How much would you pay to save a species from becoming extinct? A thousand dollars, $1 million or $10 million or more? A new study shows that a subset of species – in this case 841 to be exact – can be saved from extinction for about $1.3...
16-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT
It’s called the gambler’s fallacy: After a long streak of losses, you feel you are going to win. But in reality, your odds of winning are no different than they were before.
9-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT
A heads-up to New York, Baltimore, Houston and Miami: a new study suggests that these metropolitan areas and others will increase their exposure to floods even in the absence of climate change, according to researchers from Texas A&M University.
5-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EST
An estimated 26 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease, which can lead to complete kidney failure. Once the kidneys fail, patients either need to undergo dialysis treatments three times a week or have a kidney transplant to...
23-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST
Juvenile criminal offenders in Texas who are placed under county supervision, close to home, are less likely to be rearrested than those placed in state-run correctional facilities, according to researchers at Texas A&M University.
16-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST
For the first time in Texas A&M’s 139-year history, a woman will lead the university’s legendary Corps of Cadets. Alyssa Marie Michalke of Schulenburg, Texas, will take command of the 2,400-plus member unit, the largest of its type in the nation...
16-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
A compound found in common foods such as red grapes and peanuts may help prevent age-related decline in memory, according to new research published by a faculty member in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.
4-Feb-2015 4:10 PM EST
A new study by an international team of researchers that includes a Texas A&M University anthropologist shows that the modern European and East Asian populations were firmly established by 36,000 years ago, and that Neanderthal and modern human...
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“The education system and the prison system are in competition for their souls,” says Texas A&M Professor Marlon James about black males in America. James says the key to black male success lies in finding models of excellence, not struggle.
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