Posted on · A group of scientists and medical professionals is sounding the alarm in the final days of the Texas legislative session about a little-noticed bill that would allow manufacturers of unproven drugs to sell their products to dying patients.
Posted on · Harris County has been pilot-testing the Microsoft Trap, which captures particular mosquito species -- those capable of spreading the Zika virus and other diseases.
Posted on · Predators that attacked the clay caterpillars left telltale bite marks, which were later analyzed to help figure the critter's risk of getting eaten. That analysis revealed a striking pattern.
Posted on · The brain evolved over evolutionary time scales of millions of years. So what's the likelihood that modern experience could have had an impact? Alva Noë says a new study might give the topic light.
Posted on · “I don’t know if I could have done it."
Posted on · A Houston Methodist study has discovered and uncommon strain of a 'Superbug' in Houston
Posted on · The Zika virus presents a lot of complications for public health officials, but according to a new study, one of the biggest problems is a knowledge gap.
Posted on · We think of antibiotic-resistance as a modern-day problem. Now scientists have evidence that these superbugs have been around for eons. Clues to their origin are offering clues to their defeat.
Posted on · Discussion over a bill that would improve the state’s Child Protective Services agency turned into a heated debate over vaccines — and whether they should be required for children placed in foster care.
Posted on · You're born with roughly 9,000 taste buds, and they're very good at regenerating — which is why you can recover the ability to taste just days after burning your tongue. But that changes as we age.
Posted on · Mosquito season is upon us, and Texas still isn’t out of the woods when it comes to Zika.
Posted on · No, say food safety experts. Molds can easily penetrate deep into a soft food, like bread. But you can salvage other foods with tougher surfaces, like cabbages, carrots and hard cheeses.
Posted on · Thousands of people will participate in Saturday's march. We reached out to three experts on teaching and climate change to find out how the event — and its aftermath — can help engage young people.
Posted on · A statewide task force ran into some issues getting good information last year when it was asked to write a report on why so many women in Texas were dying during pregnancy or shortly after.
Posted on · The Trump administration has a rule in the works that could make big changes in Obamacare health plans and eligibility as soon as this summer. Will it stabilize the insurance marketplace, too?