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KCU Students Uncovering Cause of Heart Defects in Infants
KCU Students Uncovering Cause of Heart Defects in Infants

The professionals that deserve parades often are not the ones that get them. The work of researchers is far behind the curtain, but the understanding of a specific disease …

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Children’s Mercy Heart Doctor Expands Reach Through Telemedicine
Children’s Mercy Heart Doctor Expands Reach Through Telemedicine

Technology, at its best, removes borders and creates better access to information and services. Dr Lindsey Malloy Walton, Pediatric Electrophysiologist at Children’s Mercy,…

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KUMC Scientist Collaborates to Solve Childhood Disorders 
KUMC Scientist Collaborates to Solve Childhood Disorders 

Sunday evening is lab night in Dr. Jay Vivian’s kitchen. His assistant is his twelve-year-old daughter. Whether it’s a recipe in the kitchen or a prototype in the lab, the …

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Stowers Scientist Tackles the Mystery of Regeneration
Stowers Scientist Tackles the Mystery of Regeneration

Why can’t human beings regrow an arm? That may seem like a ridiculous question, but if salamanders and sea stars regenerate limbs and appendages when they are adults, why c…

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TMC Provides Life Saving Training to KC
TMC Provides Life Saving Training to KC

Acts of violence have become frequent in our communities. We can never control the actions and choices of other people, but we can save lives and make a positive impact on …

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Kansas City Provides Perfect Recipe for MRIGlobal Researcher
Kansas City Provides Perfect Recipe for MRIGlobal Researcher

When it comes to starting off the day, many of us begin with a cup of coffee. But what does it do to your teeth? Kris Schumacher’s 12-year-old daughter wanted the answer, s…

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Think Like There is No Box
Think Like There is No Box

Changing the world is gender neutral.  If the work is good, the science sound, and the mission successful, then women stand just as solid of a chance to make an impact on t…

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SMSD Teacher’s Passion for STEM Started Early
SMSD Teacher’s Passion for STEM Started Early

Learning never stops for Brenda Bott, Teacher/Coordinator at Shawnee Mission School District’s (SMSD) Biotechnology Signature Program. After 40 years of teaching, she consi…

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