KENS 5: Made in SA: Sign company once employed man who carved Mount Rushmore

February 7, 2016
 

Some of the unique signs you see around USAA and the UT Health Science Center were constructed right here in the Alamo City by a 150-year-old business called The Southwell Company. “To be in business for that long, four generations in the same family, is really an honor,” said Southwell Company co-President Scott Southwell. Watch the video […]


Dallas Morning News: Texas science commission recommends moratorium on bite-mark evidence

February 7, 2016
 

Texas on Feb. 12 became the first state in the nation to recommend a ban on the use of bite mark analysis in criminal cases, a decision that could prompt change in courtrooms nationwide. Read the full story at The Dallas Morning News


NOWCastSA: News about the Zika virus outbreak

February 7, 2016
 

In San Antonio, local health care professionals are preparing for potential cases of Zika virus originating from travel to affected areas outside the United States, and possible local outbreaks in South Texas.  The following is from a Jan. 27, 2016 news release from the Univeristy of Texas Health Science Center.  Patrick S. Ramsey, M.D., M.S.P.H., […]


Senior Journal: Successful study of anti-aging drug with monkeys wins new grant

February 7, 2016
 

The search for eternal youth marches on with a new grant from the National Institute on Aging for work to continue on the effects of the drug rapamycin on the lifespan and healthy aging of middle aged marmoset monkeys. The grant comes on the heels of a study with the animals showing the anti-aging drug […]


KSAT 12: City’s ambassador program offers paid internships

February 7, 2016
 

The city of San Antonio’s Department of Human services is looking to hire paid interns for their summer 2016 ambassador program. Read the full story at KSAT 12


Wall Street Journal: Commission recommends ban on bite-mark evidence

February 7, 2016
 

A Texas commission recommended Feb. 12 that the state suspend the use of bite-mark evidence in criminal cases pending additional research, becoming the first agency in the nation to discredit a forensic ​technique​ that has come under intense scrutiny in recent years. Read the full story at The Wall Street Journal