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News Topic science was found in 42 news releases in the year 2016.

December 2016

  • Dasgupta receives 2016 Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for contributions to analytical chemistry
    Research excellence

    Dasgupta receives 2016 Eastern Analytical Symposium Award for contributions to analytical chemistry.

    Tuesday, December 13, 2016

  • UTA electrical engineering professor named an AAAS Fellow
    High honor

    UTA electrical engineering professor named an AAAS Fellow .

    Friday, December 2, 2016

November 2016

  • UTA researchers discover mechanism behind immunosuppressive effects of drugs used to treat autoimmune disorders and cancers
    Solving immune response

    UTA researchers discover mechanism behind immunosuppressive effects of drugs used to treat autoimmune disorders and cancers.

    Thursday, November 17, 2016

October 2016

  • Ford Motor Co. names UTA mathematics professor ‘legendary woman’
    Legendary woman

    Ford Motor Co. names UTA mathematics professor ‘legendary woman’ .

    Monday, October 31, 2016

  • UTA Computer Science and Engineering professor to use data mining to benefit individual diagnosis, treatment for cancer patients
    Precision medicine

    UTA Computer Science and Engineering professor to use data mining to benefit individual diagnosis, treatment for cancer patients.

    Monday, October 31, 2016

  • UTA partners with oil and gas company Apache Corporation to conduct a baseline water quality study in the area of the Alpine High oil and gas resource play
    Ensuring groundwater quality

    UTA partners with oil and gas company Apache Corporation to conduct a baseline water quality study in the area of the Alpine High oil and gas resource play .

    Wednesday, October 12, 2016

  • UTA biologist to expand study of invasive zebra mussels in Texas Lakes
    Protecting Texan Lakes

    UTA biologist to expand study of invasive zebra mussels in Texas Lakes.

    Friday, October 7, 2016

  • UTA chemists receive donation from Dallas-based environmental philanthropist to develop strategies to limit shale gas industry’s ecological impacts
    Environmental research

    UTA chemists receive donation from Dallas-based environmental philanthropist to develop strategies to limit shale gas industry’s ecological impacts.

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016

September 2016

  • UTA enzyme research opens doors to developing new inhibitors for arthritis
    New hope for arthritis

    UTA enzyme research opens doors to developing new inhibitors for arthritis.

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • UTA study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale region
    Groundwater study

    UTA study finds abnormalities in drinking water in Eagle Ford Shale region.

    Thursday, September 22, 2016

  • UTA researchers’ papers find proven concept of using light to image and potentially treat PTSD
    Bright light

    UTA researchers’ papers find proven concept of using light to image and potentially treat PTSD.

    Tuesday, September 6, 2016

August 2016

  • UTA chemists to develop a new class of catalysts to transform cheap, widely available hydrocarbons into molecules used in key industrial processes
    Developing new catalysts

    UTA chemists to develop a new class of catalysts to transform cheap, widely available hydrocarbons into molecules used in key industrial processes.

    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

  • UTA physicist Ramon Lopez awarded 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award for his work advocating science education at the national level
    Advocating science education

    UTA physicist Ramon Lopez awarded 2016 Richard Carrington Education and Public Outreach Award for his work advocating science education at the national level.

    Wednesday, August 31, 2016

  • UTA awards four 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants for innovative ideas that address high-priority issues in society
    Interdisciplinary research

    UTA awards four 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants for innovative ideas that address high-priority issues in society .

    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

  • UTA faculty and alumnus celebrated as “Tech Titans” in 2016 awards
    Innovators in science and education

    UTA faculty and alumnus celebrated as “Tech Titans” in 2016 awards.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2016

  • UTA study indicates air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies, not inherent to the extraction process
    Protecting air quality

    UTA study indicates air contamination near fracking sites result of operational inefficiencies, not inherent to the extraction process.

    Friday, August 26, 2016

  • UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation launches interdisciplinary PhD in kinesiology degree
    Kinesiology PhD Launched

    UTA’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation launches interdisciplinary PhD in kinesiology degree.

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • UTA signs agreement with leading Korean energy institute to promote joint development of clean energy technologies
    Clean energy

    UTA signs agreement with leading Korean energy institute to promote joint development of clean energy technologies .

    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

July 2016

  • Four UTA professors named finalists for 2016 Tech Titan Awards
    UTA innovators

    Four UTA professors named finalists for 2016 Tech Titan Awards.

    Thursday, July 14, 2016

June 2016

  • Low attention control in early adolescence is a genetic risk factor for anxiety disorders, UTA researchers find
    Teenage anxiety

    Low attention control in early adolescence is a genetic risk factor for anxiety disorders, UTA researchers find.

    Monday, June 20, 2016

  • UTA nursing Ph.D. students awarded prestigious national scholarships
    Nursing scholar excellence

    UTA nursing Ph.D. students awarded prestigious national scholarships.

    Thursday, June 16, 2016

  • UTA researchers find strangers reach mutual understanding mainly through talking and asking questions, not from non-verbal communication
    Power of verbal

    UTA researchers find strangers reach mutual understanding mainly through talking and asking questions, not from non-verbal communication.

    Wednesday, June 8, 2016

May 2016

  • UTA biologist shows that environmental favorability, tolerance of stress drive the disparity between common and rare species in freshwaters
    Protecting biodiversity

    UTA biologist shows that environmental favorability, tolerance of stress drive the disparity between common and rare species in freshwaters .

    Tuesday, May 24, 2016

  • UTA scientists examine global warming events from millions of years ago to gain insight into present-day climate change
    Global warming

    UTA scientists examine global warming events from millions of years ago to gain insight into present-day climate change.

    Wednesday, May 11, 2016

April 2016

  • UTA biologists study imperiled lizard to develop conservation plan
    Conservation plan

    UTA biologists study imperiled lizard to develop conservation plan .

    Friday, April 29, 2016

  • UTA research demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling
    Water quality

    UTA research demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling.

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

  • Two UTA professors named Fellows of the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers
    Teaching Excellence

    Two UTA professors named Fellows of the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers.

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • UTA researcher finds that by age 3 environmental factors like parenting are relevant to the development of self-control
    Childhood behavior

    UTA researcher finds that by age 3 environmental factors like parenting are relevant to the development of self-control.

    Thursday, April 14, 2016

  • UTA scientists demonstrate that electrical stimulation of deep brain structures under the cortex could help ease chronic pain
    Alleviating pain

    UTA scientists demonstrate that electrical stimulation of deep brain structures under the cortex could help ease chronic pain.

    Monday, April 4, 2016

  • NIH awards $1.7 million to UTA professor to fight chronic kidney disease
    Health science

    NIH awards $1.7 million to UTA professor to fight chronic kidney disease.

    Friday, April 1, 2016

March 2016

  • Study finds gestational surrogacy often misunderstood, unevenly judged
    Labor of love

    Study finds gestational surrogacy often misunderstood, unevenly judged .

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

  • UTA alums receive NSF small-business grant to spur K-12 STEM interest through technology
    STEM education startup

    UTA alums receive NSF small-business grant to spur K-12 STEM interest through technology.

    Wednesday, March 9, 2016

  • Two UTA professors receive $376,000 NIH grant to combat hypertension among African-Americans
    Health insights

    Two UTA professors receive $376,000 NIH grant to combat hypertension among African-Americans.

    Friday, March 4, 2016

February 2016

  • UTA biologists provide first evidence that constant environmental stress causes organisms to program behavioral changes in future generations
    Environmental stressors

    UTA biologists provide first evidence that constant environmental stress causes organisms to program behavioral changes in future generations.

    Monday, February 29, 2016

  • Greenway Innovative Energy gift establishes new UTA laboratory to accelerate gas-to-liquid fuel technology
    Alternative fuel

    Greenway Innovative Energy gift establishes new UTA laboratory to accelerate gas-to-liquid fuel technology .

    Monday, February 29, 2016

  • UTA Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh researchers to develop automated seat cushion to aid in ulcer prevention
    Smart technology

    UTA Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh researchers to develop automated seat cushion to aid in ulcer prevention.

    Tuesday, February 23, 2016

  • UTA electrical engineering professor elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
    High honor

    UTA electrical engineering professor elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

    Tuesday, February 23, 2016

  • 150 students from across the U.S. converge on UTA through Feb. 21 for medical hackathon to propose solutions for cancer
    Student researchers

    150 students from across the U.S. converge on UTA through Feb. 21 for medical hackathon to propose solutions for cancer .

    Friday, February 19, 2016

  • UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells
    Solar fuel cells

    UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells.

    Tuesday, February 16, 2016

January 2016

  • UTA civil engineers shaping sustainable solutions, increasing energy production at Denton landfill
    Alternative power

    UTA civil engineers shaping sustainable solutions, increasing energy production at Denton landfill.

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016

  • UTA hosts 150 leading international physicists working to explain the origins of the universe
    Origins of the universe

    UTA hosts 150 leading international physicists working to explain the origins of the universe.

    Monday, January 11, 2016

  • UTA biochemists are advancing research into autism, Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome
    Enzyme mapping

    UTA biochemists are advancing research into autism, Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome .

    Friday, January 8, 2016