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The Real Final Frontier: Sleep in Space

Posted on · Dr. Smith Johnston has one job: to help NASA astronauts go to sleep. He doesn’t use any of the typical means you or I might use – like listening to the dulcet sounds of recorded waterfalls and birds. This aerospace doctor uses precision medicine, including tight schedules and scientific development of new LEDs, to keep […]

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Flooding in Low-Income Areas and Houston TranStar: Wednesday’s Show (April 27, 2016)

Posted on · Houston’s latest flooding was especially hard on areas like Greenspoint, where the majority of the households affected were low-income. On today’s edition of Houston Matters, we discuss the impact of the flooding on Houston’s most vulnerable – and what’s being done to help them — with Lance Gilliam, chair of the Houston Housing Authority.