Volume 20 - 2011
UNT - University of North Texas - Discover the Power of Ideas

Science, Scholarship &
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On the Cover

Signaling Mechanisms in Plants

UNT’s renowned plant researchers advance agriculture, nutrition, energy and the environment.

Pictured: A fluorescence micrograph of leaf cells shows chloroplasts (red) and lipid droplets (green). Energy-rich lipids are accumulating in the leaves of the mutant plant, not just in the seeds, raising the possibility for more calorie-rich crops and biorenewable energy sources.

By Sarah Bahari

Features

Plasma Processes

UNT leads center for advanced semiconductor research with academic and industry partners.

By Adrienne Nettles

Lenora McCroskey and Lyle Nordstrom

Fashion Design

Noted faculty designers and curators draw on talents inside and outside the classroom.

By Ellen Rossetti

Megan Trotter and Kevin Curran

Global Consumer Experience

Faculty analyze retail and hospitality in the age of web sites, social media and smart phones.

By Nancy Kolsti

Advancing Nanotechnology

Scientists explore the nanoscale for next-generation medicine, electronics, solar cells.

By Randena Hulstrand

Miranda Warnings

UNT expert makes the right to remain silent easier to understand for all.

By Adrienne Nettles

Human Rights

NSF Graduate Research Fellow studies the tie between violation reporting and conflict intensity.

By Michelle Hale

Departments

President's Note

World-class research and education

Initiatives

Newest cutting-edge research facilities

Awards

NSF CAREER award, Powe award, Fulbrights

News Briefs

NASA robots, emergency response, peace studies

Faculty Researchers

Experts in jazz, environmental ethics, information science, computational chemistry, education

Student Researchers

Studying heart defects, 3-D learning, cancer treatments, homelessness, aviation safety

Faculty Books

Architecture, radio, the Middle East

End Note

Expanding research activity

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