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.

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Conversation Medicine, Robotics Retrospective, and More, April 2012

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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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