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Radiation tolerant nanotwinned metals

Texas A&M University mechanical engineering researchers led by Dr. Xinghang Zhang have discovered ratiation-tolerant nanotwinned metals that could provide an important step forward for the design of materials for the next ...

dateFeb 01, 2013 in Materials Science
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Texas farm goes vertical to net tall yields

In an area of Texas known by locals as "East of Weird" because of its proximity to progressive Austin, a farm is yielding many bushels of fruit and vegetables on a space no larger than a parking space.

dateJun 11, 2015 in Ecology
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Drones spy wheat disease progression

Dr. Charlie Rush hopes to use a unique method โ€“ helicopter drone โ€“ to track disease progression across wheat fields to eventually help producers make better irrigation decisions.

dateNov 26, 2013 in Ecology
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Researchers exploring collagen growth

Research by a biomedical engineer at Texas A&M University is shedding light on how collagen grows at the molecular level and helps form a diverse set of structures in the body, ranging from bone, tendon, blood vessels, skin, ...

dateSep 09, 2014 in Biochemistry
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Aerosols appear to weaken hurricanes

Aerosols in the atmosphere produced from human activities do indeed directly affect a hurricane or tropical cyclone, but not in a way many scientists had previously believed โ€“ in fact, they tend to weaken such storms, according ...

dateMar 11, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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