Posted on · Episode: 2934 Reading the Molecules of Life. Today, we read the molecules of life.
Posted on · Episode: 2199 Who were the Irish long ago? Today, when the Irish were Egyptians.
Posted on · On Friday's show: The county hits its highest threat level for the first time since June 2020, how a local company is helping solve long-cold missing persons cases, and a conversation with legendary R&B producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.
Posted on · In 2009, a Standard professor and his team were the first to interpret a human genome. Now his research is one of the leading ways medicine can combat genetic disorders.
Posted on · Fort Bend County Judge K.P. George has said a court should approve the reburial process while community members want DNA testing performed to find descendants.
Posted on · We learn more about a research project that studied the effects of long-term spaceflight on the human body, and what its findings imply for the future space exploration.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn the latest on a list of potential non-citizen voters being circulated. Then, we break down the latest political stories and examine the pros and cons of consumer DNA tests for cancer. And Da Camera's artistic director celebrates 25 years.
Posted on · There will be adjustments in the work of the forensic biology/DNA and seized drugs sections.
Posted on · With the rise of ancestry DNA testing services, an expert helps us make sense of what listeners have found in their results.
Posted on · Founded to address a backlog of hundreds of rape kits and other DNA evidence, the Houston Forensic Science Center will spend $2 million to address a new backlog.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We examine how some international news might affect global trade with Houston. Then, we discuss efforts to solve a backlog of DNA evidence. We explore examples of mis-remembered history. And we get an update on local sports.
Posted on · Researchers, including some at Baylor College of Medicine, hope the Earth BioGenome Project will lead to medical and environmental breakthroughs.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We learn about efforts to reduce flooding in area bayous and how underground tunnels might help. We discuss the week's political news and learn about efforts to map the genome of every species on earth. And we talk with Ira Glass about lessons he's learned in his public radio career.
Posted on · Toxic stress in childhood can lead to a lifetime of health problems and, ultimately, a shorter life. Here's what schools can do to help
Posted on · There's an explosion of interest in personalized diet approaches and at-home test kits are popping up everywhere. Part of the approach includes analyzing your DNA, but genes can only tell us so much