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Energy Drinks Push Masculinity, but Can Harm Men’s Health

A new study from two Texas Tech University researchers shows the men most likely to use energy drinks to boost their performance are losing sleep because of their consumption.
15-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Myth vs. Fact: Nutritionists Discuss Ways to Control Weight During Holiday Season

Debra Reed and Allison Childress talk about common misconceptions that lead people to overlook smart eating in December.
14-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Are Two Heads Really Better Than One?

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Professor Miguel Aguirre-Urreta and his colleagues investigated the advantages and perceptions of pair programming from the programmer’s standpoint.
23-Nov-2015 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Katz Named a Woman to Watch in Financial Planning by InvestmentNews

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Deena Katz, a certified financial planner and professor of personal financial planning at Texas Tech, is on the InvestmentNews inaugural Women to Watch list.
23-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tattoos May Be a Coping Mechanism for Some College-Age Women

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Women with multiple tattoos report higher self-esteem than anyone else in the study and escalating acquisition of body art does not correlate with increased depression or suicide ideation. However, the same multi-tattooed women also report a much...
19-Nov-2015 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

College of Education Wins $7 Million Grant for Teacher Prep Reform

In light of upcoming mandated teacher reform, Texas Tech, with funding from the Gates Foundation, is creating a center to help other universities change their teacher preparation programs.
18-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Dangerously Hot Playground Temperatures Explored by Researcher

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Jennifer Vanos with the Climate Science Center led the team that found very hot temperatures on playgrounds.
11-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Vampire Bats’ Saliva Specially Evolved For Blood-Feeding

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In their soon-to-be-published study, two Texas Tech University researchers said some of the venomous contents in the bats’ saliva likely evolved by recruiting ancestral genes to produce new transcript molecules rather than by creating completely...
30-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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