Science & Technology
Missouri Adolescents Line Up for Shot at More Normal Summer Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine
Doctors say the best time to start the vaccination process for adolescents is now, before big summer events and the start of the new school year.
Washington University in St. Louis Leads International Alzheimer’s Clinical Trial to Test Tau Drugs
Clinical trials are underway targeting tau tangles in the brains of patients and family members of dominantly inherited Alzheimer’s disease.
Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Phase 3 Clinical Trial in Missouri
Missouri volunteers are taking part in the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine Phase 3 clinical trial.
Novel Gene Therapy May Express COVID-19 Antibodies in Lungs of Patients for Rapid Protection
A novel gene therapy is investigated as a method of gene transfer to directly express COVID-19 antibodies in the lungs of patients for rapid protection.
Building Major Neuroscience Research Hub in St. Louis on Washington University Medical Campus
A new state-of-the-art research building will bring together over 100 research teams focused on solving the many mysteries of the brain and nervous system.
COVID-19 Antibodies & Vaccines May Be Less Effective Against Some Fast-Spreading Variants
A Washington University researcher discovered some COVID-19 variants can evade the immune response triggered by the COVID-19 vaccines and previous infection.
Researchers in Missouri Suggest the Flu and MMR Vaccines May Offer Protection From COVID-19
Children who receive a flu shot are less likely to suffer symptoms from a COVID-19 infection, according to a new study from the University of Missouri.
CultureScience & Technology
Love Bugs? Missouri Botanical Garden Offers Cockroach Dedications
The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Butterfly House in St. Louis is working to change people’s perception of cockroaches one Cameo video dedication at a time.
Replacing Needles for Drawing Blood with Nearly Pain-Free Microneedle Patch to Test for Disease
A Washington University researcher found a way to replace penetrating and painful needles with a nearly pain-free microneedle patch.
Study Finds Snapping Too Many Selfies and Pictures Can Lessen Enjoyment of Experiences & Businesses
Snapshot finding from study: if an event is otherwise highly enjoyable, pausing to take pictures will detract from a person’s engagement and enjoyment.