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UT Arlington Research May Unlock Enzyme's Role in Disease

Published: January 3, 2014.
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A UT Arlington chemist doing National Science Foundation-funded research on enzymes that regulate human biology has uncovered characteristics that could be used to identify predisposition to conditions such as heart disease, diabetic ulcers and some types of cancer.


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nature
Abundance Inequality in Freshwater Communities Has an Ecological Origin
In nearly every biological community, distributions among species are highly uneven. That is, there is a large number of rare species with very few members and only a small number of common species concentrating most members of the community.

space
UTA Scientists Use Advanced Astronomical Software to Date 2,500 Year-old Lyric Poem
Physicists and astronomers from the University of Texas at Arlington have used advanced astronomical software to accurately date lyric poet Sappho's "Midnight Poem," which describes the night sky over Greece more than 2,500 years ago.

nature
Groundwater Quality Changes Alongside Expansion of Hydraulic Fracturing
New research from The University of Texas at Arlington demonstrates that groundwater quality changes alongside the expansion of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing but also suggests that some potentially hazardous effects may dissipate over time.

psychology
Study Links Environment/Parenting to Childhood Self-control
University of Texas at Arlington researchers have found that by age 3 environmental influences such as parenting are relevant factors in the development of toddlers' self-control when they are asked not to do something they want to do, such as run into the street or eat a forbidden snack.

medicine
Electrical Stimulation of Deep Brain Structures to Ease Chronic Pain
Abuse of prescription opioid medicines used to treat chronic pain has reached epidemic proportions, so much that the White House has announced new efforts to combat addiction and prevent the thousands of overdose-related deaths reported in the U.S. each year.

chemistry
Safer, Cheaper, 'Greener,' More Efficient System for the Synthesis of Organic Compounds
Chemists at The University of Texas at Arlington have devised a safer, more environmentally friendly, less expensive and more efficient water-based system for the synthesis of organic compounds typically used in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, cosmetics, plastics, textiles and household chemicals. Most organic synthesis depends heavily on volatile organic solvents, which typically pose significant environmental and health hazards and also are costly.

economics
UTA Researcher Shows Affordable Housing Not So Affordable When Transportation Costs Soar
The availability of public transportation and the cost of individual transportation play major factors in just how affordable subsidized housing is in North Texas and across the country.

biology
First Evidence That Constant Stress Causes Organisms to Program Changes in Offspring
Researchers have known for decades that the environmental stress experienced by one generation induces changes in behavior, shape, biochemical properties and rates of development of their offspring. But the precise ecological conditions that produced these responses were not known.

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