MoDOT Takes New Approach to Stopping Wrong-Way Drivers Using BlinkLink Technology

The Missouri Department of Transportation is using BlinkLink, an innovative and resourceful technology to stop wrong-way accidents. The BlinkLink technology uses radar, cameras and sensors to detect a wrong-way driver. The system then activates flashing …

Innovative SLU Lab Develops New Way to Grow Nanowires & 2D Nanostructures for Emerging Technologies

Saint Louis University researcher, Irma Kuljanishvili, Ph.D. shares how she has developed a promising technique to produce nanoscale materials using simple processes. Kuljanishvili says the new mask-free fabrication approach that she implemented in her research …

Daycare Air Quality Measurement Tool Could Benefit Children’s Health

University of Missouri researchers develop a new tool that puts air quality to the test in daycare centers. Children spend as many as 10 hours per day, five days per week in child-care and preschool …

Mizzou Multi-Disciplinary Team Develops Revolutionary Cardiovascular Stents

Stents are small, expandable metal mesh tubes that are inserted in blocked heart arteries during a heart catheterization procedure to improve blood flow to the heart muscle. Approximately 600,000 stent procedures are performed each year …

St. Louis-Based SirenGPS is Successful in Texas as App Improves 911 Location Accuracy

SirenGPS created emergency management software to help first responders find people faster when they call 911 from cell phones. For individuals signed up to use the free app, the caller’s precise location, personal and medical …

Innovative Dental Composites & Painless “Cool Flame” Plasma Brush for Longer Lasting Fillings

A University of Missouri engineer and president of Nanova Biomaterials, has developed a “flowable” composite that can be injected in a cavity and hardened in less than 20 seconds through a high-intensity light. Hao Li, …

Mizzou Researchers Develop Teeth-Whitening Gel Designed for Smartphone Use

Novashine uses a specialized teeth-whitening gel specially made for ease of use that capitalizes on technology users probably already have on hand—the user’s smartphone. The kit, developed by a team of University of Missouri engineers, …

Telemedicine for Rural Opioid Crisis: Videoconferencing for Training Doctors on Opioid Addiction

Dr. Jennifer Allen has far too often seen how the devastating effects of opioid addiction can take on a community. Whether it’s in her primary practice in Quincy, Illinois, or her clinic 30 minutes away …

Origin of Life Research Leads to Potassium Discovery

Paul Bracher, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at Saint Louis University, and his research team have made a groundbreaking discovery about potassium. It's part of Bracher's research into chemical origins of life, …

From St. Louis to the Moon

In this episode of Scope, we take you for an armchair tour of the Destination Moon exhibit at the St. Louis Science Center, which includes the Apollo 11 Command Module- which has not traveled outside …

Facial Recognition Technology for Convenience Stores & More: Using Your Face to Unlock Doors

Blue Line Technology's facial recognition software was designed by former law enforcement and military officers. For retail environments, such as the featured 24-hour MotoMart location in St. Louis, Blue Line Technology says its software is a …

Investigational Device For Heart Failure Patients Stimulates Cells in Arteries to Improve Function

Mercy Hospital St. Louis is offering a clinical trial for an investigational device called the BAROSTIM NEO®. The BeAT-HF (Baroreflex Activation Therapy® for Heart Failure) clinical trial will determine if the investigational BAROSTIM NEO implantable …

Indoor Drones for Warehouse Inventory and Facility Inspection

Corvus Robotics is a St. Louis startup providing an inventory and inspection solution for warehouse and manufacturing facilities. Corvus Robotics is an Arch Grants winner, receiving a $50,000 grant. The Arch Grants Global Startup Competition …

A Drone Designed to Carry up to 500 Pounds: Boeing’s New Cargo Air Vehicle

Boeing's electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) multi-copter UAV is designed to carry up to 500 pounds. The cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype will be used to test and evolve Boeing's autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles. It …

The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World

How can we meet the food needs of a growing human population without doing irreparable damage to the planet? Join us for a conversation focused on the Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World. …

Rozzy Learning Company Seeks To Inspire STEM Careers

Arch Grant recipient, Rozzy Learning Company believes kids are never too young to learn about STEM careers in fun ways. Research shows the earlier kids are introduced to STEM careers the more likely they will …

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