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2009-03-25 12:00:00

Monsanto Collaborates with Texas AgriLife Research and Texas A&M, Honors World's Pre-Eminent Rice and Wheat Researchers Global Research Program to Ignite Further Public Sector Research in Important Crops ST. LOUIS, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) today announced a $10 million grant to establish Monsanto's Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program, which will help identify and support young scientists interested in improving research and production...

2009-03-11 23:39:49

A stunning 43-point effort from Mike Singletary Wednesday rallied Texas Tech to an 88-83 win over Texas A&M in the Big 12 Conference Tournament. Texas Tech, which has only a 14-18 record, trailed by 19 at halftime and then scored 59 points in the second period to shock the Aggies. The outcome will leave Texas A&M (23-9) having to sweat Sunday's announcement of the at-large teams in the NCAA Tournament. Singletary hit 14-of-21 shots from the field and 12-of-14 from the line. He...

2009-03-07 18:09:38

Donald Sloan led five Texas A&M players in double figures with 16 points Saturday in the unranked Aggies' 96-86 upset of 12th-ranked Missouri. Josh Carter and B.J. Holmes scored 13 points each, and Bryan Davis and Nathan Walkup scored 12 points apiece for Texas A&M (23-8, 9-7 Big 12), which ran off six straight wins to end the regular season. DeMarre Carroll scored 18 points, Zaire Taylor had 17 and Matt Lawrence 16 for Missouri (25-6, 12-4), which finished the regular season with two...

2009-03-03 11:56:00

Facility Uses RFID-Powered Software Application to Demonstrate Construction Materials Track-and-Trace for South Texas Project Nuclear Power Plant COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), a Texas A&M engineering organization, has installed InSync's Yard Management Software Application in its university laboratory. Texas A&M was approached by South Texas Project Nuclear Power Plant in Bay City, Texas, who has shown particular...

2009-02-04 23:35:19

Brothers Blake and Taylor Griffin led a late Oklahoma rally Wednesday that lifted the second-ranked Sooners to a 77-71 victory over Texas A&M. Oklahoma overcame a nine-point deficit in the late going and held the Aggies scoreless for a four-minute stretch. Taylor Griffin put the Sooners in front for good with 41 seconds to play on a layup and added two free throws with 25 seconds to play for a four-point advantage. Blake Griffin scored 16 points and had 14 rebounds. Taylor Griffin had 13...

2009-01-14 23:29:18

Bryan Davis and Chinemelu Elonu led all five starters in double figures Wednesday, carrying Texas A&M to an 84-73 win over No. 21 Baylor. The Aggies took an 11-point halftime lead and held off a late run by the Bears to win for the 11th time in 12 games. Texas A&M improved to 15-2 for the season and to 1-1 in Big 12 action. Davis and Elonu both had 17 points, Josh Carter and Donald Sloan had 15 each, and Derrick Roland had 10. The Aggies made six of their nine three-point attempts....

2009-01-09 08:50:00

Priceless treasure from the bottom of the sea is locked away at Texas A&M University, stacked on floor-to-ceiling racks and kept secure in 15,000 square feet of refrigerated space. Although it's not gold bullion or precious gems, this treasure dazzles oceanographers, geologists, geophysicists and other geoscientists who come from around the world to College Station to sample it. One piece is even on permanent display at the Smithsonian.The treasure is a library of more than 106 kilometers...

2008-11-28 00:02:51

Colt McCoy passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more Thursday, powering fourth-ranked Texas to an easy 49-9 pasting of archrival Texas A&M. By accounting for four scores, McCoy bolstered his Heisman Trophy chances. In all, he completed 23-of-28 passes for 311 yards and added 49 yards on 11 rushes. Wide receivers Brandon Collins and Quan Cosby caught touchdown passes, with Collins making six catches for 103 yards and Cosby making six for 80 yards. Jordan Shipley caught four passes for...

2008-08-02 12:00:42

By Holly Huffman, The Eagle, Bryan, Texas Aug. 2--The Texas A&M System Board of Regents on Friday confirmed the dismissal of the School of Rural Public Health's founding dean, despite a plea from alumni who questioned the decision. Three members of the Texas A&M Hispanic Network alumni organization attended the meeting Friday to show support for Dr. Ciro Sumaya, who was told two months ago that he was being removed from his post. As founding dean, Sumaya had been at the Texas...

2008-07-26 15:00:38

By Janet Elliott, Houston Chronicle Jul. 26--AUSTIN -- The University of Texas System is looking to trade on high oil prices -- and potentially raise up to $1 billion for its endowment -- by selling future production from land it manages in West Texas. The regents this week authorized UT officials to negotiate with one or more parties to sell a portion of its oil and gas production at a fixed price over a set time period. The buyer would pay up front for the oil and gas produced in...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'