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Animals

Why can rabbits be domesticated? New genetic study may explain

Genes controlling development of the brain and nervous system may have played a role, international research team says
Business

Can social media sell sportswear? Mays scholar will analyze impact

Study will correlate point-of-sale data with a concentrated social media campaign
Atmospheric Sciences

Where did the hurricanes go? Dry air, wind shear are muting storm season

During the last 165 years, only three storms have hit Texas after Sept. 24
Chemistry

Texas A&M chemist looks to power fuel cells with hydrogen

Texas A&M chemist Marcetta Darensbourg is focusing on hydrogen, to open related doors to inexpensive, eco-friendly, hydrogen-based energy alternatives.
Engineering

$3.75 million grant awarded to Texas A&M, UT and Rice to form NSF node

$3.75 Million has been awarded to Texas A&M, UT, and Rice to form the Southwest Alliance for Entrepreneurial Innovation Node.

Device for detecting dark matter gets funding from Energy Department

Summary: The US Department of Energy is investing $460,000 in research at Texas A&M University to develop a device to detect and confirm the existence of dark matter. Physicists are unsure exactly what particles to look for, so they have agreed upon several possibilities. Among them is a particle known as a weakly interacting massive…
Education

Team-based education helps future health professionals, research shows

Team-based education at Texas A&M is helping our future health professionals to hone their communication skills before reaching the industry.
Energy

Law scholar opens conversation with Argentina about energy resources

Gina Warren travels to share her research on sustainable energy development
Business

‘Cash for Clunkers’ stimulus program actually hurt automakers, study says

U.S. government program suffered by having more than one goal, economists at Texas A&M say.