Vanguard: Nigeria lagging behind in development

February 7, 2016

Professor Dike N Kalu, author of Nigeria’s Adventures in Technology, is professor emeritus at the University of Texas Health Science Center, USA. In this chat with Vanguard Learning during his recent visit to Nigeria, he speaks on his book and says science/technology is imperative to the nation’s development. Read the full story at Vanguard


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 […]



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 […]