Friday Jul 25
When It Is --and Isn't -- Worth Meeting in Person
Drew Martin, founder and CEO of MeCam wearable video cameras, thought it was pretty cool that he could work with his Taiwan-based manufacturer strictly over e-mail, Skype and Google Hangout.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Contribution Launches Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History
RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Richardson family mourns loss of loved ones after narrow Gaza escape
Cell phone photos show two grinning brothers, four and five years old. Leaning on each other.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Israel-Gaza conflict impacts American study abroad students
Smoke rises after an Israeli airstrike in Al Shejaeiya neighbourhood during a military operation in eastern Gaza City, July 22. A senior studying chemistry at the University of Texas at Dallas, Muhanna just returned last week from a trip to the Gaza Strip.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Why a doctor joined the Dallas Morning News as a reporter
Last year, Dr. Seema Yasmin visited a newsroom for the first time. It was summer, and she was just about to start as a global journalism fellow at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Medical News Today
Dependence alters the brain's response to marijuana triggers
New research from The University of Texas at Dallas demonstrates that drug paraphernalia triggers the reward areas of the brain differently in dependent and non-dependent marijuana users.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Marijuana dependence alters the brain's response to drug paraphernalia
Dr. Francesca Filbey, professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, found that drug paraphernalia triggers the reward areas of the brain differently in dependent and non-dependent marijuana users.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Study rebuts negative reputation of 'No Child Left Behind'
The public perception that No Child Left Behind has increased burnout and lowered job satisfaction among teachers is unfounded, according to a recent study co-authored by UT Dallas researcher Dr.... The public perception that No Child Left Behind has increased burnout and lowered job satisfaction among teachers is unfounded, according to a recent ... (more)
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Phil Takes Europe: 12 days, 9 countries, 1 whirlwind tour.
Sports Editor Phil Hicks went on a whirlwind tour of nine countries in 12 days and returned with more than 1,600 photographs, including about 100 starring his truly standing in front of Europe's landmarks, including Abbey Road, the Colosseum and the Arc De Triomphe.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
High-Tech Speech Treatments Receive Boost from Grants, Teamwork
Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have received three grants from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders aimed at treating a variety of speech disorders.
Study: Tablet Computer Use May Help Keep Older Adults' Minds Sharp
A new study from the Center for Vital Longevity at The University of Texas at Dallas has affirmed that challenging older adults with certain never-before-tried activities - such as tablet computing - might enhance cognitive vitality and ultimately help ward off or delay age-related dementia.
Parcellating an Individual Subject's Cortical and Subcortical Brain...
Address correspondence to Gagan S. Wig, Center for Vital Longevity, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, 1600 Viceroy Drive, Suite 800, Dallas, TX, 75235, USA.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Will Ottawa's wireless market meddling offer any payoff for consumers?
Industry Minister James Moore speaks during the announcement of the Government of Canada's release of new spectrum licenses for wireless companies in Toronto, Ontario on Monday, July 7, 2014.
Dallas Toddler Hears for the First Time
Two-year-old Izzy Baker has a gene inherited from her parents that caused her to grow up in a silent world.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Teens who expect to die young are more likely to commit crimes, study says
Growing up in a north Dallas neighborhood plagued by drugs and gangs, Jordan Henderson envisioned just two options for his future: End up in jail -- or the graveyard.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Dallas legal community bracing for influx of immigration cases
"Just today we heard a story from someone that a cousin had been killed by the gangs and she was now scared," he said.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Robots4Autism Provides Breakthrough Autism Intervention Program
Robots provide therapeutic benefits to children with autism, including an increase in motivation and engagement in social situations, as shown in studies detailed by Yale University.