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At the new Research Greenhouse Complex at UNT's Discovery Park, Stevens Brumbley, associate professor of biological sciences, is engineering grasses such as sugarcane to create more environmentally friendly plastic. Bioplastics or their precursors are made in the cells of the plants, accumulating there until harvested.
By Ernestine Bousquet
UNT's program makes a name for itself with renowned faculty and talented student writers.
By Julie West
Nanoparticles, nerve networks and mutant worms help battle disease.
By Alyssa Yancey
From battlefields to campus laboratories, faculty use mass spectrometry and forensic insights to help solve crimes.
By Ellen Rossetti
Students in chemistry, engineering and environmental science earn prestigious support.
By Adrienne Nettles
Faculty in the Castleberry Peace Institute study the factors that influence political violence and human security.
By Nancy Kolsti