Yearly Archives: 2013

Danforth scientists open algae farm for biofuels research

Dozens of strains of algae are growing at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, in a new algae farm that’s powered by 30 kilowatts of electricity. Twelve custom growth chambers, which ... Read More

Missouri ranks 3rd for percent increase in tech jobs from 2011-2012

According to a report released today from the TechAmerica Foundation, Missouri posted the third highest percentage increase in tech industry jobs last year in the nation. Missouri’s tech industry employed 92,100 ... Read More

80 Kansas City buildings to use solar equipment

Kansas City, turning toward the sun, has signed a deal to install solar panels and equipment on 80 city buildings to meet part of their demand for electricity. Brightergy, a Kansas ... Read More

Monsanto, Dow deal surpasses $3.2 billion

In its effort to increase farmers’ yield, Monsanto Co. signed three cross-licensing agreements with major competitors since March. But the agreements, with Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences and DuPont, are also a ... Read More

Washington University in St. Louis Is a Hotbed for Genomics Research

Four of the 21 hottest researchers in the world are from Washington University, according to Thomson Reuters The hottest researcher of the year, Dr. Richard K. Wilson, is an expert in molecular ... Read More

Independent report shows Missouri’s graduation rate in the top 10 nationally

Gov. Nixon issued the following statement regarding Education Week’s 2013 Diploma’s Count report showing Missouri with the 8th highest graduation rate in the country.  According to the report, over 80 percent ... Read More

XIOLINK taking data center solar

Data center and co-location provider XIOLINK is investing $125,000 to install a solar electricity system on the roof of 1111 Olive St., its downtown St. Louis headquarters. XIOLINK is working with ... Read More

St. Louis Children’s Hospital lands top 10 ranking

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 best hospitals in the U.S. that treats critically ill children, according to a report, released Tuesday, by U.S. News ... Read More

Study: Missouri higher education growth among best in nation

Missouri had the nation’s sixth highest increase in the number of people earning higher education degrees. A report from the Lumina Foundation that showed that 36.4 percent of Missourians had earned ... Read More

Artur Express embarks on $3 million expansion

Artur Express Inc., an independent contractor trucking company, plans to spend about $3 million to expand operations in the St. Louis. The company plans to spend about $1 million to expand ... Read More