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See the latest news about discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements at UT Dallas – breakthroughs that are taking the University toward its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.

Study: Impulsivity May Weigh Down Some People

Dr. Francesca Filbey Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas have found a link between having an impulsive personality and a high body mass index (BMI). read more

Professor Uses Drones To Track Human Impact on Rainforest

Dr. Anthony Cummings is working with the Makushi peoples in Guyana to measure human impact on the Amazon rainforest A UT Dallas professor is working with indigenous Guyanans to use drones to track and study how farming plots affect the Amazon rainforest's ecosystem and wildlife over time. read more

Power-Sharing Rules Keep Peace Between Faiths

Jonas Bunte A new UT Dallas study examines why Christians and Muslims regularly clash in some parts of Nigeria, but live together peacefully in others. The answer lies in different electoral rules across districts designed to create political power-sharing between both religions. read more

Professors Honored as Influential Researchers

Dr. Aria Nosratinia Dr. Aria Nosratinia and Dr. Mike Peng were named to the 2016 list of Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate Analytics for having a significant global impact within their respective fields of study. read more

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