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2012-03-05 22:45:57

Dramatic growth over the past 20 years has made Houston the most ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in the country and reduced its segregation, according to a new report from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research and the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas. The report, "Houston Region Grows More Ethnically Diverse, With Small Declines in Segregation," also found that two Houston suburbs -- Pearland and Missouri City -- have slightly surpassed Houston as the region's...

2011-07-12 13:31:00

-The 20-year affiliation aims to enhance access for families in Central Texas and across the state to leading edge pediatric care close to home -Joint focus on shared programs will yield more specialized pediatric services in regions with diverse and growing needs throughout the state of Texas -Partnership will enhance current programs in academic medical research, health professional education, clinical training, and health outreach with a focus on improved outcomes and care for a...

2011-07-12 11:24:00

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National League of Cities (NLC) announces "Building Cities, Building Futures," a national tour centering on sustainable infrastructure as a catalyst for economic growth, will be held in Houston July 14. Sponsored by Siemens, the tour will bring together local Houston area business, community and governmental leaders to discuss how to effectively plan and prioritize funding and the options available to promote resiliency and create jobs....

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2011-04-21 10:55:00

'Houston is where much of the American story is being written' Despite economic anxiety and concern for the future of the country, most Houstonians perceive an improving quality of life locally and 90 percent believe that Houston is a better place to live than most other metropolitan areas, according to the 30th annual Kinder Houston Area Survey conducted by Rice University. The findings were released April 20 during a luncheon hosted by the Greater Houston Partnership and Rice's Kinder...

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. The Goradia Innovation Prize will distribute $150,000 in prize monies for the 2011 and 2012 awards. The Prize is awarded to early stage companies that have commercialized, or are close to...

2011-03-07 17:01:00

New pediatric emergency center, hospital services and outpatient clinic to serve one of nation's fastest-growing pediatric populations HOUSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital today announced the opening of West Campus, its first suburban hospital, located at I-10 and Barker Cypress in Houston, Texas. Designed, equipped and staffed exclusively for children, the 515,000 square-foot Texas Children's Hospital West Campus offers both inpatient and...

2010-11-19 00:00:44

International provider of virtual offices and executive suites provides entrepreneurs, business executives office space, IT and communication services in Houston Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Servcorp, a leading provider of virtual offices and executive suites to Fortune 500 companies, small and mid-sized businesses and entrepreneurs, announced today it has opened two exclusive Houston Executive Suites and Houston Virtual Office facilities "“ Bank of America Center, in the...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.