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2014-01-13 16:21:25

University of Houston Law Center's Blakely Advocacy Institute and Andrews Kurth sponsor 6(th) annual tournament HOUSTON, Jan.

Geoscientist Leads International Drilling Mission To Lower Crust Of Pacific
2013-12-04 11:33:49

A University of Houston (UH) geoscientist and his colleagues are revealing new discoveries about the Earth's development, following a major international expedition that recovered the first-ever drill core from the lower crust of the Pacific Ocean.

2013-12-03 13:45:00

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have become part of educational vernacular, as colleges, universities and other institutions strive to raise the profile of the areas of study and the number of graduates in each field.

2013-10-11 13:09:04

A 10-fold leap forward in Internet bandwidth connectivity will allow researchers at the University of Houston to more quickly upload and crunch data.

Retro Reflector Technology Could Aid In Bioterrorism Detection
2013-04-11 14:06:03

Most bicycles and many running shoes today are sold with reflective technology that can help ensure that riders/runners are seen at night, but tiny versions of those retro-reflectors could be used to detect bioterrorism threats and even diagnose everyday infectious diseases.

2013-02-15 10:13:51

The benefits of human breast milk as a food for infants is frequently touted, but why it is so beneficial is not well understood.

Study Finds Bacteria Delay Survival Decisions
2012-11-26 14:57:56

Like a homeowner prepping for a hurricane, the bacterium Bacillus subtilis uses a long checklist to prepare for survival in hard times.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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