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Texas Tech Researchers Collaborating to Study Tornadoes, Improve Forecasts

Christopher Weiss, a professor of atmospheric science in the Department of Geosciences through the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas Tech University and an affiliate of the university’s National Wind Institute (NWI), is leading a group from...
8-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities Hosts Ninth Annual Conference of Addiction, Recovery & Families

The two-day conference is intended to help participants increase their understanding of the psychological and physiological factors of addiction recovery and resources that can create positive outcomes.
17-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Two Texas Tech Researchers Working Toward Universal Flu Vaccine

Thanks to a five-year, $3.46 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Texas Tech University researchers Harvinder Gill and Steve Presley have teamed up to develop a universal flu vaccine.
14-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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