Monday, September 02, 2013
(St. Louis Public Radio) - Danforth Plant Science Center To Grow
The Danforth Plant Science Center is adding another 79,000 square feet and eventually another 100 jobs.
Monday, September 24, 2012
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center Ag Innovation event gets mention in Forbes
St. Louis Business Journal by Amir Kurtovic, Reporter Date: Friday, August 31, 2012, 11:09am CDT
With St. Louis expecting up to five inches of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac this weekend, drought should be the last thing on our the mind ...
Thursday, September 13, 2012
(St. Louis Business Journal) Ag Innovation Showcase (and BBQ) could bring new biotech companies to St. Louis
St. Louis Business Journal by Amir Kurtovic, Reporter Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 10:46am CDT
The event is a gathering of promising agricultural technology and bioscience companies, venture capitalists and economic development officials. S ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
(Farm Futures) Ag's Genius On Display at Innovation Showcase
Posted on September 11, 2012 at 1:00 AM
Einsteins. High-rollers. Dreamers. Capitalists.
They're all here at the 2012 Ag Innovation Showcase, a place where bankers and brainiacs look to partner with each other to build a better mouse trap in that swe ...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
(St. Louis Beacon) Danforth event will examine growing world of bioinformatics
By David Baugher, special to the Beacon
The dynamic of man vs. machine has fascinated the world for decades, but the new science of bioinformatics and the explosion of information it will bring may present significant hurdles for both ...
Thursday, August 09, 2012
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Architects are playing a role in fitness in the workplace
BY CYNTHIA BILLHARTZ GREGORIAN • firstname.lastname@example.org > 314-340-8114
Uma Sagaram figures he uses the elevator about 10 percent of the time when traveling from floor to floor at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in Creve Coeur.
Monday, July 30, 2012
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Center’s greenhouses, chambers can make it rain or shine
By Matthew Hibbard, Reporter- St. Louis Business Journal
Scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center can study plants near and far without ever boarding a plane.
They’re able to mimic Missouri’s cooler springtime temperatures in the dead ...
Friday, July 27, 2012
(St. Louis Business Journal) Hungry for growth
Brian Cassidy - Monsanto’s David Fischhoff worked on first-generation products commercialized in the ‘90s.Agritech fuels St. Louis economy: 16,500 workers, 400 companies account for $75 billion in revenue
Premium content from St. Louis Business Jou ...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
(BiofuelsDigest) Yabba Dabba Rabba Dopsis: A coming revolution in crop yields during times of drought?
Jim Lane | July 25, 2012
Can new computational power, souped-up genetic knowledge and fresh algorithms usher in a new era in crop yields, and resistance to disease and drought?
Will a new model plant revolutionize energy grasses and food crops, and ...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
(St. Louis Beacon) Danforth researchers will do more than watch the grass grow with new DOE grant
In InnovationSTL, ByDavid Baugher, special to the Beacon
7:55 am on Tue, 07.24.12
If, amid this summer’s sweltering heat and parching lack of rain, there was one ironic thought that might sum up the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center’s latest gr ...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
(KSDK/Channel 5 News-NBC) Drought resistant crop study
Drought resistant crops will be the focus of a new studybeing conducted by researchers at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded a five-year, $12.1 million grant to the Danforth Center and collaborators at ...
(Genomeweb Daily News) Danforth Center Leads $12M DOE Bioenergy Study
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter - July 18, 2012
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A research group led by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis will use a $12.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to conduct genomics-driven resear ...
Monday, July 16, 2012
(St. Louis Today) Danforth Center part of biofuel study
BY TIM BRYANTstltoday.com | Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 4:11 pm
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is among five recipients of a $12.1 million federal grant to develop drought-tolerant grass as a sustainable source of biofuel.
Developing bi ...
(St. Louis Business Journal) Danforth Plant Science Center gets $12 million grant to study bioenergy crops
St. Louis Business Journal by Matthew Hibbard, Reporter
Date: Monday, July 16, 2012, 11:26am CDT
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
(St. Louis Beacon) For farmers dealing with early drought, all bets are off
In Science, By Nick Fandos, Beacon intern - July 11, 2012
Commercial agriculture is a gamble, and farmers spend most of the year hedging their bets. In Missouri and Illinois, that means deciding when to plant, how much seed to put down, what propo ...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
(Forbes) Is Corporate America Leading Way In Sustainability?
Question: Who is the world’s largest automaker?
Answer: In 2011, General Motors reclaimed it.
Tougher Question: Who purchases more cars than anyone else in the world?
Lesser Known Answer: Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
I actually have a relatively lon ...
(National Geographic) Secrets of Natural Cocaine Production Revealed
Discovery of crucial step could aid pain-drug development, study says.
Dave Mosher for National Geographic News
Published June 12, 2012
A mysterious but crucial step that coca plants use to build cocaine has been discovered, according to a group o ...
(Rockefeller Foundation) Strategic Meeting of the Global Cassava Partnership for the 21st Century
International Center for Tropical Agriculture
Prominent agricultural researchers from 14 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and North America gathered at the Bellagio Center last November to discuss the impact of climate changes on c ...
Monday, June 11, 2012
(All Africa) Africa: Cassava Comes to the Table
It might be an abuse of artistic license, but 2012 might well be remembered as the first International Year of Cassava - in all but name.
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
St. Louis: Inventing the future of plants
By Marc Gunther
St. Louis doesn’t turn up on lists of America’s most innovative cities. But when it comes to plants, the city matters, thanks in part to the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. And if you care about sustainability, you’ve got t ...