Facial expressions are essential to social interactions and self-confidence, so imagine not having the ability to smile. Thanks to an innovative surgery being done at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, a lovely young lady has gone from being unable to smile, to sharing her smile with the world! St. Louis Children’s Hospital is only one of a handful of pediatric centers across the country that focus on facial reanimation surgery.
This series explores the latest science and technology news in the St. Louis area.
Imagery-Assisted Virtual Reality for Athletic Training
SIUE athletes used imagery-assisted virtual reality to increase their confidence and performance.
How Blueberries Improve Cancer Treatment by Helping to Kill Cancer Cells
Blueberry extract combined with radiation can increase the effectiveness of cervical cancer treatment.
Low-Cost Autonomous Car is Inspired by Insects
FlowBot is inspired by the way insects use an optical flow method to navigate and avoid obstacles in an agile manner.
Aerial Insights Deploys Drone Technology for UAV Inspections and Data Collection
Aerial Insights is using drones with cutting-edge technology like thermal imaging to help power and infrastructure companies with maintenance and repair.
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The World's Largest 3D Printed Object for 777X Airplane at Boeing
The 777X wing trim and drill tool is now the world’s “largest solid 3-D printed item,” certified by Guinness World Records