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Future of Drone Technology, August 2014

Washington University professors explore the future of unmanned aerial vehicles, UAVs, commonly referred to as drones. Two Washington University research laboratories are experimenting with drones, attempting to improve the technology and find new applications for use of UAVs in society.

Future of Drone Technology, August 2014

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New Technology for Predicting Injuries, January 2015

A Washington University graduate student develops new technology that may one day pinpoint minor strains and tiny injuries in the body's tissues, predicting a more serious injury before it occurs. The same technology may also be developed to predict failures in buildings and bridges.

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Predicting Turbulence: Future of Aircraft & Engine Designs, November 2014

Washington University is leading research to improve computational models for predicting turbulence in aircraft flow fields. The models would be used to optimize aircraft and engine designs, creating environmentally responsible aircraft.

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PARC: Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center

PARC, Washington University’s Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center's goal is to understand the basic scientific principles that govern solar energy.

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World Flora Online

The Missouri Botanical Garden is advancing science worldwide by developing the first-ever online catalog of every known plant in the world, World Flora Online.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

The Missouri Botanical Garden is making beautiful botanical artwork from more than 100,000 historic books and journals freely available online.