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2015-02-02 16:21:52

BEE-TEX study to demonstrate novel ways of measuring toxic air pollutants in real time. THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb.

2014-05-15 20:23:49

The Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank comprises over 100 health measures, allowing users big picture insight into large population health trends from all 47 rural and frontier

2008-07-08 09:00:36

The familiar yellow school bus is going green, so to speak. When Earth Day is celebrated here next spring, students throughout Montgomery County will be treated to hands-on, earth-friendly science lessons aboard Scholastic's The Magic School Bus(TM).

2008-06-27 12:02:35

Texans are willing to contribute financially to protect the state's bays and estuaries and to pay more for recreational trips to experience these coastal ecosystems, economic researchers have found.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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