Texas A&M research explores how melanoma grows and spreads

The first step in treating cancer is understanding how it starts, grows and spreads throughout the body. A relatively new cancer research approach is the study of metabolites, the products of different steps in cancer cell metabolism, and how those substances interact. To date, research like this has focused mostly on cancerous tissues; however, normal […]

Meet the nurse who’s running a Texas COVID-19 clinic all on her own

The BIS Community Clinic has one room and one attending health care practitioner for all of its patients in and around Bedias, Texas. (Google Street View/) There’s only one health clinic for the northern half of Grimes County, a fairly large rural county in southeastern Texas, 80 miles northwest of Houston. At this sole clinic, […]

Watch SpaceX test a giant ‘Starship’ over Texas today

SpaceX plans to test its enormous Starship prototype over Boca Chica, Texas, on Tuesday (Dec. 8). Starship is SpaceX’s big, shiny, TK what is i?, standing 160 feet (49 meters) tall and 30 feet (9 m) wide. Unlike the Crew Dragon, which is currently docked to the International Space Station, or the company’s fleet of […]