UT Arlington In The News - Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Archaeology student discovers childbirth scene
A legally blind UT Arlington archaeology student uncovered one of the oldest depictions of childbirth yet found, inscribed on a pottery fragment from an Etruscan temple site, perhaps 2,700 years old, USA Today reported.
Faculty associate says lead poisoning prevalent
UT Arlington's Trey Brown was quoted in a Dallas Morning News story that said last year 432 children under age 6 in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin and Denton counties had what are considered elevated levels of lead in their blood. “Childhood lead poisoning is the No. 1 environmental contaminant-driven disease in the country, and nobody knows this,” said Brown, a metals toxicologist and faculty associate at The University of Texas at Arlington.
Professor says physics at work in World Series
It will take more than cheering in the stands to produce a Texas Rangers World Series win in Arlington this weekend, a UT Arlington Professor Andrew Brandt told KERA Radio. It will take physics. Physics, Brandt explained, is integral in many aspects of baseball from pitching the ball to hitting a home run to the effect of temperature on the ball.
Psychology professor explains Rangers' fans pressure
Paul Paulus, UT Arlington psychology professor, talked with NBC 5's Jane McGarry about the pressures that the Texas Rangers and their fans are feeling as the team plays in the World Series, NBC DFW's Nonstop reported.
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