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Agriculture

Efficient cow-calf farming leads to lower carbon emissions, study says

Paper provides first study on relationship between cow-calf farm efficiency and environmental consequences
Animals

Who are the most romantic singers in the animal kingdom? Male bats

One-tenth of a second: That’s how long a male bat has to get a female’s attention
Agriculture

Climate change: Economists examine steps for managing threats

Dealing with climate change will require smarter use of energy
Education

The adjusted GPA: Statistician offers possible cure for grade inflation

Recent national analysis says 43 percent of all letter grades awarded in 2008 were A’s, up from 16 percent in 1960.
Agriculture

Mysterious pest threatens Texas’ billion-dollar grain sorghum crop

10 pesticides undergo testing for ability to manage sugarcane aphids
Biomedical Sciences

Injectable material will deliver therapy, technology in human body

Biomedical engineers develop carrier system for microscopic capsules that will act as reservoirs for medicines or sensors
Business

Statisticians create new avenue for funding: an in-house consulting firm

Texas A&M Statistical Services LP draws on expertise of faculty to assist government and business
Agriculture

Diagnostic lab develops test for virus killing millions of pigs in 20 states

Frequently found in other nations, the evastating disease was first identified in the United States during 2013
Public Health

Phones, smoking, other distractions may affect driving, most studies say

Review of studies aims to close some gaps in research about ‘distracted driving’