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.

BrainHealth Scientists Connect Dopamine, Facial Recognition

rypma Researchers at UT Dallas' Center for BrainHealth have revealed a link between the dopamine neurotransmitter system in the brain and an individual's ability to recognize faces. read more

PhD Student Wins Funding for Research on Exercise, Memory

Shuo Qin Shuo Qin, a neuroscience doctoral student, will use Fitbits to monitor physical activity and sleep patterns in a group of healthy older adults to analyze how fitness may enhance memory performance. read more

UT Dallas Scientists Put a New Twist on Artificial Muscles

Artificial muscles A team at UT Dallas' Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute is developing a new class of artificial muscles that could be used for robotics, prosthetics and consumer products such as smart textiles that adjust to temperature changes. read more

Team Develops Tool for Measuring Social Entrepreneurship

Carraher In a new study, Dr. Shawn Carraher clinical professor of organizations, strategy and international management, tested the standardized scale he created for the expanding field. read more

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