Town Square

Here’s what we know about the Governor’s vaccine mandate ban, the cost of the pandemic and vaccines for young children

Posted on · A pediatric infectious diseases expert and a health economist discuss vaccines for children under 12 and the cost of the pandemic. Plus, we dive into Governor Abbott’s latest executive order to prohibit vaccine mandates.

Energy & Environment

Galveston Bay researchers are fishing for data about chemical runoff — literally

Posted on · Industrial facilities along Houston’s Ship Channel are increasingly at risk of flooding as climate change accelerates rising sea levels and strengthens storms. Now, local researchers are examining how pollution runoff during these flood events is impacting the bay’s ecosystem -- and how to mitigate it.