Science & Technology
COVID-19 Antibodies & Vaccines May Be Less Effective Against Some Fast-Spreading Variants
A Washington University researcher discovered some COVID-19 variants can evade the immune response triggered by the COVID-19 vaccines and previous infection.
Researchers in Missouri Suggest the Flu and MMR Vaccines May Offer Protection From COVID-19
Children who receive a flu shot are less likely to suffer symptoms from a COVID-19 infection, according to a new study from the University of Missouri.
CultureScience & Technology
Love Bugs? Missouri Botanical Garden Offers Cockroach Dedications
The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Butterfly House in St. Louis is working to change people’s perception of cockroaches one Cameo video dedication at a time.
Replacing Needles for Drawing Blood with Nearly Pain-Free Microneedle Patch to Test for Disease
A Washington University researcher found a way to replace penetrating and painful needles with a nearly pain-free microneedle patch.
Study Finds Snapping Too Many Selfies and Pictures Can Lessen Enjoyment of Experiences & Businesses
Snapshot finding from study: if an event is otherwise highly enjoyable, pausing to take pictures will detract from a person’s engagement and enjoyment.
ArtsScience & Technology
The Art and Science of Beer
Brewing beer is more of an artform than we think about when we’re enjoying a mug of ale. In fact, creating a new beer is a bit like a chef baking a cake
Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials Now Available in St. Louis
Online pediatric registry is open for families who want their children enrolled in COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials in St. Louis.
BioSTL Positions St. Louis to Become Global Leader When the Next Pandemic Hits
New center in St. Louis will develop businesses around any bioscience and technology that can predict, monitor, treat or prevent a widespread disease outbreak.
Phase One Clinical Trial is Underway for the COVID-19 Nasal Vaccine Produced by St. Louis Startup
COVID-19 nasal vaccine produced by St. Louis-based Precision Virologics enters into a phase one human clinical trial in India.
$15 Million Grant Supports WashU Research for Personalized Leukemia Therapies
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) research at Washington University School of Medicine is supported with $15 million grant.