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2012-03-06 10:47:30

Measure twice and cut once is a well-known phrase among surgeons, but this is not always what happens.

2011-12-10 02:01:43

The Baylor Teen Health Clinic has increasingly turned to technology to communicate important messages about teen sexuality.

2011-11-15 21:16:44

University of Houston Green Building Components (UHGBC), a program in the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, announces its third annual UHGBC Expo.

Facial Disfigurements Negatively Impact Job Applicants
2011-11-09 11:50:35

People with birthmarks, scars and other facial disfigurements are more likely to receive poor ratings in job interviews, according to a new study by researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston.

2011-09-29 22:50:26

Hormone researchers at the University of Houston (UH) have their sights set on providing long-term treatment options for diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases by better understanding estradiol, the most potent naturally occurring estrogen.

2011-09-09 11:41:48

A team of researchers from the University of Houston (UH) and St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital (SLEH) are working to develop improved screening methods to detect a potentially lethal, drug-resistant superbug that has made its way to Texas.


Word of the Day
dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.