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Jeong Develops Novel Method to Reduce Energy Cost of Important Chemical Separation

Dr. Hae-Kwon Jeong has developed a novel method to separate light olefins – such as ethylene and propylene that are used in packaging, plastic processing and textile manufacturing – from paraffins – such as ethane and propane. This is one of...
17-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Texas A&M Study: Tasty Turtle Dish Had Some Facing Extinction

Funny thing about restaurant menus. They often are among the best gauges of telling us how tastes have changed – quite literally – and how economic good times come and go.
10-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Treating Cardiovascular Disorders—and More—with the Flips of a Switch

You’ve heard of “nature versus nurture,” and philosophers argue about which is more important. But how does this work on the cellular level?
26-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Why Are Yawns Contagious?

Why is it that when somebody nearby lets out a yawn, you suddenly have the urge to reply with one of your own? A psychologist from the Texas A&M College of Medicine explains contagious yawns, and how we share this trait with other animal species.
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Grade Retention: Helpful or Hurtful?

For the first time, researchers in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University have provided the strongest evidence to date that grade retention in the elementary grades hurts students’ chances of graduating high school.
26-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Importance of Reliable Storage in the Age of Big Data

Texas A&M researchers are using redundancy in stored files to correct errors.
21-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Develop Methods To Clean Polluted Groundwater

Researchers have studied the use of bacteria to break down organic contaminants in groundwater; however, this bioremediation process has been met with limited success under some conditions.
28-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Hidden Traumas of Disaster

In the aftermath of disasters – hurricanes, earthquakes, epidemics, armed conflict, and the like – it is difficult to describe the true extent of damage wrought on society.
14-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas A&M University Hurricane Experts Guide

31-May-2018 4:20 PM EDT


GDPR: More Consumer Control and Creative Digital Marketing

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require more consumer control and creative digital marketing. To clear up some of the confusion, Venky Shankar, Professor & Coleman Chair in Marketing and Director of Research at the Center for...
24-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT

Bush School Middle East Expert Gregory Gause Available To Discuss The Iran Deal

8-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Starbucks Is Handling Crisis Right, Says Mays Business School Expert

19-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT


Texas A&M Middle East Expert Available To Discuss Recent Syria Air Strikes

17-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT


Why Are Some Presidential Remarks More Memorable Than Others?

19-Feb-2018 2:30 PM EST

In Light of Winter Olympics, Sports Serve as an Equalizer

Dr. George Cunningham, professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, offers insight as to why sports act as such an effective mechanism in equalizing people of different backgrounds.
13-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST


Valentine's Day 2018 Shopping Tips

Valentine’s spending looks to enjoy a similar boost as seen with the 2017 holiday season, the most since the Great Recession of 2009. Strong indicators include a roaring stock market, low unemployment and high consumer confidence.
31-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST

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