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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

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

Nutritionist Discusses Role of Diet in Diabetes Treatment

Over the last three decades, the number of Americans with diabetes has more than tripled. Jamie Cooper, an assistant professor of nutrition at Texas Tech University, discussed how healthy eating habits and regular exercise can not only control Type...
14-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

#TexasTech Political and Communications Experts Available to Discuss #Election2014

30-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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