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Doctoral Students Win Prestigious National Science Education Awards


Florentia Spires and Jacqueline Fernandez-Romero, both educators in the D.C. area and graduate students in Texas Tech's Global PRiSE program, received honors from the White House and the National Science Teachers Association.
23-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Cat Pheromones May Cause Increased Scratching, Focus on Scratching Devices

A study by animal behavior expert John McGlone theorizes cats scratch more due to pheromones left behind from previous cat scratching.
15-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Infectobesity Expert Receives Seven-Figure Grant for Diabetes Research


Nikhil Dhurandhar, who was a pioneer of the concept that obesity is more complex than calories in versus calories out, has found a protein in an obesity-causing virus that may change how we treat diabetes.
8-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Llano River Field Station Receives UCOWR Education and Public Service Award

The station is a part of the Texas Tech University Center at Junction, a dedicated research and educational facility on the banks of the South Llano River.
18-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Texas Tech Researcher Publishes Study of Reasons Behind Alcohol Abuse in Non-Heterosexual Women


Non-heterosexual women who feel a disconnect between who they are attracted to and how they identify themselves may have a higher risk of alcohol abuse, according to a new study led by Amelia E. Talley, an assistant professor in Texas Tech...
10-Jun-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Bottle or Box? Doctoral Student Wins Grant to Study Wine Packaging


Nicholas Johnston, a graduate student at Texas Tech, won the Wine Market Council's first research grant to study how millennials interact with wine packaging and other marketing.
10-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Texas Tech Researchers Use Prehistoric Amber to Test Glass Theory

Along the way, the investigation sheds light on the long-held urban myth of the fluidity of stained glass.
8-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Texas Tech Researchers Develop Models For Targeted Cancer Therapy

The results of a recent study on targeted therapy of a specific type of brain cancer were published by Nature Medicine showing specific progress in cancer treatment.
8-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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Education Professors Taking Message of Reform on the Road

Prior to new education standards coming in 2017, two Texas Tech educators are offering advice to teacher education programs in other states on the process of reform.
27-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Evensky: In or Out of Eurozone, Greece Economy Unlikely to Have Long-Term U.S. Impact


10-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Texas Tech Deploys Research Team to Intercept Tropical Storm Bill

16-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Pop-Culture Expert Can Speak About Death of Actor Christopher Lee

11-Jun-2015 6:05 PM EDT

Flooding in Central, South Texas Puts Layers of Climate, Economy on Display

From infrastructure to climate change, the disaster impacts areas of daily life.
8-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Wind Scientists and Economist Available as 2015 Hurricane Season Begins

1-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Nationally Known Experts Available To Discuss Obesity, Related Conditions

4-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Tax Expert Available to Discuss End of Tax Season Issues

8-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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