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: Memories Can Resist Interference During New Learning

Dr. Micheal Rugg and Dr. Josh Koen While acquiring new memories can enrich the human experience, they also can interfere with old ones and make them more likely to be forgotten. A UT Dallas study shows how some memories persist in the face of strong interference. read more

Discovery Could Lead to Better Batteries

Dr. Kyeongjae Cho Dr. Kyeongjae Cho, professor of materials science and engineering, has made a discovery that could open the door to cellphone and car batteries that last five times longer than current ones. read more

Poster Contest Showcases Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Poster Contest winners Eighteen students recently impressed judges at the competition's finals, which featured topics ranging from improving prosthetic legs to evaluating consumer behavior models. read more

Neuroscientist Wins Grant for Multiple Sclerosis Study

Dr. Bart Rypma The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has awarded Dr. Bart Rypma, principal investigator at the Center for BrainHealth, more than $490,000 to investigate how changes in brain blood flow impact cognition for individuals with multiple sclerosis. read more

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