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
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
Texas A&M researchers are using redundancy in stored files to correct errors.
21-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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
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
Although it has been known that alterations in the connections between neurons in the brain likely play a role in alcohol dependence and other addictions, the cause-and-effect between these brain alterations and behavior has been less clear.
12-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
While it would be easy to buy a dozen roses to profess your love to a significant other this Valentine’s Day, understanding the language of flowers could help you take your floral overture to the next level.
12-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Although understanding the wide-ranging effects of disasters is vital for an effective public health response, a lack of baseline data has made it difficult to attribute post-disaster changes in environmental conditions to the impacts of disasters.
9-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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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 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
Hospitals across the nation have been hit by a double whammy: an alarming flu season combined with a shortage of intravenous fluids. Hurricane Maria’s devastating effects on Puerto Rico, a critical manufacturing hub for American medical supplies,...
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The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 on Dec. 14 to overturn the net neutrality rule that was put in place in 2015 by the then-FCC. What does it mean for different stakeholders, including consumers, companies and communities?
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