Microbiome researcher Jeffrey Gordon wins Copley Medal (Links to an external site)

Portrait of Jeffrey Gordon

Gordon is honored for his studies of human gut microbial communities which have led to a fundamental shift in the way scientists understand the relationship between microbes, health and disease. His discoveries have shed new light on, among other things, the origins of two pressing global health problems: obesity and childhood malnutrition.

Startup Connection announces startups for Venture Showcase

Event takes place at Washington University Nov. 16 Startup Connection, St. Louis’ largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, has announced the companies selected to take part in its Venture Showcase Nov. 16 at Washington University in St. Louis. The startups will have the opportunity to pitch their products, services and ideas to the business […]

Running on solar power

As a student, senior Deko Ricketts explored new technologies to make solar power safer and more efficient. He is among many who launched businesses and developed technologies while earning a degree.