Tea Party Patriots host open forum
amarillo.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:26:28 +0000
Guest speaker Heywood Sanders started his talk on downtown redevelopment Monday saying, “I don’t purport to be an expert on Amarillo,” and “I don’t have a hatchet.”
But most of his presentation focused on how cities that tried things roughly similar to Amarillo failed to grow convention business.
The Amarillo Tea Party Patriots hosted the event at Amarillo Civic Center Complex, drawing about 200 people who seemed evenly divided on the question of proceeding with the existing downtown redevelopment plan, judging by applause.
TTUHSC research showing promising results for cancer treatments
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:09:24 +0000
A team of Texas Tech Health Sciences Center researchers believe they’ve discovered some promising results toward a treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Vadivel Ganapathy, professor and chair of the department of cell biology and biochemistry at the TTUHSC School of Medicine, said he’s been working with a series of amino acid transporters to develop a way to starve cancer cells of nutrients.
The team has applied the study to colon cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer and pancreatic cancer, he said.
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