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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


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 […]


Perishable News: H-E-B official to deliver keynote at United Fresh 2016

February 17, 2016

Craig Boyan, President and Chief Operating Officer for H-E-B, one of the largest independent food retailers in the nation, will deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, June 21 at the United Fresh 2016 Opening Breakfast General Session at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Read the full story at Perishable News


Xconomy: BioAffinity aims to revive cancer diagnostic in San Antonio

February 17, 2016

For bioAffinity, a company that relocated its diagnostic research program to San Antonio two years ago, the proof is in the sputum. Read the full story at Xconomy


Clarity Child Guidance Center

Express-News: Children with mental health issues have new place to play

February 17, 2016

Children with mental health issues need various kinds of help to heal — counseling, medication, sometimes hospitalization.  One proven method of help is play therapy, which lets kids express their troubles in nonverbal ways. The young patients at the nonprofit Clarity Child Guidance Center just got a big assist in that arena. Read the full […]



Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: Grants from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

February 17, 2016

The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center is one of 23 Texas medical schools, hospitals and health systems awarded with $49.2 million in grants from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Read the full story at Lubbock Avalanche-Journal