Bioscience-Medicine

Bioscience-Medicine news from Texas Public Radio reporters.

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Bioscience-Medicine News Desk, including Xenex Disinfection Services, the John and Rita Feik Foundation, the John and Susan Kerr Charitable Foundation, the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Jean Cheever and San Antonio Technology Center.  Additional support comes from Cappy and Suzy Lawton and InCube Labs.

Bonnie Petrie / Texas Public Radio

Several families divided by the Trump administration's family separation policies have reunited in San Antonio before beginning the next stage of their journey.


KidsandCars.org / Kids and Cars

How could a parent forget their child in the car? That is a question people ask every summer as dozens of children die in hot cars, forgotten by their parents.


Vince Kong / Texas Public Radio

Another big dust storm from Africa is going to blow into Texas this weekend, and it might cause some health problems if you spend too much time outside.


Minjee Jou, illustrator

Researchers in San Antonio have made a breakthrough in autism research using gene editing.

Ruben de Rijcke / Wikimedia Commons / Wiki Commons https://bit.ly/1RBU5g4

A particulate that chokes the air wherever you find cars has been linked to the development of Type II diabetes. The particulate is called PM 2.5.


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