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UTA In The News — Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

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Physics assistant professor addresses tools' power

Samar Mohanty, UT Arlington assistant professor of physics, was quoted extensively in an Optics & Photonics Newsarticle about the latest in optical manipulation tools, including his optical tweezers. Mohanty's tool allows researchers to control and rotate single cells without making physical contact with them and thus disrupting their structure or functioning.

Marketing professor studies parenting strategies' influence on children's cigarette use

Zhiyong Yang, an associate professor of marketing at UT Arlington, has published a research paper on what parenting strategies work and don’t' work on child smoking behavior in the  Journal of Public Policy & Marketing of the American Marketing Association. The multidisciplinary research has documented that parenting strategies influence children's cigarette use.