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Houston Artist Tapped to Send Messages Into Space

Posted on · Houston artist Dario Robleto recently joined a group of top astronomers and physicists in London – no less than Stephen Hawking among them – to announce a series of projects called Breakthrough Initiatives, aimed at communicating with intelligent life beyond Earth. Robleto tells News 88.7 arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop about his role, and […]

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Food Deserts Revisited and Importing Doctors: Tuesday’s show (July 28, 2015)

Posted on · Back in the summer of 2013, we examined food deserts in Houston – neighborhoods with a shortage of nearby access to fresh food. They tend to be in low income areas, where major grocery chains are sometimes unwilling or unable to open a store. The concern in 2013 was that 1 in 5 households in Harris […]