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2010-03-31 08:04:48

Although the US electric power industry is one of the greatest engineering marvels of the 20th century, aging technology and an increase in demand create problems for the electricity infrastructure that need to be fixed.

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2010-02-24 15:52:07

Thanks to a pair of University of Houston researchers who found a possible new solution to a 163-year-old puzzle, ecological factors can now be added to physiology to explain why animals grow bigger in the cold.

2010-02-03 15:42:00

Research Superiority Award to Enable Recruitment of Stellar Faculty, Formally Establish Applied Research Hub at Texas Center for Superconductivity (TcSUH-ARH) HOUSTON, Feb.

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2009-12-10 15:30:00

The gases which formed the Earth's atmosphere - and probably its oceans - did not come from inside the Earth but from outer space.

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2009-11-03 09:39:45

New test less invasive, more comfortable way to diagnose this serious condition.

2009-09-25 15:13:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Did You Know? Hepatitis B is the second-leading cause of human cancer after tobaccoThe virus that causes hepatitis B is 100 times more easily transmitted than the AIDS virusAsian Americans are 20 times more likely to have the disease compared to the overall U.S.

2009-09-22 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review announce the results of their seventh annual survey ranking the top graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation.

2009-08-18 08:50:54

The University of Houston says it has received a $3.2 million U.S.

2009-07-28 08:51:27

Much like humans, materials are capable of some pretty remarkable things when they're placed under pressure. In fact, under the right conditions, materials can even produce electricity.

2009-07-08 13:20:00

A long-term environmental research project being conducted at the University of Houston may offer important information about the effects of Hurricane Ike on pollution levels and help regulators determine whether existing fish-consumption advisories remain appropriate.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.