Research News

See the latest news about discoveries, inventions, designs and scholarly achievements at UT Dallas – breakthroughs that are taking the University toward its goal of becoming one of the nation’s best public research universities.

Scientists Isolate Cancer Stem Cells with Novel Method

cells Researchers have devised a new technique to isolate aggressive cells thought to form the root of many hard-to-treat metastasized cancers - a significant step toward developing new drugs that might target these cells. read more

Study Offers More Food for Thought on Eating Habits

Shayla Holub Dr. Shayla C. Holub's research shows the effects of happiness and sadness on children's snack consumption, creating the framework for future studies of how dietary patterns evolve in early childhood. read more

Microscopic Solution May Save Researchers Big Time

Farid Tajaddodianfar A graduate student, his advisor and industry collaborators believe they have developed a way to prevent the tip of a microscope from crashing into the surface of a material during atomic-level imaging or lithography. read more

Brain Study Finds Possible Bigger Marker for Facial Recognition

Leanne Young New research from the Center for BrainHealth reveals that the amygdala may play a larger role in the brain's ability to recognize faces than previously thought. read more

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