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Start Time Delayed: TEDxTexasTech Saturday Event

The event will now begin at 10 a.m., with doors opening at 8:45 a.m.

Professor to Study Movement of Cancer Cells and Tumor Cell Detection

Projects will be funded by two CPRIT grants.

Fear of Terrorism Hastens Path to Burnout for Israeli Workers

Rawls College of Business professor, Yitzhak Fried, examined how the fear of terrorism led to insomnia.

Researchers Receive Grant to Improve Wind Forecasting

Better wind forecasting could spell cheaper energy for consumers deriving power from wind farms.

Texas Tech Announces First Tenant for Research and Technology Park

Chromatin is an industry leader in sorghum development for use in solving global ag issues.

Researcher Receives $1 Million NSF Grant to Devise New Supercomputing Model

More and different types of data could be handled at one time to avoid data bottlenecks.

TEDxTexasTechUniversity Conference Set for Feb. 28

Bernard Harris and Katharine Hayhoe are on the list of scheduled speakers.

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 Chair of Nutritional Sciences

Infectobesity refers to 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.