Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University (often referred to as A&M or TAMU) is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas, United States. It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System. The sixth-largest university in the United States, A&M's enrollment for Fall 2011 was over 50,000 for the first time in school history. Texas A&M's designation as a land, sea, and space grant institution reflects a broad range of research with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. The school ranks in the top 20 American research institutes in terms of funding and has made notable contributions to such fields as animal cloning and petroleum engineering.

Address
Rudder Tower, 401 Joe Routt Blvd., College Station, Texas, United States of America 77843
Website
http://www.tamu.edu/
Wikipedia
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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chemists working on drugs To treat COVID-19

In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Texas A&M University chemist Wenshe Ray Liu and his research team have focused their lab solely on searching for drugs to treat COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experts offer COVID-19 cleaning, disinfection guidelines

Cleaning and disinfecting are paramount to preventing COVID-19 contamination from spreading into and throughout one's household. Texas A&M AgriLife Research—Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, IIAD, experts offer ...

Diabetes

Be alert to diabetes risk

During National American Diabetes Association Alert Day on March 24, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts are asking Texans and others to learn more about diabetes and their risk for the disease.

Health

Take small bites toward better nutrition

Good nutrition doesn't have to be difficult or restrictive, and achieving good eating habits can be done bit by bit or, more accurately, bite by bite, said Jenna Anding, Ph.D., a registered dietician nutritionist with the ...

Health

Scholars find that irregularly shaped parks reduce mortality risk

Some community parks are square, a reflection of the city block where they're located—but irregularly shaped parks reduce the mortality risk of residents who live near them, concluded a study by Huaquing Wang, a Ph.D. Urban ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study finds new pathway for potential glioblastoma treatment

A team led by Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences' (CVM) researcher Dr. Stephen Safe has discovered a new pathway that may help suppress the development of glioblastoma tumors, one ...

Health

Remember food safety when packing school lunches

Soon children will again be taking their lunches to school, and because they are at higher-than-normal risk for foodborne illness, parents and caregivers need to pack those lunches with food safety in mind, said a Texas A&M ...

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