Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Pat O’Brien’s Piano Bar at CyFair

It’s not New Orleans, but don’t tell that to Scubie Hoyt, a piano bar maven, who led us in song and a rip-roaring good time.


Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Houston, All Shook Up

We may not shake like California, but Houston has its own fault lines which run through the city and we got to be mini geologists this morning as we mapped the Long Point Fault path. Geology professor Cathy Greenberg shared her expertise about the Long Point Fault, teaching us all about tectonic plates, salt domes, earthquakes and then zeroing in on Houston and its fault activity. What fun it was to see actual pictures of homes, roads, and pipelines along the Long Point fault.


Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Take the Guess Work Out of Your Heart Health

Without looking inside of your body, your doctor uses various clues to your health: weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, C-reactive protein, among others. What if we could show you a way to see inside your body to assess your cardiovascular health? Professor Thomas Cunningham revealed the latest technology in echocardiography.