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Full Show: Rain And Flooding Update, Mental Health Match, And Finding Something New In Moon Dust (Sept. 20, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: The latest on heavy rain and flooding, a new app helps people find the right therapist, and a UH student finds something new on the moon.

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After Santa Fe School Shooting, Texas Launches Mobile App To Help People Report Suspicious Activity

Posted on · Nearly a month after Santa Fe high school shooting, Gov. Greg Abbott has launched a digital technology to make it easier for Texans to report unusual activity in schools and communities within minutes.

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Do You Have a Concussion? There’s an App for That

Posted on · Growing concern about concussions has led to new rules in various sports, and a new movie starring Will Smith as a crusading doctor. But concussions are not easy injuries to treat – or even diagnose. David Eagleman, a neuroscientist at Houston’s Baylor College of Medicine, has developed an iPad app called “BrainCheck.” It uses research-backed […]

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Coder Camps: Vocational Schools for the Digital Age

Posted on · For those of us who use the Internet or smartphones, we often take for granted the technology behind them that makes them work – well, at least until it doesn’t. For every website and mobile app there was a person – or a team of them – designing the interface and writing lines and lines […]