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Testosterone Research Brings New Hope for Cancer Patients

Dr. Melinda Sheffield-Moore, professor and head of the Department of Health and Kinesiology, along with researchers at University of Texas Medical Branch, recently published research showing that the hormone testosterone is effective at combatting...
13-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Virtual Reality Could Be Cure to Public Speaking Fear

Dr. Theodora Chaspari, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University is working with Dr. Amir Behzadan, associate professor in the Department of Construction Science, to improve students’ public...
27-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Jeong Develops Novel Method to Reduce Energy Cost of Important Chemical Separation

Dr. Hae-Kwon Jeong has developed a novel method to separate light olefins – such as ethylene and propylene that are used in packaging, plastic processing and textile manufacturing – from paraffins – such as ethane and propane. This is one of...
17-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Texas A&M Study: Tasty Turtle Dish Had Some Facing Extinction

Funny thing about restaurant menus. They often are among the best gauges of telling us how tastes have changed – quite literally – and how economic good times come and go.
10-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Treating Cardiovascular Disorders—and More—with the Flips of a Switch

You’ve heard of “nature versus nurture,” and philosophers argue about which is more important. But how does this work on the cellular level?
26-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Why Are Yawns Contagious?

Why is it that when somebody nearby lets out a yawn, you suddenly have the urge to reply with one of your own? A psychologist from the Texas A&M College of Medicine explains contagious yawns, and how we share this trait with other animal species.
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Grade Retention: Helpful or Hurtful?

For the first time, researchers in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University have provided the strongest evidence to date that grade retention in the elementary grades hurts students’ chances of graduating high school.
26-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Importance of Reliable Storage in the Age of Big Data

Texas A&M researchers are using redundancy in stored files to correct errors.
21-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


Texas A&M University Hurricane Experts Guide

31-May-2018 4:20 PM EDT


GDPR: More Consumer Control and Creative Digital Marketing

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require more consumer control and creative digital marketing. To clear up some of the confusion, Venky Shankar, Professor & Coleman Chair in Marketing and Director of Research at the Center for...
24-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT

Bush School Middle East Expert Gregory Gause Available To Discuss The Iran Deal

8-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Starbucks Is Handling Crisis Right, Says Mays Business School Expert

19-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT


Texas A&M Middle East Expert Available To Discuss Recent Syria Air Strikes

17-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT


Why Are Some Presidential Remarks More Memorable Than Others?

19-Feb-2018 2:30 PM EST

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