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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.

State Grant Will Fund Breast Cancer Research

Dr. Jiyong Lee The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas recently awarded a grant to Dr. Jiyong Lee, assistant professor of chemistry, for research that may lead to more effective treatments for breast cancer and methods to prevent its recurrence in patients. read more

Scientists Stretch Electrically Conducting Fibers to New Lengths

Dr. Ray Baughman An international research team based at UT Dallas wrapped nanotubes around a rubber core, sparking an invention that may lead to artificial muscles, super-elastic circuits, morphing aircraft, failure-free pacemaker leads and giant-range strain sensors. read more

Study Delves into Regulators' Decision-Making in Bank Closures

Dr. Malcolm Wardlaw A new study from a UT Dallas assistant professor of finance found that commercial bank regulators consider much more than monetary cost when determining whether to close a troubled bank. read more

Study Determines Why Organizations Fight Data Breaches Differently

Dr. Huseyin Cavusoglu In the wake of recent high-profile breaches at retail stores, a new study from The University of Texas at Dallas found that external pressures drive organizations' decisions when investing in security controls. read more