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Sepsis-Detecting Chip

Sepsis-Detecting Chip Proves Successful in Human Study

Two years after inventing a microfluidic chip believed to help detect a life-threatening blood infection, researchers in the Texas Tech University Department of Chemistry &...
cotton seed genevideo

CASNR Researcher Develops Potential Breakthrough Cotton Seed Gene

Sometimes, forward-thinking research requires a quick peek to the past. In the case of Dick Auld, a retired professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Science in...
global warming

Climate Researchers: No Simple Trigger for Soil Carbon ‘Bomb’

In a warmer world, many researchers are concerned that soils will become a “carbon bomb,” accelerating climate change. While previous research suggests the richest...
cybersecurity

Texas Tech Researcher Getting to Heart of Cybersecurity Issue

One of the unique features for the iPhone X is facial recognition security, where users can simply unlock their phones by holding it up...
C-Safe

Accelerator Company Develops Product That Detects When Child Is Left in...

Forgetfulness is something every person experiences in life, whether it is forgetting to complete a homework assignment or forgetting to bring a pen to...
3D printing

Engineer Developing Methods, Applications to Construct Blood Vessels Using 3-D Printing...

The survival of any living tissue, whether it’s small in size or forms a complex network like a vital organ, depends on the delivery...
cancer cells

Fishing for One Bad Cell out of Trillions of Good Ones

Cancer cells can break away from a tumor and circulate through the blood. There are few of the cancer cells compared to the trillions...
diabetes, Zoonosis, spin, human nutrition, blockchain

Study: Generalizing Disease Knowledge Can Help Combat Zoonosis Risks

If you were bitten by a bird, would you be concerned about getting sick? How likely would you be to seek medical attention? As...
autism

Eye Tracking and Robots: Early Interventions for Children at Risk for...

Ask any new parent what they’re most excited about, and they’re likely to list getting to see their child achieve their first big milestones...
blood vessel

Engineer Developing Methods, Applications to Construct Blood Vessels Using 3-D Printing...

The survival of any living tissue, whether it’s small in size or forms a complex network like a vital organ, depends on the delivery...
micro-led

Researchers Responsible for the Genesis of Micro-LED Advances

The patent number is 6,410,940. It is titled “Micro-size LED and detector arrays for mini-displays, hyperbright light emitting diodes, lighting and UV detector and...
winds

NWI Researcher: Harvey Had Strongest Winds Ever Measured with Sticknets

Most college students – and faculty, for that matter – would probably love to spend the last weekend before school starts at the beach....
concrete canoe

Students Show Resiliency By Making Concrete Float

A team of Texas Tech students constructed and raced their concrete canoe as part of the American Society of Civil Engineers regional conference in...
cotton

Collaborative Research Shows Finer Raw Cotton Best for Oil Spill Remediation

Cotton, a longtime staple crop on the South Plains and major part of the region’s economy, is growing into a new sector: environmental cleanup...
cancer

Understanding Randomization of Clinical Trials Crucial to Success

A doctor’s office can be one of the most nerve-wracking places for some people. Being sick, going through a battery of tests or the...
sepsis

This New Technology Could Prevent a Leading Cause of Death

In the medical community, sepsis can be a scary word. It means the body’s immune system is going into overdrive trying to kill a...
therapy dogs

Can Therapy Dogs Assist in Motivating Children on the Autism Spectrum?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the most widely and deeply researched topics in child development as researchers constantly look for answers into...
Nuclear Weapon Detection

Researchers Find Alternative for Nuclear Weapon Detection

A group of Texas Tech University researchers have found an innovative way to help battle terrorism. One of the most critical issues the United States...
ultrathin films

Researcher Using NSF Grant To Expand Ultrathin Film Study

Greg McKenna hopes to discover how the thin film’s properties change beyond the relationship to reduced glass transition temperatures seen in ultrathin films.
radar prototype

Team’s New Radar Prototype Could Help Lower Energy Costs

The project measures complex flow fields to make more intelligent wind farms.