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Posted on · What happens when a machine begins to read its own instruction manual? No, Iâm not talking aboutÂ SkynetÂ (from theÂ TerminatorÂ films)Â but rather humanityâs rapidly increasing understanding of its genome â the code that makes us who were are.Â Weâve mapped it and identified genes that lead to certain disorders. So could we someday […]
Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel weighs in […]
Posted on · Thursday marks 25 years since nearly two dozen workers died and 300 more were injured in a series of explosions and a fire at a chemical plant near the Houston Ship Channel. This anniversary of the “Phillips Disaster” reminds us that many jobs which draw people to Houston bring with them a certain degree of […]
Posted on · In a typical year, more than 60,000 people move to the Houston region. They tend to be young (the median age in Harris County is just under 33). In many cases, they’re here to start or advance their careers, because this is where the jobs are. On this edition of Houston Matters, we’ll discuss what […]
Posted on · Former Hitchcock High School Bulldogs defensive end Michael Sam this week announced he is gay;Â the performers at this summerâs Free Press Summer Fest were announced this week; andÂ the FBI is cracking down on people aiming laser pointers at airplanes: It’s The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston news. Our panel of […]
Posted on · An all-time high in Houston home sales, modifying HISD’s literacy plans, and reasons not to move to Austin? It’s The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston news. Our panel of decided non-experts this week are:Â Kyrie OâConnor of the Houston Chronicle,Â Dianah Dulany of ComedySportz Houston, and Frederick J. Goodall, author of parenting […]
Posted on · From a Houston hot dog franchise's identity crisis, to department stores and radio stations in Houston getting a jump on Christmas, we examine "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" in Houston news this week with Frederick J. Goodall, author of parenting blog MochaDad.com, Paul Pendergraft, KUHF-Houston Public Radio's Senior Producer for News & Public […]