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Economic Benefits of Healthy Watersheds
EPA Releases Fact Sheet on the Economic Benefits of Protecting Healthy Watersheds

Aviation Science Concentrations!
New concentrations have been approved for the Aviation Sciences major.

Cooper Foundation Awards Funding to Establish Microgravity Research Facility at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative (BRIC)


Baylor University Scientists Build Database for More Accurate and Efficient Soil-based Climate Reconstruction
WACO, Texas (Aug. 21, 2012) - Baylor University scientists are developing a soils database that will help geologists and soil scientists to more quickly and accurately analyze data from fossilized soils to determine and reconstruct ancient climates.

Baylor Scientists Review Impact of Geology, Climate on Cichlid Diversification
WACO, Texas (Aug. 15, 2012) - In East Africa, the complex interaction of geologic processes and climatic changes over the past 35 million years have shaped the extraordinary diversification of over 2,000 species of cichlid fish in Lakes ...

NASA Rocket Mission Carrying Baylor Student Experiment Scheduled for Friday Launch
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (Aug. 23, 2012) - University students, including engineering students from Baylor University, will put their academic skills to the test when atmospheric and technology experiments they developed fly on a NASA suborbital sounding rocket. The launch is scheduled to take place between 5:30 and 9:30 a.m. CT Friday, Aug. 24, from the agency's Wallops Flight Facility at Wallops Island, Va. The launch was originally scheduled for Aug. 23 but was scrubbed due to boats in the hazard area.

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