This is the daily journal I kept throughout my internship this summer with Texas Standard. I was required to keep a journal to receive credit for the internship.
“Satellite systems from Texas A&M Corpus Christi could alert hospitals and ERs when to expect spikes in respiratory illnesses.”
“If a person gets bit by a kissing bug that is infected with the parasite – whenever the insect is feeding it will defecate and if the person happens to scratch or itch or rub the feces into the bite wound – that is how people can catch the disease.”
“This money has a very specific purpose – and it’s time sensitive that we move this money out the door to benefit these families right now.”
“We’ve got now schools – and some schools in Texas where 20, 30, even 40 percent of kids are not getting vaccinated.”
The White House is hosting a summit, starting Monday, that brings together state and federal officials to develop a strategy for promoting science, technology, engineering and math education. Representatives from across the country, including Texas, are attending the event organized by the White House Office of Science and Technology policy.
“The idea here is to use this technology to sift through data and see patterns that would escape a human analyst.”
“The beauty about sports is that it really brings all walks of life together.”