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Updated Aug. 17.

The University of Texas San Antonio is standing up a virtual National Security Collaboration Center while they wait for a physical building, said UTSA president Taylor Eighmy during a speech Tuesday at the Cyber Texas Foundation’s annual conference downtown.

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This is the fifth session for University of Texas at San Antonio sophomore Alesandro Salazar.

Each time he sits in this sound booth, wearing a skullcap of sensors, he recites nonsensical phrases from a computer monitor.

They’re intended to make him stutter.

Courtesy NASA and Solar Dynamics Observatory

Fifty years after first conceived, NASA is scheduled to begin its historic mission to “touch the sun.” The Parker Solar Probe launches from Cape Canaveral on Saturday and, if successful, will travel seven times closer to the sun than any other spacecraft, at 3.8 million miles from the surface.

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Updated Aug. 8


While 1,400 crime scene investigators, fingerprint examiners, and forensic pathologists learned about the latest in forensic technology last week in San Antonio at the International Association for Identification's annual International Educational Conference, questions remain around the current science that can lead to convictions.

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Updated Aug. 4

Mikel and Juliet Mendoza place red stickers on a foam-core board. The board has questions about where the nearly 500 electric scooters currently operating in San Antonio should be allowed to go. Each section has a yes or no segment. They place the red sticker in the yes category for most.