- Could your electronics be making you fat? According to UH researchers, a common flame retardant used to keep electronics from overheating may be to blame. The research is supported by an NIH grant.
- Two esteemed researchers will explore the keys to remaining mentally, physically and emotionally fit while advancing in years during a special panel discussion at the University of Houston. “The Search for an Anti-Aging Pill” will be presented at 3 p.m., March 10 in UH’s Student Center Ballroom.
- University of Houston architecture students took a long, hard look at the city of Houston – particularly its connection to natural waterways. They then worked to develop new visions for the Bayou City and showcased them through vibrant projects.
- Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat – from a vehicle tailpipe, for example, or an industrial smokestack – with greater efficiency and higher output power than currently available materials.
- More than 400 students, faculty and alumni from the University of Houston and University of Houston System traveled to the state Capitol in Austin earlier this week to meet with legislators and their associates.
- The University of Houston will host a roundtable discussion, “Immigration Policy and America’s Foreign Relations,” at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Mar. 3 in the UH Student Center Theater, room 103. The event is free and open to the public.
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