Wild turkeys among us

Wild turkeys among us

Trail cameras have captured 567 pictures of local turkeys as part of the St. Louis Wildlife Project, an effort led by scientists at Tyson Research Center and the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis.
Student featured on BBC climate special

Student featured on BBC climate special

Dakotah Jennifer, a senior majoring in English in Arts & Sciences, and a Danforth Scholar, was featured on the BBC’s “Global Climate Debate” news special, featuring leaders gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, for the United Nations’ recent COP26 climate change meeting.
Way Beyond Bigness

Way Beyond Bigness

The Need for A Watershed Architecture

“Way Beyond Bigness” is a design-research project that studies the Mekong, Mississippi and Rhine river basins, with particular focus on multi-scaled, water-based infrastructural transformation. The book proposes a simple, adaptive framework that utilizes a three-part, integrative design-research methodology, structured as: Appreciate + Analyze, Speculate + Synthesize, and Collaborate + Catalyze. To do such, “Way Beyond Bigness” realigns watersheds and […]
Can bacteria solve the plastic waste crisis?

Can bacteria solve the plastic waste crisis?

Tae Seok Moon, an environmental engineer at the McKelvey School of Engineering, plans to address the global plastic waste problem with a bacterium that would upcycle the plastic into a value-added chemical. His work got a boost from a three-year $861,571 U.S. Department of Energy grant.
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