Diseases affecting the brain compromise the function of not just nerve cells, but also that of their support staff, the glial cells. In a new study, neuroscientists at Houston Methodist have designed neural organoids, also known as “miniature brains,” to contain both mature neurons and astrocytic glial cells in relative proportions similar to that in the human brain.
The Omicron variant continues to ravage the US. As it does, a new survey reveals that nearly half of businesses whose workplace plans were upended by the latest COVID-19 waves have not communicated plans for returning to the physical workplace.
Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, is a vital resource for determining 2021 taxes and future social security benefits. To avoid burdensome tax penalties and to maximize your tax refund, it is important to review the form carefully.
After enduring the 2015 Memorial Day flood, the 2016 Tax Day flood, Hurricane Harvey in 2017 and other catastrophic storms in recent years, Harris County residents know all too well the unpredictability of the weather here. Sun can turn to drenching rain, and storms can linger indefinitely, bringing a year’s worth of rain in a few days.
NASA and its international partners approved crew members for Axiom Space's first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station.
The City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) has awarded $95,000 in grants to 12 individuals and five nonprofit organizations whose work promotes cultural tourism and resilience in the city.
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