14 hrs ago
Pasadena, Clute musicians participate in Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival
Pasadena resident Tam Duong has been over the moon since she was accepted to participate in this year's Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival at the University of Houston 's Moores School of Music .
18 hrs ago
Area legislators not among the most conservative, but report shows they get things done
Rep. Charles Perry is no longer the third most conservative member of the Texas House of Representatives, a ranking his voting record earned him in the 2011 session.
22 hrs ago
US News & World Report
Three Ways MOOCs Will Change Colleges
With college tuition prices spiraling ever upward, it seems counter-intuitive that top schools like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University would also be racing to make their courses free online.
Electronics Industry Market Reports
Nanotechnology Advances The Goal of Atom-Thick Electronic Circuits
Scientists at Rice University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have advanced on the goal of two-dimensional electronics with a method to control the growth of uniform atomic layers of molybdenum disulfide .
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Has NSA Leak Made Houston More Vulnerable?
Whistleblower Edward Snowden has come under fire from the highest levels of politics since sounding the alarm on the data mining scandal.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Electronic Engineering Times Asia
Research team improves hexagonal material
The possibility of creating superior electronic devices that operate in single-atom thick layers of semiconductor material has been advanced by work conducted by scientists from Rice University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory .
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Book Review: 'You're Welcome Planet Earth: The Most Powerful Trading System Ever Publicly Revealed'
When I first met fellow Seeking Alpha contributor Harry Long , he was finishing up his undergraduate degree at Rice University and looking for a job.
Welsh students to study in Texas as part of a groundbreaking...
Michael Moritz, Rob Brydon, Aled Jones and Tim Rhys Evans are among those from Wales honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours list In a shocking attack to the Lions touring party, World Cup winning coach Bob Dwyer says they infringe at kick-offs, rucks, scrums and in open play It's regarded as the most important contest for young singers at the ... (more)
Fri Jun 14, 2013
UTHealth collaborates with Rice University to save lives of CVD patients in Fiji
A device born out of a collaboration between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Rice University could save lives in Fiji where cardiovascular disease has been called a pandemic .
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Unzipped nanotubes unlock potential for batteries
Proof-of-concept anodes -- the part of the battery that stores lithium ions -- built with graphene nanoribbons and tin oxide showed an initial capacity better than the theoretical capacity of tin oxide alone, according to Rice chemist James Tour.
James Turrell 'The light inside' @ Mfah by Joe Sioufi
With a show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art underway and a Guggenheim exhibit set to open in New York later this month, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has unveiled its portion of the nationwide retrospective with seven installation pieces from its own collection, with many of them on view for the first time.
[News] Bun B & Shea Serrano To Publish "Rap Coloring & Activity Book"
One half of UGK will soon take his Tumblr to print, allowing families to get throwed with crayons.
UTHealth, Rice University Collaborate to Save Cardiac Patients in Fiji
A device born out of a collaboration between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Rice University could save lives in Fiji where cardiovascular disease has been called a pandemic.
Gardere Partner Fred Sultan Honored by Austin Bar Association with Outstanding Director Award
Attorney Frederick W. Sultan IV, a partner in the Austin office of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, recently was honored by the Austin Bar Association with the Outstanding Director Award for the 2012-2013 Bar Year at the group's Annual Board Reception.
Minority gains fueling growth of area
Census Bureau data released Thursday indicate that much of the population growth in the San Antonio-New Braunfels metro area and in the state of Texas since the 2010 Census was fueled by growth in the non-Anglo population.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Do hospital mergers contribute to the high cost of care?
A recent article in The New York Times suggests hospital mergers decrease market competition and, as a result, increase fees they charge to insurers - with the price inevitably passing down to companies and their employees.
Fire ants are the cure for Caribbean crazy ant advance
Control of the increasing problem of Caribbean crazy ant infestation in the coastal areas of the southeastern United States may be the fire ant according to research conducted by biologists from Rice University and entomologists from Texas A&M University that was published in the June 11, 2013, issue of the open access peer reviewed journal Public ... (more)
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce awards dinner draws hundreds - Slideshow
More than 400 guests turned out for the 23rd Annual Awards Dinner of the Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce, which honored individuals and businesses for their spirit of entrepreneurship.
It's the latest stop on his 'Texas Wide Open for Business' tour
It looks like Governor Rick Perry is at it again . He wined and dined businesses in California and Illinois.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
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New Breakfast Deal a Shot in Arm for Guests of Houston Marriott at Medical Center
The Houston Marriott at the Texas Medical Center knows that the difference between getting a good and great start to a day weighs heavily on whats for breakfast.