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Agriculture

E.coli in leafy greens: Study identifies factors that can raise and lower risks

Strongest influences are farm management practices and environmental factors, such as location and weather
Psychological and Brain Sciences

Who places blame for reckless acts? Often it’s Lady Luck, not Lady Justice

Research team in Department of Psychology takes a scientific look at ‘moral luck’
Biochemistry

Are Stradivari inferior to new violins? Biochemist challenges recent study

Professor emeritus believes classic violins used in Paris test must have been in poor condition
Atmospheric Sciences

Booming economies in Asia are affecting world’s weather patterns

New study concludes that manmade aerosols are creating stronger storms
Medicine

Messy diapers help nutritionists understand how babies grow healthy

Samples allow researchers to generate a molecular ‘fingerprint’ to determine how infants are developing
Public Health

Trouble sleeping? Could be that cup of coffee you drank … six hours ago

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine researcher studies how diet can affect circadian rhythms and sleep cycles
Ecosystems

Money well-spent: Buoy system deployed in Gulf of Mexico returns value after Galveston oil spill

After 20 years, TABS remains the only buoy system of its kind in the United States and among the few in the world.
Agriculture

Does mesquite = electricity? Maybe, but only under the right conditions

AgriLife Research study estimates economic feasibility under five harvest scenarios
Architecture

Resilient cities: How to minimize destruction from natural disasters

Research from the Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center helps communities to avoid, mitigate and recover from all kinds of disasters