Methane hydrate, the compound recovered by the scientists, could provide power to future generations.
Houston politicians may have lied to the city's residents about the ferocity of the storm. If they did lie, they did the right thing.
Don’t blame Samuel Brody, the professor who’s been warning for years that Houston was at risk for a Harvey-style flood, if he’s feeling a tinge of vindication. Now, will anyone listen to his suggestions for what to do next?
Are mosquito-borne illnesses Hurricane Harvey's next threat?
Eight million Texans—almost the population of New York City—live in areas affected by the storm.
A chat with the Dallas doctor in charge of the country’s most ambitious study of traumatic brain injuries among student athletes.
"When I returned to Port Aransas during my last year of medical school, I began to look at my hometown through an entirely different lens."
Basic research needs major money as well.
The UT Austin president and the director of innovation have a clear desire for a startup focused campus, but implementation is complicated.
Winning the MacArthur “genius grant” was a career highlight for Rice professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum. But it was a visit to Malawi that changed her life.