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Blankenhorn: When the Oil Boom Turns to Bust
Fracking has uncovered huge pools of oil in Texas, Ohio and North Dakota, creating an economic boom in those places that has trickled down to the rest of the country.
Sat May 18, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Annise Parker: The Modern American Boomtown
Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit www.djreprints.com Houston's mayor-an openly gay Democrat friendly to business-talks about why her city is the ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Now, shoes that generate electricity
Houston, May 16 : Four US students have developed shoes that extract energy with every step to power portable electronics and, perhaps someday, life-preserving medical devices, US media reported.
Thu May 16, 2013
Add boron for better batteries
A theory developed at Rice University determined that a graphene/boron compound would excel as an ultrathin anode for lithium-ion batteries.
Global health innovations could lower costs in Texas, Houston expert says
Health care innovations used in the developing world have potential to reduce the cost of care in the U.S. Innovations in health care are already reducing the cost of care in developing countries around the globe and have the potential to do the same here, said Y. Ping Sun , a Rice University representative and attorney with Houston's Yetter ... (more)
Leaving on a high note
We lead angelic lives,%u2028 Yet have a merry time of it besides. We dance and we spring,%u2028 We skip and we sing.%u2028 Saint Peter in heaven looks on.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Paramus Post
Bergen Community College to Hold 44th Commencement Exercises at Izod Center Thursday, May 16, 2013
Bergen Community College's 2,308 candidates for commencement The College will celebrate its 44th commencement exercises, with Bergen President Dr.
2013 High School Valedictorians, Salutatorians in Stone Mountain and Lithonia
The DeKalb county school district announced on Tuesday the 2013 valedictorians and salutatorians at high schools in Stone Mountain and Lithonia, as well as their post-high school plans: Arabia Mountain High School Valedictorian : Ayomide Akin-David. Will attend Stanford University or Rice University, computer engineering major.
Tue May 14, 2013
R & D
Bovine blood keeps gold nanoparticles stable
A protein from cow blood has the remarkable ability to keep gold nanoparticles from clumping in a solution.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Believe it or not, lovebugs have a purpose
Lovebugs come out when temperatures first warm in the spring and again in the fall just before temperatures cool.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ben Rhodes: Obama's Fixer behind the Benghazi Cover-Up
Barack Obama's "Tower of Fabrications," as Peter Wehner describes the Benghazi scandal, is beginning to crack.
Sun May 12, 2013
Off the Kuff
Mayor Parker kicks off her campaign
It's the time of the season for Mayor Parker, who has a serious challenger this time, but also a stronger hand to play.
Fri May 10, 2013
Local and school elections will be decided today
Months of campaigning ends today, as voters in Tarrant County and throughout the state go to the polls to choose leaders to serve on city councils, school boards and water districts - and weigh in on multi-million dollar bond issues.
the incredible lightness of maddy
Hi, Karen! Guess what: I'm graduating this year! I'm really excited. So, I don't know if you do this or not, but I'd really love if you'd take my senior pictures.
Wed May 08, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Entrance Software Consulting Unveils "Frac Your Dataa " Campaign at P2 Energy Solutions Conference
Houston, Texas May 08, 2013 At this week's P2 Energy Solutions conference, ASCEND 2013 in San Antonio, Entrance Software reveals its new "Frac Your Data" campaign to promote data management for energy companies.
Dallas Morning News
Tax credits for R&D partnerships with universities pass House
Partnerships between private companies and Texas universities for research and development projects would get a tax credit under legislation approved Tuesday by the Texas House.
National FFA Organization's CEO To Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree From Purdue
NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION'S CEO TO RECEIVE HONORARY DOCTORATE DEGREE FROM PURDUE May 8, 2013 Source: National FFA Organization news release The chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization is one of 10 Purdue University graduates who will be awarded an honorary doctorate degree during the university's May commencement ceremonies in West ... (more)
North Oldham junior aces ACT twice
Will Strench, 16, had his driver's license for only a few days when he drove to an ACT testing center in February.
Tue May 07, 2013
Dr. David Allen Milburn, 71, of Buckhannon, passed away in Country Meadows Rehabilitation Center at Bridgeville, Pa., at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, after a long illness due to surgical complications.
A-F grades: inspired or 'gimmick'?
School reforms advanced in the Senate this week, and business groups and lawmakers have said those grades - instead of the current system that ranks school districts as "exemplary," "recognized," "acceptable" and "unacceptable" - would inspire districts to work better.