An extremely thin layer of clay sediment below the ocean floor is a primary cause of the huge tsunami associated with the 2011 Japan earthquake, according to research by an international team of scientists that include a Texas A&M University...
12/5/2013 2:00 PM EST
The National Science Board has authorized the National Science Foundation to enter into a cooperative agreement with Texas A&M University to continue managing the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) and operating its scientific research...
11/22/2013 12:45 PM EST
Results from a DNA study of a young boy’s skeletal remains believed to be 24,000 years old could turn the archaeological world upside down – it’s been proven that nearly 30 percent of modern Native American’s ancestry came from this...
11/20/2013 1:50 PM EST
Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin may be former football rivals, but the Lone Star State’s two research giants have teamed up to detect the most distant spectroscopically confirmed galaxy ever found — one created within...
10/23/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Water vapor changes in the stratosphere contribute to warmer temperatures and likely play an important role in the evolution of Earth’s climate, says a research team led by a Texas A&M University professor.
9/30/2013 3:00 PM EDT
A Texas A&M University biologist has received a federal grant to study the fecal samples of hundreds of people to better understand the gut bacteria Clostridium difficile — the cause of some 14,000 deaths a year in America — and to help lay the...
8/29/2013 11:00 AM EDT
A cure for human deafness just might be swimming alongside the thousands of zebrafish in muggy rooms across the hall from Texas A&M University biologist Bruce Riley's office, and a recent renewal of a federal grant totaling $1.5 million over five...
8/12/2013 3:00 PM EDT
Male bats appear to be the sexy singers of the animal world: they have learned to vocalize in a specific way to attract females, but once they have their attention, they change their tune – literally. They then produce a more creative array of...
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Texas A&M University Middle East Expert Available for Interviews on Egyptian Military Coup as It Unfolds
7/3/2013 6:00 PM EDT
Supposed “bombshell revelations” about NSA surveillance programs are, at this point, much ado about nothing, says a professor at Texas A&M University.
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