Pathfinder Program in Environmental Sustainability

Dr. Raymond Arvidson, a prominent Mars researcher, created the Pathfinder Program for incoming freshmen at Washington University. Every year, 18 freshmen become Pathfinders, embarking on adventures outside the classroom as they learn about environmental sustainability. Eventually, some Pathfinders play a significant role in Mars research.

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Pathfinder Program in Environmental Sustainability

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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

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