Engineers launch experiment into space

An experiment designed by an engineering team at Washington University in St. Louis soon will be performed in space. The experiment, called Flame Design, was on board a SpaceX Dragon rocket that launched into orbit June 3.

A better look at the lungs

The National Institutes of Health awarded a biomedical engineer at Washington University in St. Louis a 4-year, $1.7 million grant to attempt to develop a new way to image airflow in lungs. The research could someday make diagnoses of lung disease easier and more cost-effective.
Anne and John McDonnell receive the 2017 Harris award

Anne and John McDonnell receive Harris award

Philanthropists Anne and John McDonnell became the 18th couple awarded the annual Jane and Whitney Harris St. Louis Community Service Award, which honors a St. Louis husband-and-wife team who contributed in an outstanding manner to the civic and cultural well-being of the region.