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Newswise: Where the sky meets the sea: Exploring the sea-surface microlayer

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.

Channels: All Journal News, Climate Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Meteorology,

Released:
7-Feb-2020 3:45 PM EST
Newswise: New algorithms improve prosthetics for upper limb amputees

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.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Healthcare, Mathematics, Technology,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 2:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Texas A&M researchers uncover the science behind zapping bacteria with ultraviolet light

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

Channels: All Journal News, Engineering, Microbiome, PNAS,

Released:
6-Dec-2019 11:20 AM EST
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Newswise: Shape-shifting metals transform lunar missions

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.

Channels: Aviation and Aeronautics, Engineering, Materials Science, Particle Physics, Space and Astronomy,

Released:
26-Nov-2019 5:00 AM EST
Research Results
Newswise: A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat

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.

Channels: All Journal News, Pets, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

Released:
15-Nov-2019 3:55 PM EST
Research Results

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Newswise: Texas A&M, University Of Washington Partner In Historic Dog Aging Project

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.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Pets, Grant Funded News,

Released:
15-Nov-2019 10:35 AM EST
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Newswise: Researcher Works to Enhance Accuracy of Computer Simulations

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.

Channels: Technology, Engineering,

Released:
9-Oct-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Using Virtual Assistants to Tackle Emergencies in Space

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.

Channels: Engineering, Space and Astronomy, Technology,

Released:
20-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Keeping Teachers in the Classroom

Keeping Teachers in the Classroom

Texas A&M University

Teacher turnover is plaguing the United States. Each year, more than 200,000 teachers leave the profession, most for reasons other than retirement. Dr. Hersh Waxman, professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, found that solving the problem begins with targeting teacher self-efficacy through literacy coursework and mentorship.

Channels: Education, All Journal News,

Released:
19-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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