MyArlingtonTX profiled Mark Pellegrino, assistant professor of biology in the UTA College of Science. Pellegrino's research on mitochondrial stress is of growing interest because of the implications for multiple conditions such as cancer, Parkinson’s disease and bacterial infections.
Forbes reported that UTA chemists have partnered with Apache Corp. to conduct a baseline water quality study of groundwater and surface water in the newly discovered Alpine High resource play in West Texas.
UTA researchers are devising a way to use geothermal energy to de-ice Texas bridges and overpasses through funding from a Texas Department of Transportation Innovation Project. The research is being done in UTA’s Organized Research Center of Excellence on Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure.
Heather Snow, UTA associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, appeared on KERA 90.1 FM’s program “Think” alongside a panel of local experts to discuss what constitutes sexual assault and harassment.
KDFW FOX 4 interviewed Ankur Jain, an assistant professor in the UTA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, about the U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from airplanes. Numerous fires have been reported as a result of the phone.