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Texas Tech Biochemist Helps Uncover New Ways to Make Plant-Based Medicines in Space and on Earth

According to a study published today, John D’Auria and his colleagues report that, by discovering the genes and enzymes plants use to form the second ring in tropane alkaloids’ core structure, they will be able to develop new, novel ways to...
11-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Tech Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Named NAI Fellow

Hongxing Jiang will be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors in April.
11-Dec-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Discovery Complicates Efforts to Measure Universe’s Expansion

A new detection of supersoft X-ray emissions that are clearly not powered by fusion is showing scientists that fusion is not the only way such emissions occur, according to a study published today (Dec. 3) in the journal Nature Astronomy.
3-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Even Low Levels of Arsenic Can Cause Kidney Disease

According to a study recently published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology, even low, allowable levels of arsenic may be enough to cause kidney disease. The good news, however, is there may be a way to treat such kidney disease using a drug...
17-Oct-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Alumna Makes Her Mark in Hollywood and Marvel Universe

Jann Engel, a 1988 graduate of the College of Architecture, has spent her career on the sets of more than 60 films, including five in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
10-Oct-2018 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Apparel Design Director Creates Uniforms for Women in the Oil Industry

Creating specialized clothing for groups with specialized needs is nothing new for Su-Jeong Hwang Shin, who has made garments for children with autism spectrum disorder and individuals with Alzheimer's disease. In her most recent project, Shin...
3-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Tech University Professor Develops Artificial Cornea Grown on a Chip

Assistant Professor Jungkyu (Jay) Kim microengineered a chip that replicates the human cornea and can be used to help speed up the drug-evaluation process for eye medications.
24-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Caregivers Should Understand Possible Adverse Effects on Well-being

Although it may be difficult to imagine refusing to care for a loved one when they’re in need, it’s important to understand the toll such caretaking may have before agreeing to take it on. That’s where Texas Tech University professor Charlene...
23-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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