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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.

Brain Chemical May Offer New Clues in Treating Chronic Pain

Ted Price A chemical in the brain typically associated with cognition, movement and reward-motivation behavior - dopamine - may also play a role in promoting chronic pain, according to new research at the University of Texas at Dallas. read more

Poster Contest Offers Full Picture of Undergrad Research Projects

Justin Miller Dozens of student researchers from multiple disciplines displayed their work in the Undergraduate Research Scholar Awards and Poster Contest held on campus recently as part of the Exhibition of Excellence in Undergraduate Education. read more

Professor to Unlock Science Behind Motherhood

Fatemeh Hassanipour Dr. Fatemeh Hassanipour, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award that will be applied to research breastfeeding. read more

Public Affairs Professor Explores Immigration of High-Skilled Workers

Dr. Meghna Sabharwal Dr. Meghna Sabharwal came from India to the United States to pursue her PhD. Her experiences inspired her to study why some foreign-born science and engineering PhD graduates stay in the U.S., while others return to their home countries. read more


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