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.
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.
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.
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.
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.