Exasperating but True

Johnson Space Center Scientist Sentenced to Seven Years in Turkish Prison

NASA scientist Serkan Golge has been in a Turkish jail for more than a year on accusations he was involved in a failed coup in July 2016.

02/09/2018 By Dianna Wray

Ice House

Elon Musk's Latest Project Could Come to Houston

A "hyperloop" connecting Houston to other Texas cities sounds crazy, but it might be in our future.

01/30/2018 By Dianna Wray

Ice House

What's That Robot Doing Downtown?

Behold, the security person of the future.

12/29/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Ice House

Engines of Our Ingenuity Turns 30

More than 3,000 episodes later, the little radio program that could from UH is still going strong.

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ted Talk

Net Neutrality, Explained for Ted Cruz

After the senator got in a Twitter fight with Luke Skywalker, we're here to set things straight.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Pew Pew

ISS Astronauts Will Probably See the New Star Wars Before You

NASA confirmed the space station will screen Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Spaaaaace

NASA's Juno Probe Captures Incredible Images of Jupiter

The pictures of Jupiter, called "Jupiter Blues," look like if Monet had a rocket and a really expensive camera.

12/11/2017 By Dianna Wray

You're Getting Sleeeeepy

With Hypnosis, Anesthesia May Become a Thing of the Past

Doctors at MD Anderson are working on a study they think will prove that one can forgo drugs in favor of guided deep relaxation.

12/04/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

Where Are Houston's Weather Balloons?

They do help with more accurate forecasts, but we don't have any.

12/04/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Midwives Can Now Help Deliver Babies in Houston Hospitals

Expectant mothers no longer have to choose between delivering with a doctor or a doula.

10/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

DIY

TXRX Labs Hosts Houston's First Repair Cafe This Weekend

Don't throw it away—fix it. Don't know how? These folks do.

10/27/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Beta Testing

Retail Disruptor b8ta Opens in The Galleria This Week

With space for products from smaller makers and no pushy salespeople, one store is changing the way people purchase new tech.

10/17/2017 By Jamie Smith

Bayougraphy

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan of My 600-lb Life, a Weight-Loss Doctor Who's No Quack

Meet TV’s—and Houston’s—favorite weight-loss doctor.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Heroes of Harvey

The Unexpected Hero of Harvey: Technology

Harvey was America's first major natural disaster of the modern tech era—which was lucky, as the internet and social media saved lives during the storm.

10/02/2017 By Jeff Balke

#HarveyHMag

The Waugh Bat Colony Didn't Escape Harvey

How did they fare? What about the mosquitoes? A Cajun Navy for bats?

08/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Houston’s Creepy, Crawly, Chompy Critters

The surprising species tagged by our local iNaturalist community

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

The Information Superhighway

Are You Easy Prey for Cyber Criminals?

We've got 8 ways to protect yourself from hackers and phishers.

08/17/2017 By Jason Bargas

Space Jam

Space Center Houston Launches Campaign to Restore Historic Mission Control

Historic Mission Control is taking a trip back to 1969, when Neil Armstrong took the first step on the moon.

08/10/2017 By Cara Maines

Top Doctors

These Houston Doctors Seek to Diagnose the Previously Un-Diagnosable

A network of Houston hospitals forms one of the world's seven clinical sites in the international Undiagnosed Diseases Network.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Meet Gus (while you can)

HMNS Shows Off Antarctic Wonders... While They Last

Gus the penguin is enjoying his time in Houston, but we're worried about the future of his home continent.

07/11/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen