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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.

2011-08-23 10:25:56

University of Houston (UH) researchers have their sights set on developing possible treatments for breast and colon cancer.

2011-08-17 17:28:00

Event will be held at UH Law Center August 24 to launch American Justice in the Age of Innocence HOUSTON, Aug.

2011-08-04 15:15:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBR Worldwide LLC, owner of PBS' Nightly Business Report (NBR), today announced an agreement with HoustonPBS and KUHF Houston Public Radio to open a new Houston bureau.

2011-07-25 23:32:24

Jacinta Conrad, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Houston, likens her research into how bacteria move to "tracking bright spots on a dark background."

2011-07-25 14:50:00

Honor by The Chronicle of Higher Education puts UH in Elite Company HOUSTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The University of Houston is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results, released today in The Chronicle's fourth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of nearly 44,000 employees at 310 colleges and universities. UH joins 84 other four-year institutions and 26...

2011-07-11 19:49:29

A University of Houston researcher is an author on a landmark multi-institutional genetic study of the most aggressive and common form of ovarian cancer that is published in the current issue of the scientific journal Nature.

2011-06-24 13:11:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, a press conference to kick off this year's program will include Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, senior representatives from the University of Houston, representatives from the Houston Independent School District and the North Forest Independent School District, local directors from Halliburton, and other partners.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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