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2010-08-05 09:32:44

AgriLife scientist: 'Time to take the monoculture blinders off'.

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2010-06-02 13:44:01

Breast cancer cells - even the most aggressive type - died after treatments with peach and plum extracts in lab tests at Texas AgriLife Research recently, and scientists say the results are deliciously promising.

2010-05-05 11:30:00

HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), the largest university-based transportation research agency in the U.S., have agreed to collaborate on research and development of intelligent transportation projects in Texas and beyond. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The agreement will bring together research scientists and engineers from IBM and TTI researchers, faculty and students, who will work with state...

2010-03-25 12:06:00

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Defense Secretary Robert Gates outlined new guidelines for the enforcement of the law preventing open homosexuality in the military.

2010-01-11 11:37:00

COLLEGE STATION, Texas and KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) announced today it has selected INRIX® as the exclusive private provider of traffic information for the 2010 Urban Mobility Report.

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2009-12-04 14:30:48

Dr. Daniel Leskovar, a Texas AgriLife Research plant physiologist at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde, has been investigating ways to help vegetable plants make a less stressful transition from the greenhouse to the field.

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2009-09-04 09:47:16

Field trials of a new cotton are verifying previous lab and greenhouse studies indicating the crop could become a source of protein for millions of malnourished people in the world.

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2009-06-27 07:05:00

People smell them, thump them and eyeball their shape - but ultimately, it's sweetness and a sense of healthy eating that lands a melon in a shopper's cart.

2009-06-16 07:15:00

HOUSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Directive 7, TEEX partner and exclusive reseller of the Secure Assessment Software Tool, or SAST, announce the successful use of the SAST tool for educational campuses. Frank Farmilette, with D7, notes that "the CSOs, Security Directors, Risk Managers, HS&E Professionals, and Facility Managers we spoke to wanted a tool that was easy enough for their on-site administrative people to work with but yet easy and...


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.