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Vagus Nerve Stimulation Shows Progress in Stroke Patient Recovery

A new study involving UT Dallas researchers shows that vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) technology could help improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of people who suffer weakness and paralysis caused by strokes. The study, published in the journal...
8-Dec-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Patients Improve Speech by Watching 3-D Tongue Images

A new study done by University of Texas at Dallas researchers indicates that watching 3-D images of tongue movements can help individuals learn speech sounds. Researchers say the findings could be especially helpful for stroke patients seeking to...
18-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Findings Rock Long-Held Assumptions About Ancient Mass Extinction

New evidence gathered from the Karoo Basin in South Africa sheds light on a catastrophic extinction event that occurred more than 250 million years ago and wiped out more than 90 percent of life in Earth’s oceans and about 70 percent of animal...
4-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UT Dallas Geospatial Sciences Program Lands on Map as Center for Excellence

The geospatial information sciences(GIS) program in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) has been named a Center for Academic Excellence as part of a new federal initiative to prepare future workers for fields such as...
25-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biologist Investigates How Gene-Swapping Bacteria Evade Antibiotics

A scientific peek into bacteria boudoirs is revealing how “sex” among disease-causing microbes can lead different species or strains to become resistant to antibiotic medications.
19-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Dallas Nanotechnology Research Leads to Super-elastic Conducting Fibers for Artificial Muscles, Sensors

In a study published in the July 24 issue of the journal Science, scientists describe how they constructed elastic conducting fibers by wrapping lighter-than-air, electrically conductive sheets of tiny carbon nanotubes to form a jelly-roll-like...
23-Jul-2015 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Brings Together UT Dallas Computer Scientists, Industry for New Tech Hub

UT Dallas computer scientists hope that funding from the National Science Foundation to create an Industry/University Cooperative Research Center will help the Dallas area become a research hub for technology that enhances human abilities.
9-Apr-2015 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Dallas Engineers Twist Nanofibers To Create Structures Tougher Than Bullet Proof Vests

Researchers at UT Dallas have created materials that exploit the electromechanical properties of specific nanofibers to stretch to up to seven times their length, while remaining tougher than Kevlar.
26-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Contact UT Dallas Marketing Expert for Post-Super Bowl Analysis

31-Jan-2014 4:55 PM EST

Which Super Bowl Ad Will Score the Most Points with Viewers?

24-Jan-2014 12:00 PM EST

Don't Borrow More Than 5- to 6 Percent of Expected Salary After Graduation, UT Dallas Finance Expert Says

10-Sep-2013 12:00 PM EDT

Expert on Financial Crises for Detroit Bankruptcy Coverage

24-Jul-2013 11:00 AM EDT

UT Dallas Healthcare Management Professor Available to Discuss Obama Admin Delay of Healthcare Requirement for Businesses with More Than 50 Employees

5-Jul-2013 3:00 PM EDT

UT Dallas Expert on Overlooked Reasons Your House Won't Sell

3-Jul-2013 12:00 PM EDT

Safe Rooms -- Real Estate Expert

Thousands of homeowners are considering adding safe rooms after recent devastating tornadoes. How will they impact home values and resale? What factors should they consider before purchasing?
10-Jun-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Why Do We Cheer So Hard for Olympians?

Behavioral News Brief for the Olympics from experts at the University of Texas at Dallas
26-Jul-2012 11:00 AM EDT

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