UTA In The News — Monday, January 28, 2019
Health care robotics
OpenPR reported 2019 insights into the health care assistive robotics market. UTA and the UTA Research Institute were mentioned as players in advancing biomedical technologies, robotics and advanced manufacturing in the sector.
A UTA team of bioengineers is working to develop a method that will allow physicians to repair vaginal prolapses while they are in their early stages, potentially avoiding surgery and other complications, Phys.org reported.
Interns expand services
UTA social work interns have enabled the Temple Community Clinic to expand its services over the years, the Temple Daily Telegraph reported in a story about the clinic’s annual Caring Ball.
New snake species
A UTA team has named a new species of snake discovered in the stomach of another snake, KXAS NBC 5 reported. Jonathan Campbell, herpetologist and biology professor, led the research team. An original article about the tropical reptile Cenaspis aenigma—Latin for “enigmatic dinner snake”—appeared in National Geographic.
Kenyon Zimmer, a UTA associate professor of history, spoke at a New York conference about the lost world of Yiddish anarchism, Baltimore Jewish Times reported. “Anarchism and anarchists really played an outsized role in the history of the Jewish labor movement and Jewish culture in the U.S. and England,” Zimmer said. The Times of Israel originally published the story.
Business email limits
A UTA study found that workers who have to answer their bosses at home become angry at the intrusion into personal time, MultiBriefs reported in a story about business email practices.
UTA Police Capt. Mike McCord told KRLD 1080 AM that the police department is educating the public through orientation and social media to protect themselves from a scam email seeking payments via gift cards.