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Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Novel Bio-markers for Diagnosis and Treatment of Stress

Description Dr. Dean Befus at the University of Alberta in collaboration with Dr. Thomas Ritz at the Southern Methodist University have identified calcium-binding protein spermatid specific 1 (CABS1) protein forms......


Posted: Jun 15, 2016

Dry Powder Based Respirable Bacteriophage Compositions

Description Background: Bacteriophages are viruses that target and eliminate specific bacteria. They are potential alternatives to chemical antibiotics and are under development as therapeutics for various infectious diseases, including respiratory......


Posted: Jun 15, 2016

MagnetTx: New Innovations in Cancer Research

https://youtu.be/RCRJecMZoes There’s precious few changes in this world that, in a few minutes, can have a transformational impact. But this is one of them, and in cancer treatment, no less.......


Posted: May 13, 2016

A Novel and Improved OFDM System

Description The growing demand for high-speed wireless communications has prompted the development of higher performance technologies. A key technology that promises to deliver higher data capacity and greater spectral efficiency......


Posted: May 4, 2016

Inhalable Effervescent Doxorubicin Nanoparticles for Lung Cancer

Description The respiratory tract is an effective administration route for drug delivery to the lung as well as an emerging delivery option for systemic therapeutics. University of Alberta and Alberta......


Posted: Mar 17, 2016

New Method for Single-Camera 3D Underwater Image Reconstruction

Description Computer vision has become a popular method to explore the underwater environment. Underwater cameras are used for scientific exploration seafloor structure, monitoring undersea habitats, and inspecting industrial equipment. Camera calibration is......


Posted: Jan 26, 2016

Non-Contact, High Resolution Microwave Sensing in Air, Liquid or Solid

Description Microwave resonance technology is used for various sensing applications in areas such as material identification and classification, environmental system and food industry monitoring, and biomedical diagnostics. Conventionally, this technology has suffered from low sensitivity and......


Posted: Jan 26, 2016

Method to Create High-Quality Bio-Based Resins and Composites Using Renewable Oils

Description Resins and composites are used in various industries including plastics, paints and varnishes, rust and wood protection, and floor tiling. Toxic, petroleum-based resins and composites have been used in......


Posted: Dec 23, 2015

Method to Improve Abrasion and Scratch Resistance in Polyurethane or Other Polymer Nanocomposites

Description Polyurethane coatings are protecting many different structures today, such as storage tanks, oil and gas pipeline, water and wastewater, bridges, ships, and other facilities. The products have been effective......


Posted: Nov 26, 2015

Photocleavable Affinity Tags for Ultra Pure Protein Purification

Description Affinity tags are highly efficient tools for purifying proteins from crude extracts. However, most affinity purification elusion schemes require a change in buffer condition, such as addition of imidazole......


Posted: Nov 26, 2015

Pea (Pisum Sativum L.) Seed Coat and Seed Coat Fractions Novel Health-Beneficial Ingredients for Animal and Human Diets

Description Pulse grains, including dried peas, are rich sources of fibre with low glycemic indices and bioactive components such as the flavonoids proanthocyanidins (PACs or condensed tannins). Their unique nutritional......


Posted: Aug 21, 2015

Therapeutic Hypobaric Normoxia for Hypertension

Description Researchers at the University of Alberta are developing a non-invasive therapy to alter systemic vascular resistance by using hypobaric normoxia/hyperoxia as an adjuvant to standard medical therapy. Preliminary results......