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

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