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Newswise: New wearable tool helps manage mental health
Released: 19-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST
New wearable tool helps manage mental health
Texas A&M University

Researchers at Texas A&M University are working on a smartphone app that can help students manage their mental health and connect to resources.

Newswise: Where the sky meets the sea: Exploring the sea-surface microlayer
Released: 7-Feb-2020 3:45 PM EST
Where the sky meets the sea: Exploring the sea-surface microlayer
Texas A&M University

The separation between sky and sea is only one millimeter at its thickest and, yet, this sea-surface microlayer plays a major role in global phenomena. Dr. Aarthi Sekaran is taking a deeper look into how flow instabilities in this microlayer affects weather patterns and prediction.

Newswise: New algorithms improve prosthetics for upper limb amputees
Released: 22-Jan-2020 2:40 PM EST
New algorithms improve prosthetics for upper limb amputees
Texas A&M University

Dr. Maryam Zahabi is leading a team of researchers in an effort to improve prosthetics for upper limb amputees. Her team is looking at the mental demand placed on individuals using prosthetics and how new prosthetic interfaces can help reduce this demand.

Newswise: Texas A&M researchers uncover the science behind zapping bacteria with ultraviolet light
Released: 6-Dec-2019 11:20 AM EST
Texas A&M researchers uncover the science behind zapping bacteria with ultraviolet light
Texas A&M University

In the perennial clash between man and microbe, ultraviolet light has emerged as one of man’s powerful tools against many pathogens. Although ultraviolet light can wipe out several germs, the exact mechanisms that orchestrate the radiation’s damaging action have long been elusive. Texas A&M scientists can now explain how it works

Newswise: Shape-shifting metals transform lunar missions
Released: 26-Nov-2019 5:00 AM EST
Shape-shifting metals transform lunar missions
Texas A&M University

In preparation for another lunar landing, NASA is investing $2 million in cutting-edge thermal technology to be developed by a team of researchers from Texas A&M, Boeing and Paragon.

Newswise: A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat
Released: 15-Nov-2019 3:55 PM EST
A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat
Texas A&M University

Essential oils are often presented as a naturalistic approach to personal care and home fragrance. However, just because these oils are derived from plants doesn’t make them healthy, or even safe, for your cat.

Newswise: Texas A&M, University Of Washington Partner In Historic Dog Aging Project
Released: 15-Nov-2019 10:35 AM EST
Texas A&M, University Of Washington Partner In Historic Dog Aging Project
Texas A&M University

Everyone who loves a dog wants the animal, whether pet or work companion, to enjoy as many years as possible. Learning the whys behind the length and strength of dogs’ lifespans has become the impetus for the largest research data-gathering program of its kind, the Dog Aging Project.

Newswise: Researcher Works to Enhance Accuracy of Computer Simulations
Released: 9-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Researcher Works to Enhance Accuracy of Computer Simulations
Texas A&M University

Dr. Rui Tuo received a National Science Foundation grant for his work in uncertainty quantification research. He will study statistical and data science methodologies in computer experiments to help improve computer simulation practices.

Newswise: Using Virtual Assistants to Tackle Emergencies in Space
Released: 20-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Using Virtual Assistants to Tackle Emergencies in Space
Texas A&M University

A team of researchers at Texas A&M University is studying the use of virtual assistants to provide support during emergencies in space.



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