The use of weapons and explosives in conflict zones is often considered inevitable; however, one UNT researcher hopes his work can help the military combat this never-ending threat with data the military can use to develop better protection for soldiers and civilians.
University of North Texas researchers discovered that plant-based building materials can provide up to 20 percent energy savings, reduce energy consumption and the overall carbon footprint compared with synthetic building materials currently on the market.
A UNT College of Education doctoral student will examine these questions this fall in a doctoral dissertation about "Parenting Style, Frequency of Electronic Communication with Parents, and the Development of Autonomy in First-Year, First-Semester College Students."
University of North Texas Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon has been named president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists.
Aditya Vaidya is conducting advanced engineering research at the University of North Texas that could help cities better manage mosquito-borne illness outbreaks. Vaidya is just 16-years-old.
Alexis Wormington, a UNT junior studying biology, has received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Greater Research Opportunities undergraduate fellowship to further her research on how titanium dioxide nanoparticles affect aquatic ecosystems.
UNT Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon will serve on a committee examining the history, safety, benefits and drawbacks of genetically modified crops around the world.
UNT Regents Professor of Chemistry Angela Wilson has been named the 2015 Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal recipient. The honor recognizes top women chemists for distinguished service and contributions to the field of chemistry.
L-3 Mission Integration has donated equipment and materials to the University of North Texas College of Engineering in an effort to help educate and inspire the next generation of aerospace professionals.
Gary Webb and Nicole Dash have received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study disaster preparedness among Native American communities -- a historically underrepresented population in the field of emergency preparedness research in the United States.