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2011-04-11 07:10:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomophase Corporation, a leading developer of minimally invasive optical coherence tomography (OCT) tissue imaging devices, announced today that it has installed the first of its OCT Imaging Systems (OCTIS(TM)) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas. This first system sale will be for research use in the laboratory of Dr.

2011-03-08 12:53:00

HOUSTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator and the largest business incubator in Texas, is announcing a $100,000 donation from the Greater Houston Partnership's Opportunity Houston marketing program to the 2011 and 2012 Goradia Innovation Prize.

2011-01-31 07:45:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2005, a carefully crafted conference and annual meeting has served to disseminate valuable and innovative business information, establish attainable goals and highlight members of the Tri-County Black Chamber of Commerce (TCBCC) within Harris County.

2010-12-17 16:18:22

Underrepresented minority medical students, including Hispanics and particularly African Americans and women, show the greatest benefit from comprehensive medical education reform according to researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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2010-09-28 14:21:29

A large section of northwestern Harris County – particularly the Jersey Village area – is sinking rapidly, according to a University of Houston (UH) geologist who has analyzed GPS data measuring ground elevation in the Houston area.

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2010-07-06 13:05:00

More obstacles have stepped into BP's oil spill fight as tar balls have been found along Texas beaches.

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2010-05-27 09:55:03

With the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, a new analysis from experts at several Texas universities is warning that a major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region.

2010-04-26 15:16:00

HOUSTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The loss of trees along the Broadway esplanade, on Galveston's historic central thoroughfare, is one of many devastating damages sustained by the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike.


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overword
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