Many researchers believe in the potential of stem cells to treat a host of diseases. But for some patients, lack of oversight of the multibillion-dollar industry has had disastrous consequences.
The missive was part of a 1962 study that attempted to track the flow of ocean currents.
The fault lines had been inactive for 300 million years before fracking started.
By the end of the 21st century, a 100-year storm like Harvey could become a five-and-a-half-year storm in Texas.
The space exploration company achieved a big milestone—and took the pictures to prove it.
The long tail of the Planned Parenthood videos continues to get longer as a House subcommittee prepares to subpoena Parkinson's researchers.
It fights AIDS even when it breaks, helps a fella out, and claims to feel better than not using a condom at all.
We don't see what could possibly go wrong.
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.
Like any political battle in Texas, the ongoing fight over the evolution in the state's science classes features colorful characters worth getting to know.
Researchers at the University of Texas mapped the genome of the Texas Longhorn and discovered its heritage is more complicated than previously thought.
A Texas scientist purports to have sequenced Sasquatch DNA.
The Frito-Lay snack has been targeted for banning by some school districts, even in home-packed lunches. Also, it's not just your fingers that the stuff turns red.
What people are saying about NASA's first woman in space, who died of pancreatic cancer Monday at the age of 61.
A preliminary report from the FDA contains telling observations about Celltex, the company that Rick Perry worked with last year for his experimental back surgery.
Houston returns to the top of a Men's Fitness survey that also includes El Paso, Arlington, and Dallas.
Ernest Willis spent seventeen years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. And he has a few things to say about the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in 2004 for a strangely similar crime that many experts believe he didn’t commit either.
A Texas researcher is working to fight citrus greening by using bacteria-fighting genes found in spinach.
A recent report gives the state's science standards a ‘C,’ but the State Board of Education chairwoman, a science teacher, is still “pleased.”
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.
On the strength of a simple if indelicate question—“Who’s the Father?”—Houston’s Caroline Caskey has made a big splash in biotech.
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.