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Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Texas State awarded $2.3M grant to study freshwater mussels

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced funding for a $2.3 million research proposal by Texas State University to study five Central Texas species of freshwater mussels.

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Traces of anxiety drugs may make fish act funny

Scientists at a Swedish university are publishing a study in Science magazine that maintains exposing perch to traces of the anti-anxiety drug benzodiazepine had an observable effect on the fish. The drug levels mimicked those found in...

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Biology prof gets National Science Foundation award

Michael Huston, professor of biology at Texas State University, was awarded a $165,085 grant from the National Science Foundation for his project “OPUS: Global Biodiversity - Synthesis of Ecology and Evolution.”