Journalists, authors take on the balance between news, storytelling and entertainment at Mayborn Conference

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2018-06-27 08:12

<p>“Are You Not Entertained? Real Stories, Real People, Real Storytelling” — The 14th annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, hosted by the University of North Texas’ Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism. Three authors with a gift for narrative nonfiction and news storytelling will headline the event.</p>

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UNT professor explores new and safer ways to store nuclear waste

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2018-06-25 13:08

<p>University of North Texas Materials Science and Engineering professor Jincheng Du is working to develop new glass materials to store nuclear waste and, after experimenting with advanced modeling and characterizations, found that a gel layer, that forms on the glass surface, has unique properties. This gel layer holds the key to long-term durability of nuclear waste storage.</p>

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