Latest Houston Advanced Research Center Stories

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 counties in Colorado. DENVER, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) has launched the Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank, which enhances access to streamlined data sharing and collaboration for rural healthcare providers,...

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). The bus will come to Montgomery County thanks to an Environmental Stewardship Grant Entergy Corp. awarded this year to HARC (the Houston Advanced Research Center) in The Woodlands. The nonprofit HARC will bring The Magic School Bus to...

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. Those were among the key findings of two reports released by the Valuing Nature in Texas program of the Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), based in The Woodlands, and the Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Almost a thousand individuals in the Coastal...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.