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.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
UNT scientists test fish velocity to ensure fish can swim upriver through manmade obstacles
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DENTON (UNT), Texas —In Texas, road construction is a frequent interruption for human commuters. But, road work is more than just an inconvenience for the state’s fish population. When roads cross streams and waterways, the flow of water can be accelerated...
Thursday, August 13, 2020
UNT researchers receive million-dollar DOD grant to study fundamental bonding in metallic alloys
A University of North Texas research team is working to better understand how metal alloys function at the atomic level with a $1 million grant from the Department of Defense, under the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research....
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
UNT researchers develop first of its kind, simple test for identifying toxic silver ions
Chemistry researchers at the University of North Texas have developed a test to more easily identify toxic silver ions, which can be harmful to humans and the environment at high concentrations.
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are well...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
UNT forensic anthropology professor recognized for outstanding contributions to the field