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UTA In The News — Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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Nanopore research could lead to early detection of canccer

A University of Texas at Arlington multi-disciplinary team has received a $360,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to build artificial nanopores made of silicon that can detect "bad molecules" as a very early indication of cancer and other diseases, PhysOrgNanowerk Newse! science news and Nanotechnology Now reported.

Professor wins prize for first film

UT Arlington's Ya'Ke Smith won the Texas competition at the Dallas International Film Festival for Wolf, his first feature film, D Magazine's Front Row blog reported. Smith, an assistant professor of film at UT Arlington, won a $30,000 camera rental Grand Jury Prize for the Panavision Texas competition.