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microneedle patch

Microneedles Used to Treat Allergies, Could Possibly Lead to a Vaccine

Allergies are increasing worldwide. One common way to combat allergies is by getting weekly allergy shots. But these shots can be painful, and a...
3D Biomedical Printing

Professor Wants to Solve 3D Biomedical Printing Problems

There are few things more frustrating than printing problems. Take it from the character Michael Bolton in “Office Space.” When a printer, or fax...
fuel-efficient tires

Professor’s Work Could Lead to More Fuel-Efficient Tires

Texas Tech University's Greg McKenna, the John R. Bradford Endowed Chair in Engineering and Horn Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering in the Edward E. Whitacre Jr....
cornea-on-a-chip

Professor Develops Artificial Cornea Grown on a Chip

Technological medical advancements have enhanced our way of life in unprecedented ways, from leadless pacemakers to gene therapy treatments. Such breakthroughs continue to happen,...
Fieldprint Calculator

Fieldprint Calculator Aids in Defining Physical, Economic Sustainability

Researchers in Texas Tech University's Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics are using a relatively new technology called the Fieldprint Calculator to help determine sustainability for...
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...