In the first study of its kind, scientists have compared air pollution rates from 1850 to 2000 and found that anthropogenic (man-made) particles from Asia impact the Pacific storm track that can influence weather over much of the world.
4/14/2014 3:00 PM EDT
The bobwhite quail, a favorite among hunters and wildlife enthusiasts alike throughout the United States, has literally flown the coop – its numbers have been decreasing alarmingly for decades, but a groundbreaking project led by a team of Texas...
3/12/2014 5:00 PM EDT
Aerosols in the atmosphere produced from human activities do indeed directly affect a hurricane or tropical cyclone, but not in a way many scientists had previously believed – in fact, they tend to weaken such storms, according to a new study that...
3/9/2014 2:00 PM EDT
He was one of the most influential Americans in history and yet many Americans have never heard of him. At Texas A&M University and in developing nations around the world, however, the name Norman Borlaug is forever linked to a revolutionary...
2/26/2014 4:30 PM EST
New technology in Meal, Ready to Eat (MRE) packaging, developed in part by researchers at Texas A&M University, is set to be adopted by the United States military, saving the government millions of dollars a year, according to the professor who had...
2/26/2014 4:00 PM EST
Consumers buying honey might not be getting what they pay for according to a Texas A&M University professor and one of the world’s leading honey experts.
2/26/2014 4:00 PM EST
The wonder of animal movement – from the tiniest of insects to the largest fish in the sea – has been a subject of mystery for ages. But when it comes to animal propulsion, there are almost infinite kinds, but also limits that can’t be pushed...
2/18/2014 11:00 AM EST
The first genome sequencing of the Ice Age skeletal remains of a 1-year-old boy has given scientists definitive proof that the first human settlers in North America were from Asia and not Europe, and that these people were the direct ancestors of...
2/12/2014 1:00 PM EST
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COLLEGE STATION, March 19, 2014 – Monarch butterflies may be named for their large size and majestic beauty, but once again their numbers are anything but king-sized – in fact, 2014 may go down as one of the worst years ever for the colorful...
3/19/2014 10:10 AM EDT
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2/27/2014 3:40 PM EST
Andrew Natsios, Former USAID Administrator, Famine Expert, Discusses Humanitarian Aid and Other Hunger-Related Issues
2/27/2014 10:00 AM EST
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Visiting your zip code very soon: snakes, and perhaps plenty of them. With warm temperatures and upcoming spring rainfall, experts say it’s getting that time of year when snakes are on the prowl, or at least on the slither. With Texas a ground...
2/24/2014 4:00 PM EST