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wearable tech
2014-09-18 05:33:51

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Wearable lifestyle activity monitors are all the rage right now in the health community. Those who are interested and committed love to record their stats on devices like Fitbit and then share the data with their laptops or tablets to compile their data. People can see devices like the Fitbit all over the place because people are becoming more and more interested in their health and living a healthy lifestyle. While this is a natural...

2014-09-08 12:25:29

Houston-Area High Schools to Compete for $10,000 Prize from Carnival and Performance Aboard a Texas-based 'Fun Ship' HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The search is on for the most spirited band in Houston! Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, is partnering with CBS affiliate KHOU 11 for "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" competition in Greater Houston. The fun contest celebrates the musical talent of local area students, and will award one talented...

2014-09-03 23:03:43

The Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon will be held on Sept. 19, 2014. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 The Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Awards ceremony and luncheon, to be held at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas at noon on Sept. 19. Dr. David L. Callender, President of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) and the Hispanic Center of Excellence are...

2014-06-30 20:21:08

GALVESTON, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Moody Gardens will transform into the premier holiday destination with the debut of ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures featuring Christmas with SpongeBob SquarePants on November 15. Being the only holiday ice exhibition on the Gulf Coast, this vast and amazing display of magnificent ice creations will add a frosty new addition to the Festival of Lights and other holiday attractions this year....

2014-06-16 09:55:27

University of Houston Coastal communities are often relaxing locales with lush natural attributes. At the same time, they face many challenges from both natural and manmade elements. Thomas Colbert, professor at the University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, dedicates his research to discovering ways to protect coastlines and delta regions from severe weather threats and other dangers. This week, he joins a roster of international scholars, designers and...

2014-05-02 23:02:38

LiveDeposition.com, a leader in local and web-based realtime streaming solutions, has announced that they will be exhibiting at the 2014 Texas Court Reporters Association Annual Conference, being held in Galveston, TX. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 LiveDeposition.com, a leader in local and remote cloud-based deposition streaming solutions, has announced today that they will be exhibiting at the 2014 Texas Court Reporters Association’s (TCRA) Annual Conference, being held Friday,...

2014-01-28 23:31:48

ArcadiaCon - The Tropical Gaming Convention in Galveston, Texas. Galveston, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 MCProHosting is proud to announce ArcadiaCon on June 7-8, 2014! Hosted in Galveston Texas, ArcadiaCon is a gaming convention that promises loads of entertainment, contests, exhibitors, and top-notch Minecraft Youtube personalities. Panel topics will include game development, sound techniques, parental controls, Bukkit plugin development, and many others. A one of a kind dinner featuring...

Colon Cancer Thrives On Rotten Egg Gas
2013-07-09 05:22:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hydrogen sulfide, the foul-smelling gas produced by rotten eggs, plays a key role in colon cancer metabolism and is a potential target for new treatments for the disease, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) have discovered. In a paper appearing in this week's online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the UTMB researchers describe how their cell-culture and mouse...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.