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Gerrymandering Ruling, Superbugs, and Sgt. Pepper: Thursday’s Show (June 1, 2017)

Posted on · Gerrymandering is the process by which congressional districts are drawn in a way that heavily favors one party over the other. Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina had violated the Constitution by doing this very thing — drawing district lines according to race. After similar rulings in Alabama and Virginia, could Texas […]

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Houston Doctors Are Preparing for a Post-Antibiotic World

Posted on · (Above: Two Houston researchers studying antibiotic resistance: (L-R) Dr. Cesar Arias of UTHealth, and Dr. Yousif Shamoo from Rice University. Photo: Houston Matters) How do we prepare for a “post-antibiotic world” – one in which common bacterial infections have become antibiotic-resistant? Some folks right here in Houston are already working on it. We talk with Dr. Cesar Arias, […]