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.

Gist Reasoning Test May Be Better Than Others

Dr. Asha Vas New research from the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas finds that a gist reasoning test, developed at the center, is more sensitive than other traditional tests at identifying certain cognitive deficits. read more

Engineers Shrink Microscope to Dime-sized Device

atomic force microscope UT Dallas researchers have created an atomic force microscope on a chip, dramatically shrinking the size - and, hopefully, the price tag - of a high-tech device commonly used to characterize material properties. read more

Models Predict Mutations' Effect on Proteins

Dr. Faruck Morcos According to new research, the key to a successful, long-term relationship is for each partner to adapt to the other's changes over time. At least, that's what appears to be true for pairs of proteins in bacteria. read more

Study Outlines Steps to Success for Growing Startups

Dr. Joseph Picken Dr. Joseph Picken of the Naveen Jindal School of Management lays out a road map for the founding entrepreneur who seeks to retain the CEO position as a company gains market traction and begins a period of rapid growth. read more

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