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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.

Researchers Win Nearly $1 Million in Defense Grants for Equipment

Kenneth O Dr. Kenneth O, director of the Texas Analog Center of Excellence, and Dr. Rashaunda Henderson, assistant professor of electrical engineering, successfully competed against more than 500 researchers to receive the funding. read more

Scientist Finds Clearer Obesity, Diabetes Connection

Dr. Jung-whan Kim UT Dallas' Dr. Jung-whan Kim and his colleagues found that a protein called HIF-1 alpha plays a key role in the development of insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes. The results also may shed light on the link between obesity and cancer. read more

Geosciences Lecturer Dives Deep into Abyss on Pacific Expedition

Pujana Dr. Ignacio Pujana, a senior lecturer in the Department of Geosciences at UT Dallas, has one thing in common with Academy Award-winning director James Cameron: Each has spent time squeezed into a submersible vehicle to study the Mariana Trench. read more

Study Finds Brain Differences in Risk-Taking Teens

Sam DeWitt New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas found that connections between certain brain regions are amplified in risk-taking teens. read more


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