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Houston Museum Tells Story of the Samurai

Posted on · The Middle Ages had its knights. The Japanese their Samurai. A new exhibitat the Houston Museum of Natural Science features full suits of armor and a collection of katanas — Japanese swords closely associated with the samurai warrior class. Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout is the Curator of Anthropology at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. He […]

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Health Care, Food Waste, Vision in Space, and Samurai Exhibit: Houston Matters for Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Posted on · A recent interim report from the state Senate Committee on Health and Human Services outlined a number of legislative recommendations to address some of the state’s health care challenges. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn about the findings in the report and look ahead to what lawmakers might consider during the upcoming 84th […]