Dianna Wray, a nationally award-winning journalist, is a staff writer at the Houston Press. Born and raised in Houston, she writes about everything from NASA to oil to horse races.
2 days ago | Education
After years of controversy the Texas State Board of Education last week gave the final seal of approval for science curriculum standards that, through the substitution of some key words, allows students to learn high school biology without be...
4 days ago | NASA
It's the question everyone longs to know about the final frontier: Have astronauts ever had sex in space? Officially, NASA denies any such thing and there are no official, confirmed, yes-they-definitely-got-it-on reports about anyone doing it in s...
5 days ago | Health
Blue Bell officials can't seem to catch a break. Every time it starts to look like they can just get past the ice cream maker's listeria scandal, more safety concerns become public. Once again the company has been slapped with a lawsuit filed by a...
5 days ago | Texas
After months of deliberation, ExxonMobil and Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation have finally made it official: The companies are building a new petrochemical plant, with the world's largest ethane steam cracker at its heart, in San Patricio...
7 days ago | NASA
An American citizen and NASA scientist jailed in Turkey since last July was denied bail at his first hearing in Turkish court on Monday. Serkan Golge, a 37-year-old scientist employed at the Johnson Space Center and an American citizen who has mad...
11 days ago | NASA
Saturn's moon, Enceladus, and Jupiter's moon, Europa, have been deemed the places most likely to host life outside of Earth, according to NASA scientists. On Thursday NASA announced that two missions have captured new observations of active ocean ...