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2006-06-05 13:35:24

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard and Texas environmental agencies are cleaning up a small oil spill in Nassau Bay, Texas, which feeds into Galveston Bay, the Coast Guard said on Monday.

2005-10-07 13:40:39

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) have developed a new way to predict the ability of certain small molecules to protect proteins in the cells of a wide variety of organisms living in extreme environments. The technique, described in a paper published online Oct. 7 in the Proceedings of the Natural Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is a method of calculating the stabilizing effect on cellular proteins by small organic molecules called "osmolytes." It could...

2005-09-25 17:04:58

By Randall Mikkelsen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chuck Berry yearned for Baton Rouge, The Band headed for Lake Charles and Glen Campbell was homesick for Galveston when he cleaned his gun. Pick a place pounded by the twin hurricanes that ravaged the U.S.

2005-09-24 11:04:07

By Erwin Seba GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita slammed into evacuated towns and oil-rich swamplands of the Texas-Louisiana border on Saturday, causing widespread damage and power outages and threatening heavy flooding. The powerful storm crashed into the U.S.

2005-09-24 09:48:23

By Erwin Seba GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita slammed into evacuated towns and oil-rich swamplands of the Texas-Louisiana border on Saturday, causing widespread damage and power outages and threatening heavy flooding. The powerful storm crashed into the U.S.

2005-09-24 08:34:53

By Erwin Seba GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita slammed into the oil-rich swamplands of the Texas-Louisiana border on Saturday with 100 mph winds and punishing rains that threatened widespread flooding.

2005-09-24 06:44:42

(Recasts, adds quotes, details) By Erwin Seba GALVESTON, Texas, Sept 24 (Reuters - Hurricane Rita slammed into the oil-rich swamplands of the Texas-Louisiana border on Saturday with 120 mph (193 kph) winds and punishing rains that threatened widespread flooding.

2005-09-24 03:47:12

By Erwin Seba GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - Hurricane Rita roared in from the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, striking refinery row in Texas and Louisiana with 120 mph (193 kmh) winds and torrential rains.

2005-09-24 01:22:16

By Erwin Seba GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - High winds and heavy rains lashed Texas and Louisiana on Saturday as Hurricane Rita crashed in from the Gulf of Mexico with a storm surge that was expected to swamp coastal towns in both states.

2005-09-23 08:55:00

The evacuation of the U.S. Gulf Coast turned deadly on Friday when a bus carrying elderly people fleeing Hurricane Rita caught fire on a Texas highway, killing at least 20 along a major escape route, local officials and news reports said.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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