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3 hrs ago | RedOrbit

How Wild Rabbits Were Genetically Transformed...

The genetic changes that transformed wild animals into domesticated forms have long been a mystery.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture

6 hrs ago |

Kennewick Man: Pre-history's Amanda Knox?

A new book shares what exactly scientists have learned during their decade-long study of K-Man's prehistoric bones.


Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, Anthropology, Science, us Travel, Travel

10 hrs ago | North Texas e-News

Fannin County's very own cowgirl with a camera

Fannin County is becoming an art mecca for photographers, painters, sculptors, weavers, woodworkers, quilters, and craftsman of all kinds.


Related Topix: Fannin County, TX, Bonham, TX, Photography, Arts, Agriculture, Science, Graphic Design

13 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

UT-Austin: Mission Accomplished for $3 Billion Campaign

University of Texas at Austin officials are claiming victory after an eight-year capital campaign, which ended Aug. 31, exceeded its $3 billion goal.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Daily Texan

Increase in UT System funds allows for tuition offset plan

Recent increases in oil production in West Texas have also increased the amount of money available to the UT System, according to Scott Kelley, the System's executive vice chancellor for business affairs.


Related Topix: West, TX, Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin


For Aggies, Labor Day Means Back to School

Kessler McLaughlin joined the KBTX news team in January 2014 as a Photojournalist/Reporter.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

The Horse

Anderson Honored As 2014 Equine Science Award Winner

Kathleen P. Anderson, MS, PhD, associate professor and equine extension specialist from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, was recently honored as the recipient of the 2014 Equine Science Award.


Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln, Kansas State University

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Joe White retiring from East Texas Oil Museum after 37 years as director

One of Kilgore College's treasures, The East Texas Oil Museum, will bid farewell this month to a man who has been with the museum since its inception 37 years ago and who has devoted half of his life to the preservation and public education of the East Texas oil field.


Related Topix: Texas, Henderson, TX, Stephen F. Austin State University, Brenham, TX

The Countywide

Early RSVP advised for those hearing speaker on drones

Bee Development Authority Executive Director Joe B. Montez has encouraged anyone interested in learning more about the testing program of unmanned aircraft to attend the Wednesday luncheon of the Beeville Rotary Club on Sept.


Related Topix: Beeville, TX, Corpus Christi, TX, Bee County, TX

Kennewick Man 'might have been Asian'

The mysterious Kennewick Man, who died 9 000 years ago in the Columbia River Valley, was a seal hunter who rambled far and wide with a projectile point lodged in his hip, five broken ribs that never healed properly, two small dents in his skull and a bum shoulder from the repetitive stress of throwing spears.


Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, University of Tennessee

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

TAMU study ranks Texas' most congested roadwaysTAMU study ranks...

TAMU study ranks Texas' most congested roadways TAMU study IDs Texas' most congested roadways Check out this story on HOUSTON -- When you're in it, it certainly feels like Houston's traffic is the worst in Texas, and now a new ... (more)


Related Topix: Houston, TX


Insect molting is 'like having your lungs ripped out'

When an insect gets too big for its exoskeleton, it sheds it. This process-known as molting-might sound matter-of-fact, but it's not.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, North Carolina State University, Avondale, PA

Scientific Blogging

How Wild Rabbits Genetically Became Tame Ones

Why wild animals genetically changed into domesticated forms has long been a mystery, covered by the blanket artificial selection reasoning.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Genetics, Medicine


2 Texas schools break California stranglehold in national college rankings

Texas A&M ranks No. 4 on list of schools that enroll low-income students, encourage academic research and public service.


Related Topix: California, University of Texas at El Paso

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Tenure-Track Position in Psychology

As part of a broad campus-wide investment in neuroscience, including human neuroimaging, the Department of Psychology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track position in psychology to begin in Fall 2015.


The News-Star

Study: Dogs could get jealousStudy: Dogs could get jealousA...

Study: Dogs could get jealous Dogs get jealou of other pets Check out this story on University of California-San Diego emotion researcher Christine Harris, a professor of psychology at the university, poses with her border collie.


Related Topix: UC San Diego

San Diego Source

It helps to have a hospital room with a view

Hospitals are, by their nature, scary and depressing places. But they don't have to be ugly as well -- and there's ample evidence that aesthetics matter to patient health.


Related Topix: Interior Design, Arts

Hispanic Business

Study Findings on Engineering Are Outlined in Reports from Texas A&M University

In the reverse engineered algae farm approach the production level is specified and then , and other parameters are set to provide a high probability of success."


Texas Tribune

The Brief: Aug. 28, 2014

Gov. Rick Perry's legal team, led by Houston attorney Tony Buzbee, c, speaks to the press on August 18, 2014.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, Galveston County, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers from Texas A&M University Describe Findings in DNA...

The aim of this study was to develop a DNA vaccine that protects the birds against REV infection."


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health