North America has lost more than a quarter of its entire bird population. "This is a landmark paper. It's put numbers to everyone's fears about what's going on," said a scientist.
It was three years ago Tuesday when Madison County deputies were called out to a pasture off an Interstate 45 access road on the report that a body had been found.
More than 50 Texas A&M students are spending the weekend brainstorming and creating as part of the College of Engineering’s 33rd Aggies Invent competition — and for the first time the group is working with professional nuclear scientists.
Jenny Jeong, a student at A&M Consolidated Middle School in College Station, recently spent a week of her summer attending Rice University’s Say STEM Camp, hosted by The Tapia Center for Excellence and Equity. She was one of more than 300 students who participated in the camp.
After four days of creating rockets propelled by rubber bands, seventh and eighth graders in Stephen F. Austin Middle School’s Odyssey Academy put their designs to the test Friday afternoon.
U.S. health officials are urging people to stop vaping until they figure out why some are coming down with serious breathing illnesses.
Texas A&M Transportation Institute officials celebrated TTI’s new headquarters building — which put the organization’s five Brazos Valley locations under one roof — at a ribbon cutting at the RELLIS campus on Tuesday.
YouTube has agreed to pay $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent.
Five Texas A&M University research teams recently received grants totaling more than $6 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research saying there are no specific genes that make people gay.
A special reception and lecture Friday at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History will celebrate the opening of an exhibit that combines an influential Texas A&M professor’s legacy and Ice Age paleontology, as well as honor the museum’s most tenured employee.
A Texas A&M agricultural economics professor recently coauthored a multifaceted study and experiment that found cheating for fiscal gain is less about circumstance and more about character. His study also found that people may be more prone to generosity toward strangers in times of econ…
Blinn College District and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service have announced a partnership to offer forensic science students the opportunity to earn certificates from both institutions while earning credit that can be applied toward a college degree.
A Texas A&M University professor has helped produce what may be the most precise and detailed map to date of the planet’s bodies of water.
The Wish Upon a Butterfly event is Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. The fundraising event for the museum celebrates the monarch’s symbolism of transformation and hope.
Inside the Apollo Lunar Module 50 years ago today, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong were 40 feet from the surface of the moon when Aldrin uttered words that Gerald D. “Gerry” Griffin, then a 34-year-old NASA flight director for the Apollo missions, can remember like Aldrin said them yesterday.
When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out of the capsule and stepped foot on the moon, it shaped the careers and lives of two Texas A&M professors who each spent 30 years with NASA and have accrued thousands of hours in space.
When most people think about the equipment needed for a successful space mission, the human skeleton is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But for two Texas A&M professors, bones have been the focus of more than 25 years of collaborative research supporting exploration beyo…
Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.
Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges where light bends around itself in a cosmic funhouse effect.
NASA’s Opportunity rover is dead. As the longest-lived robot on another planet’s surface, it provided detailed views of Mars since 2004. Here's a look back at some of the most amazing images it sent back to Earth.
NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate just three months but kept going and going, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the red planet.
Scientists found the ice loss to be accelerating dramatically — a key indicator of human-caused climate change.
After reading from Genesis, the astronaut said, "God bless all of you, on the good Earth."
Check out your newspaper today, or buy a copy, to find an exclusive 24-page special section commemorating the Apollo missions to the moon. You can view a sample of four pages here.
Editing genes involves changing the sequence of letters in the DNA. Researchers like to edit genes so they can understand the function of them, particularly genes that relate to various types of disorders.
Reaction was strong and condemning to a Chinese researcher who claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies — twin girls whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life. If true, it would be a profound leap of science and ethics.
A new study says more tornadoes are spinning up along the Mississippi River and farther east, increasing risk to higher-populated areas of the U.S. Scientists aren't quite certain why.
Scientists from 40 separate countries say "all aspects of society" must change.
President Donald Trump says he is directing the Pentagon to create the "Space Force" as an independent service branch.
From 1992 to 2011, Antarctica lost nearly 84 billion tons of ice a year. From 2012 to 2017, the rate increased to more than 241 billion tons a year, according to the study.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has captivated people around the world by shooting lava high into the sky and sending rivers of molten rock pouring down hillsides into the ocean over the past month. But Kilauea is only one of many volcanoes in Hawaii. Here's a look at some of the others.
Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said early Wednesday. Here's a look back at his life in photos.
A family spokesman says that physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.