Science

04/12/2017 - 10:38am

A University of North Texas student has been awarded with one of the highest honors in the scientific community. Michael Thomas, a doctoral student studying in the Department of Chemistry, has been selected to receive a 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

04/04/2017 - 8:29am

Sponsored by the UNT Honors College, but open to all UNT students who are earning bachelor's degrees, Scholars Day gives students a chance to present their research in the same way that faculty members and other professionals present at conferences, either through display of research posters or by giving oral research paper presentations.

03/21/2017 - 9:27am

Arabidopsis thaliana is a seed so tiny that it can fit into Abraham Lincoln’s eye on a penny. Its small size, rapid life cycle and ability to produce thousands of seeds make this plant perfect for research. Now scientists who use it for studies have a new advantage.

03/07/2017 - 10:10am

On April 20, 2010, a massive explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico led to 11 people being killed and millions of gallons of oil spilled. Since 2015, Warren Burggren and his colleagues have been researching how the spill lead fish to adapt in order to survive.

02/28/2017 - 9:36am

Researchers at the University of North Texas have identified a novel mutation that may be associated with prostate cancer in African American men, according to a new study published in PLOS Computational Biology.

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.

01/05/2017 - 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.