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MoDOT Recruits Solar Roadways

What if roads could produce electricity, never develop potholes and wouldn’t ice over? The founders of Solar Roadways claim their innovation can do all this and more! MoDOT’s Road To Tomorrow Initiative has been interested in Solar Roadways for some time. They invited Co-Founder Scott Brusaw to help with solar testing that will determine if these panels are right for Missouri.

Forensic Seismology: Find out how records from seismometers distinguish types of explosives and nuclear tests. Can real-time seismology prevent loss of life and property in a combat zone or civilian terrorist attack? Liquid Water on Mars: Washington University's Dr. Raymond Arvidson discusses his involvement after the discovery. Solar Roadways: What if the roads we drive on could produce electricity? Find out why MoDOT is interested in this innovation for I-70. The April edition of Innovations also spotlights medical marvels in St. Louis!

MoDOT Recruits Solar Roadways

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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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Celebrity Deaths Create Awareness about Aortic Dissection & Treatment at Mercy Hospital St. Louis

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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SafeTrek Mobile App: Smart Way to Alert Police When You're in Danger

SafeTrek is a mobile app for personal safety and security. Just open the app and have it ready! If you feel unsafe, keep a finger on “hold until safe” button.

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