Dr. Hae-Kwon Jeong has developed a novel method to separate light olefins – such as ethylene and propylene that are used in packaging, plastic processing and textile manufacturing – from paraffins – such as ethane and propane. This is one of...
17-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Funny thing about restaurant menus. They often are among the best gauges of telling us how tastes have changed – quite literally – and how economic good times come and go.
10-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
You’ve heard of “nature versus nurture,” and philosophers argue about which is more important. But how does this work on the cellular level?
26-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Why is it that when somebody nearby lets out a yawn, you suddenly have the urge to reply with one of your own? A psychologist from the Texas A&M College of Medicine explains contagious yawns, and how we share this trait with other animal species.
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
For the first time, researchers in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University have provided the strongest evidence to date that grade retention in the elementary grades hurts students’ chances of graduating high school.
26-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Texas A&M researchers are using redundancy in stored files to correct errors.
21-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers have studied the use of bacteria to break down organic contaminants in groundwater; however, this bioremediation process has been met with limited success under some conditions.
28-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
In the aftermath of disasters – hurricanes, earthquakes, epidemics, armed conflict, and the like – it is difficult to describe the true extent of damage wrought on society.
14-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require more consumer control and creative digital marketing. To clear up some of the confusion, Venky Shankar, Professor & Coleman Chair in Marketing and Director of Research at the Center for...
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Dr. George Cunningham, professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, offers insight as to why sports act as such an effective mechanism in equalizing people of different backgrounds.
13-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
Valentine’s spending looks to enjoy a similar boost as seen with the 2017 holiday season, the most since the Great Recession of 2009. Strong indicators include a roaring stock market, low unemployment and high consumer confidence.
31-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
Hospitals across the nation have been hit by a double whammy: an alarming flu season combined with a shortage of intravenous fluids. Hurricane Maria’s devastating effects on Puerto Rico, a critical manufacturing hub for American medical supplies,...
30-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST