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clEAR Games for Hearing Impaired Engage Ears for Auditory Brain Training (Arch Grants)

They aren’t building hearing aids, clEAR is trying to develop a better brain. The company has developed computer games to help the hearing impaired.

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The National Weather Service is Searching for Meteorologists

Are you fascinated by the weather? Do you want to make it your career? There may be a better chance to work in meteorology than ever before.

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Benefits of a Protein-Packed Breakfast Fuels Ideas for Start Right Foods

The power of protein for breakfast inspires St. Louis startup, Start Right Foods.

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Telehealth Reduces Wait Times, Improves Care for Children with Autism

ECHO Autism helps families in rural areas by improving care for children with autism.

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Exploring Air & Space from STL

If you totally geeked out during the total solar eclipse, this show is for you; we’ve packed it with cool air and space experiences all around the STL area!

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Having A Blast: World Champion Festus High School Rocket Club

Festus High School Teacher, Devin Lorenz & his rookie Festus High School Rocket Club are the Team America and the International Rocketry Challenge Champions.

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STEAM Academy

The new STEAM Academy is bringing a project-based learning approach to the Ferguson-Florissant school district. It’s the first of its kind in St.Louis County.

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Open Mic with Mich Hancock, TEDx

  Click here to win VIP tickets to TEDxGatewayArch’s Ripple Effect: http://wshe.es/RiSlqSJq   Are you a TED-Head? Not sure? Well, according to Chris Anderson, the Executive Director of TED, “As of 2015, TED Talks are viewed some 100 million times every month – 1.2 billion times a year.” In other words, there are a ton of TED-Heads. […]

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Geniecast Gives Businesses Live, Interactive, Two-Way Video with Top Speakers and Experts

The technology behind FaceTime and Skype is now being repurposed by Geniecast. The company says it’s giving smaller businesses access to big-time speakers!

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Key to Muscle Regeneration Discovered at Saint Louis University

SLU researchers find the key to muscle regeneration, suggesting the nuclear receptor may be a good target for drugs to treat a variety illnesses and injuries.

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The Healing Power of Green Tea

A compound in green tea could have lifesaving potential for patients who face complications associated with bone marrow disorders.

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An “Out of this world experience” with the Challenger Learning Center

Challenger Learning Center St. Louis campers have an “out of this world experience,” inspiring a lifelong interest in STEM.

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Personalized 3D Brain Maps to Guide Neurosurgeries

New personalized 3D brain maps can allow physicians to plan and perform surgeries more accurately and safely.

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SirenGPS Technology Tested at Fair St. Louis: Hoping to Improve 911 Response Times

SirenGPS is a St. Louis startup that created emergency management software to help first responders find people faster when they call 911.

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New Microscopic Technique Could Help Detect, Diagnose Melanomas

The fight against skin cancer just got a new weapon at the University of Missouri.

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Label Insight: Providing Product Transparency Through Data Science

Label Insight offers a new level of transparency about what’s inside food and beverage products.

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TEDx Gateway Arch Speakers Announced for Ripple Effect

  Once again, HEC-TV is proud to be partnering with TEDxGatewayArch as the official media sponsor of their October 27th flagship event. When TEDxGatewayArch’s 2017 speakers take to the stage at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) campus, The Higher Education Channel will be in attendance and capture the […]

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New Drug Delivery Method to the Brain is Tested in Locusts

Washington University engineers are exploring a new drug-delivery method to the brain using gold and locusts!

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SMART Cells: Stem Cells Edited to Fight Arthritis

Researchers rewire stem cells’ genetic circuits to autonomously produce a biologic drug when the cells encounter inflammation from arthritis.

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Veterinary Motion Analysis Lab Hopes to Improve Orthopedic Treatments for Pets and People

Veterinary Motion Analysis Lab could lead to better orthopedic treatments and procedures for small animals and humans.

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All About Science: Entrepreneur Creates Genius Games

Genius Games is a series of card and board games that teach players about atoms, ionic bonds and cell biology and structure.

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New Weight-Loss Stomach Pump Device Rids Body of Food Before Digestion

Meet one aspiration therapy patient who is losing weight. He once weighed over 400 pounds.

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Exit 7C: Startup Offers Smart Way to Pay for Gas at the Pump

St. Louis-based Exit 7C offers a smart way to pay for gas at the pump, using your phone and bank account.

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21st Century Magnatone: Magnatone Guitar Amplifiers are Making a Comeback

Magnatone is using the patented vibrato circuit from 1958 as the design platform for new guitar amps, bringing back the iconic pitch-shifting vibrato effect.

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Cornfield Robot: Mizzou Researchers Use Robotics in the Study of Corn and Drought Tolerance

Mizzou engineers develop a robotic system to help develop drought tolerant corn. It’s changing the way scientists study climate variability and crops.

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The Global Inventory Project: Transforming Agriculture with Perennial Crops

The Missouri Botanical Garden is identifying plant species to develop into perennial crops for sustainable agriculture.

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New Device Treats Uterine Fibroids Without Any Incisions

An incision-free device designed to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding caused by uterine fibroids is introduced at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.

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New Way to Clean Cancer-Causing Chromium From Drinking Water

A Washington University engineer has found a new way to clean chromium from tap water using electricity.

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Celebrity Deaths Create Awareness about Aortic Dissection & Treatment at Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Aortic dissection is often undetected and undiagnosed, resulting in death. Mercy Vascular Surgeon Dr. Vito Mantese explains a new lifesaving treatment.

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SafeTrek Mobile App: Smart Way to Alert Police When You’re in Danger

SafeTrek is a mobile app for personal safety and security. Just open the app and have it ready! If you feel unsafe, keep a finger on “hold until safe” button.

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New Virtual Geology Lab Transforms Education Using HoloLens

Washington University’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences opens the Virtual Geology Lab.

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Danforth Center’s Maker Movement: Plants, Robots & High Altitude Balloons

A Danforth Plant Science researcher uses his Maker Group skills to fly Raspberry Pi computer-equipped high altitude balloons as a hobby and a teaching tool.

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App-Connected Device ‘Wing’ Designed to Prevent Asthma Attacks

Sparo Labs designed a new way for asthma sufferers to better manage asthma with a pocket-sized spirometer that connects with an app on your smartphone.

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It’s Pi Day! Here are 3.14 facts about pi

You know the old saying: it’s Pi Day, Pi Day, gotta get down on Pi Day. And what better way to celebrate the date that embodies everyone’s favorite mathematical constant than with precisely 3.14 facts about pi. 1 — A JAPANESE MEMORY MASTER CLAIMS HE CAN RECITE PI TO 111,700 DIGITS Memorizing pi is an […]

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NASA’s Use of HoloLens Puts St. Louis Scientist on Mars with Curiosity Rover

When Raymond E. Arvidson, PhD, is walking the halls of Washington University wearing Microsoft HoloLens, then he’s millions of miles away walking on Mars!

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Kirkwood Schools Among First to Use CrisisGo App for Security & Mobile Emergency Communications

The Kirkwood School District is one of the first to sign up for St. Louis-based CrisisGo, helping to grow the mobile emergency communications technology.

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The Science Behind Robots

Whether their purpose is to win a skills contest, vacuum the floor, perform surgery, or deliver a package, robots today are much more versatile than their scary counterparts from 1930’s science fiction films. How are robots designed and built to succeed at so many diverse tasks? What does it take to program a robot? And […]

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Green Nanotechnology: Golden Approach to Treating Liver Cancer

Green technology using gold nanoparticles could be the golden ticket to treating liver cancer. That’s the hope at University of Missouri School of Medicine.

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The Mediterranean Diet Could Help Kids With ADHD

The Mediterranean diet is often celebrated for its health effects on the brain, especially later in life. Doctors recommend it for preventing Alzheimer’s and protecting the brain from aging. Now, research suggests the diet could also be beneficial for the brains of much younger people. A study published Jan. 30 in the journal Pediatrics found that […]

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Geneoscopy Offers New Colorectal Cancer Screening Option

Geneoscopy offers a noninvasive alternative to colonoscopies, isolating and preserving biomarkers for colorectal cancer in stool samples.

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