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Check Out These Beach Safety Tips From Texas A&M

Many beaches can have hidden dangers that lurk in the surf. Beach accidents can happen quickly and they can be deadly, says a beach expert at Texas A&M University at Galveston.
5-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Study Finds We Think Better on Our Feet, Literally


A study from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health finds students with standing desks are more attentive than their seated counterparts. Preliminary results show 12 percent greater on-task engagement in classrooms with standing...
24-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

UV Light Robot to Clean Hospital Rooms Could Help Stop Spread of ‘Superbugs’


Can a robot clean a hospital room just as well as a person? A researcher at the Texas A&M College of Medicine is studying the effectiveness of a germ-zapping robot to clean hospital rooms, which could hold the key to preventing the spread of...
14-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

To Save An Entire Species, All You Need Is $1.3 Million

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

Committing the ‘Gamblers Fallacy’ May Be in the Cards, New Research Shows

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

Flood And Drought Risk To Cities On Rise Even With No Climate Change

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

Diet High In Red Meat May Make Kidney Disease Worse

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 Offenders Do Better Close To Home


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

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