Science & Technology http://tpr.org en UTSA's CITE Growing San Antonio Pipeline of New Tech Business Creators http://tpr.org/post/utsas-cite-growing-san-antonio-pipeline-new-tech-business-creators <p>UTSA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has announced another growth spurt for its program that teaches students how to turn their hi-tech ideas into successful businesses.</span></p><p>The university has received a $300,000 grant to expand its Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship program<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and the hope of the 80/20 Foundation that provided the funding is that one day, someone going through this program will create the next </span>Rackspace<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:55:16 +0000 Eileen Pace 34919 at http://tpr.org Friday Feline Fun: A Ranking Of The Most Famous Internet Cats http://tpr.org/post/friday-feline-fun-ranking-most-famous-internet-cats <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdhLQCYQ-nQ</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:22:00 +0000 Elise Hu 34920 at http://tpr.org Friday Feline Fun: A Ranking Of The Most Famous Internet Cats WATCH: Giant Undulating Anchovy School http://tpr.org/post/watch-giant-undulating-anchovy-school <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvxIdkhsoqU</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:35:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 34918 at http://tpr.org WATCH: Giant Undulating Anchovy School Avoiding The Border: Is This Obama's Hurricane Katrina? http://tpr.org/post/avoiding-border-obamas-hurricane-katrina Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time for our weekly visit to the Barbershop, where the guys talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds. Sitting in the chairs for a shape-up this week are writer Jimi Izrael, with us from Cleveland - Arsalan Iftikhar, founder of themuslimguy.com, is with us from Chicago. Lenny McAllister is a Republican strategist and the host of "Get Right With Lenny McAllister," on KDKA NewsRadio, with us from Pittsburgh. And in our Washington, D.C. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:24:00 +0000 editor 34908 at http://tpr.org Fly Like An Eagle: Site Picks The Best Aerial Drone Photos http://tpr.org/post/fly-eagle-site-picks-best-aerial-drone-photos An eagle soars above a national park in Bali, Indonesia. A waterfall in Mexico is seen from above its shelf of cascading water. Those are the top two finishers in a contest held to find the best images captured by cameras mounted on aerial drones. The winners were recently unveiled by the site <a href="http://www.dronestagr.am/">Dronestagram</a>.<p>The website chose winners by two methods: a juried competition, and the images' popularity among the site's visitors (see the <a href="http://www.dronestagr.am/contest/rewards/">top three images</a> in each category). Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:41:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 34903 at http://tpr.org Fly Like An Eagle: Site Picks The Best Aerial Drone Photos Elephant Featured In Film 'Alexander' Killed By Thai Poachers http://tpr.org/post/elephant-featured-film-alexander-killed-thai-poachers Poachers in Thailand killed a 50-year-old elephant who appeared in Oliver Stone's 2004 film <em>Alexander</em> before crudely hacking off the animal's giant tusks, according to <a href="http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/420052/famous-elephant-slain-killers-ivory-thieves-hunted"><em>The Bangkok Post.</em></a><p>The Asian elephant, named <a href="http://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7146">Phlai Khlao</a>, was used in scenes from the movie starring Colin Farrell and Angelina Jolie. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:01:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 34901 at http://tpr.org Elephant Featured In Film 'Alexander' Killed By Thai Poachers NSA Implementing Fix To Prevent Snowden-Like Security Breach http://tpr.org/post/nsa-implementing-fix-prevent-snowden-security-breach A year after Edward Snowden's digital heist, the NSA's chief technology officer says steps have been taken to stop future incidents. But he says there's no way for the NSA to be entirely secure. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 editor 34884 at http://tpr.org Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection http://tpr.org/post/mississippi-child-thought-cured-hiv-shows-signs-infection A baby who generated great excitement last year because it appeared she had been cured of HIV is infected with the virus after all, health officials say.<p>This discovery is a setback for the child known as the "Mississippi baby." It also complicates efforts to test what had seemed like a promising new treatment for infants born with HIV.<p>The <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/03/04/173258954/scientists-report-first-cure-of-hiv-in-a-child-say-its-a-game-changerhttp:/www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/03/04/173258954/scientists-report-first-cure-of-hiv-in-a-child-say-its-a-game-changer" Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:52:00 +0000 Richard Harris 34880 at http://tpr.org Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection Alcohol Test: Does Eating Yeast Keep You From Getting Drunk? http://tpr.org/post/alcohol-test-does-eating-yeast-keep-you-getting-drunk Sometimes we drink with the sole purpose of relaxing, or drowning the week's worries. But other times we just want to savor a special craft beer or vintage wine, or make that good meal taste even better.<p>And as we get older, we're warier of that third or fourth glass. The <a href="http://niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption">consequences</a> of too much alcohol — the drowsiness, the confusion and the wobbling — are a bigger hindrance. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:00:00 +0000 editor 34868 at http://tpr.org Alcohol Test: Does Eating Yeast Keep You From Getting Drunk? A New Device Lets You Track Your Preschooler ... And Listen In http://tpr.org/post/new-device-lets-you-track-your-preschooler-and-listen I was always thankful that my parents didn't "leash me" at the mall or grocery store when I was a child — but you'll never guess what parents can strap on their kids nowadays.<p>LG Electronics <a href="http://www.lgnewsroom.com/newsroom/contents/64572">introduced a device</a> Wednesday called the KizON. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:08:00 +0000 editor 34856 at http://tpr.org A New Device Lets You Track Your Preschooler ... And Listen In