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Parents’ Presence When TV Viewing with Child Affects Learning Ability

The study conducted in the Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication shows an increased physiological change in children when parents view programs with them as opposed to being in a separate room.
3-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Understanding Randomization of Clinical Trials Crucial to Success

Texas Tech researcher Melanie Sarge was part of a team that analyzed linguistic approaches to help cancer patients better comprehend the concept of randomization, being assigned by chance to treatment or control groups, in clinical trials.
21-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Engineering Students Give the Gift of Mobility Through Class Project

The toddler mobility device allows children with physical disabilities to explore their world and experience the world around them that previously seemed out of reach.
13-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Tech, Brazilian Researchers Examine Effects of Toxic Stress on Children’s Brain Development


The study uses fMRI data to compare brain development between children who experience pervasive, continuing trauma and those with “normal” development.
1-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Documentary Just One Use of Drone Technology in Agricultural Sciences

Much of the footage in David Weindorf’s film “Between Earth and Sky” was filmed using unmanned aerial vehicles flying across the Alaskan tundra.
15-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Voter Survey: Texans Support Trump, Split on Muslim Ban and Border Wall

The Texas Tech University Earl Survey Research Lab (ESRL) released on Monday (Nov. 7) the results of its statewide survey of registered voters on the 2016 election and policy preferences.
7-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Researcher Determines the Most Desirable Traits in Dogs for Potential Adopters

Alexandra Protopopova has performed extensive research trying to increase the adoption rates and decrease euthanasia rates for animal shelters throughout the country.
3-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Texas Tech Study Shows Participation, Trust by Hispanics in Politics Has Room for Improvement

The study was conducted by the Thomas Jay Harris Institute for Hispanic & International Communication.
3-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Texas Tech University Has Experts Available as Tornado Season Makes Early and Deadly Entrance.

23-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

Twitter Suited President-Elect Trump Perfectly While Lowering the Quality of Public Discourse

Texas Tech professor Brian L. Ott argues the angry and degrading rhetoric exuded by the next president was suited perfectly for and enhanced by the platform’s characteristics.
19-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

Experts Available in Advance of Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration

13-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST

Expert: Childhood Obesity Must Be Treated as Disease, Not Moral Failing

7-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST

Drones Could Be Key Piece of Future Thunderstorm Prediction Process

A Texas Tech researcher is part of a team that will use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to measure factors that lead to storm development.
5-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST

Pushing Boundaries of UAV Control for Extreme Conditions

The work of assistant professor Beibei Ren aims to maximize the capabilities of drones regardless of platform or environmental conditions.
22-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

Expert: Expect #BlackFriday, #CyberMonday, #SuperSaturday All to Be Big Shopping Days

14-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

Experts Available for Post-Election Analysis From Political Science to Personal Relations

10-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST

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