Well-Preserved

"Mummies of the World" Opens Saturday at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Whether instantaneous or anthropometric, human or falcon, preserved bodies in every form are gathered at the new exhibit.

09/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

NASA

Astronauts Are People Too

The quirks and perks behind the scenes at Houston’s Johnson Space Center, including NASA's own "air hockey table."

08/19/2016 By Miranda Proctor

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