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Treatment Developed By Texas A&M Biologists Shows Promise In Fighting Fibrotic Disease

A decade after first identifying serum amyloid P (SAP) as a key protein in human blood that controls routine tissue-related processes from scarring to healing, two Texas A&M University scientists continue to make encouraging progress in the fight...
8-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Texas A&M, Stanford Researchers Advance Understanding Of How Hearing Works

Understanding how hearing works has long been hampered by challenges associated with seeing inside the inner ear, but technology being developed by a team of researchers, including one from Texas A&M University, is generating some of the most...
7-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Texas A&M Developing Technology To Detect Previously Undetectable Fecal Contamination In Water

Technology capable of sampling water systems to find indicators of fecal matter contamination that are thousandths and even millionths of times smaller than those found by conventional methods is being developed by a team of researchers at Texas A&M...
5-May-2014 3:05 PM EDT

Exercise More And Eat Less? There’s A Lot More To It, Says Texas A&M Scholar

“When someone says of an obese person, ‘They should just eat less and exercise more,’ I say if it were that simple, obesity wouldn’t be the worldwide epidemic that it is.” That’s according to Dr. Claude Bouchard, a faculty fellow of the...
28-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Man-Made Particles From Asia Affect Global Weather

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.
14-Apr-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Texas A&M Project Hoping To End Alarming Decline Of The Bobwhite Quail

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...
12-Mar-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Aerosols Tend To Weaken Hurricanes And Cyclones

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...
9-Mar-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Texas A&M Carries On Legacy Of ‘The Man Who Saved A Billion Lives’

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...
26-Feb-2014 4:30 PM EST

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Texas A&M Economists Offer Analysis Of The Projected Costs Of The Affordable Care Act

7-Jul-2014 2:20 PM EDT

Seth Rogen comedy good thing for North Koreans, Says Texas A&M Prof.

Movies and television shows are often blamed for exacerbating society’s evils, but in the case of North Korea, programming that depicts life outside the oppressive regime is a good thing for the North Korean people and Kim Jong-un knows it, said...
1-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Supreme Court Decision Today About ObamaCare Not Too Critical, Contends Texas A&M Economist

30-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

(Almost) Everything You Use Is More Expensive Than Five Years Ago

27-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Back To Iraq: What Should The U.S. Do?

13-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Bowe Bergdahl: Did We Do The Right Thing? Texas A&M Experts Discuss Negotiating With Terrorists

11-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Plagued by Anger or Anxiety? How Self-Control Plays a Role, According to Texas A&M Research

21-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Unintended Consequences of Obamacare’s Medicaid Provisions Analyzed by Texas A&M Economists

20-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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