Science & Technology
A Scientist’s Pink Cast Leads to Discovery of Brain Pulses That Keep Disused Circuits “Alive”
The ‘Pink Cast Study’ reveals the plasticity of the human brain- the ability to adapt and rewire itself responding to an immobilized arm, wrist and hand.
Producing Natural Rubber from Sunflowers for Alternative Rubber Crops in the United States
St. Louis-based biotechnology company is developing sunflower as a production system for natural rubber used in defense and civilian aviation.
Anti-Aging NMN Compound Advances into the Next Stage Clinical Trial at Washington University
A leading NMN researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is conducting a second and larger human clinical trial investigating NMN.
SLU’s Space Lab is Building Spacecraft for Low Earth Orbit Mission-Testing AI for Space Exploration
SLU’s Space Systems Research Laboratory (SSRL) is building a network of satellites and ground systems to test artificial intelligence for space exploration.
COVID-19 Vaccine Trials at St. Louis Institutions Now Include Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Vaccine
WashU & SLU investigate another promising COVID-19 vaccine, as the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial is underway in St. Louis.
Missouri Woman’s Surgery Frees Her From Excess Weight & Diabetes and Returns Her Spirit of Adventure
A Missouri woman wins the battle against obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol after gastric bypass surgery.
St. Louis Plays Role in Success of the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates
Pharmaceutical companies Moderna and Pfizer reported their mRNA vaccines are 95% effective in clinical trials.
Clinical Trials of Monoclonal Antibodies to Treat and Prevent COVID-19 at Washington University
Washington University conducts clinical trials involving Eli Lilly and Regeneron monoclonal antibody therapies for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19.
St. Louis-Based Bloxels EDU Offers Online Solution for Video Game Creation During Pandemic
With the pandemic and distance learning, Pixel Press is marketing the latest version of Bloxels, which is now digital!
The Center for Defense Medicine Helps Startups Build Innovative Solutions for the U.S. Military
Serving the needs of the warfighter, the Center for Defense Medicine in St. Louis supports defense-related innovation.