Virtual rehab starts trials

Virtual rehab starts trials

New project allows veterans to access physical therapy remotely Disabled veterans will be able to take part in new experimental treatments this November when a virtual rehabilitation program starts preliminary trials. Veterans in the Dallas area will be the first to try out the Multimodal 3D Tele-immersion Research Project, a...

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Researchers study effects of marijuana

New long-term studies tackle the neurological, socio-economic impact UTD professors are making new discoveries on the scientific and socio-economic effects of marijuana. Francesca Filbey, associate professor in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, is taking part in a federally funded consortium studying the effects of marijuana on the brain. The consortium is...

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New electronics flexible in more ways than one

New electronics flexible in more ways than one

Cutting-edge circuitry has numerous applications in multiple fields including medicine, homeland security Flexible electronics, with applications from consumer to military, have the potential to improve the quality of life and safety for all people. Flexible electronics specifically refer to electronic circuits that are mounted or built on a pliable substrate, or base...

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‘Red Herring’ turns tables on hackers

‘Red Herring’ turns tables on hackers

‘Heartbleed’ countermeasure conceived in UTD’s laboratories The most serious security problem to ever affect the modern web left about two-thirds of the Internet at risk, including UTD systems and servers.  Researchers at UTD have a solution, dubbed ‘Red Herring,’ that not only patches the issue, but can also detect and entrap...

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