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2015 TexasMRC Research Project Showcase                                                                              May 1, 2015

The TexasMRC partner institutions invite you to be one of the first to see this year’s research accomplishments.  This event offers the opportunity to meet with executive committee members to explore collaborative membership benefits and research opportunities. Prospective members can review the results of previously funded research projects, meet the researchers and learn about current research activities.

TexasMRC Research Project Showcase Event                                                                              April 29, 2014

The TexasMRC partner organizations invite you to meet with executive committee members to explore collaborative membership benefits and research opportunities. Prospective members can review the results of previously funded research projects, meet the researchers and learn about current research activities. For more information or to register, click here.

UTA, Fort Worth Museum Team up for Science                                                                              Star-Telegram, January 15, 2014

Youngsters become scientists and explorers when they visit the  Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, but now little ones can also help university researchers find the answers to profound questions about the brain and learning.

Described as a first in the Southwest, the  Research and Learning Center brings national research taking place at the  University of Texas at Arlington to a science venue that is already a favorite with children.

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Quicker diagnosis, better treatment hoped for autistic children through robot technology
MedicalXpress, July 9, 2013

Zeno doesn’t make judgments. He has empathetic eyes in a beautiful hazel hue. His lifelike skin is called Frubber and allows his face to smile, frown and look inquisitive.

Zeno is a two-foot tall robot that has facial expressions, can walk and can gesture with two hands.
But most importantly, researchers believe Zeno may be able to help diagnose autism in infants and toddlers – before traditional diagnoses that rely on speech and social interactions may be obvious.

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