Research News

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 Links Low Self-Control, Use of Deadly Force

Dr. Jon Maskaly Research conducted by two UT Dallas criminologists found that police officers who exhibit low self-control in their personal lives are more likely to use deadly force on the job. read more

Study Explores Sign Language, Cochlear Implants

Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz Researchers found that children with cochlear implants who had either no or limited exposure to sign language end up with better auditory, speaking and reading skills later. read more

Study Uncovers Effects of Key Alzheimer's Marker

Michelle Farrell New research from the Center for Vital Longevity has found that the amount of amyloid plaques in a person's brain predicts the rate at which his or her cognition will decline in the next four years. read more

Engineer Unveils New Spin on Future of Transistors

Dr. Joseph S. Friedman A UT Dallas researcher has designed a novel computing system made solely from carbon that might one day replace the silicon transistors that power today's electronic devices. read more

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