Switchgrass, Project Peanut Butter, and More, February 2011

A new series hosted by Rick Edlund from HEC-TV that will explore and examine questions about science and technology innovations and all things related that occur in and around St. Louis. Innovations will profile the men and women who devote their lives to science and explore scientific innovations being developed all over the St. Louis region. In this edition we will interview with Bill Danforth whose vision is that St. Louis become the bio-tech capital of the country. We will also look at how algae could help solve the world’s energy problem and much more in this edition of Innovations.

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

Switchgrass, Project Peanut Butter, and More, February 2011

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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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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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