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Drs. Tang and Borrelli

New technique could eliminate need for bone grafting

Bioengineering Chair Liping Tang is partnering with Arlington Memorial to create a "mini-bioreactor" within a patient's body that can stimulate bone tissue growth and help with bone fractures, tumors, and even osteoporosis.

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Nina Totenberg discusses Supreme Court’s influence

NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg offered insights into the Supreme Court and its impact on American society during her Maverick Speakers Series presentation at a packed Texas Hall.

Jessica Dawn Stevens

Student wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for research

Jessica Dawn Stevens, a junior majoring in microbiology and biology, is one of only 11 students in Texas named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2014-15 academic year.

Emmanuel Fordjour

Student honored for research on dangerous infection

Sophomore Emmanuel Fordjour won a prestigious national award for his research on the dangerous, hospital-acquired disease Clostridium difficile. He's one of just 60 undergraduate scholars to receive the honor.

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Grant helps nurses, social workers improve care

The College of Nursing and School of Social Work are using a nearly $900,000 grant to improve connections between nurses and social workers before they meet in the health care workplace.

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Sanjay Gupta discusses medicine and media

Dr. Sanjay Gupta offered insights into his career as a neurosurgeon and a CNN medical correspondent during his Maverick Speakers Series presentation at College Park Center.

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Professor explores accuracy of concussion tests

To accurately analyze concussions, kinesiology researchers stress the importance of using multiple types of assessments in addition to neurocognitive tests.

Zhiyong Yang

Parents wield influence over teen smoking

A marketing professor’s study shows that parents have a greater impact on their grade-school-age children’s attitudes toward tobacco than peers or advertisers.

Energy Consumers

Alumnus brings power to the people

A recent computer science and engineering Ph.D. graduate is developing a sensor and monitoring system to put consumers in charge of their energy, gas, and water use.

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Video game aids mentally ill patients

A social work graduate student is transforming the popular video game Mass Effect 3 into an effective therapy treatment for people with mental illness.