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2:19 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: HSC Collaborators Test Possible Superbug Remedy

Micrograph of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Credit National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) / Flickr/Creative Commons

A bacterial infection that’s resistant to many antibiotics is becoming a big problem in a medical industry that’s become heavily reliant on the use of antibiotics - so much so that the antibiotics are being rendered ineffective after years of using them for a multitude of infections.

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is deadly bacteria that’s become resistant to the typical antibiotics used to treat Staph infections, and an estimated 5,500 deaths a year in the U.S. are attributed to it.

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11:46 am
Mon April 6, 2015

24 Frames LIVE Event

Thanks everyone who came out to 24 Frames live at The Blue Light Live on Saturday.

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1:19 pm
Thu April 2, 2015

Inside Texas Tech: John Denver Impacts TTU Music History

Denver (second from left) attended Texas Tech from 1961 to 1963, and performed throughout his college years at events like the Kappa Alpha Grubber's Ball in 1961.
Credit Photo courtesy of Dow Patterson

Dow Patterson said one of his first memories of Denver are of him sitting on a yellow Coca-Cola crate in a residence halls shower, grinning, singing, and playing guitar. He told Patterson he liked the acoustics in the community restroom.

Patterson, who was an architecture major and fellow musician with Denver at Texas Tech in the 1960s, said he never would have guessed that smiling kid would become a folk music legend.

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Blogs
9:08 am
Thu April 2, 2015

24 Frames LIVE Event!

This Saturday join Texas Tech Public Media at 7pm at the Bluelight in Lubbock as we tape an all music version of the show featuring, Slow Relics, Kenneth O'Meara and Daniel Markham. Tickets are $10. 

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1:28 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

KTTZ-TV Presents: Life. Hope. Courage: Stories of Cancer

KTTZ's documentary "Life. Hope. Courage: Stories of Cancer" premiered during a special event at The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. "Life. Hope. Courage" is the story of the people who show courage in their fight, hope in their resiliency, and celebrate life. After the film a panel and town hall discussion was held, the panel was moderated by Health Sciences Center President Tedd Mitchell, M.D.

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