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Environmental Scientists Find Antibiotics, Bacteria, Resistance Genes in Dust from Feedlots


Researchers beginning to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria travel aerially.
22-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

After Tragedy, Fellow Biology Students Step In to Finish Friend’s Research

An undergraduate researcher from Texas Tech died in an accident a few months after starting a research project looking at how oak tree resprouts respond to drought. His friends finished his research.
22-Jan-2015 10:35 AM EST

Doctoral Student Hangs Up Dancing Shoes for Financial Planning

Sven Saaretalu came to the United States to be a hip-hop dancer, but after an injury sidelined that career, he got a degree in financial planning. He's now a doctoral student in personal financial planning at Texas Tech.
20-Jan-2015 5:00 PM EST

Texas Tech Researcher Discovers New Salmonella Serotype

Salmonella Lubbock will provide new avenues for research into the bacteria’s prevention.
16-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Study Shows Expression Just as Important as Words in Presidential Debates

Erik Bucy’s research through visual analysis and social media gives a good indication that voters pick up on nonverbal communications as much as a candidate’s rhetoric.
13-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Autism Education Facility at Texas Tech Partners with Quiznos to Provide Work Experience for Students

A new Quiznos opened on the Texas Tech campus, inside the Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research. Students who have autism spectrum disorder will work at the restaurant.
12-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Texas Tech Grad Goes From Prison Jumpsuit to Cap and Gown


At age 50, after a lifetime of drug abuse and jailtime, Leo Pereida is graduating from college. He credits his turnaround to his faith in God.
12-Dec-2014 9:15 AM EST

Texas Tech Biologist Leads Group That Mapped Crocodilian Genomes


Understanding these reptiles’ genome can help scientists better understand birds.
10-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

Expert: Obama’s Wall Street Crackdown a Game-Changer for Middle Class Americans

27-Feb-2015 8:05 AM EST

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Fantasy Not Uncommon Among Women or Men

10-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Pioneer of Infectobesity Movement Continues Groundbreaking Research at Texas Tech

Nikhil Dhurandhar, who discovered a strain of virus that appears to cause obesity while also causing low cholesterol and low triglycerides, is the chairman of the Nutritional Sciences department
29-Jan-2015 4:30 PM EST

Expert: Martin Luther King’s Vision Makes Progress, Still Not Fulfilled

16-Jan-2015 10:50 AM EST

Historian Explores Wonder Woman’s Role as Feminist Icon

Keira Williams, an assistant professor in history and women's studies at Texas Tech University, discusses her Wonder Woman research.
3-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Ask the Experts: Coping with Stress

Richard A. Lenox, director of the Student Counseling Center and a licensed psychologist discusses ways college students can cope with stress.
3-Dec-2014 11:00 AM EST

Expert: Even With Other Shopping Avenues, Expect a Blockbuster #BlackFriday

18-Nov-2014 12:25 PM EST

Experts Available for Great American Smokeout Thursday (Nov. 20)

17-Nov-2014 12:35 PM EST

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