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Inexpensive Refractometer Measures Fluid Concentration In Real Time

 

This versatile and highly efficient refractometer determines the concentration of a fluid by measuring in real time the index of refraction of a fluid. A look-up...

Treatment Significantly Increases Conversion of Homocysteine to Methionine for Reducing Human Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk and Use of Animal Feed Additives

 

This treatment method and pharmaceutical composition could be significantly more effective at lowering the risk of hyperhomocysteinemia-related cardiovascular...

Flaw Tolerant Oxide Ceramic Composites

 

This set of technologies takes up the problems associated with ceramics in oxidizing environments. By strengthening materials and slowing the growth of cracks it...

Improving Bonding Properties of Surgical Glues for Cartilage Repair Using Liquid Crystal Matrices

 

This technology offers an improved approach to repairing damaged articular cartilage using traditional bonding adhesives or surgical glues. The technique removes...

Process for Producing Polymers with Improved Melt Flow Characteristics

 

This technology simplifies manufacturing processes for plastics while also improving melt flow characteristics of polymers. It is a method for inexpensive...

Multiple-use Corn zein-based Biodegradable Resins, Sheets, and Films are an attractive alternative to plastic

 

This technology is a process for preparing biodegradable resins comprised of corn zein and fatty acids and forming the resins into sheets, thin films, and similar...

Novel Microcombustor for Highly Efficient Generation of Electric Power from Fuel Microcombustor

 

This technology is a microcombustor a compact, submillimeter device that burns hydrocarbon fuels homogeneously as a source of power. It efficiently converts heat...

VaPRRS -Technology for Effective Air Quality Control

 

The University's Vapor Phase Removal and Recovery System (VaPRRS) is a patented long-lasting filter that effectively removes dilute volatile organic compounds (...

One-Part Liquid Composite Molding Technique

 

This technique for liquid composite molding uses a solid catalyst recrystallized onto preplaced fiber reinforcements to produce high-strength polymer matrix...

A Composite Biosorbent for Treatment of Heavy Metal Waste Streams

 

This purification technology is a means of activating a ceramic substrate and preparing a chitosan gel that coats the surface of the substrate as well as its...

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