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Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a novel, inexpensive, and compact system to alert wildlife to approaching trains, increasing the time available to avoid a collision.
Rail-caused mortality of wildlife is increasing with the footprint of railways and the speed of trains around the world, often occurring in protected areas with adjacent wildlife habitat […]
University of Alberta & Merck accelerators launch at TEC Centre Labs
Edmonton, AB (October 26, 2018) – Today marks the official opening of TEC Centre Labs and the launch of two accelerators programs: the Merck Invention Accelerator and the University of Alberta (UAlberta) Health Accelerator. With a goal to save and improve lives around the world, dozens […]
Dr. Afsaneh Lavasanifar and collaborators have developed a PCBCL–b-PEG-b-PCBCL (PolyGelTM) hydrogel formulation of silibinin which provides enhanced skin permeabiity and delayed release of silibinin under physiological conditions. In vitro and ex vivo findings suggest this PolyGel formulation of silibinin may be useful as a topical therapy for malignant melanoma.
PolyGel incorporated a relatively high amount of […]
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To increase time efficiency of the physiotherapists, improve accuracy of prescribing exercises to the patients and increase patients’ compliance, AnimationLeader Technology Inc. created Physio4D™. Physio4D™ is a markerless, motion-tracking system that enables streamlined assessments of patient mobility and posture. TEC […]