Science

Science |
October 21, 2013

How Texas Lost the World’s Largest Super Collider

The Higgs boson, a particle that has shaped the theories of modern particle physics, was discovered at a super collider in Geneva. It was a hugely significant moment for Big Science, one that received a Nobel Prize earlier this year—and it should have been discovered in Texas.

January 21, 2013

RIP, Sally Ride

What people are saying about NASA's first woman in space, who died of pancreatic cancer Monday at the age of 61.

Web Exclusive |
December 1, 2008

Slow to Evolve

The reason so many Texans testified in favor of strong language supporting evolution in the TEKS is because they’re having to play defense and they’re losing.

Biz Science |
March 1, 1999

Blood and Money

On the strength of a simple if indelicate question—“Who’s the Father?”—Houston’s Caroline Caskey has made a big splash in biotech.

Health |
July 31, 1997

Food Fright

Eating a peanut shouldn’t be a particularly memorable experience, but for Dallasite Mona Cain and countless other allergic Americans, it’s a matter of life and death.