MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M Human Behavior Lab to showcase technology at Nov. 16 open house

COLLEGE STATION – Eye tracking, facial expressions and other human emotions are integral parts of consumer purchasing studies and other social science evaluations conducted by the Texas A&M Human Behavior Laboratory. The research lab will host an open house from 3-5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Centeq Building, 1500 Research Parkway, Suite 221 in College […]

Texas A&M biochemistry major leads student ‘pitch’ team at SEC competition.

COLLEGE STATION — A team led by a Texas A&M University biochemistry graduate student recently competed in a Southeastern Conference contest hosted by Texas A&M, where they pitched their wastewater treatment and carbon capture platform. Daniel Browne, a biochemistry graduate student set to graduate from A&M in December, led the team. His graduate research has […]

Texas A&M AgriLife climate conference evaluates impacts, solutions

COLLEGE STATION – Climate and its impacts on agricultural and ecological systems highlighted a recent symposium held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Center on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. The conference was part of the Texas A&M University Grand Challenge initiative funded by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. A variety […]

Simpson named Agricultural Engineer of the Year by ASABE Texas Section

COLLEGE STATION – Shay Simpson, associate program director for Texas A&M AgriLife Research Corporate Relations, has been named Agricultural Engineer of the Year by the Texas Section of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Simpson received the award at the Texas Section annual meeting in Temple. “This award recognizes a Texas Section ASABE […]

Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center at Texas A&M designated Center for Excellence

COLLEGE STATION – The Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research at Texas A&M University in College Station, has been designated as a National Center of Excellence on Melons by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA. NIFA Centers for Excellence are recognized by their success […]

Texas A&M AgriLife breaks ground on new poultry biosafety research facility

COLLEGE STATION – A groundbreaking ceremony was held Oct. 25 for the new Biological Safety Level-II research facility at the Texas A&M University Poultry Research Center, 1202 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South in College Station. Merck Animal Health and Tyson Foods have provided gift funding for the new research facility, which aims to solve health-related challenges […]

Study examines potential loss of U.S. dairy export market to China

COLLEGE STATION – The U.S. dairy industry would suffer a significant blow on a number of products resulting from a proposed 25 percent tariff imposed on dairy products by China, according to a study. Dr. Luis Ribera, director of the Center for North American Studies at Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

National scientists, professionals, enthusiasts converge at Texas A&M turfgrass, landscape field day

DALLAS — More than 150 green industry professionals and enthusiasts converged in Dallas for a showcase tour of the latest Texas A&M AgriLife developments in resilient lawns, sports fields and landscapes. The annual Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day is held in a different location each year by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas […]

Symposium focuses on human diet, ‘cross-talk’ between gut microbes and host physiology

COLLEGE STATION – Scientists at Texas A&M University recently participated in the day-long Grand Challenges Symposium sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on the effects of the human diet and “cross-talk” between gut microbiota and host physiology with ties to chronic diseases such as colon cancer. The symposium outcomes could be far-reaching […]

Texas A&M’s Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture receives additional $12.5 million for research on small scale irrigation

COLLEGE STATION – The Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, has received an additional $12.5 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development for the Feed the Future Innovation Laboratory for Small Scale Irrigation. The Borlaug Institute is completing the fifth year of the competitively awarded cooperative agreement with USAID. […]