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.

Scientists Receive Grants for Cancer Research

Dr. Jie Zheng UT Dallas faculty members have been awarded $1.3 million in research grants to support new insights and ideas aimed at the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. read more

Neuroscientist to Study Differences in Children's Vocabulary

Dr. Mandy Maguire Dr. Mandy Maguire has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for a three-year study that will use a relatively new technique to help determine why children who live in poverty have smaller vocabularies. read more

Study Links Childhood Hunger, Violence Later in Life

Dr. Alex Piquero The researchers found that people who experienced frequent hunger as kids were more than twice as likely to exhibit impulsivity and injure others intentionally as adolescents and adults. read more

Scientists Breathe New Life into Electronic Nose Possibilities

Researchers at the Texas Analog Center of Excellence determined that using CMOS integrated circuits technology will make the device more affordable, leading to improved breath analysis for a wide range of health diagnosis. read more

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