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The Office of Research fosters the advancement of cutting-edge research discoveries and technology at the University of Texas at Dallas, an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas that has achieved Tier One national research status.

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Bioengineers Develop Quick, Saliva-Based Detection Test for Marijuana
A research team led by Dr. Shalini Prasad created a sensor that uses saliva to rapidly report — within one minute — a subject’s level of THC, the psychoactive component in marijuana.
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Scientists Uncover Cool, New Technological Twist for Refrigeration
An international team of researchers led by Dr. Ray Baughman found that by untwisting supercoiled fibers they can decrease surface temperatures of the materials.
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Physicists Shine Light on Properties of Potential Solar Cell Material
Researchers altered the understanding of the fundamental properties of perovskite crystals, a class of materials with great potential as light emitters and solar cells.
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