Monthly Archives: December 2012

Danforth Center researchers launch ag biotech start-up

Tom Brutnell and Todd Mockler, researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, have launched an agricultural biotech start-up focused on improving intrinsic crop yield. Benson Hill Biosystems, led by CEO ... Read More

Garmin to open facility at S&T Technology Development Center

Garmin International Inc., the maker of GPS products, is expanding its engineering internship program by opening a new software engineering facility at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Kansas City-based Garmin ... Read More

MoDOT to Unveil New I-49 in Missouri Today

Interstate 49 between Kansas City and Pineville will become official today. The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a public celebration and sign unveiling at 12 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Joplin ... Read More

New Interstate 49 opens between Kansas City and Joplin

After decades of planning and construction, U.S. Highway 71 from Kansas City to Pineville, Mo., officially became Interstate 49 at noon Wednesday. When finished, I-49 will span from Kansas City to ... Read More

Wall Street Jobs Move to Smaller Cities

The U.S. securities industry is booming—just not on Wall Street. Smaller cities around the nation have emerged as unlikely hives of financial-services hiring, thanks to lower wages, municipal-tax incentives and the ... Read More