Until now, researchers and professionals in the materials science field have only assumed that as a material becomes more brittle, it also becomes less tough. University of North Texas researchers have confirmed that assumption and will present their work at the 23rd annual World Forum on Advanced Materials in Lincoln, Nebraska, in May.
Tiffany Jiang, a second-year Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science student at UNT, will present her forensic chemistry research March 4 (Wednesday) at the Texas State Capitol in Austin as part of Texas Undergraduate Research Day.
Lily Liu, a second-year student in the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas, has been named a finalist in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search.
UNT class tackled issue for Nissan research center
Three UNT researchers have been awarded grants from the National Strength and Conditioning Association to study topics that could someday help athletes and everyday fitness enthusiasts train more effectively.
UNT Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.
Craig Neumann and colleagues from New York City, the University of Québec at Trois-Rivieres, the University of British Columbia and the University of Texas-El Paso developed the Business-Scan 360, also known as B-Scan 360, to measure employees' perception of psychopathic personality traits in their supervisors.
Deborah Clark and Emry Birdwell, who manage 14,200 acres of ranch land in Henrietta, Texas, focus on wildlife sustainability and sustainable grazing, and have seen a 452 percent improvement in bobwhite quail populations on their land this fall, earning them the 2014 UNT Quail Keystone Ranch Award.
A study by researchers from the University of North Texas and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center found that Hispanics were hospitalized significantly fewer total days during a 12-month period than both non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks, and were more likely to survive the hospital stay, regardless of the condition that admitted them to the hospital.