Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A real estate investment firm co-founded by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, is betting big on the administration’s Opportunity Zone tax breaks but isn’t…

Longtime AgriLife Research economist Dr. James Richardson to retire

Originator of farm simulation model used to analyze farm bills since 1980s Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Since the mid-1980s, the simulation model developed by a…

Remotely controlled EV home chargers – the threats and vulnerabilities

We are now seeing signs of a possible shift in the field of personal transport. Recent events such as the ‘dieselgate’ scandal undermine customer and government confidence in combustion engines…

Following 2018 Election setbacks, Texas Republicans must look inside their own tent By Matt Mackowiak Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — There have been a couple news stories about the…

Texas A&M Human Behavior Laboratory now open for business  

Writer: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Marco Palma, 979-845-5284, mapalma@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Human Behavior Lab hosted an open house and guest lecture as part of…

“Our residents lose thousands of dollars a year and suffer from ruined credit scores, as well as a general sense of anxiety regarding their identity,” –Attorney General Paxton Texas Insider…

Does this sound like a party that’s learning any lessons from the Nov. 6th Election? By Ash Wright Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Republicans still hold all statewide offices…

Republicans should take Beto seriously. The 2020 revolution will be marketed, and he is a product. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Former Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) has been meeting…

“We must hope to give them a sense of what it means to be a loyal friend, a loving parent, a citizen who leaves his home, his neighborhood and town…

APT review of the year

What were the most interesting developments in terms of APT activity throughout the year and what can we learn from them? Not an easy question to answer; everybody has partial…

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…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2018. Top security stories

Introduction The internet is now woven into the fabric of our lives. Many people routinely bank, shop and socialize online and the internet is the lifeblood of commercial organizations. The…

Surge of oil and gas flowing to Texas coastline triggers building boom, tensions

A brown pelican perches on a fishing pier, damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, in Port Aransas, Texas, on June 6, 2018. In the background stand three offshore oil rigs.…

NASA has awarded a contract to Franconia Real Estate Services, Inc., doing business as Allegiance Government Relocation, of Woodbridge, Virginia, to provide employee relocation services for the agency. Source: NASA

Christina Sumners: Welcome to Science Sound Off; I’m Christina Sumners, and with me today are two assistant professors from the Texas A&M College of Medicine, Robert Watson and Kristin Patrick.…

Threat predictions for industrial security in 2019

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for 2019 Cryptocurrency threat predictions for 2019 Cyberthreats to financial institutions 2019: overview and predictions The past few years have been very intense and eventful…

The Rotexy mobile Trojan – banker and ransomware

On the back of a surge in Trojan activity, we decided to carry out an in-depth analysis and track the evolution of some other popular malware families besides Asacub. One…

Mark Faries: Welcome to Health Hullabaloo. I’m here with Tim Schnettler. Hey Tim. Tim Schnettler: Hey Dr. Faries, how are you? Mark Faries: Good. Again, my name is Dr. Mark…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for 2019

There’s nothing more difficult than predicting. So, instead of gazing into a crystal ball, the idea here is to make educated guesses based on what has happened recently and where…

For 50 years, evolutionary theory has emphasized the importance of neutral mutations over adaptive ones in DNA. Real genomic data challenge that assumption. Source: Science News