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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......


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......


Posted: Aug 6, 2015

Method For Generation of Neuronal Cells From Pluripotent Stem Cells

Description Researchers at the University of Alberta are developing a method to generate cells of central nervous system that include neuronal, astrocyte and glial cells from induced pluripotent stem cells.......


Posted: Jun 24, 2015

Methods for “Deviceless” Tissue Transplant

Description Cellular transplantation is an attractive and growing field in medicine, specifically for management of type 1 diabetes in patients with unstable blood sugar control. Strategies for subcutaneous transplantation of......


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......