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.

University Biologists Design New Molecules To Help Stall Lung Cancer

Zhang and fellow researchers in front of NSERL building on campus. Dr. Li Zhang and her team showed that the expansion of lung tumors slowed when access to heme — the oxygen-binding molecule in hemoglobin — was restricted. read more

Mechanical Engineer Perfecting the Performance of Surgical Robotics

Dr. Fey in her lab. Dr. Ann Majewicz Fey hopes she can help surgeons come close to perfect in operating rooms after receiving a five-year, $500,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. read more

Team's New Peace Project Focuses on Ending Deadliest Type of War

Diehl and Gallegos seated together. A new federally funded research project led by Dr. Paul Diehl, Ashbel Smith Professor of political science, aims to identify the most effective strategies for ending civil conflicts that involve other countries. read more

UT Dallas Lab Helps Create Virtual Impaired Driver for Identifying DUIs

Dr. Marjorie Zielke and her lab worked with other researchers to develop “Brian,” which is helping officers to better identify one of the strongest clues to driving under the influence: twitchy eyes. read more

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