Our Research

 UNT is part of a collaboration to make the next generation of tactical shelters for the U.S. Army.

A UNT chemist is part of an international team that imprinted a sequence of a single strand DNA using a polymer matrix.

A field full of planted cotton, all bolls ready to harvest at the same time, all exactly when wanted: It’s a farmer’s dream and could soon become a reality.

Every year, nearly three million deaths are linked to outdoor air pollution. Many of those deaths are due to cardiovascular disease or stroke, and now a UNT assistant professor of Biological SciencesAmie Lund, is researching that connection.

Chemists have identified a novel mutation that may be associated with prostate cancer in African American men.

Researchers are creating walls that will stand up to disasters, with hopes of saving homes and lives.

UNT researcher Marcus Young is collaborating with industry leaders and researchers around the country to improve the manufacturing process of superconductive wires.

 New genomics laboratory positions UNT at frontier of science

A new state-of-the-art laboratory at the University of North Texas will advance next-generation research in genomics, one of the fastest-growing fields in modern science.

The quality of water matters. Declining quality poses challenges in meeting drinking water standards. UNT understands water quality. 

UNT researchers and their dedicated students work year-round in the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) — an incredible field lab — researching and restoring these sensitive ecosystems.

Materials scientist Marcus Young is investigating a secret underneath the final layer of paint on Alessandro Allori’s 500-year-old Portrait of Grand Duchess Bianca Capello de Medici with Her Son.

UNT biology and chemistry researchers have made breakthrough discoveries to advance the detection and treatment of cancer.

​UNT historian Constance Hilliard’s research supports the idea that the nation and region of origin of one’s ancestors contributes to the risk of developing certain medical conditions.

UNT composer Joseph Klein is working on an ambitious composition, An Unaware Cosmos, which in its most expansive form will require 70 musicians distributed across 24 ensembles, each performing its own distinctive music.

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