Aggie Turfgrass program, field day highlights latest green industry technology

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ben Wherley, 979-845-1591, b-wherley@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Topics ranging from management of sand-capping systems on golf courses to turfgrass cultivars of the future…

What does Trump's repeal of environmental rules mean for Texas?

Earlier this week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the agency will seek to repeal the Clean Power Plan — President Barack Obama’s signature effort to combat climate…

Water rights seminar to address who gets dwindling reserves

Contact: Dr. Guy Fipps, 979-845-7454, g-fipps@tamu.edu McALLEN – A powerhouse speaker’s panel highlights the 2017 Seminar on Water Rights and Public Policy – The Waters of the Rio Grande to…

NASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the James Webb Auditorium in the agency’s headquarters in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a discussion of the contributions of Hispanics to…

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Hold Special Meeting For Two Items

The Texas A&M system board of regents held a special meeting Wednesday where unanimous votes were made to approve two items. The regents authorized the purchase of an 18-story building…

RNA discovery could help boost plant heat, drought tolerance

Writer: Gabe Saldana, Gabe.Saldana@ag.tamu.edu, 956-408-5040 Contact: Dr. Liming Xiong, Liming.Xiong@ag.tamu.edu, 972-952-9246 DALLAS — Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have discovered a ribonucleic acid, or RNA, that can increase the thale…

NASA selected AECOM Technical Services, Inc. of San Francisco to provide architectural and engineering services to the Facilities Engineering branch at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. Source:…

AgConnect simulation exercise draws national animal health leaders

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Veterinary health practitioners, federal and state officials, and others from across Texas and the U.S. recently participated in a two-day animal…

Houston's 'flood czar' says Harvey has brought the city to a decision point on flood control

When we caught up with Houston’s newly-appointed “flood czar” last year, he told us he had no money and no staff. That’s still largely the case, Stephen Costello told us in…

Miners on the Rise

Miners are a class of malware whose popularity has grown substantially this year. The actual process of cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal, though there are groups of people who hoodwink…

In post-Harvey Houston, extent of water contamination largely unknown

When Houston-based epidemiologist Winifred Hamilton spent a few days in the field last week collecting samples of the abundant floodwater Tropical Storm Harvey had left in its wake, she was…

A year before Harvey, Houston-area flood control chief saw no "looming issues"

As the Houston region begins its recovery from the worst rainfall to ever befall a major metropolitan area in modern U.S. history, many flooded-out residents are asking whether local officials…

NASA has selected 16 companies to provide a diverse range of competitive task-order contracts for serving the research and engineering products and services needs of the International Space Station. Source:…

Harvey causes chemical companies to release 1 million pounds of extra air pollutants

Oil refineries and chemical plants across the Texas Gulf Coast released more than 1 million pounds of dangerous air pollutants in the week after Harvey struck, according to public regulatory…

How to Help Harvey Relief Effort

Image provided by Texas A&M athetics. Texas A&M Athletics is partnering with Maroon Out and C.C. Creations in a t-shirt sale to aid relief efforts for people throughout the Gulf…

How to Help Harvey Relief Effort

Image provided by Texas A&M athetics. Texas A&M Athletics is partnering with Maroon Out and C.C. Creations in a t-shirt sale to aid relief efforts for people throughout the Gulf…

How to Help Harvey Relief Effort

Image provided by Texas A&M athetics. Texas A&M Athletics is partnering with Maroon Out and C.C. Creations in a t-shirt sale to aid relief efforts for people throughout the Gulf…

How to Help Harvey Relief Effort

Image provided by Texas A&M athetics. Texas A&M Athletics is partnering with Maroon Out and C.C. Creations in a t-shirt sale to aid relief efforts for people throughout the Gulf…

Monday’s Harvey Update

Flash flood warning continues until 12:45 p.m. Rainfall at Easterwood Airport from Friday 10 p.m. through Monday 9 a.m. measures 13.36 inches. Friday night rainfall was .02 inches. Saturday rainfall…

Neutralization reaction

 Incident Response Guide (PDF) Despite there being no revolutionary changes to the cyberthreat landscape in the last few years, the growing informatization of business processes provides cybercriminals with numerous opportunities…