Posts Tagged ‘UTA’

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 …

UTA Teams With Foxconn to Help Reduce iPhone Fraudulent Claims

Posted by Jeremy Agor

A partnership between a University of Texas at Arlington industrial engineering team and Foxconn, a global electronics manufacturer giant and primary supplier for iPhones, will reduce fraudulent replacement claims for iPhone repairs at its Fort Worth facility.

The team also …

Mind Matters

Posted by Melinda Mahaffey Icden

Shining lasers on patients’ foreheads to map brain networks. Measuring the impact of collapsing micro bubbles in the brain. Tracking the effects of blast shockwaves on the blood-brain barrier. These are just a few of the ways UTA researchers are

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 …

EarthX: Coexisting With Nature, Mobile Greenhouse & Workplace Design

Posted by Taylor Lowder

EarthX, the world’s largest environmental festival, included exhibitors from a number of universities and other educational groups this past weekend at Fair Park in Dallas. 

Attendees could explore careers in science, technology, education, art, and math as well as learn …

Discovery: Solving Century-old Mystery Helps Scientist Win Prize, Grant Targets Measuring UAV Group Performance

Posted by Lance Murray

UTSW RESEARCHER’S WORK SOLVES CENTURY-OLD MEDICAL MYSTERY

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchDr. Zhijian “James” Chen has been awarded the 2018 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences for his discovery of an enzyme, which has significant impact on our body’s immune defense system.

The UT Southwestern …

On Tap: Dallas Startup Week, Automation Everywhere & Comedy Festival

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 …

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