UTA In The News — Monday, November 14, 2022
Cost of living increases
Bill Crowder, UT Arlington professor in economics, explained what the Consumer Price Index is in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram article about how the cost-of-living increases and inflation in North Texas. “Whenever the demand for a good increases faster than the supply of it can increase, that’s when you’re going to get price increases,” Crowder said. “If you can get the opposite, if you can get the supply increasing faster than the demand, then you’ll actually get price decreases.”
New technique developedUT Arlington physicists have developed a new technique that can measure the properties of the topmost atomic layer of materials without including information from the underlying layers, Nanowerk, Science Daily, Phys.org, Mirage News, Eurasia Review, Projin News, Public News Time and Germany’s Nach Welt reported.
Researchers at UT Arlington, in collaboration with Austin-based Shani Biotechnologies, have created a point-of-care device that can accurately measure hemoglobin levels and perform pulse oximetry in individuals with dark skin, Medgadget reported.