Scientists in China have used a cutting-edge Crispr technique to repair a disease-causing mutation in viable human embryos. Source: Science News

Vice President Mike Pence, with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston Thursday, Aug. 23, to discuss the future of human space exploration and the…

With simple tools, there are three things you can observe to support the heliocentric model of the solar system. Source: Science News

If we want to solve climate change, there’s no other option. Source: Science News

Scientists track in incredible detail how the giant kangaroo rat and over 400 other species struggled and triumphed amid a punishing drought. Source: Science News

All your industrious tracking of periods, sex, and basal body temperature is also valuable as a database. Source: Science News

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 24, to provide an update on upcoming activities related to the agency’s first mission to return a sample…

On the one-year anniversary of the historic 2017 Eclipse Across America, NASA will host a Science Chat at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, Aug. 21, to discuss new science data and…

Climate change could increase river flooding damage by as much as 1,000 percent, an ambitious new study finds. Source: Science News

In a given thirty minute episode, 4Tech’s hosts might test for counterfeit medicines at a pharmacy in Ghana, try out a wetsuit in cold Russian waters, or peek into a…

A neurological “functional fingerprint” allows scientists to explore the influence of genetics, environment and aging on brain connectivity. Source: Science News

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 22, to discuss the upcoming launch of the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-2), which will fly…

New Texas A&M soil scientist aims research at global change effects on carbon sequestration

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Peyton Smith, 979-845-5669, peyton.smith@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Peyton Smith was soaring through the skies before she could drive, but it’s what is…

If the unconfirmed claims of a room temperature superconductor are real, this is _bonkers_. Source: Science News

SpaceX’s first crew is starting training on cockpit simulators and replicas of the spacecraft that will take them to the ISS. Source: Science News

Dr. Patrick Stover appointed sole finalist for Texas A&M AgriLife Research director

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The sole finalist for director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research said he will strengthen long-standing commitments to applied and fundamental research…

New AgriLife Extension dairy specialist to be headquartered in Stephenville

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jennifer Spencer, 254-968-4144 ext. 233, jennifer.spencer@ag.tamu.edu STEPHENVILLE –  Dr. Jennifer Spencer joined the faculty at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center…

Your phone can measure acceleration, magnetic field, sound, location, and maybe more—which turns it into a portable data collector for science projects. Source: Science News

Bryan City Council Decides To Not Create A Texas Avenue School Zone Speed Limit

Motorists on Texas Avenue in Bryan won’t be slowing down in front of Harmony Science Academy. That was part of staff recommendations the city council approved at Tuesday’s meeting. The…

The first high-quality, complete sequence of the bread wheat genome could support the creation of the first genetically modified wheat. Source: Science News