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Lasers are precisely pinpointed on a patient with prostate cancer at a radiation oncology center. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Drug Safely Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk, Texas Study Finds

The results of a long-term major federal study that was done in Texas is easing worries about the safety of a hormone-blocking drug that can lower a man’s chances of developing prostate cancer.

08/14/2013

A woman smokes a cigarette. (credit: Alexander Heimann/Getty Images)

Texas Researchers Look At Meditation To Help Smokers Quit

Most people know that smokers wanting to kick the habit can try an array of pills and patches, but researchers at Texas Tech University say they have found success using ancient Chinese secrets

CBSDFW.COM–08/07/2013

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UNT Looking For Married Couples To Participate In Conflict Study

Would you be willing to talk about the conflicts in your marriage in the name of science? UNT is looking for volunteers to participate in a study to be run by Dr. Joshua Hook in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Texas.

07/17/2013

New test for amyloid plaque could hep with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Study: Later Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.

07/16/2013

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Mark Cuban Teams With SMU To Research Flopping

A Cuban-owned company has awarded a grant of more than $100,000 to Southern Methodist University to conduct a study of the forces involved in flopping.

06/07/2013

This photo, taken on October 29, 2010, shows wind turbines at work. (credit: TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Ground Broken On Texas Wind Turbine Testing Site

Ground has been broken for a large-scale wind turbine testing facility in the Texas Panhandle.

06/05/2013

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CBS 11 I-Team Puts Mosquito Repelling Products To The Test

Would you stick your arm in a cage filled with 150 hungry Southern House mosquitoes, which are the very that carry the West Nile virus? Thankfully you don’t have to, because researchers did just that to help the CBS 11 I-Team.

CBS 11–05/22/2013

A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

Partial Fix Found In Mice For Genetic Disease

In a promising step against a genetic disease that causes deafness and gradual loss of vision, scientists have partly restored hearing with a single injection to young mice.

02/09/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

AIDS Research Offering Hope, But Local Docs Still Skeptical On Cure

Research on opposite sides of the globe suggest breakthroughs in the search for a cure for AIDS. While the studies are exciting some, local doctors are urging caution.

01/26/2013

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Study Links Kids & Fast Food To Asthma

A study published in the respiratory medicine journal Thorax suggests the more fast food your child eats, the more likely they are to have develop asthma.

CBSDFW.COM–01/15/2013

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What’s More Important For Kids, Good Grades Or Social Life?

If you picked good grades, you’re wrong.

01/10/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Report: Texas Public Research Universities In Peril

They’re doing essential research and educating en masse the next generations of scientists and engineers. But a new report argues the mission of the country’s 101 major public research universities is imperiled by budget cuts.

09/25/2012

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