RoverTown, Top Tech Startup

The RoverTown app gives discounts to college students across the country. So far, RoverTown has enlisted more than 100 colleges and universities with more than 1,000 participating businesses. IT Entrepreneur Network (ITEN) recently named RoverTown as the fastest growing tech startup in St. Louis. The founders of RoverTown were college students themselves when they launched the business from the campus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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RoverTown, Top Tech Startup

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