Plant science researchers at the University of North Texas have found potential new pathways for the creation of plant-based bioproducts. The research is outlined in a new article in the journal Nature Plants.
Alexandra Ponette-González recently received a $475,167 National Science Foundation CAREER award for a five-year analysis of the effectiveness of blackjack oaks and post oaks in capturing black carbon -- commonly emitted by diesel engines -- in urban areas.
Results from a University of North Texas study found a positive connection between the use of hearing aids and improvements in cognition in older adults who had already been diagnosed with moderate dementia, but the researchers note that auditory training results in more improvement than wearing hearing aids without the training.
With funding from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, three University of North Texas biologists are investigating the effects of oil on water and fish species in the Gulf of Mexico.
Researchers from the University of North Texas are learning that some elements of couples' decisions about their marital status can be tied to triggering events, such as holidays, anniversaries or other meaningful moments.
A UNT materials scientist is investigating a secret underneath the final layer of paint on Alessandro Allori's Portrait of Grand Duchess Bianca Capello de Medici with Her Son. The portrait, which was painted more than 500 years ago, is one piece of a story about a controversial royal family.
The University of North Texas is once again preparing for their evaluation of new animal-assisted therapy teams, who will provide service in their own communities.
Students in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texasare working on a smart phone app that may soon allow users to detect cancer and identify different stages of cancer.
Top industry leaders and nationally recognized scholars are set to consult with faculty researchers in the Institutes of Research Excellence at the University of North Texas to provide critical insight on market-centric research, national funding opportunities and industry partnerships.
Kelly Reyna, University of North Texas assistant professor of biology and executive director of UNT Quail, aims to find out how neonicotinoids affect quail that may eat coated seeds or plants, and how quail embryos develop in the presence of the pesticide.