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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

This New Technology Could Prevent a Leading Cause of Death


Sepsis can kill a person in two days. Normal methods of detecting sepsis take at least that long. But researchers at Texas Tech University have found a new way to significantly reduce that detection time, giving medical professionals more time to...
31-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Therapy Dogs Assist in Motivating Children on the Autism Spectrum?

Research by a Texas Tech University behavioral analyst who works with therapy dogs suggests using canines as a reward for completed tasks could be useful.
27-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

On National Parks Centennial, Sowell Family Collection Brings Nature to You

The collection contains the personal documents of some of the country’s most prominent American writers on the natural world, including drafts, published works, correspondence, journals and diaries, photographs, computer files, audio recordings...
14-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Repairing Rifts: Relationship Experts Discuss Rebuilding Post-Election Friendships

Jaclyn Cravens and Jason Whiting share ideas on the dangers of communication through social media and how to repair personal relationships.
9-Nov-2016 7:05 PM EST

Expert: World Turning Its Back as Democracy Collapses in Venezuela


21-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Expert: Approval of Artificial Pancreas Positive for Type 1 Diabetes Management

19-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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