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Most mutations in cancer are random DNA mistakes: study

by Kerry Sheridan MIAMI | AFP | 3/23/2017 – What causes cancer? A new study published Thursday suggests that cells make random mistakes

New vaccine against rotavirus could curb child deaths

MIAMI, AFP | 3/22/2017 – A new vaccine that is cheap to make and does not require refrigeration has shown promise in preventing

Virtual reality brings home the horror of hospital attacks

by Nina Larson GENEVA, Switzerland | AFP | Doctors and nurses bustle round a patient with a broken leg, when suddenly there is

Fruit-fuelled evolution of a bigger brain: study

PARIS, France | AFP | Monday 3/27/2017 – Humans likely developed large and powerful brains, researchers said Monday, with the help of what

Deaths up sharply among people with autism: study

MIAMI | AFP. Monday 3/27/2017 – People with autism are three times as likely to die from an injury

Cutting edge: K-pop band praise plastic surgery beauty

by Jung Ha-Won SEOUL, South Korea | AFP – Rounder eyes, narrower faces, bigger breasts: a South Korean girlband is celebrating

Bags carry Hermes to record profit

PARIS, France | AFP – A jump in sales of its trademark leather bags helped Hermes push its annual profits last year above

Innovative fabrics bark up Tokyo fashion tree

by Jennie Matthew TOKYO, Japan | AFP – Wood fashioned into lace and sculpted into evening dresses: the Hanae Mori Manuscrit label led

Ford announces $1.2 bn investment in US auto plants

Ford announced Tuesday that it will invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan plants, most of which is part of a 2015

Summer Jobs Available for Houston Youth

By Mayor Sylvester Turner

It’s time to kick off the second year of our Hire Houston Youth program.  We are proud