biotech

Science and Technology
5:23 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Medical sciences company plans construction of radioisotope facility in Columbia

Credit Amylovesyah / Flickr

An Oregon-based medical sciences company announced this morning a multimillion-dollar plan to build a radioisotope production facility in Columbia.

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Science, Health and Technology
3:24 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Local biotech startup receives $200,000 investment

Animal Health Specialties aims to develop drugs treating cachexia, a condition occuring in cancer patients which increases the body's metabolic rate.
Amylovesyah Flickr

Local biotech startup Animal Health Specialties has announced it is receiving an investment of more than $200,000 from Columbia-based investment group Centennial Investors.

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Agriculture
2:39 am
Tue July 9, 2013

As Biotech Seed Falters, Insecticide Use Surges In Corn Belt

Crop consultant Dan Steiner inspects a field of corn near Norfolk, Neb.
Dan Charles NPR

Originally published on Wed July 10, 2013 1:56 pm

Across the Midwestern corn belt, a familiar battle has resumed, hidden in the soil. On one side are tiny, white larvae of the corn rootworm. On the other side are farmers and the insect-killing arsenal of modern agriculture.

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Politics
3:10 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Koster to appeal for state science initiatives

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster plans to appeal a court ruling that invalidated a state fund designed to offer incentives to science or technology companies.
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Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster plans to appeal a court ruling that invalidated a state fund designed to offer incentives to science or technology companies.

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Science, Health and Technology
4:20 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Interview with author Michael Pollan

Author and self described "food advocate" Michael Pollan.
Photo by Ken Light

Michael Pollan considers himself a writer, a professor and eater.  

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