University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas, (UTD) was established in 1969 as a public university research institution. UTD is its brief 40-year history has distinguished itself in the field of mathematics, natural science, computer science, engineering science and cognitive science. The Alan G. MacDiamid NanoTech Research Institute, named after the Nobel Prize winner has achieved success in its carbon nanotube yarns and other breakthrough discoveries. Research in Space Science at UTD is respected among scientists world-wide. As an example, the center designed the mass spectrometer for the Phoenix Mars Lander.

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Biomedical technology

Sweat sensor makes strides in detecting infection indicators

University of Texas at Dallas bioengineers in collaboration with EnLiSense LLC have designed a wearable sensor that can detect two key biomarkers of infection in human sweat, a significant step toward making it possible for ...

Neuroscience

Researchers map human sensory neurons, pursue chronic pain cure

An investigation into how human nerve cells differ from animal cells has provided researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas' Center for Advanced Pain Studies (CAPS) with important clues in the pursuit of more effective ...

Neuroscience

Researchers identify new biomarker of Alzheimer's disease

A study of large-scale functional brain network organization and educational history, led by researchers at the Center for Vital Longevity (CVL), has identified a new biomarker of Alzheimer's disease. The findings, published ...

Medical research

Study shows simple blood test could detect liver injury earlier

University of Texas at Dallas chemist Dr. Jie Zheng has spent much of his career investigating gold nanoparticles for their potential impact in the field of nanomedicine. In new research, he and his colleagues show how these ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Reducing biases about autism may increase social inclusion

Efforts to improve the social success of autistic adolescents and adults have often focused on teaching them ways to think and behave more like their non-autistic peers and to hide the characteristics that define them as ...

Health

Study explores how telemedicine may ease ER overcrowding

Overcrowding in emergency rooms is a costly and concerning global problem, compromising patient care quality and experience. In a new study, a researcher from The University of Texas at Dallas investigated whether telemedicine ...

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