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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

Apollo Mission Data Researcher Seeks to Clarify Recently Publicized Findings

One of the lead researchers of a study showing that Apollo astronauts’ activity likely contributed to slight, local lunar surface warming, would like to clear up misunderstandings that have resulted, particularly in light of the millions of views...
18-Jul-2018 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Tech Researchers’ Sepsis-Detecting Chip Proves Successful in Human Study

Two years after inventing a microfluidic chip believed to help detect a life-threatening blood infection, researchers in the Texas Tech University Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are...
9-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Financial Literacy, Not Information Simplicity, is the Real Problem in Retirement Savings

Presenting financial information in an easier-to-grasp way does not affect retirement plan enrollment rates or contribution choices.
26-Jun-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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