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Full Show: Gun Violence Study, Energy Outlook, And The Evolution Of…Evolution (Feb. 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: A new study about gun violence. The 2019 energy industry forecast. The city's best new restaurants. And the evolution of...well...evolution.

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Science Standards in Texas Schools: Tuesday’s Show (February 7, 2017)

Posted on · On Wednesday (Feb. 1, 2017), the Texas Board of Education held a preliminary vote on science standards, which some worry could make room for the teaching of creationism in science classrooms. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn more from Texas Tribune reporter Aliyya Swaby, and then discuss famous court battles over evolution and […]

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What Will Humans Look Like in the Future?

Posted on · Author Scott Solomon says humanity is an “odd species” because of how we’ve dominated the planet — and really modified it to fit our needs. But what does that tell us about where we’re going as a species? Can we glean from humanity’s evolution to date what the future of humanity may become? Solomon digs into that question […]