Augmented Reality

Houston's Top 10 Spots for Catching Pokémon

Gotta catch 'em all!

07/12/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Dating

Tinder Is the Night

Online dating has become a game. Here's how to win.

07/06/2016 By Liz Hardaway

Mosquito Season

Brazilian Researchers Come to Houston Looking for a Zika Cure

Leda Castilho and her team have moved into a top-notch lab space to help tackle the dangerous virus from Houston.

06/27/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Science

The Human Genome Gets Sliced and Diced at the Texas Med Center

Meanwhile at Baylor, the world's first "surgery" on the human genome.

01/05/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Weather

For the Chron’s Sci Guy, the Sun is Here to Stay

Loyal followers of Eric Berger's weather chats are in luck.

01/05/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Flora & Fauna

Adios, Mosquitoes

...at least, for now.

11/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Feature

Close Encounters

The Texas Medical Center’s latest, greatest advance is neither pill nor procedure.

08/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Science

Hold Up—"E.T., Phone Home" is Real?

Houston artist Dario Robleto joins the $100 million search for alien life.

07/27/2015 By Nick Esquer

Ice House

Thanks, Mom

In honor of Mother's Day, we remind you—and your mom—what she went through for you.

05/03/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Lecture

When We Designed the Future

Sarah Schleuning on the automobile designers that dared to dream big during the Lawndale Design Fair.

04/15/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Citizen Canine

All Dogs Go to Heaven

Enter Houston’s Celestis Pets, the world’s first pet memorial spaceflight service.

11/30/2014 By Peter Holley

Trends

Social Media Finally Turns on Itself

The creators of the “Avoid Humans” app use social data in a decidedly anti-social way.

11/30/2014 By Chris Abshire

Houston Zoo

The Elephants Are Coming!

A baby elephant is on its way to Houston, but it’s taking its time to get here.

02/02/2014 By Peter Holley

Modern Etiquette

How to Use Your Cell Phone at the Table: A Guide

If you simply must pull your phone out at a meal, here's how to do it.

12/17/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bayougraphy

The Place Where Cancer and Conception Meet

Gynecological oncologist Terri Pustilnik gives new meaning to having it all.

12/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Infinity and Beyond

The (Space)port of Houston?

Rocket City stakes a claim on the next generation of manned spaceflight.

12/01/2013 By Melissa Jacobs

Signs of our Times

Cruzin’ for a Bruisin’

Ordinary Houstonians selling their souls (okay, their Twitter feeds) for sponsorship

09/30/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Artist spotlight

Sketches: Ariane Roesch Builds a Computer You Can Hug

An artist explores the intimate role of technology in our lives.

09/12/2013 By Peter Holley

HIV/AIDS

Epidemic of Silence

Is the HIV/AIDS epidemic over, or have we just stopped paying attention?

06/01/2013 By Michael Hardy Photography by Alyssa Orr