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2013-10-01 23:02:32

Dashwood Named to Lead Newly Formed Center for Epigenetics & Disease Prevention Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 As the next step in a series of advancements to transform scientific discovery across Texas A&M University and, in turn, the state and nation, the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) in Houston is establishing a new Center for Epigenetics & Disease Prevention (CEDP) with support from the Chancellor’s...

2012-08-24 23:02:18

A public opinion survey now underway is seeking input from Wisconsin travelers, commuters and commercial drivers regarding how they choose their travel routes and what information could help them make better choices. College Station, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2012 The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will use the survey results to improve the travel and alternate route information provided to the public. Working with researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute...

Certain Fruits Can Fight Against Obesity
2012-06-19 08:51:04

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com Walking in the aisle of a produce section of a supermarket, you´ll be bombarded by a variety of fragrant smells and bright colors. With so many choices these days, it can be quite difficult to pick out the best healthy fruits and veggies. Luckily, a new study points to fruits that have beneficial qualities. Texas AgriLife Research recently discovered that peaches, plums, and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can possibly stave off obesity-related...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.