Research

02/27/2017 - 11:35am

For about the past 30 years, the U.S. Army has used the same tactical shelters for their soldiers. Now, the University of North Texas is part of a collaboration with a goal of making the next generation of those shelters, and two Army veterans who are College of Engineering students will be key in making it happen.

02/21/2017 - 3:28pm

Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes – it seems almost every week a deadly natural disaster is reported in the news. Now researchers at the University of North Texas are working to help create walls that will stand up to those disasters, with hopes of saving homes and lives.

02/20/2017 - 9:53am

When you think of cancer fighters, you most likely don’t think of mathematicians, but Xuexia “Helen” Wang is both.

02/13/2017 - 10:43am

University of North Texas junior Isabel Delwel has received a major honor. The biology major is just one of 67 students in the U.S. to be selected to participate in the 2017 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Exceptional Research Opportunities Program.

02/07/2017 - 10:41am

A field full of planted cotton, all ready to harvest at the exact same time, exactly when wanted: It’s a farmer’s dream and could soon become a reality thanks to a University of North Texas professor.

02/07/2017 - 10:29am

A University of North Texas professor is part of an international team who just made a breakthrough in DNA research. Using a polymer matrix, the team was able to imprint a sequence of a single strand DNA.

01/24/2017 - 2:20pm

The training will provide elementary and secondary students with listening and communication skills to help them succeed in school.

01/19/2017 - 2:53pm

Sixteen University of North Texas students are using their know-how to ease tourism’s strain on the environment. The students, enrolled in a joint, two-year Master of Science in International Sustainable Tourism degree program, are researching ways to meet the needs of tourists and travel markets without compromising future resources.

01/09/2017 - 9:34am

The research, which will involve nurses at Denton Regional Medical Center, will determine links between sleep deprivation and immune response to flu vaccines. 

01/05/2017 - 10:50am

Marcus Young, a University of North Texas assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is part of a new project aimed at improving superconductive wires.