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.
The UNT College of Engineering has joined the Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium (CFSRC), which brings together leading research teams across North America to provide the world's most comprehensive research on cold-formed steel structures.
Astronomy experts from UNT and the Perot Museum will be on hand to discuss the science of lunar eclipses, and attendees can use UNT's state-of-the-art telescopes to view the Moon.
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.
Four internationally recognized artist/scholars will talk about how they combine technology, science and art as part of the Tactical Robotics Symposium: Latin American Media Art at the Intersection of the Pedagogy at the University of North Texas.
University of North Texas Distinguished Research Professor Richard Dixon has been named president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists.
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.