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6,000 Years Ago The Sahara Desert Was Tropical, So What Happened?


As little as 6,000 years ago, the vast Sahara Desert was covered in grassland that received plenty of rainfall, but shifts in the world’s weather patterns abruptly transformed the vegetated region into some of the driest land on Earth.
30-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Best Way to Cover Your Sneeze

It’s normal to sneeze: It’s the body’s natural reflex to an invader—whether pollen, cat hair or a virus that leads to the common cold—in your nose linings. No matter the cause, your sneezes spread germs, and it’s best to catch them the...
21-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

What Is Buck Fever?


Hundreds of dollars spent on gear. Endless hours devoted to prepping stands. It’s what you’ve been waiting for all year long—deer season—and hunters across the country are flocking to the woods. Unfortunately for some, the thrill of the hunt...
17-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Possible Explanation for Recurring Breast Cancer


In October, we mourned those who died of breast cancer and celebrated all of the women (and men) who have survived. What many of those survivors worry about, though, is that their breast cancer may come back. It has puzzled scientists and health...
15-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Teething Tips and Tricks


Your baby is growing up so fast. It seems like just yesterday you were welcoming them home, listening to their first coos and, unfortunately, getting used to some sleepless nights. Now, you’ve entered a new phase: teething.
15-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Solve Mystery of Historic 1952 London Fog and Current Chinese Haze

In 1952 a killer fog covered London for five days, causing breathing problems and killing thousands of residents. The exact cause and nature of the fog has remained mostly unknown for decades, but an international team of scientists believes that...
14-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Blood Test May Help Identify Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Research Shows

Researchers at the Texas A&M College of Medicine, the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine have identified a blood test that may help predict how severely a baby will be...
8-Nov-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

ACA Turmoil: How Did We Get Here, And Where Are We Going?


November 1 marked the beginning of the third open enrollment period for individuals without health insurance to purchase plans through the marketplaces, or exchanges, established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the health care law commonly...
7-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas A&M Retailing Studies Director Offers Insight Regarding Holiday Shopping Trends, Tips


With the holiday shopping season fast-approaching, retailers around the country are preparing to put new and innovative sales strategies to the test and capture the attention of customers, notes Kelli Hollinger, director of the Center for Retailing...
22-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST

Turmoil in the Health Insurance Marketplaces

31-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Trump Best Thing To Happen To American Women, Says Texas A&M Prof


20-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Texas A&M Prof On Haiti Hurricane Aid And Where It's Gone Wrong Historically

5-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Congressional Veto Override on 9/11 Bill Bad Idea, Says Texas A&M Prof, Saudi Arabia Expert

28-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Texas A&M University Political Experts Available

22-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Many White Men Feel “Marked”

9-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Why White Males Have Shifted Allegiance to Republican Party

26-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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