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Researchers Receive Grant to Study Quail Parasite Infections

Wildlife Toxicology Laboratory will continue to study eyeworms and cecal worms infecting wild bobwhite quail.

Research Shows Early Parent-Child Talks on Pornography Effective

Talking with adolescents can influence self-esteem and curtail pornography viewing in the future.

Infectobesity Researcher Becomes First Chair of Nutritional Sciences Department

Infectobesity refers to the research that studies the relationship between pathogens and weight gain.

Department of Psychology Becomes Department of Psychological Sciences

The name change reflects the nature of this highly interdisciplinary and collaborative field of study.

Environmental Scientists Find Antibiotics, Bacteria, Resistance Genes in Feedlot Dust

Texas Tech researchers are beginning to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria travel aerially.

After Tragedy, Biology Students Finish Friend’s Research

Chris Rodriguez is listed as an author of the biology research he started before his death in 2012.

Researcher Discovers New Salmonella Serotype

Salmonella Lubbock will provide new avenues for research into the bacteria’s prevention.

Study Shows Expression Just as Important as Words in Presidential Debates

Erik Bucy’s research indicates voters notice a candidate’s nonverbal cues as much as a rhetoric.

Quiznos Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Burkhart Center Collaboration

This partnership will allow students with autism spectrum disorder to gain work experience.

Engineering Doctoral Student Recognized by Regional Transportation Center

Wes Kumfer studied how demographics can affect a driver’s likelihood of being involved in a fatal crash.

Water for West Texas

Recent rains improve drought standing for some counties.

Looking Back: Making an Impact Through Research

Studies include blood sucking eyeworms, a new species of prehistoric reptile, love languages and more.

Administrator, Engineer Become National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Robert V. Duncan and Mohamed Soliman are two of the 170 named as this year’s distinguished fellows.

Biologist Leads Group That Mapped Crocodilian Genomes

Understanding these reptiles’ genome can help scientists better understand birds.

Face-to-Screen: Graduate Students Use Tablets to Connect with K-12 Students

Middle school teacher Robin Hart joined forces with Texas Tech graduate students to bring math, science and engineering expertise to her students.

Sequencing of Cotton A-genome Could Boost Industry

Collaboration with Bayer CropScience could translate into better commercial varieties for growers.

Robotics Program Creates STEM Awareness for High School Students

Texas Tech students designed structure of annual BEST competition and served as mentors.

Getting To Know W. Brent Lindquist

New College of Arts and Sciences dean is committed to helping Texas Tech reach tier-one status.

Researchers Create Company to Optimize Wind Plant Output

The technology is licensed through Office of Research Commercialization.

Engineers Discover New Method to Determine Surface Properties at the Nanoscale

As machines get smaller, knowing characteristics can make huge engineering differences.