Geneoscopy Offers New Colorectal Cancer Screening Option

A St. Louis-based startup company hopes to spare many people the discomfort of colonoscopies. Geneoscopy developed a noninvasive alternative using a method to isolate and preserve biomarkers for colorectal cancer in stool samples. Geneoscopy claims its screening tool is more reliable than other noninvasive options, improving accuracy of testing and reducing costs. The company claims the new screening method can accurately detect colorectal cancer.

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Geneoscopy Offers New Colorectal Cancer Screening Option

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Cornfield Robot: Mizzou Researchers Use Robotics in the Study of Corn and Drought Tolerance

Mizzou engineers develop a robotic system to help develop drought tolerant corn. It's changing the way scientists study climate variability and crops.

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The Global Inventory Project: Transforming Agriculture with Perennial Crops

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

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New Device Treats Uterine Fibroids Without Any Incisions

An incision-free device designed to reduce heavy menstrual bleeding caused by uterine fibroids is introduced at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.

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New Way to Clean Cancer-Causing Chromium From Drinking Water

A Washington University engineer has found a new way to clean chromium from tap water using electricity.

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Aortic dissection is often undetected and undiagnosed, resulting in death. Mercy Vascular Surgeon Dr. Vito Mantese explains a new lifesaving treatment.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am