December 20, 2013
Texas Tech University’s latest crop of faculty Fulbright scholarships is among the most in the nation.
With 10 awards, Texas Tech leads all research institutions for U.S. Fulbright Scholars, along with Ohio State and Illinois who also each received 10 fellowships.
It has baffled humans for millennia: how did life begin on planet Earth? Now, new research from a Texas Tech University paleontologist suggests it may have rained from the skies and started in the bowels of hell.
The well-worn, topless Jeep pulls out of the carport by the horse barn and starts down a dirt trail flanked by sage and mesquite.
As the wheels bounce over the sandy terrain of his 6,000-acre quail ranch in Stonewall County, Rick Snipes starts out seeking the familiar and iconic bird call. The ranch sits in an area known for some of the nation’s best quail hunting.
The new Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT) was commissioned on July 9.
SWiFT is a unique facility that gives the U.S. an opportunity to address wind farm underperformance, much of which can be attributed to turbine-to-turbine interaction.
Two Texas Tech sociologists say the reasoning behind religious tattoos are similar to a 100-year-old theory about how the Protestant work ethic powered the Industrial Revolution.
Their findings are published in The Social Science Journal.
With the help of a special spectroscopic camera developed by a Texas Tech University physicist, researchers at Caltech and Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network captured rare images of a star in another galaxy going supernova within a day of the star’s explosion.
At low levels, arsenic and estrogen offer little threat to human health. However, Texas Tech scientists found that low doses together can cause cancer in prostate cells.
Thanks to a new study by Texas Tech University researchers, treating infidelity among couples may change due to the unique aspect of social networking sites, specifically Facebook.
U.S. scientists, including Texas Tech’s High Energy Physics Group, played a significant role in advancing the theory of what is now known as the Higgs field, which gives elementary particles mass.
Previously housed in the College of Education Building, the two-story autism education and research facility showcases the impressive growth the program has experienced since its establishment and now includes 28,458 square feet of space for clinical facilities.