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.

DNA Chip Offers Big Possibilities in Cell Studies

chip Dr. Jason Slinker, assistant professor of physics, and his colleagues have developed a novel technology that sheds light on basic cell biology, and could aid in the development of more effective cancer treatments or early diagnosis of disease. read more

Study Explores Trust in Online Gamers' Psychology

Rosanna Guadagno New research shows that players of massively multiplayer online games who are motivated by social elements of online play display more trust in fellow players and a greater willingness to disclose personal information. read more

Magazine Poses Recommendations for Space Policy

ISSUES magazine cover, Summer 2016 The summer edition of Issues in Science and Technology focuses on the changing landscape of space policy. Researcher Dr. Bhavya Lal writes that cooperation among commercial and governmental entities will be critical. read more

Study: Paying Terrorist Kidnappers Doesn't Pay Off

Dr. Todd Sandler Countries that negotiated with terrorists to release hostages faced up to 87 percent more kidnappings than those that did not pay ransoms, according to researchers in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. read more

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