Translating Science to Better Health

By Nadia Macias

UTEP News Service

UTEP faculty and students will soon be journeying to the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico – not for a vacation, but to collaborate with researchers from around the country on serious health issues like leukemia, tuberculosis and Chagas disease. 

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Health Sciences Welcomes Students from Ecuador

By Laura L. Acosta

UTEP News Service

This past summer, four students from The University of Texas at El Paso traveled to Ecuador to participate in Hispanic health studies alongside researchers and students from the Universidad Regional Autónoma de los Andes “Uniandes” in Ambato. 

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Volcanoes: The Key to Powering Kenya

By Nadia Macias

UTEP News Service

With few natural resources to help generate electricity, Kenya is turning toward a unique form of energy, and something it has in abundance: volcanoes.

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Grad Students Participate in 'Friendly' Research Expo

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

About 60 UTEP graduate students condensed years of research into 15-minute presentations as they participated in the 2nd annual Graduate Research Expo Nov. 9 in the University’s Union Building East.

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Nanomaterials Found to Impact Food Crops

By Nadia Macias

UTEP News Service

Although we can’t see them, tiny manmade nanoparticles are all around us – in our makeup, sunscreen, fuel, and even powdered donuts.

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20th Doctoral Degree Brings Tier One Closer

By Nadia Macias

UTEP News Service

Nearly 40 years after the inception of its first doctoral degree, The University of Texas at El Paso expects to soon offer its 20th.

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Transportation Researcher Offers Alternative to Fuel Tax

By Nadia Macias

UTEP News Service

As the world slowly moves toward less gas consumption and more fuel-efficient, eco-friendly vehicles, the fuel tax may no longer be a viable source of revenue for the road infrastructure system.

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Physics Students Do Research at Nation’s Top Institutions

By Nadia Macias

UTEP News Service

Students from UTEP really do go places.

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