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What to Watch in June

ARCHFARE Food, innovation, ideas and more come together in a brand new venture stemming from our partnership with TEDxGatewayArch. Join Mich Hancock, Raven Fox, Paige Brubeck of Sleepy Kitty Arts & Sleepy Kitty Music, Mike Konzen of PGAV, and Deanna Kuhlmann-Leavitt on ArchFare! Our pilot episode discusses the concept of ‘design’ with some top-notch designers […]

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St. Louis-Based SirenGPS is Successful in Texas as App Improves 911 Location Accuracy

The SirenGPS app helps first responders find people faster when they use the app’s 911 panic button.

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Telemedicine for Rural Opioid Crisis: Videoconferencing for Training Doctors on Opioid Addiction

Dr. Jennifer Allen has far too often seen how the devastating effects of opioid addiction can take on a community. Whether it’s in her primary practice in Quincy, Illinois, or her clinic 30 minutes away in Hannibal, Missouri, patterns tend to emerge when it comes to opioids. The University of Missouri School of Medicine has […]

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Mizzou Researchers Develop Teeth-Whitening Gel Designed for Smartphone Use

An innovative teeth-whitening kit is developed by Mizzou spin-off company, Nanova Biomaterials.

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Innovative Dental Composites & Painless “Cool Flame” Plasma Brush for Longer Lasting Fillings

A University of Missouri engineer and president of Nanova Biomaterials, has developed a “flowable” composite that can be injected in a cavity and hardened in less than 20 seconds through a high-intensity light. Hao Li, PhD, created longer lasting fillings for dental restoration called NovaPro Flow. The composites are comprised of calcium phosphate nanofibers. Li […]

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A delectable debut: Introducing ArchFare

HEC & TEDxGatewayArch are taking you on an exploration of the best of our St. Louis food, ideas and innovation! By Amanda Honigfort, ArchFare Executive Producer As you may know, HEC is proud of our partnership with TEDxGatewayArch. We’ve been their official media sponsor for three fantastic events now, and we’re ready to take our […]

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Origin of Life Research Leads to Potassium Discovery

Chemical origin of life research at Saint Louis University leads to potassium discovery.

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April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, and HEC-TV is “lighting up blue.” Here are some stories we have covered dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ranging from new studies suggesting stress during pregnancy may lead to ASD, to world-renown Autism spokesperson Temple Grandin speaking of her experiences with Autism. Stress During Pregnancy Observed in Mothers of […]

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Facial Recognition Technology for Convenience Stores & More: Using Your Face to Unlock Doors

Blue Line Technology’s facial recognition software is designed as a deterrent for armed robbery and theft, improving customer and employee safety.

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Investigational Device For Heart Failure Patients Stimulates Cells in Arteries to Improve Function

Investigational device stimulates baroreceptors in the arteries of the neck to signal the heart, kidneys and blood vessels that may improve heart function.

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Indoor Drones for Warehouse Inventory and Facility Inspection

Corvus Robotics provides an inventory and inspection solution for warehouse and manufacturing facilities.

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A Drone Designed to Carry up to 500 Pounds: Boeing’s New Cargo Air Vehicle

Boeing’s electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing multi-copter UAV is designed to carry up to 500 pounds.

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What to Watch April 2018

  Technology in Athletics We’ve recently brought you two stories about how science and technology is helping athletes train. First, MyStrenthBook works with athletes to create specialized training programs and provide advice from experts in the sport. They recently moved to St. Louis from Canada after winning an Arch Grant. The company stems from the […]

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MyStrengthBook Strengthening Their Business Through Move To Saint Louis

MyStrenthBook works with athletes to create specialized training programs. They moved to St. Louis from Canada after winning an Arch Grant.

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Meetings Go Back to the Future

Much that doesn’t work about corporate meetings is being tackled by a St. Louis company that is throwing out modern tech, and using toys and cartoons instead.

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The Distiller in Pink Boots

Former science teacher/grandma Benay Shannon is one of only six female distillers in the US. See how she and her distilled spirits stand out from the crowd.

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Imagery-Assisted Virtual Reality for Athletic Training

SIUE athletes used imagery-assisted virtual reality to increase their confidence and performance.

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How Blueberries Improve Cancer Treatment by Helping to Kill Cancer Cells

Blueberry extract combined with radiation can increase the effectiveness of cervical cancer treatment.

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Low-Cost Autonomous Car is Inspired by Insects

FlowBot is inspired by the way insects use an optical flow method to navigate and avoid obstacles in an agile manner.

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Aerial Insights Deploys Drone Technology for UAV Inspections and Data Collection

Aerial Insights is using drones with cutting-edge technology like thermal imaging to help power and infrastructure companies with maintenance and repair.

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The World’s Largest 3D Printed Object for 777X Airplane at Boeing

The 777X wing trim and drill tool is now the world’s “largest solid 3-D printed item,” certified by Guinness World Records

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Video Game Technology Helping Physical Therapy Patients & Athletes at Mizzou Lab

Mizzou researchers are using the depth camera associated with video game systems to help physical therapy patients and athletes.

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New Software for Drug Companies to Make Drugs Cheaper, Faster and Better

New software will provide pharmaceutical companies the ability to develop drugs cheaper, faster and better by improving calculations of drug-target binding.

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Scopio Finds Images on Social Media, Letting Users Get Paid for Their Photos

A company with roots in St.Louis is finding ways to sift through social media to find marketable photos. From there, they put brands and photographers together.

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Personal Safety in the Modern World | Nick Droege

Nick explains and demos advance personal safety application from Safetrek.

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New Method of Protection Against Pneumococcal Pneumonia

VaxNewMo has engineered E. coli to manufacture pneumococcal conjugate vaccines.

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3-D Hologram of Patient’s Heart Floating in Mid-Air is a Heartbeat Away for St. Louis Startup

Startup’s 3D augmented reality platform features real-time holography of patient’s heart.

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How jellyfish shed bioluminescent light on dying oceans, a memoir

By: Angie Weidinger, Producer St. Louis native Juli Berwald has a gift: she exudes enthusiasm and it’s contagious. That’s a very good thing since her current passion is jellyfish — not exactly the most riveting of topics. But, when she talks or writes about the invertebrates, you’re completely drawn in. The goal of her debut […]

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VoiceXP is Harnessing the Power of Voice Using Voice-Activated Technology

VoiceXP, a St. Louis startup, is creating custom voice experiences while helping veterans start new careers in computer coding.

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Outdoor Metrix Offers Smart Hunting for Hunters to Predict and Plan the Next Hunt (Arch Grants)

Outdoor Metrix takes aim at hunters by giving them the tools to predict and plan their next hunt.

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New Smart Crop-Monitoring Platform Alerts Farmers & Growers About Their Crops

The PheNode is a ‘smart’, farm-ready, solar-powered environmental sensor and phenotyping station for crops.

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Net Neutrality: What You Need to Know Now

When you go online you have certain expectations. You expect to be connected to whatever website you want. You expect that your cable or phone company isn’t messing with the data and is connecting you to all websites, applications and content you choose. You expect to be in control of your internet experience. When you […]

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St. Louis Libraries Offer Wi-Fi Hotspots

St. Louis County Library and St. Louis Public Library will offer wi-fi hotspots for check-out starting December 15, 2017. The mobile hotspots will allow people to connect to the Internet, anywhere, any time with a wi-fi enabled device. St. Louis County Library and St. Louis Public Library are coming together to help close the digital […]

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Big Ideas – Meeting Grand Challenges

Watch as three teams of Danforth Center scientists make a pitch for a grant that would extend their current research in agriculture and the environment.

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Computer Science for All Summit 2017 at Washington University in St. Louis

Is computer science education a civil right? Computer Science for All is a group that says yes. They met with educators at Washington University to prove it.

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Community Sunscreen Dispensers Provide Sun Protection and Awareness (Arch Grants)

St. Louis startup says community sunscreen dispensers promote the fight against skin cancer.

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The PUCK Smart Remote Controls Devices Using Smartphones

The creator of PUCK says you can toss your remotes with his patented wireless bluetooth low-energy to infrared bridge.

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Oxygen levels link to ancient explosion of life, researchers find

By Chuck Finder Oxygen has provided a breath of fresh air to the study of the Earth’s evolution some 400-plus million years ago. A team of researchers, including a faculty member and postdoctoral fellow from Washington University in St. Louis, found that oxygen levels appear to increase at about the same time as a three-fold increase […]

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Exercise in a Pill May One Day Help with Obesity and Diabetes

Saint Louis University scientists are developing ‘exercise in a pill’.

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