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.
A new study by Dr. Robert Morris, director of the Center for Crime and Justice Studies in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, finds that solitary confinement does not deter inmates from committing further violence in prison. read more
Researchers at UT Dallas have created new structures that exploit the electromechanical properties of specific nanofibers to stretch to up to seven times their length, while remaining tougher than Kevlar. read more
Engineers with the Texas Analog Center of Excellence at The University of Texas at Dallas have created semiconductor technology that could make night vision and thermal imaging affordable for everyday use. read more
Research by Dr. Richard Addante, a senior lecturer in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, challenges the accepted theory about the hippocampus' role in our unconscious memory. read more