Science Matters | October 21, 2015

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As the Gateway Arch turns 50, the Museum of Westward Expansion is undergoing to an extensive high-tech makeover.
 
How engineers, metallurgists and a former window washer tackled the demanding job of inspecting and testing stains on the Arch’s exterior panels.
 
A former Rams cheerleader-turned-geologist is now part of an organization cheering for girls in science.
 
In the Pacific Northwest, efforts are underway to protect the abalone population, threatened due to high demand for their shells and as a seafood delicacy.
 
Three childhood friends in Cleveland have turned what was once an illegal dump site into a urban garden and fish farm.