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Process Converts Food Waste to Auto Tire Materials

Agricultural scientists in Ohio are developing a process for converting common food waste into materials used in car tires, and filed a patent for these techniques. . . . → Read More: Process Converts Food Waste to Auto Tire Materials

Handheld Surgical Assist Device in Development

A handheld mechanical device that promises to reduce the cost and ease the work of minimally invasive surgery is being created by a spin-off company from University of Michigan. . . . → Read More: Handheld Surgical Assist Device in Development

Software to Simplify Big Data Curation

A software package in development aims to simplify the process of cleaning up large data sets, known as curation, to improve the quality of analysis from those data. . . . → Read More: Software to Simplify Big Data Curation

Phone-Based Microscope Developed for Water Testing

An engineering lab at University of Houston in Texas designed an inexpensive lens that when placed over a smartphone’s camera, turns the phone into a microscope. . . . → Read More: Phone-Based Microscope Developed for Water Testing

Small Business Grant Funds Natural Dyes Crop Research

A company making natural dyes for clothing and a plant science research center are discovering genomic processes to improve plants producing indigo, the dye giving blue jeans its color. . . . → Read More: Small Business Grant Funds Natural Dyes Crop Research

Computer Models to Boost 3-D Print Designs in Mfring

An academic-industry team is developing computer-based methods to improve the design for three-dimensional printing of complex manufactured items. . . . → Read More: Computer Models to Boost 3-D Print Designs in Mfring

NSF Funding Data Mining for Depression Diagnosis

A computer scientist at University of Texas in Arlington is developing data mining techniques and algorithms to help clinicians analyze unstructured notes accumulated from patients in therapy for depression. . . . → Read More: NSF Funding Data Mining for Depression Diagnosis

Danforth Center, Valent Partner on Underground Plant Imaging

A plant science center and crop science company are developing a large-scale X-ray imaging system to measure root development in plants. . . . → Read More: Danforth Center, Valent Partner on Underground Plant Imaging

NSF Grant Funds Biosensing Laser Research

Yuze “Alice” Sun (University of Texas, Arlington)

9 February 2016. An engineering professor at University of Texas in Arlington received a grant from National Science Foundation for research on lasers with fluid samples to detect indicators of disease. Yuze Sun, known as Alice, is the recipient of a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development award . . . → Read More: NSF Grant Funds Biosensing Laser Research

Researchers Develop Eye Injury Test, Start Company

OcuCheck biosensor (L. Brian Stauffer, University of Illinois – Champaign)

9 December 2015. A medical and engineering team at University of Illinois in Champaign designed a sensor providing a quick, portable test for the severity of eye injuries. The researchers led by bioengineering professor Dipanjan Pan and ophthalmologist Leanne Labriola at Carle Foundation Hospital . . . → Read More: Researchers Develop Eye Injury Test, Start Company