Mary Leigh Meyer: Welcome to Sounds Like Health, I’m Mary Leigh Meyer. Christina Sumners: And I’m Christina Sumners. Mary Leigh Meyer: We are here with Dr. Hector Chapa, a board…

We did the math on a famous thought experiment by Isaac Newton involving a very tall mountain, a wicked fast cannonball, and good old gravity. Source: Science News

Tom Green County team takes first place in National 4-H Food Challenge

Contacts: Dr. Morgan Treadwell, 325-653-4576, morgan.treadwell@ag.tamu.edu Courtney Redman, 325-659-6527, cjbarbee@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – A team from Tom Green County won the National 4-H Food Challenge held recently at the State…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Texas Science and Engineering Advisory Board have named Texas A&M Engineering as the new host of the…

Mark Benden, PhD, director of the Ergonomics Center at Texas A&M, explains the science of how people work and how we can all be healthier doing so. (Hint: Move more!)…

We must be aggressive about protecting the tools that foster Local Economic Growth & Job Creation By Beverly Powell Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Many Austin politicos are talking about…

Texas A&M team proposes using research stations across U.S. for public STEM education

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Rhonda Struminger, 979-450-8484, struminger@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The general public and scientists are finding common ground at hundreds of biological field research stations across…

The two most likely Election Results, and what they’d mean for the country By Matt Mackowiak Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Every time an election comes around, candidates call…

Congressman Mike Conaway This collection of legislation included H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Businesses Tax Cuts Act, H.R. 6757, the Family Savings Act, and H.R. 6756, the American…

Two mathematicians say they found a glaring hole in a proof that has convulsed the math community for years. Source: Science News

Strange, long-forgotten numbers called quaternions are undergoing a revival in computer graphics, math, and physics. Source: Science News

We’ve entered the home stretch of what is sometimes referred to in Austin as “The Interim.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — It’s been just a little over a year since…

PART IV of “The Craymer Series”: There is no permanent Property Tax Rate. New Tax Rates are set each year at about this time, and It’s those Tax Rates that determine your…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Governor Greg Abbott has named Ruth Ruggero Hughs Chair of the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), the agency announced today. Hughs has served as TWC Commissioner Representing…

In Wimberley, a fight bubbles up over sewage and a beloved swimming hole

Visitors enjoy spring-fed Cypress Creek at Blue Hole Regional Park on July 19, 2018. Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune * Correction appended. In November 2012, more than 100,000…

As Trump backlash continues, STEM professionals in Texas run for office

Clockwise from bottom left: Allison Lami Sawyer, Michelle Beckley, Joseph Kopser, Carla Morton, and Rick Kennedy are Democrats with backgrounds in STEM running for office this year. Marjorie Kamys Cotera:…

Region 16 STEM teachers tour AgriLife Research farm

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Brent Auvermann, 806-677-5600, bauvermann@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Texas A&M AgriLife Research hosted a group of about 20 science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM,…

NASA’s Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) has selected three informal education organizations to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning to inspire the next generation…

The new Pixar movie has a trailer that makes you think about how teaching math *really* works. Source: Science News

Texas Workforce Commission For a full list of all Science Fair winners by category and city, please visit: txsef.org/awards.For a downloadable photo gallery of all winners, please visit: http://bit.ly/2018TSEF Texas Insider Report:…