Wednesday, November 2, 2022
UNT researcher engineers bacteria to convert greenhouse gases into sustainable products
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Human-caused greenhouse gas emissions are higher than ever, leading to warmer average temperatures and altering the planet’s climate. Two of the most abundant greenhouse gases — carbon dioxide and methane — can remain in the atmosphere for hundreds and even thousands of years.
Friday, September 2, 2022
UNT professor discovers new bird species in Chile, along with international collaborators
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
UNT researchers earn $1.4M Keck Foundation grant to study greenhouse production of fungal-derived medicines
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Researchers in the University of North Texas BioDiscovery Institute have secured a $1.4 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation — the first Keck grant in UNT history — to explore the potential to develop fungal-derived pharmaceuticals like penicillin in plant hosts for more...
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
UNT researcher transforms biogas into sustainable products using bacteria
DENTON (UNT), Texas — In 2019, Calvin Henard’s transitioned from a researcher at the National Renewable Energy Lab in Colorado back to his home state of Texas, where he joined the ...
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Pamela Padilla appointed dean of UNT’s College of Science
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Pamela Padilla, associate vice president for research and innovation at the University of North Texas, has been appointed dean of the College of Science. Padilla will succeed the College of Science’s founding dean, Su Gao, who stepped down June 15 to take a leave of absence to care for family....
Monday, June 7, 2021
From radioactive rain to hitchhiking tardigrades, particulates in precipitation have big implications for ecosystems
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A single raindrop may seem insignificant to the human eye, but a closer look will reveal a diverse community of organisms and non-living materials that could have major implications for understanding how ecosystems work, according to a new research paper from University of North Texas ...
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
UNT Society for Ecological Restoration chapter joins National Audubon Society program
DENTON (UNT), Texas — University of North Texas students with a passion for birds will have opportunities for conservation projects and connecting with avian professionals as the...
Thursday, April 22, 2021
UNT Pollinative Prairie in full bloom and celebrating increased biodiversity thanks to conservation efforts
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Phononic crystals can control sound and possibly earthquake waves
DENTON (UNT), Texas —UNT researchers are gaining the attention of the physics world with their discoveries that could lead to new methods of mechanically reflecting sounds or other vibrations, such as earthquakes. Potential applications of their acoustic shield range from removing traffic noise to enabling interception-free private communication to protecting buildings from earthquakes, tsunamis or...
Monday, January 11, 2021
UNT team develops program to help distribute COVID-19 vaccine
Watch a demonstration of how RE-PLAN can be used for COVID-19 vaccination planning and distribution.