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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.

2012-08-13 14:52:05

A University of Houston researcher has developed a nanoparticle coating for solar panels that makes it easier to keep the panels clean, maintaining their efficiency for longer and reducing the maintenance and operations costs.

2012-07-31 10:31:14

A new UH experiment takes an unconventional look at the treatment for domestic violence, otherwise known as intimate partner violence (IPV), by focusing on changing the perpetrators' psychological abuse during arguments rather than addressing his sexist beliefs.

2012-07-16 13:22:31

Physical and social sciences share students and classroom space, but part ways, oftentimes, in the approach to research.

2012-06-11 09:53:11

Closing the academic gaps in performance among students from diverse backgrounds is a challenge for schools and a mandate from the government.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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