College of Liberal Arts

Teens’ Appetite for Rebellion Can Counter Their Appetite for Junk Food

Researchers have suggested for years that the enormous amount of food marketing bombarding kids and teens contributes to rising levels of obesity. New research published in Nature Human Behaviour suggests an …

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Jackson School of Geosciences

Ancient “Texas Serengeti” Had Elephant-Like Animals

During the Great Depression, some unemployed Texans were put to work as fossil hunters. The workers retrieved tens of thousands of specimens that have been studied in small bits and pieces while stored in the state …

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College of Natural Sciences

Faculty Members Receive Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Three faculty members from the College of Natural Sciences have received distinguished Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards totaling $1.6 million over 5 years from the National Science Foundation.

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