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Protecting Houston From The Next Big Hurricane
2011-11-15 10:30:07

To protect Houston and Galveston from future hurricanes, a Rice University-led team of experts recommends building a floodgate across the Houston Ship Channel adding new levees to protect densely populated areas on Galveston Island and the developed west side of Galveston Bay.

2011-09-26 12:20:00

As the numbers from a recent DUI crackdown show, not even the threat of extra law enforcement patrols are keeping drunk drivers off Texas roads, says Brad Wyly of Houston’s Wyly Law Firm, P.C.

Pregnancy Outcomes Can Help Predict Long-term Health In Women
2011-09-14 09:44:13

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine looks at pregnancy as a window for future health.

2011-06-06 07:54:00

HOUSTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Apache Foundation Tree Grant Program opens its fifth annual call for grant applications, tree No.

2011-03-03 07:30:00

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2007, a Princess Cruises ship will again set sail from the port of Galveston, offering cruises to the sunny Western Caribbean. Crown Princess will offer 19 departures from Galveston between December 22, 2012 and April 27, 2013.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.