Conversation Medicine, Robotics Retrospective, and More, April 2012

Reporter Angie Weidinger finds a St. Louis company with a product that’s challenging the leading cause of blindness in adults over 50, and it comes in a small, all natural vitamin. We look at Conservation Medicine which examines the complex balance between human health, animal health and environmental conditions. It’s been called “the varsity sport for the mind” and it’s here in St. Louis. We show tomorrow’s innovators today and revisit the FIRST Robotics World Finals, brainchild of exceptional innovator Dean Kamen.

This series explores the latest science and technology news in the St. Louis area.

Conversation Medicine, Robotics Retrospective, and More, April 2012

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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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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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Natural Compound in Broccoli May Slow Aging Process

A natural compound found in some fruits and vegetables including broccoli, cucumbers, cabbage, avocado and edamame may slow the process of aging.

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Washington University researchers make an alarming discovery about Zika, and they play a major role identifying new hope for eventual treatment.

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