Science

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.

12/14/2016 - 9:33am

A new state-of-the-art laboratory at the University of North Texas will advance next-generation research in genomics, one of the fastest-growing fields in modern science.

12/07/2016 - 2:44pm

DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A University of North Texas conservation program has gotten a major financial boost. The Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve near Puerto Williams, Chile is part of the Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program, a consortium led by UNT in the US, and other Chilean universities and institutions. The Chilean government awarded the program $15 million dollars for the construction of a new Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Center.