Study: Reading Books Makes You Kinder And More EmpatheticCan reading make you a better person? According to a study, it's shown to make you kinder, and more empathetic.
NASA Aims To Measure Vital Snow Data From SatellitesInstrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows.
UT Arlington Looks To Help Students Through Their 'Digital Footprint'Researchers hope to use student social data to customize and further digitize the college experience for students.
Researchers Worry As Info Lags On Pot Use By Older AdultsSurveys show a small but growing number of older adults are using marijuana — a trend that worries researchers who say not enough information exists about how pot affects older users.
UT Medical Branch Fined For Treatment Of AnimalsThe UT Medical Branch has paid a $33,000 fine as part of a settlement over the treatment of research animals. A federal audit last year determined that procedural errors contributed to the needless suffering of primates.
UTA Breaks Ground On New Science BuildingNot only will it the most modern research facility, but will also have larger classrooms and a laboratory wing with glass walls so students attending classes will see the research using in a ‘science on display’ approach.
NFL Pledging $100 Million More To Address Head InjuriesThe NFL says it will spend an additional $100 million to develop new technology and support more medical research into the growing problem of head injuries.
Study: Pregnancy-Related Deaths On The Rise In TexasPregnancy-related deaths in Texas are on the rise.
UTA Researchers Look To Solve Anger IssuesUniversity of Texas in Arlington researchers are testing a new theory involving emotions and anger management.
University Of North Texas Team Helps Develop Drug-Sniffing CarOn patrol through a small neighborhood of old trailer homes, there was a clue something was wrong. We couldn’t see it, or smell it -- but the car we were in could.
2 Texas Professors Among 33 Andrew Carnegie Fellows WinnersCarnegie Corporation of New York announced 33 winners of its prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellows in recognition of their proposed research on an array of topics in the social sciences and humanities and two Texas professors are among them.
Nat'l Institutes Of Health Taking 1st Steps In Precision Medicine ProjectThe Obama administration is moving ahead with a major project to learn how to better tailor treatments and preventive care to people's genes, environment and lifestyle.