18007
Innovations

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

Tags | Science
Recent Clip | Innovations

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.

Recent Clip | Innovations

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.

Recent Clip | Innovations

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.

Recent Clip | Innovations

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.

Episodes

There are 108 more episodes of Innovations.

Recent Clip | Innovations

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.

Register Now

Attend a live taping of this episode by filling out the form below.

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