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Airborne LiDAR Used To Unveil Honduran Archaeological Ruins
2012-06-07 03:57:31

A field team from the University of Houston and the National Science Foundation (NSF) National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) has mapped a remote region of Honduras that may contain the legendary lost city of Ciudad Blanca.

2012-06-06 11:02:07

Research by an optometrist at the University of Houston (UH) supports the continued investigation of optical treatments that attempt to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children.

2012-03-08 15:10:46

Crabs, insects and spiders living in coastal salt marshes affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster were damaged by the massive oil spill but were able to recover within a year if their host plants remained healthy.

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.


Word of the Day
sipe
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.
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