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Perry Appointment Presents Opportunity for a Smarter Energy Policy

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The recent confirmation of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy presents an opportunity for a smarter, price-based energy policy, according to Dr. James Griffin, professor in the Bush School of Government and Public...
3-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

SARS and MERS: What’s Next?

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It may be difficult to remember now, but when SARS was first recognized in February 2003, people were scared. This heretofore unknown disease was killing people—nearly 10 percent of those infected with what came to be recognized as the...
23-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

What Firefighters Can Tell US About PTSD Risk

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Firefighters are exposed to a range of potentially traumatic stressors in their jobs, and many cope perfectly fine. However, a not-insignificant percentage of them develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Texas A&M researchers are trying to...
23-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Desks Join the Internet of Things

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The internet of things promises to revolutionize the way we live, connecting the objects in our homes to one another and to the vast array of information available online. The possibilities are enormous, and one benefit may be improving our health.
23-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Differences Between a Sprain, Strain and Tear

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For many, the start of a new year means the start of a new workout regimen. It is difficult enough to make the time commitment, but nothing throws off a resolution like an injury.
23-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Donors Who Consider Overhead Costs Hurt Charities

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Donors often rely on a charity’s overhead costs to decide whether or not to give. But according to Texas A&M University Professor of Economics Jonathan Meer, relying on this metric creates disincentives for charities to hire skilled workers,...
23-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Much Will We Spend on Valentine’s Day This Year?

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Despite the explosion of red and pink merchandise currently promoted in stores, the National Retail Federation reports U.S. consumer spending will be down 10 percent this year compared to Valentine’s Day 2016.
10-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Prof Digs Up Truths About Zombies

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Just like the flesh-eating creatures themselves, the zombie phenomenon is showing no signs of dying anytime soon. We asked Professor of Anthropology Vaughn Bryant, who has studied the real-life origins of zombies, to drop some knowledge on the...
9-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas A&M Retailing Studies Director Offers Insight Regarding Holiday Shopping Trends, Tips

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With the holiday shopping season fast-approaching, retailers around the country are preparing to put new and innovative sales strategies to the test and capture the attention of customers, notes Kelli Hollinger, director of the Center for Retailing...
22-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST

Turmoil in the Health Insurance Marketplaces

31-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Trump Best Thing To Happen To American Women, Says Texas A&M Prof

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20-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Texas A&M Prof On Haiti Hurricane Aid And Where It's Gone Wrong Historically

5-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Congressional Veto Override on 9/11 Bill Bad Idea, Says Texas A&M Prof, Saudi Arabia Expert

28-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Texas A&M University Political Experts Available

22-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Many White Men Feel “Marked”

9-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Why White Males Have Shifted Allegiance to Republican Party

26-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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