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.

UT Dallas Remembers Stellar Space Scientist Dr. John Hoffman

Dr. John Hoffman, professor emeritus of physics who died Feb. 3, designed and built scientific instruments that helped explore Halley's comet, went to the moon and Venus, and aided in the discovery of water on Mars. read more

Biochemist Seeks More Elemental Insights into How Tiny Metals Move in Cells

Dr. Gabriele Meloni received a National Science Foundation CAREER award to further his work on understanding how cells recognize and selectively transport certain trace chemical elements across their membranes. read more

Medical, Ethics Experts Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine Fears, Facts at UT Dallas Event

A panel discussion featuring two medical doctors and two philosophy professors from four different institutions covered topics such as vaccine distribution, people who are reluctant to get vaccinated and whether vaccines should be mandatory. read more

Self-Assessment Could Help Chart Path of Cognitive Impairment

Dr. Amy Pinkham received a National Institutes of Health grant to apply earlier research on self-assessment in the hopes of learning more about mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. read more

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