Medicine

Divining the Flu Virus of the Future at UTMB

How UTMB researchers can predict whether the 2019 flu vaccine will (or won't) work.

08/15/2018 By Anna Lassman

Kids Health Annual

Is Your Smart Tech Leading to Smarter Kids?

How to ensure it's educational and not just entertainment.

08/03/2018 By Adam Castañeda

News

As Methodist's Heart & Vascular Center Moves to a New Home, a Look Back at Dr. DeBakey's Legacy

DeBakey’s old stomping grounds were the scene of many historic firsts.

07/20/2018 By Jeff Balke

Toxic Sludge Report

The EPA Has Found High Dioxin Levels at the San Jacinto Waste Pits

The cancer-causing chemical is still being found in large quantities around the site.

07/02/2018 By Dianna Wray

News

The Future of the Johnson Space Center Is Up in the Air

Long the home for manned spaceflight in the U.S., Houston’s Johnson Space Center is struggling to maintain its position in a new era. Meet the team advocating for its future—and Space City’s—in Washington, D.C.

06/22/2018 By Dianna Wray

Help Is On the Way

Meet Two Men Behind Memorial Hermann's Pioneering Air Ambulance Service

For Life Flight's chief pilot and nurse, harrowing tales are par for the course.

04/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

This UH Research Center Is Revolutionizing Archaeology

The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping has been finding places we didn't even know existed.

04/24/2018 By Dianna Wray

Ice House

Come Hell or High Water, Life Flight Is There

Flying through bad weather to help patients in need

04/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

This Company Makes It Easier for Employees to Report Sexual Harassment at Work

Houston-based B3OND offers anonymous surveys and other analytics for industries to assess risk.

04/24/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

How Does Space Affect the Human Body? Baylor College of Medicine Is Trying to Find Out

The world's first (and only) Center for Space Medicine is dedicated to the cause.

03/28/2018 By Nicki Koetting

News

Where Are We Now With HIV in Houston?

The virus isn't a thing of the past. Here's where we are now.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

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