Chemical engineering researchers at Oregon State University have developed a vegetable-oil-based adhesive that could provide an eco-friendly option in making items such as sticky notes, postage stamps and bandages.
July 24, 2019 (Corvallis Gazette-Times) NuScale Marks Regulatory Milestone
NuScale Power has cleared a substantial regulatory hurdle on the way to bringing its novel nuclear reactor design to market.
Pellucere Technologies has claimed to have developed the world’s first field-installable, anti-reflective, anti-soiling solar panel coating, which is said to boost energy generation and reduces cleaning.
July 1, 2019 (OSU) Copper compound shows further potential as therapy for slowing ALS
A compound with potential as a treatment for ALS has gained further promise in a new study that showed it improved the condition of mice whose motor neurons had been damaged by an environmental toxin known to cause features of ALS.
March 20, 2019 (OSU) Research paves way for new source for leukemia drug
Chemistry researchers at Oregon State University have developed a method for making anti-leukemia compounds that until now have only been available via an Asian tree that produces them.
February 27, 2019 (The RobotReport) Agility Robotics' Digit adds arms to Cassie's bipedal design
Despite recent advances with bipedal robots, most are not graceful, and they have not been able manipulate objects with the dexterity of stationary robotic arms. Agility Robotics Inc. yesterday unveiled Digit, which builds on the design of its ostrich-like Cassie robot.
January 29, 2019 (Forbes) This Startup Aims To Help You Avoid Sunburn Like A Fish
Gadusol Laboratories is developing a nontoxic sunscreen using gadusol, a substance that fish and other marine life use to avoid sunburn. The startup plans to scale up a production system this year, going from lab- to pilot-scale.
November 14, 2018 (USA Today) The 25 most innovative cities in US share affinity for technology
Check out Corvallis at #10 on this list of the top 25 most innovative cities in the United States!
July 1, 2018 (Corvallis Gazette-Times) Launching pad: Expansion boosts OSU incubator for high-tech startups
The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute is primarily a research facility, but for the moment the people in lab coats may be outnumbered by the people in hard hats and safety vests.
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.
OSU researchers have developed methods of making amorphous zirconium and hafnium halogenides with aqueous solution processing. The resulting films are extremely smooth, nearly as dense as fully densified crystalline films, and have high optical transparency.
This technology is an aqueous solution deposition process for making high quality thin films of tin oxide, tin antimony oxide, and doped compositions of both.
Researchers at OSU have developed a novel 3D print system that enables precision printing of complex structures from flexible elastomers, including multiple component curing silicone.
This invention describes bulk-solidifying amorphous alloy compositions based on a Cu-Zr-Hf-Al quaternary system with the addition of a small amount of additional alloying elements.
Researchers at OSU have developed an integrated circuit that can cold start a DC-DC boost converter on a very small input voltage and combines a unique charge pump and very efficient DC-DC boost converter to maintain on-going operation at even lower input voltages.
Oregon State University is seeking a licensee for an improved method to synthesize chemotherapeutic Homoharringtonine (HHT) that overcomes the need to use plant derived cephalotaxine.
The present invention provides methods and systems that address the need for error correction of q-ary systems, i.e., those for which q > 2. In this regard, in one of its aspects the present invention provides systematic q-ary codes for correcting all asymmetric and symmetric errors of limited magnitude.
This technology is a high-resolution, low-power, and low-noise radiation spectrometer. It is an ideal solution for any situation where a compact and high-resolution photon detector is needed.
Researchers at OSU have developed a microscale reactor for the efficient gas phase conversion of CO2 and methane to dimethyl ether (DME).
Oregon State University is seeking a licensee or research collaborator for development or commercialization of a microfluidic visible light photoreactor for the treatment of jaundice in neonatal patients.
Researchers at OSU have developed a method for producing ODS steel using additive manufacturing techniques. The material can be directly incorporated into components, cutting out many conventional forming steps with the potential for significantly reduced development time and manufacturing cost.
This battery cell design utilizes a set of electrolytes based on aqueous zinc salt electrolytes and various mixtures comprising other ions. The overall cell architecture achieves a very high CE (>99%), maintained over a thousand cycles, very good self-discharge performance, and high energy storage to mass ratio.
In brief, this technology demonstrates a completely new statistical association between earthquake events, provides a determination of spatially-dependent increases in risk levels following a primary earthquake event, and provides for distribution of alerts accordingly. ys.
This hybrid drivetrain combines the benefits of an electric motor and a gas engine to enable vertical takeoff and landing as well as extended flights times in both fixed wing and multi-rotor drone designs.
This micro-LED device architecture utilizes quantum dot (QD) technology to simultaneously minimize UV leakage and leverage the photoluminescence of the QDs to improve color range and reduce power consumption.
This leachate treatment system is a modular system with multiple treatment modules that can remove solids, organics, metals, and nitrogen compounds. The materials, including combustible organics, purified metals, and ammonia, can be recovered for added value.
Thunder - a two-row winter malting barley developed by Oregon State University
(OSU) - has met AMBAs requirements and was selected for the 2019 recommendation list for malting barle
Emerald Sprite™ (Cotoneaster x suecicus) is a new fire blight resistant cotoneaster cultivar with a highly compact, mounding habit, extremely dense foliage, short internodes.