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  • Andrew Dessler, a climate scientist at Texas A&M University, said that some of the links between hurricanes and climate change are still being worked out. But, he said, some attributes of storms, particularly the increasing amount of rainfall associated with many of them, has reached a very strong consensus.

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  • S.I.’s editors said “you haven’t lived until you’ve felt Kyle Field sway — the culture around Aggie football is enough to justify a trip to the home of Texas A&M.”

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  • Emotional exhaustion, or compassion fatigue, is characterized by lack of energy and a feeling that one’s emotional resources are depleted. It can result in employees dreading the prospect of returning to work for another day.

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    What Is Work Burnout, And How Can We Avoid It?

    For human resource development professor Jia Wang, work burnout is bad for business. Burnout is a serious concern with major consequences for both employees and employers, she said, and part of the challenge is that organizations today are pressed with "doing more with less."

  • Texas A&M became a Space-Grant University in 1989 when NASA initiated the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, a national network of colleges and universities dedicated to expanding opportunities for Americans to participate in NASA projects.

    This means that Aggies at the faculty, student, staff and administrative levels “participate in NASA’s aeronautics and space projects by supporting and enhancing science and engineering education, research and public outreach efforts.”

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    Reaching For The Stars, Grounded In Tradition

    Few moments exist in history when its spectators remember exactly where they were as they witnessed it. The Apollo 11 mission was one of them. A half-billion people watched live on analog televisions as the Apollo 11 crew became the first humans to walk on the surface of the moon, changing the trajectory of history.

  • If one is tired when the alarm goes off, is it helpful to use the snooze button? While there are no scientific studies that address this topic specifically, the answer is probably not. Our natural body clock regulates functions through what’s known as circadian rhythms – physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a daily cycle.

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    Does Hitting The Snooze Button Really Help You Feel Better?

    To sleep or to snooze? You probably know the answer, but you don't prefer it. Most of us probably use the snooze function on our alarm clocks at some point in our lives. Just a few more minutes under the covers, a time to gather our thoughts, right?

  • The pioneering work in this area started in the 1980s with Robert Ulrich, who was a professor at Texas A&M University. His work looked at surgery patients who had a view of trees out of their window compared to those who had the view of a wall. Those with the natural view reported less pain and spent less time in the hospital.

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    Some Doctors Are Prescribing A Day In The Park Or A Walk On The Beach For Good Health

    Taking a walk on a wooded path, spending an afternoon in a public park, harvesting your backyard garden and even looking at beautiful pictures of Hawaii can all make us feel good. Certainly, for many of us, it's beneficial to have time outside in natural environments.

  • Game of Thrones is coming to an end, but Texas A&M University plays an important role in making sure the manuscripts, letters, books and memorabilia belonging to A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin are carefully preserved long after the show enters The Long Night.

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    'Game Of Thrones' And Texas A&M

    Game of Thrones is coming to an end, but Texas A&M University plays an important role in making sure the manuscripts, letters, books and memorabilia belonging to A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin are carefully preserved long after the show enters The Long Night.

  • "New evidence from Texas A&M School of Public Health indicates that texting-while-driving laws may avert the need for emergency treatment following a motor vehicle crash. Researchers found that states with a primary texting ban on all drivers on average saw an 8 percent reduction in emergency department visits resulting from a motor vehicle crash."

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    Laws Against Texting While Driving Reduced Emergency Room Visits

    New evidence from Texas A&M School of Public Health indicates that texting-while-driving laws may avert the need for emergency treatment following a motor vehicle crash. Researchers found that states with a primary texting ban on all drivers on average saw an 8 percent reduction in emergency department visits resulting from a motor vehicle crash.

  • “Adoption fees tend to be lower than the price of obtaining a dog from a breeder or pet shop,” Teller said. “(Shelter) Puppies usually have had their first series of immunizations and have been spayed or neutered. If you are happy with a mixed-breed puppy, then a shelter is a great place to begin your search.”

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    What To Know Before Bringing Home A Puppy

    For National Puppy Day on Saturday, March 23, dog lovers may be considering adding a new puppy to the family. Before you bring home a new companion, make sure you are prepared for everything that comes with owning a puppy.

  • "Data collected by RFID bracelets that guests received upon entry to Texas A&M [Power] House showed that Texas A&M reached its target audience of young professionals in growing industries. The 25- to 39-year-old age group made up a bulk of house guests with 1,113 visitors, while the top three industries represented at the house were technology, marketing and education. "

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    Recharging, Refueling, Reimagining The Future At SXSW

    Texas A&M University marked its third year at SXSW Interactive Festival by showcasing the ways it is recharging, refueling and reimagining the future to more than 2,400 visitors from around the world at Texas A&M [Power] House March 10-12 in Austin.

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