Q&A Posts

Q&A: Zika Virus – Insight From An Epidemic Expert

February 10, 2016
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Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) gathered in Geneva, Switzerland to declare an international public health emergency over the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The response comes after an alarming number of cases were being reported across Latin America, including a worrying number of infants being born with abnormally small brains and… read more


Q&A: Thoughts on New Elements Added to Periodic Table

January 12, 2016
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Last week, it was announced that four new elements would be added to the periodic table, a collaboration from researchers in Russia, Japan and the U.S. Elements 113, 115, 117, and 118, which will complete the seventh row, are superheavy elements,┬áthat have an atomic number greater than 104. UT Dallas Vice President for Research, Dr.… read more