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UTA In The News — Thursday, February 21, 2013

Thursday, February 21, 2013

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UT Arlington researchers using new technology to make liquid methanol

Researchers from The University of Texas at Arlington are pioneering a new method for using carbon dioxide, or CO2, to make liquid methanol fuel by using copper oxide nanowires and sunlight, Nanotech-NowScience CodexScience LineBio-Medicine and e!Science News reported.

Assistant professor of film examines mainstream movies

Ya'Ke Smith, a UT Arlington assistant professor of film, said it's refreshing to see mainstream film directors making films that force people to face issues, The Daily Comet of Lafourche Parish in Louisiana reported. Smith's own film, Wolf, is about sexual abuse and the clergy. “All of these films are an attempt by the artist to work out his or her personal attitudes or feelings toward these issues, thus delving into the emotional core of the collective human spirit."