Cancer ResearchScience & Technology

St. Louis Bioscience in the Spotlight as BioGenerator Portfolio Tops $2 Billion in Follow-On Capital

BioGenerator Ventures portfolio has raised $2.2 billion in follow-on capital, with much of the success involving one company in 2021.

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Science & TechnologySpace

Shooting for the Moon! A Lifetime of Lunar Research and the Next Step with Artemis Missions

Washington University scientist spends 30 years studying the moon and hopes to secure lunar samples from future NASA Artemis missions.

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Science & TechnologySpace

US Space Force Interests Align With Space Sciences Research at Washington University in St. Louis

The director of the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University believes the U.S. Space Force would be interested in St. Louis synergies.

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CultureScience & Technology

Banteng Cow Fitbits

By Suzanne Vanderhoef If you’ve ever been to the Saint Louis Zoo and noticed what you thought were cows, chances are, you were walking by Banteng. Banteng are a wild special of cattle from Southeast Asia, prominently Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam. There are only 8,000 Banteng left in the wild, but there are four at the […]

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Science & Technology

Spread of New Omicron Subvariant BA.2.12.1 in Missouri is Tracked Through Wastewater Testing

University of Missouri laboratory identified rise of genetic material from B.A.2.12.1 in wastewater, mostly in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas.

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Science & Technology

MU Researcher Finds Cat Genomes are Surprisingly Similar to Humans’ Benefitting Human & Cat Health

MU researcher ‘lets the cat out of the bag’ with findings published in Trends in Genetics. The world is made aware the human genome is surprisingly catlike!

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Cancer ResearchScience & Technology

Novel Cancer Drug by St. Louis Startup Is Designed to Uniquely Destroy Tumors Throughout Body

Immunophotonics announced it has raised $21.4 million dollars to advance clinical trials of its cancer treatment.

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Science & Technology

Innovative Music Therapy for the Brain Development of Premature Babies

A University of Missouri research project looks at the long-term effects of a specific type of music therapy intervention for premature babies in the NICU.

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Cancer ResearchScience & Technology

St. Louis biotech startup Wugen is advancing novel cellular therapies to treat cancer

If Wugen is not working on its memory natural killer cell technology, it’s not top secret that Wugen has ‘007.’

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Science & Technology

Cascading Climate Change Impacts on Missouri Flowers and Pollinators

Earlier blooms and a longer flowering season may seem ideal, but scientists studying flowers in Missouri have concerns.

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