Daily News & Analysis: What is the Angelina Jolie gene and how its loss results in breast cancer

February 26, 2016
 

A team of researchers has provided deeper insight into how the Angelina Jolie gene, BRCA1, functions in normal breast tissue and how its loss results in breast cancer. Read the full story at Daily News & Analysis

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San Antonio Magazine: Color Me A Success

February 22, 2016
 

A lot of forces were at work pushing Ryan Russe to embrace the phenomenon of adult coloring books.  As a kid growing up in San Antonio, the Ronald Reagan High School grad was the type who was always filling sketch pads with drawings. But as he got older and busier with school and life, Russe found […]

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Science Codex: Texas-developed technology key to discoveries

February 22, 2016
 

How do some viruses–comparable to HIV–insert their genetic information into cells and permanently infect them? In a paper published in Nature in February, scientists showed the structure of a protein complex that enables this to occur. Read the full story at Science Codex

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Science.Mic: Diet Soda, the timeless health scam

February 22, 2016
 

Diet soda has been around since the 1950s. A 2013 Gallup poll indicated that 24% of adults drink it over the regular stuff. But even though it’s billed as the lesser evil of it’s sugar-packed counterpart, diet soda hasn’t actually proved to be much better, health-wise; in fact, certain sources would argue that it’s worse. Read the […]

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KABB-TV: Elementary students receive free dental exams

February 7, 2016
 

Kids at Adams Elementary School got free dental checkups Friday.  Metro Health and volunteers from the San Antonio District Dental Society, and SA Dental Hygienists Association made it all happen. The kids received free dental exams and preventative oral health services. Read the full story at KABB-TV

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News 4: ALTC dedication

February 7, 2016
 

Dedication ceremonies were held today for the 51.2 million dollar academic learning and teaching center at U.T. Health Science Center. The 130 thousand square foot facility has 84 stations for what’s called Digital Anatomy Labs. It’s a new way to teach like never before. Read the full story at News 4

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