Three UNT biology researchers were awarded $2.7 million from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to study the effects of oil on different animal species and water in the Gulf of Mexico.
UNT doctoral student Michael Jones will meet and network with Nobel Prize winners during the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which will bring together laureates in physiology, medicine, physics and chemistry.
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.