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Medical Science Compound Found in Grapes, Red Wine May Help Prevent Memory Loss

In a recent study published by Dr. Ashok K. Shetty in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, a compound found in red grapes and peanuts may help prevent age-related decline in memory. The antioxidant resverastrol is said to have positive effects on the part of the brain having to do with memory, and may even be able to lessen the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Read more to find out about Dr. Ashok Shetty’s research…

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Medical Nanowafer Technology More Effective Than Topical Eye Drops

Baylor College of Medicine researchers have developed a nanowafer drug delivery system, in which there is a slow drug release from a small transparent disc placed on the surface of the eye that contains arrays of drug-loaded nanoreservoirs. Taking the place of eye-drops, which become diluted by tears, this wafer technology would deliver medication more consistently to the eye. Read more to find out about this nanowafer technology…

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Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup

Engineering Science Bjarne Stroustrup Wins 2015 Dahl-Nygaard Senior Prize

The 2015 AITO Dahl-Nygaard Senior Prize has been awarded to Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup, TAMEST Member and professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, for the design, implementation, and evolution of the C++ programming language. Read more about Dr. Stroustrup and his research contributions…

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