Nature’s Medicine, Translating Plants to Health Care Applications, April 2014

For millennia, plants have been a source of traditional medicines. It is estimated by the World Health Organization that approximately 75-80% of the world’s population uses plant medicines. Plants are used to produce drugs that play an important role in cancer treatment, pain control, inflammation reduction, and in the therapy of other critical conditions and come from various sources including plants, synthetics (petroleum), bacteria and fungi.

This program brings the viewer a series of in-depth discussions from leaders throughout the area on a variety of biotechnical and science subjects.

Nature’s Medicine, Translating Plants to Health Care Applications, April 2014

Decreasing Food Waste - From Farm to Market

A discussion about preventing crop spoilage and reducing food waste, in order to feed a world population projected to grow to 10 billion people by 2050.

39 North_Cultivating An Innovation Ecosystem, May 2017

Join us for a discussion about 39 North, the 600-acre innovation district built to help strengthen St. Louis' innovation ecosystem through Ag Tech Innovation.

Let's Talk About...Technology, Truth and the Public

Join us for an inside look at one reporter’s personal journey of finding a story that surprised her and the public backlash that followed.

Let's Talk About...People, Plants and Partnerships: The Mizzou Connection

Come learn about the partnership between the University of Missouri and the Danforth Center and how it is impacting the region.

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Let's Talk About... Next Generation Bioenergy, May 2016

Learn how Energy Department scientists and researchers are working to sustainably transform the nation's abundant renewable resources into biomass energy.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am