COVID-19 Clinical Trial
Apr 20, 2020As the first person to identify the experimental drug remdesivir as the only viable medicine for treating COVID-19 in a January research study, Texas A&M chemist Wenshe Ray Liu has two words to describe preliminary results from its use in a University of Chicago clinical trial: “quite exciting.”
Going Big by Going Home
Feb 28, 2020Twelve years after earning her bachelor's in biochemistry at Texas A&M, biologist Jennifer Dulin '05 got the full-circle chance to return to Texas A&M, where she's pursuing her life's work of making the best of one of the worst situations currently affecting the lives of more than 300,000 people in the United States alone — spinal cord injury.
The Human Element
Feb 13, 2020Professors get their fair share of requests from their students. Last spring, Texas A&M chemist Simon North received his most unique to date when two former students in his freshman chemistry course, Julia Santell '19 and Josiah Day '19, asked him to officiate at their August 17 wedding. The rest, as they say, is history — er, chemistry.
Crucible of Curiosity
Nov 26, 2019Thanks and gig 'em to The Association of Former Students for contributing $75,000 toward the Texas A&M College of Science during the past academic year -- whoop! Read about the people, programs and progress that generous support helps make possible in the cover story from the November-December 2019 issue of "Texas Aggie" magazine.
Solving the Plastics Problem
Oct 18, 2019Texas A&M University and Teysha Technologies have signed a sponsored research agreement to streamline the development of natural degradable polymers that break down in water as a possible solution to the global plastics pollution crisis currently weighing in at an estimate exceeding 10 million metric tons and growing.
The Right Stuff
Sep 20, 2019Texas A&M senior chemistry major Oscar Gonzalez '20 is one of two students selected as the university's latest recipients of $10,000 scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which seeks to strengthen U.S. leadership in science and technology by supporting the nation's best undergraduate students pursuing STEM majors.
Jun 28, 2019As a graduate student in astronomy at Texas A&M University, Taylor Hutchison '22 studies some of the most distant galaxies ever found, using some of the largest telescopes on Earth to do so. Learn more about her passion for science and the stars as well as the exhilarating potential of living a dream come true.
Apr 23, 2018Every spring since 2003, Texas A&M has hosted the Physics and Engineering Festival, attracting thousands of science enthusiasts for a free, daylong celebration of all things scientific, technological and fun. Despite unseasonably cold and rainy weather, this year's event drew record numbers.
Jul 20, 2015Each summer, Texas A&M chemist James Pennington treks across Texas in a custom-fitted cargo van to spread scientific goodwill and supplement summer enrichment programs at area schools, libraries and museums as coordinator for one of Texas A&M's most popular educational outreach programs, the Chemistry Road Show.