39 North Innovation District Plan Unveiled
The Science in Our Food
Monday, April 23, 2018
(The Node) The people behind the papers – Sa Geng & James Umen
We caught up with the author of a new paper in Development, exploring the genetics of the process in Volvox, to hear the story behind the work.
Friday, April 13, 2018
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center to take discoveries to market with new hire
Don MacKenzie is tasked overseeing the regulatory processes to bring the Danforth Center's technologies to market.
Monday, April 02, 2018
(Genetics Society of America) On the origin of germ cells
This system offers a unique opportunity to explore the early evolution of germ cells.
Friday, March 09, 2018
(Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News) Genetic Origins of the Sexes Found to be Surprisingly Modest
Research captures the earliest stages of evolution where male and female gametes first evolved
(St. Louis Public Radio) The challenge of feeding an increasing global population in a warmer, wealthier world
Allison Miller and Jason Clay joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh.
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
(Missouri Farm Bureau) Missouri Leading the Charge to Feed the World
Humans will need to produce more food in the next 40 years than in the previous 10,000 combined.
Friday, March 02, 2018
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) 39 North plant science district gets trail, road planning funds
Plans are in motion to rework roads and improve incubator space in the budding Creve Coeur plant-science district surrounding the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
(Ag Professional) The Future of Ag Tech in the Midwest
The development of new technology in agriculture has helped encourage young people
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
(Agri-Pulse) Who is leading the charge for new precision breeding tools?
Plenty of precision breeding innovation
Thursday, February 01, 2018
(The Scientist) Researchers Learn from Plant Viruses to Protect Crops
Plants are locked in an ancient arms race with hostile viruses, but genome editing is giving crops the upper hand.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
(Nature) The Lost Art of Looking at Plants
Advances in genomics and imaging are reviving a fading discipline
(Agri-Pulse) The Promise and Potential for New Plant Varieties
If agricultural productivity growth continues to stagnate, there will be significant ramifications for the economic vitality and environmental sustainability of food
Monday, January 22, 2018
(HEC-TV) New Smart Crop-Monitoring Platform Alerts Farmers & Growers About Their Crops
Researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have created a crop phenotyping station called the PheNode.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
(FOX 2 News) Venture Cafe wants to grow St. Louis drone racing community
Throughout the evening at Venture Café Night: 39 North, First Person View (FPV) Drones Raced
Monday, January 08, 2018
(St. Louis Public Radio) St. Louis plant scientists use podcast to dig deep into the struggles of research Taproot, a Plantae Podcast Series with hosts Liz Haswell and Ivan Baxter
Researchers Liz Haswell and Ivan Baxter spend most their time trying to understand how plants function.
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
(KMOX) C-Speak Podcast: Sam Fiorello
Mark Reardon talks with Sam Fiorello on the C-Speak Podcast, the language of executives by KMOX
Saturday, December 23, 2017
(Talking Biotech Podcast) Control of Aflatoxin in Groundnut
Dilip Shah and a team of researchers worked to devise a multi-faceted plan to protect groundnut from fungal infections.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
(MIT Technology Review) These Are Not Your Father's GMOS
A new wave of gene-edited crops are dodging regulators, and they're about to reach stores.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
(St. Louis Post Dispatch) Shorter winters across Missouri: Who wins, who loses?
A combination of climate change and variations in weather patterns is causing winter to shorten.
Monday, November 13, 2017
(Microscopy and Analysis) Danforth Center: A passion for plants
Founded in 1998, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is a not-for-profit scientific facility located in St Louis, Missouri, United States, with a mission to "improve the human condition through plant science".