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Winter 2014

Inquiry Magazine Archive

  • Spring 2016

    Spring 2016: Premium Blend

    Found in everything from space shuttles to dental fillings, composite materials have thoroughly infiltrated modern society. But their potential is still greatly untapped, offering researchers ample opportunity for discovery.

  • Fall 2015

    Fall 2015: Collision Course

    Within the particle showers created at the Large Hadron Collider, answers to some of the universe’s mysteries are waiting.

  • Spring 2015

    Spring 2015: Almost Human

    Model systems like pigeons can help illuminate our own evolutionary and genomic history.

  • Fall 2014

    Fall 2014: Small Wonder

    UT Arlington's tiny windmills are bringing renewable energy to a whole new scale.

  • Winter 2014

    Winter 2014: Overdue for an Overhaul

    The stability of our highways, pipelines, and even manholes is reaching a breaking point.

  • 2012

    2012: Mystery solved?

    Scientists believe they have discovered a subatomic particle that is crucial to understanding the universe.

  • 2011

    2011: Boosting brain power

    UT Arlington researchers unlock clues to the human body’s most mysterious and complex organ.

  • 2010

    2010: Powered by genetics

    UT Arlington researchers probe the hidden world of microbes in search of renewable energy sources.

  • 2009

    2009: Winning the battle against pain

    Wounded soldiers are benefiting from Robert Gatchel’s program that combines physical rehabilitation with treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • 2009

    2007: Sensing a solution

    Tiny sensors implanted in the body show promise in combating acid reflux disease, pain and other health problems.

  • 2006

    2006:Semiconductors: The next generation

    Nanotechnology researchers pursue hybrid silicon chips with life-saving potential.

  • 2005

    2005: Imaging is everything

    Biomedical engineers combat diseases with procedures that are painless to patients.



Faculty research is gaining attention in national and international publications 

The journal Optics Letters recently published a paper by Samarendra Mohanty, assis­tant professor of physics, on the development of a fiber-optic, two-photon, optoge­netic stimulator and its use on human cells in a laboratory.

In a study published in the Journal of Athletic Training, an international team featuring kinesiol­ogy Assistant Professor Jacob Resch reaffirmed questions about portions of the popular comput­erized concussion assessment tool ImPACT.

Biology Assistant Professors Mat­thew Fujita and Todd Castoe were part of an interna­tional effort to sequence the genome of a western painted turtle; the study was published in Genome Biology.

Sangwook Park, associate profes­sor of physics, co-authored a paper in The Astrophysi­cal Journal Letters that expands upon what’s already known about Type Ia supernovae.

Mark Tremayne, assistant profes­sor of broadcast communication, was lead author on a paper in Digital Journal­ism that analyzed the documented cases of drones being used in journalism.

A recent paper published in the journal Nature co-written by biology Associate Professor Laura Gough challenges long-held ideas about the effects of temperature increases in the Alaskan tundra.

Fred MacDon­nell, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, identified two newly devel­oped ruthenium polypyridyl com­plexes in a study published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics.

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