Smiling Makes You Look Younger, ThinnerUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City publishes study results
New Research Links Gum Disease to Heart Attack RiskThe study found that inflammation of the gums or periodontal disease, can lead to chronic inflammation around the heart
McCaskill says Missouri Needs Tighter Drug MonitoringMissouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program.
Student Research May Rewrite Jasper County Civil War HistoryDukes says his research shows white Union soldiers with the 2nd Kansas Volunteer Artillery Battery did not abandon black Union soldiers of the 1st Kansas Colored unit when they were ambushed on the farm by 70 men led by Confederate guerrilla leader Thomas Livingston, as was previously believed.
Nature Conservancy to Add Bison to Missouri Nature PreserveA northwest Missouri nature preserve plans to add up to 20 bison to its existing herd of about 115 in an effort to improve genetic diversity.
U of I Reduces Crop Research, Looks to Shutter FarmsThe University of Illinois plans to reduce off-campus crop research and may shut down several agricultural centers as part of a cost-cutting move tied to flagging state support.
McCaskill Talks Agriculture, Iran Agreement and TrumpMissouri Senator Claire McCaskill launches a tour of the state’s agriculture with a first stop at the Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Couer. She also spoke about the Iran nuclear agreement and Donald Trump.
SLU Professor Searches for a Less Addictive Pain KillerDr. Daniel Salvemini was awarded nearly $400 thousand to continue her research.
Plans for Plant-Science District in Creve CoeurDenny Coleman, CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, says the district would tie together all the individual elements in that area, like Monsanto, the Danforth Plant Science Center, the Helix Center and BRDG Park.
Local Study Finds We May Be Wired to Get Over Break-UpsSt. Louis University researchers find people may be hardwired to fall out of love and move on to new romantic relationships.
Teens' Genetic Protection Against Alcoholism Can Lessen Depending on FriendsWashington University researchers find a teen's genetic protection against alcoholism can lessen, depending on whom they hang out with.
Local Research Shows Schizophrenia is Not Single DiseaseNew research out of Washington University School of Medicine shows schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders.