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14 Million People Could Lose Power From Hurricane Joaquin

Hurricane Joaquin could result in power failure for as many as 14 million people, according to power outage forecasts by researchers at Texas A&M University and University of Michigan.
1-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biologists Zero in on Proteins Lumican, TNF-alpha as Two-Step Trigger for Deadly Scar-Tissue Production

Scientists at Texas A&M University have made additional progress in understanding the process behind scar-tissue formation and wound healing – specifically, a breakthrough in fibroblast-to-fibrocyte signaling involving two key proteins – that...
8-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Alcoholism: A Step Toward a Treatment

Scientists have pinpointed a population of neurons in the brain that influences whether one drink leads to two, which could ultimately lead to a cure for alcoholism and other addictions. A study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience by...
2-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technology Transforms Cell Phone Into High-Powered Microscope


A smart device that translates sign language while being worn on the wrist could bridge the communications gap between the deaf and those who don’t know sign language, says a Texas A&M University biomedical engineering researcher who is developing...
1-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas A&M Technology Transforms Cell Phone Into High-Powered Microscope

New technology that transforms a cell phone into a powerful, mobile microscope could significantly improve malaria diagnoses and treatment in developing countries lacking the resources to address the life-threatening disease, says a Texas A&M...
1-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gloria Steinem Joins Speakers At Texas A&M Conference On Role Of Women In Foreign Policy Sept. 11

U.S. national security is strongly dependent on the treatment of women around the world, say speakers at the upcoming conference titled “National Security and Women’s Insecurity: Why Women Matter in Foreign Policy” at Texas A&M University on...
26-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Teen E-Cig Users More Likely to Smoke

As e-cigarette usage among high school students continues to climb, a recent study from The Journal of the American Medical Association reveals an unsettling trend: that adolescent e-cigarette users are more likely than their non-vaping peers to...
20-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surge in Heroin Use Tied to Prescription Opioid Abuse, According to CDC

Heroin use has increased 63 percent over the last 10 years according to (CDC). That increase, according to the agency, is closely tied to the growing abuse of prescription opioids such as oxycodone (Percocet), hydrocodone (Vicodin) and codeine. An...
18-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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