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Local Newspaper Closures Polarize Voters, Choke Political Progress

As local newspapers shutter across the country, the residents residing in those counties without sources of local news are forced to rely more heavily on national media outlets that report political news primarily through the lens of the perennial...
23-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Stem Cell-Derived Neurons Stop Seizures and Improve Cognitive Function

About 3.4 million Americans, or 1.2 percent of the population, have active epilepsy. Although the majority respond to medication, between 20 and 40 percent of patients with epilepsy continue to have seizures even after trying multiple anti-seizure...
20-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


‘Special Airlift Mission 41’ To Conduct College Station Flyover In Honor Of President George H.W. Bush

The 89th Airlift Wing, based at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, will conduct a tribute flight in honor of former President George H.W. Bush with an Air Force VC-25A over the interment site at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Center on the...
5-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study Shows Republicans, Democrats Prefer Gender Balanced Decision-making

Citizens have more faith in their government institutions when both women and men are involved in decision-making, according to a study conducted by Diana Z. O’Brien, associate professor of political science at Texas A&M University and her...
26-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Texas A&M Expert: Celebrate National Cat Day With Some Real Cat-titude

It’s time to open up a can of tuna and celebrate National Cat Day on Oct. 29, and if it’s true cats have nine lives, that’s almost as many days that are devoted to worshipping your furry feline – a case of duplicat-tion if ever there was one.
26-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Document History Of Fear In Public Health Campaigns

Fear never works. Or does it? Fear can be a powerful tool in public health efforts, although graphic, emotionally evocative campaigns have been the source of controversy over the past half-century.
12-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Are Popular Diets Safe?

Many of the latest popular diets make wild claims while imposing drastic changes to what you can eat.
12-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Dodge The Flu: Get Vaccinated

It’s that time of year again: time to get your flu vaccination. Here’s what you need to know to stay ahead this flu season.
12-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why The Federal Debt Matters

15-Feb-2019 3:50 PM EST

Valentine’s 2019 Shopping Expected to Break Records

12-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST

A Howard Schultz 2020 Run Could Negatively Affect The Starbucks Brand

29-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

Birthright Citizenship: Texas A&M Judicial Politics Expert Available To Discuss Trump’s Plan

30-Oct-2018 2:55 PM EDT

Retail Expert: Sears’ Decline Decades In the Making

15-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT


Texas A&M Experts Explain How Retailers Should Balance Inventory Levels

23-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT


How Can Video Games Impact Education?

It is an $18 billion industry. At least one person in more than 60 percent of households is considered a frequent gamer. For Dr. Sam von Gillern, that is reason enough to focus on the use of video games in education.
13-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT


Formula Quantifies Fatal Hazards To Kids Left In Hot Cars

A mathematical model developed by Robert Brown, Texas A&M professor of landscape architecture, was used in a highly publicized study quantifying the time it takes for young children to become dangerously hot when they are accidentally left in the...
5-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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    Professor of Law

    Constitutional Law, First Amendment, criminal procedure, Habeas Corpus, Death Penalty, sex discriminiation, Religious Liberty, Supreme Court
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    Professor of Marketing, Regents Professor

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