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Posted: Sep 20, 2016

Surgical Kinematic Capture System

Description The Surgical Kinematic Capture System is a new device that objectively assesses open surgery skills, and that supports open surgery training by providing real-time feedback to a trainee performing......


Posted: Sep 9, 2016

Prevention of Abiotic Stress-Induced Yield Losses in Crops Through Manipulation of Phytohormonal Pathways

Description The Ozga/Reinecke lab at the University of Alberta has been working with pea as a model crop for 23 years.  The researchers have found that manipulating plant phytohormones (with......


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

Polymer Nanofibers for Rapid Dewatering of Fine Tailings

Description The main objective of tailings ponds remediation is to remove water so that a trafficable load-bearing surface can be produced within a reasonable time frame to allow subsequent reclamation. A......