Back in February, I wrote about a heavily publicized report released by the University of Texas Energy Institute that billed itself as the authoritative guide for regulators wrestling with the extraction of natural gas from shale formations and the novel combination of directional drilling and hydra ... More >>
At right you see former First Lady Laura Bush, cheerily painting a door at a health clinic in Zambia. The photo was taken earlier this month by a staffer at the Bush Institute, part of the press surrounding the former first couple's visit to Africa earlier this month. It's also included in today's D ... More >>
An SMU biologist thinks the secret to the fountain of youth may be found by putting fruit flies on a diet.
Like having herpes wasn't bad enough, now this: A Washington, D.C.- and Austin-based watchdog group is alleging that Parkland Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas endangered the health of low-income pregnant women -- and the lives of their newborns -- when they ... More >>
Texas health officials say that mandatory childhood vaccinations against hepatitis B will prevent the spread of life-threatening illness. But which is riskier--the disease or the vaccine?
Dick Armey will eat his lunch.