Science

11/07/2013 - 9:37am

Five UNT students studying computer science, sociology and business reaped awards at the first-ever LeadingAge HackFest Oct. 25 – 27 in Dallas for designing technological tools that can be used to improve the lives of older adults.

10/31/2013 - 11:19am

Dr. David Schultz, chair of the Department of Physics in UNT's College of Arts and Sciences, has been named associate vice president for research and economic development.

10/23/2013 - 2:48pm

Two students from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at UNT were named regional finalists in the 2013 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology. Regional finalists each win $1,000 scholarships.

10/07/2013 - 2:40pm

Dr. Armin Mikler, professor of computer science and engineering in UNT’s College of Engineering, has received an almost $800,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a computer-based system that will help emergency planners identify vulnerable populations.

09/25/2013 - 9:44am

Dr. Srinivasan Srivilliputhur, an associate professor of materials science and engineering in UNT's College of Engineering was selected to participate in the event along with more than 70 of the nation's most innovative young engineering educators.

09/16/2013 - 3:17pm

UNT Biology Professor Ron Mittler led a research study outlining how plants identify stress factors, such as heat, disease or toxins, and signal to the rest of the plant to defend itself against those incoming stressors.

09/05/2013 - 12:32pm

Dr. Gayatri Mehta, assistant professor of electrical engineering in UNT’s College of Engineering, is conducting another online game competition this year with new puzzles and games.Mehta and her team of student researchers have taken an innovative approach to enerygy efficiency by efficiently mapping electrical components into a web-based computer game called UNTANGLED.

08/30/2013 - 9:44am

UNT's Sky Theater planetarium has upgraded its presentation technology and is launching a Saturday matinee program geared mainly toward children. The Sky Theater will offer a different matinee program each month beginning Sept. 7 (Saturday).

08/21/2013 - 2:30pm

The UNT Quail program and laboratory, which is working to preserve North Texas quail populations, has received more than $100,000 from Texas conservation organizations for research. The funding has come from various Quail Coalition chapters across the state.

08/05/2013 - 10:38am

New discoveries in plant biology may allow UNT researchers to create new bioproducts from lignin, a substance that makes plants woody and firm, including carbon fiber and improved animal feedstock.