lifeblood of business and innovation, and the Dallas-Fort Worth region has diversity that drives collaboration from a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem to a strong enterprise base to wide-ranging educational opportunities.     

“Business as usual” represents the status …

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

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 thirsty, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have an answer.

A study published recently by UT …