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‘Antibacterial’ Chemical in Consumer Products Causes More Harm by Making Bacteria Stronger

Experts at Washington University in St. Louis say antibacterial soaps have no added benefit and could be causing more harm than good.

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Research to Improve Survival for Patients with a Deadly Brain Tumor & Role of Sex Differences

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identify a reason why more men get a deadly brain tumor than women.

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Corpse Flower To Bloom at Missouri Botanical Garden

The Corpse Flower is one of the Missouri Botanical Garden’s most popular plants, and it’s going to bloom any day now!

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NMN Transporter Discovered: New Cellular Fuel Delivery Route for Anti-Aging & Disease Treatments

Mystery solved! NMN transporter is discovered in aging and longevity research that could one day benefit anti-aging efforts and treatment of diseases.

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New Breakthroughs In Lighting Up Cancer Cells To Find And Destroy Cancer

New research successfully uses light as a precision weapon against cancer by creating an army of light-triggered nanoparticles to lead the attack.

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Solving The HIV Problem In St. Louis

The HIV Medical Home includes a pharmacy, health care clinic, food pantry, social services department, and dental care facilities in one convenient location.

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Digital Age Leads to Majority of Women Receiving Breast Cancer Diagnosis Over the Phone

The digital age is changing the way doctors break bad news to patients, prompting new training methods for physicians.

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Anti-Aging Compound in Human Clinical Trial: Will Boosting NMN Slow Aging?

Researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is conducting a human clinical trial investigating the effects of anti-aging “nutraceutical.”

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Human Tumor Atlas Network: Constructing 3D Maps of Tumors Could Advance Cancer Treatments

The Human Tumor Atlas Network allows researchers to study the progression of cancers in hopes of developing better treatment options.

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Climb High With The Monkeys At The Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo has debuted its plans for the creation of Primate Canopy Trails, an $11.5 million, 35,000-square-foot outdoor expansion of the Primate House.

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If you feel like there’s more mosquitos recently, you’re right

Researchers say winter’s cold weather won’t impact this season’s Asian Tiger mosquito population. The breed has evolved to where it can resist cold and more.

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Move More, Sit Less – Majority of Americans Failed Federal Guidelines for Physical Activity

Even just two minutes of activity counts toward the goal of ‘active minutes’.

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3D Printing a Spine at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Sasha Betz, a 10-year-old patient at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, was able to hold a 3D model of her spine, thanks to St. Louis’ 3D Medical Printing Center.

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Scientists Identify Enzyme Responsible For Helping Cancer to Spread Through Body

The nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer revealed that the MT1-MMP enzyme ‘sits’ on top of a tumor cell playing a significant role.

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Remembering McDonnell Aircraft, NASA Pioneer Robert “Bob” Schepp

Bob Schepp helped make history as part of the Checkout Trailer crew for America’s first manned space flight on May 5, 1961.

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Monkey DNA Analysis May Solve Mysteries to Help Colobus Monkeys at U.S. Zoos & in the Wild

In the ‘80s, a group of colobus monkeys were brought to U.S. zoos from East Africa. But what is the true origin of the captive species?

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St. Louis Tech Startup Shows Consumers How to Pay Off Debts When Spending Money

The SpenDebt platform allows users to automatically make micro-payments to an assigned debt account each time they spend money from their bank account.

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St. Louis Cardinals Unveiled New State-of-the-Art Lighting System at Busch Stadium

The St. Louis Cardinals are lighting it up in 2019! State-of-the-art LED lighting technology at Busch Stadium will give fans a new visual experience,

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St. Louis Urologist Launches Tech Startup to Revolutionize Patient Consultations

St. Louis urologist, Abraham Hawatmeh, M.D., set out to revolutionize doctor-patient consultations by launching a new patient education platform.

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Nerve Transfer Surgery is Helping Children with Paralyzing Disease

Nerve transfer surgery may help restore some function in children with acute flaccid myelitis.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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