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.

3D Brain Imaging May Improve Treatment Path for MS Patients

Three researchers standing in front of an MRI machine. Center for BrainHealth researchers joined colleagues at UT Southwestern Medical Center to study images of multiple sclerosis lesions, with the aim of learning to differentiate between injuries that are likely to heal and those that are not. read more

Biologists Design a Plug-and-Play Controller for Gene Expression

Three researchers posing together outdoors. UT Dallas researchers worked with colleagues from UT Tyler to engineer components that can rewire genetic response pathways, creating a template for designing new cellular behaviors with a wide range of potential applications. read more

Sheaths Become Mighty New Layer in Research Team's Artificial Muscles

Ray Baughman In a new study, researchers describe sheath-run artificial muscles that have higher power densities and can produce mechanical energy more efficiently than previous creations. read more

Study Ties Fire Station Proximity Firmly to Prevention of Injuries

Dr. Dohyeong Kim has gathered evidence that supports the commonly held belief that living closer to a fire station equates to a higher level of safety. read more

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