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Virtual exploration: Archaeologists use laptops to study sunken ships

19th century shipwrecks found on ocean floor just 180 miles from Texas A&M-Galveston campus
Atmospheric Sciences

Worried about lightning striking your home? Consider a traditional remedy

Lightning rods provide a safe path to the ground, researcher at Texas A&M says

Kids struggling in school? Holding them back won’t hurt — or help

New 14-year study finds no evidence that grade retention affects a student’s long-term performance

Detecting dark matter: Agencies agree to fund next iteration of tests

Experiments will increase sensitivity by at least tenfold, Texas A&M researchers say

‘Dead zone’ in the Gulf of Mexico has shrunk to about the size of Delaware

Oceanographer cites possible causes: less pollution in Mississippi River, lower volumes of freshwater, or prevailing southerly winds

Scholar works with citizens to tailor reforms for post-revolutionary Egypt

Associate professor Sahar Aziz applies her U.S. research to her work in the Middle East

What is causing Texas’ water shortage? Study reveals factors beyond irrigation, population

The good news is the decline in water levels appears to be tapering off, a Texas A&M AgriLife researcher says

Mapping the inner ear: Innovation uses sound to generate 3-D images

“We’re finding out new things about the mechanics of the inner ear that have not been known,” Texas A&M bioengineer says

Twice the mass of Earth, new planet orbits one star in a two-star system

Newfound system defies predictions and will give “the theorists something to think about,” researcher at Texas A&M says