Science & Technology
Nerve Transfer Surgery is Helping Children with Paralyzing Disease
Nerve transfer surgery may help restore some function in children with acute flaccid myelitis.
Biotechnology Attacks Mosquitos
Pluton Biosciences of St. Louis says it has discovered a way to identify and use microbes to kill mosquitos. It’s a natural enemy replacing chemicals.
New MRI Technique for Faster and Easier Cardiac MRI’s With Freedom to Breathe
The University of Missouri Heart Speed team is improving MRI technique for faster MRI’s so that patients can breathe!
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St. Louis-Based SwipeSum Technology Offers Savings on Credit Card Processing Fees
SwipeSum claims its service helps small businesses save $300 to $3,000 a month on credit card processing fees.
Equine Smartbit is a High-Tech Horse Bit for Equine Wellness & Professional Horse Performance
The Equine Smartbit is designed to improve training of professional horses and help overall horse wellness.
Urban Forestry Software Used for UMSL Tree Inventory & Analysis of Campus Trees
According to tree inventory software, eco benefits of campus trees for UMSL amount to $141,781.10 per year.
Early Bone Maturity Sets a New Normal for Child Growth
Researchers at the University of Missouri proved that children are growing earlier, reaching their full height sooner than children two generations ago.
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St. Louis Archdiocese’s Rural Parish Clinic Offers Free Healthcare to the Uninsured
The St. Louis Archdiocese has established a mobile medical unit to provide comprehensive healthcare to people in some of the poorest counties in the country.
Obe Creates Smart Dog Bowl for Pet Wellness and Obesity Prevention
Obe, a St. Louis-based startup, created a smart dog bowl designed to help pets live longer, healthier lives.
Arctic Wolf Spider’s Changing Diet May Help Keep Arctic Cool & Lessen Some Impacts of Global Warming
Arctic wolf spiders could potentially buffer some of the effects of climate change by helping to ‘keep it cool’.
500 Women Scientists Look to Overcome Gender Inequity in Science, Technology, and Engineering Fields
The 500 Women Scientist group looks to inspire young girls, providing mentors and role models in STEM categories as they fight gender inequity in the sciences.
St. Louis Company Pioneering New RCS Texting Format Supported By Google Could Change How We Message
A new form of text messaging called RCS, could change the way we use our smartphones according to Google, and St. Louis company nativeMsg.
Magnetic Therapy Provides Hope in the Fight Against Severe Depression
Transcranial magnetic stimulation uses powerful magnets to stimulate brain cells as a noninvasive option for people suffering from severe depression
Mars Opportunity Rover Marks 15-Year Anniversary on Mars with Future Uncertain
Fifteen years after the Mars Opportunity rover landed on Mars, no one expected NASA would be concerned with the rover’s future in 2019.
What is a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ and when to see it
It’s the last total lunar eclipse until 2021. Don’t miss it!
Users Have Input on Software Products: Parlor Gives Companies Ability to Include Customer Ideas
Software companies can engage customers in product development through Parlor, a 2018 Arch Grants winner.
Helping Existing Energy Infrastructure Generate More Energy with Less Fuel & Less Pollution
St. Louis-based ThermoAI offers power plants and industry new technology to save millions in fuel and reduce emissions.
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Boeing & St. Louis Community College: A Riveting Partnership
Boeing and the St. Louis Community College Center have partnered in a month-long training program in assembly or composite mechanics. And it’s completely free!
WIFIPLUG Controls Homes from Phones & Monitors Energy Consumption to Save Money
St. Louis-based WIFIPLUG claims their plug is the smartest smart plug on the market.
Tracking Wait times in Real Time, CheckTheQ Technology Tracks Passenger Wait Times at Airports
CheckTheQ tracks passenger wait times by collecting data on mobile devices in a given area.
Missouri Completes the First-Ever Feasibility Study of a Hyperloop in U.S. for the I-70 Corridor
Backers of the feasibility study say it confirms the commercial viability of Virgin Hyperloop One’s technology for the I-70 corridor in Missouri.
New Hope for Nerve Regeneration
New research at Washington University uses a biodegradable implant and wireless stimulation to help repair and regrow peripheral nerves in rats.
Rapid Detection of Infections with Bacterioscan for UTIs & More Underway
Bacterioscan is FDA approved for urinary tract infections. The St. Louis-based company also has plans to provide rapid detection of other infections.
Opportunity, Curiosity and Mars 2020 Rover Updates from a Source Involved in the Missions
During the wait for Opportunity to power up and call home after a massive Martian dust storm, plans for the Mars 2020 rover move forward.
Robots Invade St. Louis Grocery Chain with Silicon Valley Technology
Robots have arrived in your local grocery store. But are the Silicon Valley gadgets that check inventory a threat to human co-workers? The stores say, “no.”
Heart Study at Mercy Hospital St. Louis to Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Deaths
A Mercy Hospital St. Louis cardiac electrophysiologist is conducting a heart study in hopes of preventing sudden cardiac deaths.
BIGFOOT 4×4 Technology: Engineering Small Parts for Monster Achievements
BIGFOOT 4×4 designs custom parts to reach new heights and achievements in maneuverability.
BIGFOOT 4×4 Technology: Monster Truck Tires & Engineering Wheels for High-Flying Action
Innovative modifications are made to BIGFOOT 4×4 wheels to maximize tire performance and durability.
NASA Extends Recovery Efforts for Opportunity as the Mars Rover Remains Silent After Dust Storm
NASA will continue trying to make contact with Opportunity. The deputy principal investigator for the Mars Exploration Rover mission discusses recovery efforts.
Wearable Particulate Matter (PM) Sensors Measuring Air Quality Linked to Smartphone App
Next-generation air quality sensors are being developed in a laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis.
The Hype Around Hyperloop: The Show-Me State Isn’t the Only One in the Running for Virgin Hyperloop One
High-speed travel through a tube-travel system from St. Louis to Kansas City in 28 minutes is not only possible, a new study says it’s also safe and sustainable. But other locations are in the race.
Hyperloop One in Missouri? How Missouri Became Ranked Among Top Locations in the World
Learn how Missouri became a leader in the Hyperloop One Global Challenge.
Clever Real Estate Startup Offers Flat Fee to Home Sellers & Connections to Partner Agents
Clever Real Estate offers $3,000 flat fee connecting home sellers with partner agents.
MoDOT Prepares to Test Driverless Technology in Slow-Moving Work Zones
MoDOT wants to remove drivers from the rear trucks of slow moving work zones by adding driverless vehicles to its fleet.
BIGFOOT 4×4 TECHNOLOGY: BIGFOOT Anatomy from Chassis to Gas-Over-Hydraulic Shock Performance
From the newest chassis to BIGFOOT’s gas-over-hydraulic shocks, the company says the advancements are helping BIGFOOT perform better than ever!
High Tech Meets Fresh Food
New technology is influencing almost everything, including the way we get food. A company has new technology that would connect farmers and buyers by app.
BIGFOOT 4×4 Technology: BIGFOOT 4×4 is a Giant Among Innovators in the Monster Truck Industry
Discover how BIGFOOT 4X4, Inc. is a leading innovator in the monster truck industry.
Rainfall Prediction Becomes More Accurate with New Research Helping Forecasters
University of Missouri scientists have developed a system that improves the precision of rainfall forecasts by accounting for evaporation.
Plans for High-Speed Travel with Hyperloop Route in Missouri Gain Momentum
A hyperloop route connecting St. Louis and Kansas City could take less than 30 minutes, compared to four hours by car.
Aerosol Science & Engineering Achievements in St. Louis
The world’s leading aerosol, climate, energy and nanoparticle researchers gather in St. Louis, which has a rich history of aerosol science and policy.