San Antonio Magazine: Achoo! Allergies in San Antonio

February 25, 2016

Winter showers may bring spring flowers but in San Antonio, the season also produces quite a few sniffles. And this year, our particularly mild winter means spring allergy season could come even earlier than usual, says Dr. Edward Brooks of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


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 […]

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