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Scientists Gain Better Understanding of How Ebola Disables People's Immune Defenses

 University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston scientists have unlocked mysteries of how the Ebola virus hampers the body’s natural defenses to speed the rate of infection and its accompanying lethal disease.

Things to Do on Sea Days - Or Not!

It’s one of those days – cruising in the middle of nowhere. A great chance to enjoy the ship AND some of the fun activities – while keeping in mind that every passenger will be doing the same.

Must-Do Summer Activities on Galveston Island

Galveston’s social calendar is filled year-round with all manner of cool events, but the summertime takes this wealth of festive riches to the extremes.

7 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Galveston

You’ve just landed in Galveston for some much-needed R&R and glance out the hotel patio window at the Gulf of Mexico. And it's raining. Never fear!

East Beach: Galveston's Party Central for Fun and Surf

With live music concerts, sparkling surf, volleyball courts, concession stands and the imaginative sand sculptures created during the annual AIA Sandcastle Competition, East Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the island.

10 Reasons You Should Get On "Island Time" in Galveston

The return of summer in the Lone Star State heralds the arrival of warm weather, vibrant blue skies and blooming bluebonnets.

DA VINCI: THE EXHIBITION Coming to Moody Gardens

Moody Gardens presents Da Vinci: The Exhibition from May 27, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018 at the Discovery Museum. The exhibit follows the Renaissance master, Leonardo da Vinci, on a journey of innovation, creativity, science and wonder.

Step Back in Time to La King's Confectionery

It’s something your parents or grandparents may remember well – sticky and gooey taffy being made right before your eyes. You can actually still witness the century-old tradition right here in Galveston.

Galveston's Music Scene Is a Sure Shot for Summer of '17

For sure, the island’s glistening beaches, cool historic downtown shops and East End Victorian homes beckon you to stop by, but Galveston’s live music scene is also another sure shot for big fun.

Keep Cool This Summer at Moody Gardens Palm Beach

Guests are invited to kick off their summer with a splash, complete with sinking their toes in white sand, when Palm Beach opens May 20.