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
Monday, July 13, 2020
UNT unravels a secret of the desert southwest
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
UNT researcher says autonomous vehicles that ‘talk’ to each other could solve industry’s problems
While autonomous vehicle technology has advanced significantly over the last decade, one persistent problem remains: perception. Like human drivers, autonomous vehicles can only react to the information they collect. But one University of North Texas...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
UNT graduate works to protect soldiers in the field through drone research
Since beginning college, University of North Texas student Kelly Jacques wanted to use her engineering talents to minimize the need for soldiers on the battlefield. And now, thanks to a scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense, she is getting her chance....
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
UNT student’s research a breath of fresh air for astronauts
Alyssa Sarvadi, a recent graduate of the University of North Texas College of Engineering, believes they have found a better way to clean the air aboard space ships. And, NASA agrees.
Sarvadi and their mentor, associate professor of engineering technology Huseyin Bostanci, are part of a 10-year-old NASA program that sponsors graduate students and their professors who show significant potential to contribute to the space agency’s goal of creating innovative new space technologies.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
UNT computational chemists use supercomputer simulations to test potential COVID-19 drugs
University of North Texas professor and computational chemist G. Andrés Cisneros, along with his research group, are running computer simulations using four U.S. supercomputers, including the world’s most powerful, Summit, at the Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee, to investigate inhibitor mechanisms of existing drugs and provide insights that could serve to improve treatment options for COVID-19.
Cisneros’ group, in collaboration with a team of scientists from both France and two other institutions in the United States, are...
Friday, May 15, 2020
Volunteers at the heart of Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area’s mission to preserve natural heritage
Feverishly pushing her camera’s shutter button from a car window, Judi Elliott hoped to capture a clear picture of an eagle soaring over Lewisville Lake.
Judi and her husband, Van, aren’t professional photographers. In retirement, they found enjoyment in snapping photos of birds — chickadees, mockingbirds or others that flew into the backyard of their Flower Mound home.
They had long wanted to take their own photo of a bald eagle, which was what first brought them to the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, a 2,600-acre...