Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Extension converge at EarthX April 20-22

Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.edu DALLAS – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will showcase environmental initiatives in more than 2,400 square feet of display…

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When we use popular apps with good ratings from official app stores we assume they are safe. This is partially true – usually these apps have been developed with security…

Roaming Mantis uses DNS hijacking to infect Android smartphones

In March 2018, Japanese media reported the hijacking of DNS settings on routers located in Japan, redirecting users to malicious IP addresses. The redirection led to the installation of Trojanized…

APT Trends report Q1 2018

In the second quarter of 2017, Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) began publishing summaries of the quarter’s private threat intelligence reports in an effort to make the public…

Lampasas River Watershed Partnership meeting April 19 in Lampasas

Contact: Lisa Prcin, 254-774-6008, lprcin@brc.tamus.edu LAMPASAS – Those interested in the Lampasas River Watershed Protection Plan are invited to attend the Lampasas River Watershed Partnership meeting April 19. The meeting,…

There are real world applications of the stochastic mathematical process known as a random walk—really. Source: Science News

Central Texans getting more than fair share of oak pollen

Experts say pollen counts significantly higher than average   Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Daphne Richards, 512-854-9600, drichards@ag.tamu.edu David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu AUSTIN – Central Texas allergy sufferers are…

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:…

The more like real brains they became, the more useful these organdies are for studying complex behaviors and neurological diseases. Source: Science News

Facts Beat Fiction in Ugly Republican Primaries By Cory Hawkins Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Congratulations, Texas Republican Primary Voters. You didn’t fall for the ridiculous lies, mailed to…

White House probing huge loans to Kushner's family firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials have been looking into whether $500 million in loans that went to Trump administration senior adviser Jared Kushner’s family real estate company may have…

Drones help researchers monitor High Plains wheat

Moisture-deficient winter offers prime drought-tolerance measurements Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jackie Rudd, 806-677-5600, jcrudd@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Research dryland wheat variety nursery near Bushland…

Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in H2 2017

For many years, Kaspersky Lab experts have been uncovering and researching cyberthreats that target a variety of information systems – those of commercial and government organizations, banks, telecoms operators, industrial…

Bryan High Student Arrested For Making A Terroristic Threat Against Another Student

A 15 year old Bryan High school student went to juvenile detention Friday after his arrest by Bryan police on a charge of making a terroristic threat against another student.…

Instead of “going away,” Hillary (yet again) draws attention to Party’s problems Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hillary Clinton’s recent comments about Middle America served to, once again, focus American’s…

NYC agency investigating more than a dozen Kushner buildings

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s buildings regulator launched investigations at more than a dozen Kushner Cos. properties Wednesday following an Associated Press report that the real estate developer…

Sometimes real science isn’t nearly as exciting as pretend science. Source: Science News

PART II in a Series:  What’s In a Word? Rhetoric, the Weapon of LIAR’s (LIAR is a Tarrant County GOP term,)  By David A. Smith Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Truth…

Texas A&M scientist is among team to prove royalty among termites

  Discovery could lead to eco-friendly control measures Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ed Vargo, 979-845-5855, ed.vargo@tamu.edu                 COLLEGE STATION – Termites! Just the insects’ common name can…

Charges include Ballot Theft, Mail-In Ballot Fraud, Vote Harvesting & Illegal Voting. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Kara Sands, Nueces County Clerk, had a direct and blunt message for the…