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2010-04-20 12:18:00

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Texas A&M University College of Architecture today announced the formation of a new six-month research consortium beginning May 1, 2010 to help electric cooperatives, municipal and other public utilities evaluate the business case for smart grid investments. Electric smart grids, which can provide integrated communication, automation and control of the entire electric system from generating plants to the operation of electric...

2009-11-18 15:30:20

Viruses are well known for attacking humans and animals, but some viruses instead attack bacteria.

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2009-11-03 06:50:00

Pateamine A (PatA), a natural product first isolated from marine sponges, has attracted considerable attention as a potential anti-cancer agent, and now a new activity has been found for it, which may reveal yet another anti-cancer mechanism.

2009-10-21 11:25:36

Molecules that may hold the key to new ways to fight cancer and other diseases have been found to play an important role in regulating circadian rhythm, says Liheng Shi, a researcher in Texas A&M's Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences.

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2009-10-20 11:29:17

Using data from Hurricane Katrina and four other destructive storms, researchers from Johns Hopkins and Texas A&M universities say they have found a way to accurately predict power outages in advance of a hurricane.

2009-07-29 14:57:28

The cowpea or black-eyed pea, as it is more commonly known, is a New Year's tradition for good luck. But disease and particularly aphids, which can wreck a crop within a few a days, are especially bad luck for the cowpea, according to scientists.

2009-05-30 18:16:49

Bronson Burgoon of Texas A&M beat Arkansas' Andrew Landry Saturday to give the Aggies their first NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship. Andrea Pavan beat David Lingmerth 7 & 6 and John Hurley beat Ethan Tracy 6 & 4 to get the first two points for Texas A&M.

2009-05-27 20:12:43

Former Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie is suing the school for $6 million, alleging breach of contract, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported Wednesday. Gillispie left Texas A&M in 2007 and agreed to a seven-year deal to coach the Kentucky basketball team.

2009-04-03 12:00:00

Monsanto Donates State-of-the-Art Marker Technology to Public Database LUBBOCK, Texas, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Texas AgriLife Research, a part of the Texas A&M System, announced it has received the largest private donation of cotton technology from one of the world's leading agriculture companies, Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON). The donation, which includes about 4,000 cotton molecular markers and associated information, will be offered to the public domain through the globally...

2009-03-29 17:06:30

Briann January's 22 points and five assists Sunday led Arizona State to an 84-69 win over Texas A&M at the NCAA Women's Trenton (N.J.) Region semifinals. The sixth-seeded Lady Sun Devils shot 66.7 percent from the field on the way to a 42-37 edge at the break, and then shot 57.7 percent in a 42-32


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  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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