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Posted: Mar 15, 2015

Enrichment of Oils with Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

Description Biologists have laboured for years to engineer various organisms for the genetic enrichment of oils with high levels of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, because of the significant......


Posted: Dec 30, 2014

Zonal UWB Receiver

Description An ultra-wideband (UWB) receiver is a short range wireless communications technology currently gaining popularity for use with personal area networking (PAN) applications such as wireless monitors, camcorders, and other......


Posted: Dec 25, 2014

Non-Repeating Interval Sequences for Coded Imaging and Multi-User Communications

Description Coded excitation is widely used in ultrasound, radar, sonar and other imaging systems as well as in communication systems. Coded excitation involves the transmission of long-duration pulses with a......


Posted: Dec 15, 2014

Fluorinated Fructose Derivatives for PET Imaging

Description Positron emission tomography (PET) is a non-invasive nuclear medicine imaging technique that produces a three-dimensional image of physiological processes and tissue micro environments, which is used for diagnosing and/or......


Posted: Nov 3, 2014

Silicon Nanocrystal Optical Resonator

Description Silicon is the principal material used in microelectronics, due in part to its low cost and high abundance. However, there are problems inherent in the miniaturization of conventional microelectronics,......


Posted: Oct 31, 2014

Overhead & Complexity Optimized Network Coding for Improved Network Performance

Description Communication and data transfer over the internet is driven by speed and the ability to provide uninterruptable high quality services. Conventional network broadcast/multicast protocols are either unreliable (e.g. user......


Posted: Aug 31, 2014

Gecko Inspired Adhesive Microfluidic Channels

Description Many adhesives require a liquid component, are one time use, or leave a residue upon removal.  These issues reduce the versatility of microfluidic channels and the breadth of their......


Posted: Aug 20, 2014

Hyperspectral Imaging for Ore Froth Processing

Description Closed loop assessment of mineral froth is typically not possible using conventional ore processing technology, because the assessment of product quality and prediction of product recovery require laboratory analysis.......


Posted: Aug 15, 2014

Flexible-Base Electrode Array and Method of Manufacture

Description University of Alberta researchers have developed an electrode array supported by a flexible base that can be used for both stimulation and recording of neurons in the brain and......


Posted: Aug 2, 2014

Ganglioside GM1 for treatment of Huntington’s Disease

Description Researchers at the University of Alberta have found that ganglioside metabolism is impaired in Huntington’s disease (HD) and that administration of GM1 restores normal ganglioside levels and decreases HD......


Posted: Jul 9, 2014

New Optimized Receiver for Pilot Symbol Assisted Modulation (PSAM)

Description Pilot Symbol Assisted Modulation is a wireless communications method for reducing the effects of a fading signal. By periodically inserting known ‘pilot’ symbols into a transmitter’s data stream, a......


Posted: Jun 30, 2014

Small molecule inhibitors of PNKP, a DNA repair enzyme, for cancer therapy

Description Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a family of small molecule inhibitors of the phosphatase function of human polynucleotide kinase/phosphatase (PNKP). Many aggressive cancers up-regulate DNA repair......