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Why Are Men So Negatively Impacted by Depression?

Anxiety, worry and depression are natural responses to the coronavirus pandemic and all of the problems that accompany it. Paul Ingram, in Texas Tech University’s Department of Psychological Sciences, said the impact on men might be more serious...
9-Oct-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Say Genetics May Determine Wound Infection and Healing

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have determined that genetics may play a role in how wounds heal. Caleb Phillips, an assistant professor at Texas Tech University and director of the Phillips Laboratory in the Department of Biological...
22-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Evolutionary Biologists Look to Bats for Solution to COVID-19

With a one-year National Science Foundation grant, David Ray and Diana Moreno Santillán are investigating how bats adapted to the virus.
9-Jun-2020 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Collaboratively Test Mask Effectiveness to Fight Spread of COVID-19

Faculty members at Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are examining both intermediate materials and finished masks from a multidisciplinary approach.
21-May-2020 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Landscape Architecture Students Venture Outside While Staying Inside

Virtual reality allows students to complete site visits for class projects from the safety of their homes.
14-May-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover How Vegetation Thinning Affects New Mexico Mule Deer Population

The study by Texas Tech scholars found deer prefer newly cleared areas in summer months and older areas during the winter.
7-May-2020 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Psychology Research: Vaccine Skeptics Actually Think Differently Than Other People

In an article published recently in the journal Vaccine, two researchers in the Texas Tech University Department of Psychological Sciences suggest some people find vaccines risky because they overestimate the likelihood of negative events,...
10-Apr-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

High School Student Publishes Scientific Paper with Assistance from Texas Tech Professor

David Weindorf collaborated with Florida teenager Julia Kagiliery to determine the sulfur content of lignite coal using portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and an optical color sensor.
11-Dec-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Are Microneedles Revolutionizing the Way Vaccines Are Delivered?

Harvinder Gill, the Whitacre Endowed Chair of Science and Engineering and an associate professor of chemical engineering in Texas Tech University’s Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering, explains what microneedles are, what makes them...
13-Apr-2020 1:25 PM EDT

Expert Discusses Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic on Agriculture

Darren Hudson says the supply chain for the U.S. is in good shape, and food supply is ample to handle a short-term shutdown.
30-Mar-2020 1:55 PM EDT

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Economics Expert: Combination of Coronavirus Uncertainty, Oil Crash Could Be Severe

9-Mar-2020 5:20 PM EDT

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Astronomer: Leap Years Aren’t Exactly Every Four Years

26-Feb-2020 2:35 PM EST

Professors Study How Social Media Affects Emerging Adults’ Mental Health

23-Oct-2019 10:00 AM EDT

Pumpkin Spice: Dietitian Explains How Fall’s Most Popular Seasoning Can Be Healthy

16-Oct-2019 10:35 AM EDT

Researcher Awarded Patent to Convert Low-Grade Cotton Into Gel With Variable Use Qualities

The research behind the patent was conducted by Noureddine Abidi and Yang Hu in Texas Tech’s Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute.
25-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Texas Tech Experts Can Discuss Parent-Teacher Interactions, Kids’ Anxiety, More

1-Aug-2019 8:50 AM EDT

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