June 6th, 2018 (Silicon Republic) Ancient pigment's mysterious, electrifying power was hidden for centuries
A fungi-produced pigment used in woodwork for hundreds of years could, in fact, turn out to be an incredibly capable semiconducting material.
May 17, 2018 (Chromatography Today) Detecting Histamine in Your Fish — Chromatography Investigates
In the United States it is estimated that almost 40% of seafood related food illnesses are due to excessive levels of histamine in the flesh of the fish. But now, research supported by Oregon State University have come up with a potentially simple and cheap method of detecting histamine levels in fish.
January 22, 2018 (ktvz.com) OSU researchers build small, energy-saving tech device
Researchers at Oregon State University have designed and fabricated the world’s smallest electro-optic modulator, which could mean major reductions in energy used by data centers and supercomputers.
January 11, 2018 (Business Wire) Onboard Dynamics Announces Launch of Mobile Natural Gas Compressor and Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Linamar Corporation
Onboard Dynamics (ObDI), an innovator in alternative refueling technologies, today announced the launch of its GoFlo™ CNG-80 mobile natural gas compressor for commercial use.
December 21, 2017 (R&D Magazine) Fluorescent Nanomedicine Could Improve Tumor Removal Process
Surgeons may soon be able to identify and remove cancerous tissues by just observing which ones are glowing
2017: The Sea Soy Solution (Golden Goose Award) From Golden Fleece to Golden Glue: The Sea Soy Solution
While out on the beach crabbing one day, Oregon State University wood chemist Kaichang Li admired the adhesive muscle of mussels, which inspired him to design a new, safer glue for plywood.
Today, nearly 50 organizations in the Pacific Northwest convened at Cambia Grove in Seattle to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing the Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network, a partnership of incubators, accelerators, universities, investors and industry associations that have pledged to work collaboratively in support of entrepreneurs and researchers across British Columbia, Washington state and Oregon.
November 30, 2017 (Motherboard) These Roboticists Want to Take Over the World With a Pair of Legs
If you want to catch a glimpse of the future—as in, blockbuster Hollywood sci-fi future—try going for a stroll down a picturesque stretch of waterfront in sleepy Albany, Oregon, population: 53,000 souls.
September 13, 2017 (OSU Youtube video) Natural sunscreen derived from fish
Researchers have discovered why many animal species can spend their whole lives outdoors with no apparent concern about high levels of solar exposure: they make their own sunscreen.
July 7, 2017 (Phys.org) Diatoms have sex after all, and ammonium puts them in the mood
New research shows a species of diatom, a single-celled algae, thought to be asexual does reproduce sexually, and scientists learned it's a common compound - ammonium - that puts the ubiquitous organism in the mood.
This algorithm is applicable to radiation detection and counting, for example, in Gamma spectroscopy.
Oregon State University is seeking a licensee or collaborative research partner to develop a Mycobacterium bovis vaccine for the prevention of bovine tuberculosis.
This technology is a pressure pass-through apparatus for a distributed strain sensor assembly. It is made from readily available components configured in a novel and simple way to produce a highly reliable and very economical solution to passing optical fibers from a low-pressure environment to an elevated pressure.
The Forward-private Sublinear Dynamic Symmetric Search Encryption (FS-DSSE) scheme described in this disclosure uses special secure update strategies via an encrypted index structure.
The technology described is a solution-processed Al2O3 thin film that is able to exhibit Fowler-Nordheim tunneling that is comparable to the Al2O3 thin films that are produced via atomic layer deposition (ALD), the current state of the art.
Oregon State University is seeking a licensee or research collaborator interested in developing and commercializing new plant protective coatings that supplement a plant’s natural protective cuticle.
Oregon State University seeks a licensee or collaborative research and development partner to further develop and commercialize a family of newly identified anti-cancer compounds.
This patent licensing opportunity relates to a simple, easy to use pannus retractor for retracting the pannus of a patient during surgery or examination.
This is a new CPP drug delivery platform based on cell-penetrating self-assembling peptide nanomaterials (CSPNs). Through sequential ligation of peptide building blocks, our researchers created cell-penetrating self-assembling peptide nanomaterials (CSPNs) capable of translocating into cells.