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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Health

Data show spike in family violence after stay-at-home orders

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that incidents of domestic violence in Dallas increased in the three weeks after local stay-at-home orders went into effect in response to the coronavirus pandemic, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Building a brighter way for capturing cancer during surgery

University of Texas at Dallas researchers have demonstrated that imaging technology used to map the universe shows promise for more accurately and quickly identifying cancer cells in the operating room.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologists examine mental toll of passive social media use

UT Dallas doctoral student Kaitlyn Burnell and postdoctoral research associate Justin Vollet studied Instagram and three other social platforms as they traced the pathway from passive social media use to depressive symptoms.

Medical research

Scientists link 'hunger hormone' to memory in Alzheimer's study

Scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found evidence suggesting that resistance to the "hunger hormone" ghrelin in the brain is linked to the cognitive impairments and memory loss associated with Alzheimer's ...

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