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Power to the Patients

Power to the Patients

Andy Ellington discusses how point-of-care diagnostics may revolutionize health care.


Contaminants Become Us

The contaminants in our food, water, soil and air may be changing not just us but our children and grandchildren as well.

Today's Environment Influences Behavior Generations Later

Descendants of exposed rats are more anxious, more sensitive to stress, and have greater activity in stress-related regions of the brain than descendants of unexposed rats.

The Pregnancy Twofer

The Pregnancy Twofer

Maternal health epidemiologist Michele Forman explains how healthier habits during pregnancy can improve the lives of mother and child.

Op-ed: Our Contaminated World

Op-ed: Our Contaminated World

Biologists David Crews and Andrea Gore argue that it's time for us to face the fact that our world is contaminated by chemicals, and we're contaminated as well.

The oPAD

The oPAD

In this video we take an NPR-style look at the origami Paper Analytical Device.

Where Gardening Is All but Elementary

Where Gardening Is All but Elementary

In this audio slideshow we visit with 4th grade organic gardeners at the University of Texas Elementary School.

Organics in the Balance

Organics in the Balance

A guide to when and how to eat organic, from the college's expert dietitians.

Before She is a Mother: Q&A with Pediatric Geneticist Huiping Zhu

Before She is a Mother: Q&A with Pediatric Geneticist Huiping Zhu

Zhu and her colleagues are investigating the risk factors for the development of neural tube defects.

DNA-Targeting Molecule Has Potential to Help Treat Genetic Diseases and HIV

DNA-Targeting Molecule Has Potential to Help Treat Genetic Diseases and HIV

The molecule is an important step along the path to someday creating drugs that can go after rogue DNA directly.