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Texas Center for Superconductivity at UH is Home to Cutting Edge Energy Research

Posted on · The Texas Center for Superconductivity is an energy research center based at the University of Houston. The center brings together chemistry, physics, chemical engineering and other disciplines to study superconductivity and advanced materials. Dr. Zhifeng Ren is a principal investigator with the center. He recently received $500,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy […]

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Zika Virus Developments in Houston: Wednesday’s Show (February 3, 2016)

Posted on · Health officials Tuesday confirmed three new cases of the Zika virus in Greater Houston, bringing the total of known cases in the region to seven. Meanwhile, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the CDC confirmed a patient there acquired the virus through sex (it’s usually spread through mosquito bites). These developments coincided with […]