Posted: 11:28 AM COLLEGE STATION, May 14, 2013 — The cause of earthquakes is known: tectonic plates scraping and clashing against each other. Scientists seeking a deeper understanding of the underlying causes of that plate movement turn to Texas A&M University professor Wolfgang Bangerth, a widely respected expert in computational mathematics and mathematical modeling.
Updated: 6:25 PM A new method of learning inside the classroom has been proven to fight childhood obesity. Now researchers at Texas A&M are testing the method on adults in the workplace. It involves students and teachers standing at their desks, and it has caught the interest of the Centers for Disease Control.
Posted: 1:43 PM The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was sold to the American people on the ambitious premise that it would improve the health of millions of Americans and save tens of thousands of lives through preventative care.
Updated: 10:53 PM Three women rescued from a house a decade after they disappeared said Sunday that they are happy to be home and pleaded for privacy so they can heal and reconnect with their families.
Updated: 11:00 PM The Federal Aviation Administration is keeping open for now the 149 control towers at small airports that were slated to close as the result of governmentwide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.