Latest technologies from Iowa State Universityhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.comBe the first to know about the latest inventions and technologies available from Iowa State Universityen-USThu, 18 Oct 2018 05:38:04 GMTMon, 08 Oct 2018 10:07:03 GMThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rsslicensing@iastate.eduCopyright 2018, Iowa State UniversityA paper-based assay for quntitation and identification of glycan and oligosaccharide sugarshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/28958Summary: ISU researchers have developed a colometric paper assay, able to rapidly detect glycan linkages. Description: Viable synthetic human milk relies on development new methods of making the human milk olgiosaccharides (HMO) that are necessary for supplementing formula. New synthesis methods will require monitoring and analysis of the glycan (oligiosaccharide) products. Current analysis of glycans is limited in throughput and scope by the need for LC/MS technology, which can take roughly an hour for one sample, and requires expensive equipment, specialized columns and derivatizing agents,...Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:07:03 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/28958Acoustic mediated multi-material 3D printinghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/28317Summary: ISU researchers have developed a system for creating colloidal crystals, embedded in a polymer, using a 3D-printer like flow-through system. Description: Collodial crystals, ordered structures composed of micro- and nano-scale particles, enable many advanced material applications, such as enhancing solar cell efficiency. Current approaches to colloidal crystal assembly are either limited to directed assembly in a batch process that produces single colloidal crystals or will result in defect formation due to stresses used to increase throughput. Manufacturing defect-free ordered mater...Fri, 27 Jul 2018 09:34:53 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/28317Modified La-Fe-Si Alloys for Magnetocaloric Applicationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/28298Wed, 25 Jul 2018 12:46:06 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/28298An effective treatment to prevent freeze induced egg yolk gelationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27770Fri, 25 May 2018 13:33:55 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27770Green, Low Cost, Non-Toxic Technology for PEF Polymer Productionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27763Summary: ISU researchers have demonstrated an inexpensive, commercially available material, as an effective catalyst for the disproportionation or isomerization of armatic carboxylates to dicarboxylates, allowing for new production routes to valuable polymers such as PET and PEF. Description: Dicarboxylic acids, such as terephthalic acid or 2,5- furandicarboxylic acid, are commonly used in polyesters such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET), the most common polyester (over 30 million tons produced per year). Polyethylene Furoate (PEF) is an emerging possible replacement to PET in part because...Thu, 24 May 2018 10:10:43 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27763Isomerization of Muconic Acid for the Production of Bio-based Terephthalic Acidhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27741Mon, 21 May 2018 13:43:15 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27741Synthesis of methylammonium lead iodide perovskite films via cation exchange of melt-processed films for photovoltaic applicationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27656Fri, 04 May 2018 14:49:12 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27656Cerium, Cobalt and Copper Alloy doped with Tantalum or/and Iron as a Permanent Magnet Materialhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27626Summary: ISU and Ames Laboratory researchers have develop a gap magnet that utilizes trace amount of cheaper, abundant and non-critical cerium (Ce) as an alternative to critical rare-earths containing magnet alloys. This invention makes the magnet significantly cheaper and less dependent on supplies of rare-earth materials, with that performance surpasses the levels of commercial ferrite and AlNiCo magnets, and approaches the performance of neodymium-based and samarium cobalt magnets. Description: Permanent magnets are broadly classified into four segments based on composition and magnet stre...Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:48:53 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27626Chimeric M. hyorhinis polyprotein for vaccines and diagnosticshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27461Mon, 02 Apr 2018 09:15:44 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27461Ni-Co-Mn-Ti Intermetallics with Enhanced Magnetocaloric Properties Prepared by Combination of Different Methodshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27396Summary: Iowa State University (ISU) and Ames Laboratory (AL) researchers have developed a method to manufacture Ni-Co-Mn-Ti intermetallics with enhanced magnetocaloric properties. The resultant materials produce an extremely large magnetocaloric effect (MCE) with a modest magnetic field change. The MCE is nearly three times greater at near room temperature than the same material made via conventional processing. Description: Magnetocaloric materials undergo a change in temperature when subjected to the application and removal of a magnetic field. While a number of magnetocaloric materials ha...Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:35:38 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27396Polymers for Caloric Applicationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27208Mon, 26 Feb 2018 13:02:54 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27208Converting levulinic acid to olefins and aromatics (i.e. hydrocarbon fuels) in a single process step without external hydrogen gashttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27196Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a new catalyst that effectively converts levulinic acid to butene in a single pot process at high conversion rates and with good selectivity towards butene. As butene is insoluble in the aqueous reaction and readily separates into a second phase, allowing unconverted levulinic acid to be readily recycled for re-processing, selectivity can be increased by changing reaction parameters towards lower conversion. The products obtained from this process contains mainly cyclic olefins and aromatics, which are ideal candidates for making gasoli...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:19:08 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27196Feedstock and Heterogeneous Structure for Tough Rare Earth Permanent Magnets and Production Process Thereofhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27195Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a method for producing rare earth permanent magnets (REPMs) that reduces their susceptibility to breakage. The process involves unitizing a bimodal or multimodal size distribution of powders in isostatic pressing, which minimizes crack propagation along the grain boundaries of the magnet. This invention significantly enhanced flexural strength and fracture toughness while maintaining the hard magnetic properties. Description: Among three basic classes of permanent magnets, sintered magnets, bonded magnets and additi...Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:41:50 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27195Optical Nanosensors for Hydrolytic Enzyme Characterizationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27103Summary: Iowa State University Researchers have developed a new biosensor for hydrolytic enzyme characterization based on single walled carbon nanotubes. Description: Single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT) are becoming ubiquitous in chemical sensing applications. Able to fluoresce in the near-IR, with no photo-bleaching threshold, they are ideal for prolonged imaging in living cells and tissues. Although SWNT are usually insoluble in water, Iowa State University researches wrapped them in amphiphilic polymers, thereby solubilizing them. By destroying or altering this polymer wrapping, the SWNT...Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:53:32 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/27103Thermoplastic Carbon Fiber Precursorshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26736Summary: ISU researchers have developed a process to produce carbon fibers from cheap lignin precursors. Description: Carbon fibers have become a material of great interest due to their incredible structural properties while maintaining low weight. To date, the majority of carbon fibers are produced from polyacrylonitrile. Carbon fiber applications and markets have been restricted by the high cost of this petroleum-based feedstock. Lignin is a commonly suggested feedstock as a low cost alternative due to its existing highly aromatic character. However, thus far, carbon fibers drawn from ligni...Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:50:08 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26736Alignment Promoted in Heat Treatable Magnets Through Application of External Applied Magnetic Field at the Start of Binder-Assisted Moldinghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26602Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:35:01 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26602Improved Synthetic Knee Joint Apparatus and Related Educational Methods for Clinical Knee Joint Examinationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26592Summary: The synthetic knee model provides a teaching device for learning and simulating clinical examination of a patient's knee for the purpose of diagnosing damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), as well as damage to the meniscus. The synthetic knee model includes artificial skin,which looks and feels human-like. Orthopedic surgeons and certified athletic trainers have used the synthetic knee model, and given positive feedback. The practitioners that have used the synthetic knee model have tried it, like it, and want to add it to current curriculums. Stage3.png Development Stage: ...Tue, 14 Nov 2017 11:25:43 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26592Magnetic two-way valves for paper based microfluidics: pathway for multi-step assayshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26576Summary: ISU researchers developed a paper-fluidic valve that can reversibly switch fluid delivery into multiple channels with controlled volume and/or frequency. In terms of electric circuit equivalence, this valve is akin to a transistor or an SPDT relay, hence enables programmable fluid delivery. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: Point-of-care diagnostics are an area of emerging interest for many health-care applications, particularly in-home or personalized care. Paper microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technologies have attracted a lot of attention in this area due to their low cost, w...Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:38:34 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26576Particle jamming for controllable adhesionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26418Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a technology where an adhesive can be rapidly switched from a high to low state through a digital or mechanical trigger, enabling adhesion at surfaces to be controlled. The adhesive is strong, yet easily removable and reusable. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: Iowa State University researchers take advantage of the rapid control of stiffness through the jamming or unjamming of granular media to improve adhesive properties. Solid particles, in combination with a flexible skin, provide adhesion to a surface of interest when t...Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:01:37 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26418Quadruple Butterfly Coil (QBC)http://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26355 Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a novel coil, namely Quadruple Butterfly Coil (QBC). This device has improved significant higher focality over the commercial Figure of Eight (FOE) coils with decreased stimulated area in brain. Model simulation results indicated that QBC stimulates a localized area of the brain, which minimized the stimulation of surrounding neural networks. Stage3.png Development Stage: Description: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a widely used technique for the investigation of stimulation responses of the brain which has proven to ...Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:27:12 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26355Machine for Computing Casual Inference from Time Series Datahttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26331Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a novel algorithm approach for computing causal interaction from time series data. The proposed approach will help determine which time series data will cause or influence which other time series data, given two or more-time series data. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: The detection between cause and effect (causality) has long been a question in many scientific area. There are various theories developed so far, but they failed to give the causal structure in dynamic systems. Besides, none of these definitions is capable o...Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:43:35 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26331Propane Dehydrogenation over Carbide Catalysts with High Selectivityhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26231Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a propane dehydrogenation method to transform shale gas efficiently to propylene, which allows a new route to the second most abundant polymer, polypropylene. This is the first example of using carbide nanostructures for the catalytic dehydrogenation of propane, propylene selectivity was shown to be greater than literature state of the art catalysts, as high as 95%. Conversion rate is consistent with the best commercial catalysts. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: Shale gas contains large amounts of propane gas. As dehydrogen...Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:12:57 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26231Logarithmic Photo-Converter with Huge Dynamic Rangehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26090Summary: This device is capable of measuring optical light levels that may vary from the single photon level up to many orders of magnitude larger illuminations. In fact, the upper range can be almost, apart from practical spatial details, as large as one desires. This device is possible due to the fact that the SiPMs can be exposed to daylight at full voltage without damage. Stage2.png Development Stage: Description: Light sources that fluctuate by huge factors, from single photons up to 106 to 109 photons, are not common but do occur in the forward regions of particle colliders. They may a...Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:10:56 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/26090Probiotic treatment of gut inflammationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25990Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:53:20 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25990Synthesis of pure or doped porous oxide materials through self-assembly of coordination polymerizationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25765Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:57:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25765Autonomously self-healing and self-strengthening polymer-metal compositeshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25764Summary: Autonomously self-healing and self-strengthening polymer-metal composites developed at Iowa State University have the potential to impact many material markets. Description: Despite self-healing technology being available since 2001, there are limited commercial examples of self-healing materials. ISURF 04588 demonstrates the the application of undercooled particles in producing mechanically responsive and reconfigurable composites. The composite exploits the metastable nature of the particles, whereby the undercooled liquid metal trapped within the particles undergoes solidification...Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:57:15 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25764Haemophilus Influenzae Immunogenhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25665Summary: A powerful antigenic protein for the development of a vaccine against Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae (NTHI) is a significant respiratory pathogen associated with millions of yearly middle ear infections in young children and with many cases of pneumonia in the elderly. Currently, there is no efficacious vaccine against Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae. By comparing children prone to ear infections with non-prone children, the ISU contributors discovered that non-prone children differed from prone ch...Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:25:39 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25665Potato tuber yield enhancementhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25635Summary: Inhibition of two potato genes can be used to produce plants with greater tuber yields without affecting plant growth. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: Researchers from Iowa State University and the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research have jointly demonstrated increased tuber yields in potato by inhibiting the potato genes StBEL11 and StBEL29.Potato BEL1-like genes encode transcription factors that work in tandem with KNOTTED1-types to regulate the expression of many genes. Potato StBEL5 functions as a long-distance mRNA signal that is transcribed in leave...Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:39:14 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25635Gene controlling spontaneous haploid genome doubling in maizehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25528Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:18:25 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25528Use of the XA1 rice gene to confer broad Xanthomonas resistance in plantshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25527Summary: The Xa1 gene induces resistance to all or nearly all TAL effectors in certain crops thus providing with a new approach to combat most crop diseases induced by Xanthomonas. Stage2.png Development Stage: Description: By unmasking the suppressive function of bacterial pseudogenes, the researchers discovered hat Xa1, an NBS-LRR type disease resistance gene in rice, can recognize all test TAL effector genes and confer disease resistance to those pathogenic bacteria that contain such TALE effector genes. Several crop diseases, such as wheat blight, citrus canker, cotton blight, etc. are ...Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:12:48 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25527Splicing Correction in Spinal Muscular Atrophy by Targeting Intronic Sequenceshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25525Summary: This technology has the potential to increase the Spinal Muscular Atrophy protein levels in patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The innovation is a blocking antisense oligonucleotide and its target site located in a deep intronic sequence of the SMN2 gene. The blocking of the SMN2 target sequence corrects the defective splicing of the gene. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: Humans possess two nearly identical copies of survival motor neuron (SMN) gene: SMN1 and SMN2. Loss of SMN1 coupled with the inability of SMN2 to compensate for loss of SMN1 causes spinal muscular atr...Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:56:59 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25525Rapid Enrichment of Viable Bacteria using Magnetic Ionic Liquids for PCR Amplification and Culture-Based Diagnosticshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25426Summary: ISU researchers have developed new molecules with an accompanying method to preconcentrate bacteria for rapid detection for food safety testing. Stage2.png Development Stage: Description: The detection of viable bacteria in food, environmental, or clinical samples is limited by time-consuming enrichment procedures (e.g., overnight cultures) that are often mandatory for the analysis of extremely small quantities of microorganisms. Iowa State University researchers have developed new molecules to act as magnetic ionic liquids (MILs) and an method of use thereof to isolate, extract, an...Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:04:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25426Aluminum-Alkaline Metal-Metal Composite Conductorhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25372 Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a high strength, lightweight aluminum wire for high-voltage power transmission with reduced electrical resistance for overhead electrical lines. Description: High-voltage electric power transmission cables based on pure aluminum strands with a stranded steel core (ACSR) or stranded aluminum alloy (ACAR) core have the disadvantages of mediocre tensile strength, high density, and poor strength and conductivity retention at elevated temperatures. This combination of properties causes excessive sag in overload situati...Wed, 24 May 2017 14:03:36 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25372Preparation of mixed metal chalcogenides by mechanochemical processsing and exfoliationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25371Wed, 24 May 2017 13:57:50 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25371Transparent soil made by gel beadshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25370Wed, 24 May 2017 13:57:50 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25370Novel anthelmintic drugshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25369Summary: This invention includes two new anthelmintic compounds. The compounds are (S)-5-ethynyl-anabasine and (S)-5-bromoanabasine. These compounds are both derivatives of the nicotine molecule and are agonists of a nicotinic ACh receptor. This invention may take advantage of the large market for animal parasiticides and the lack of existing patented drugs for deworming. Stage2.png Development Stage: The current status of the invention is at the proof of concept stage. Description: Nematode parasites infect ~2 billion people world-wide and infections are treated and prevented by anthelmintic...Wed, 24 May 2017 13:57:49 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/25369Modular Unit for Thermal Conductivity Measurements in Multiple Cryogenic/Magnetic Field Environmentshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/24096Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:11:13 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/24096Neurotransmitter transport in probioticshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/24015Summary: The discovery of the existence of a neurotransmitter transport mechanism in some probiotics is disclosed as well as a method to identify suitable probiotic strains with high potential to modulate neurotransmitter levels in an animal or human host. Stage2.png Development Stage: Description: Probiotics are designated as living microorganisms that may be used for both maintenance of health as well as treatment of specific clinical conditions ranging from gastrointestinal infections to the treatment of neuropsychiatric-related behavioral issues. Probiotics are also extensively used in t...Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:10:49 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/24015Saracatinib (AZD0503) is a epilepsy treatment drug candidatehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/24014Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:51:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/24014Electrokinetic route to a wearable device for kidney disease managementhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/24013Summary: ISU researchers have developed a technology that would allow for miniaturized dialysis by eliminating the need for the large dialysate reservoirs currently required. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: 1.3 million patients world-wide have chronic kidney failure that requires treatment with dialysis or organ transplantation. Hemodialysis attempts to replace the role of functioning kidneys by removing excess fluid, salt, and waste products, such as urea. Traditional dialysis removes waste products from blood by passing it into a dialysate liquid through a molecular weight cutoff...Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:41:50 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/24013Campylobacter jejuni peptide for vaccine developmenthttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23910Summary: A promising target for designing a diagnostic test and peptide sequence for vaccine development to control Campylobacter jejuni infections in ruminants and humans. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: Campylobacter jejuni is a major causative agent for abortion in ruminants, particularly in sheep. It is also a major foodborne pathogen and a leading cause of enteritis in humans, responsible for 400-500 million cases of diarrhea annually worldwide each year. In the U.S. alone, C. jejuni accounts for more than 800,000 cases of foodborne illnesses each year. A hyper virulent clone...Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:58:24 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23910Induction Protocol for Bovine Digital Dermatitis Lesions Using a Cocktail of Pure Growth Organismshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23907Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:17:47 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23907Insect toxin delivery mediated by a densovirus coat proteinhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23906Summary: A Junonia coenia densovirus coat protein with potential to create fusion proteins expressed in transgenic crops to control the fall armyworm. Stage1.png Development Stage: Description: The fall armyworm is a continuous resident of the Gulf States. Corn, sorghum, and other plants of the grass family are its preferred foods, but the fall armyworm also attacks alfalfa, bean, peanut, potato, sweet potato, turnip, spinach, tomato, cabbage, cucumber, cotton, tobacco, all grain crops, and clover. Each year the fall armyworm can be found as far north as Montana, Michigan, and New Hampshire....Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:10:19 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23906Metabolically Engineered Membrane Proteins for Improved Membrane Integrity and Production of Fatty Acids in Escherichia colihttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23726Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:00:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23726Oxy-Sulfide-Nitride Mixed Network Former High Ion Conductivity Solid Electrolyteshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23708Summary: ISU researchers have developed a compound to replace the liquid electrolyte that is used in lithium ion batteries with a safer solid matrix for use in a sodium ion battery alternative. Stage2.png Development Stage: Description: Lithium ion batteries have become ubiquitous in our society, powering almost all cell phones, laptops, and electric and hybrid cars. The high power density and low weight has made these batteries attractive despite questionable stability. When these batteries fail, the results can be spectacular, including highly publicized catastrophic failures that result ...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:24:06 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23708Acid-Free Dissolution and Separation of Rare-earth Metalshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23707Summary: ISU and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a method to effectively recycle rare earth elements through simple REDOX reactions allowing for aqueous processing. This replaces the need for dangerous and environmentally unfriendly acids. Stage2.png Development Stage: Description: Rare earth elements (REE) have seen a sharp increase in use in a number of technical materials such as high density and high temperature tolerant permanent magnets, lamp phosphors, catalysts, rechargeable batteries and many other technologies related to a transition to a greener economy. With China cont...Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:05:02 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23707Nano-patterning Methods Including: (1) Patterning of Nanophotonic Structures at Optical Fiber Tip For Refractive Index Sensing and (2) Plasmonic Crystal Incorporating Graphene Oxide for Detection of Gaseous/Aqueous compoundshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23693Tue, 13 Dec 2016 12:09:55 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23693Silica Encapsulation of Ureolytic Bacteria for Self-healing of Cement-Based Compositeshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23692Tue, 13 Dec 2016 12:09:55 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23692Electrophoretic Soil Nutrient Sensor for Agriculturehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23550Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:57:44 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23550Making paraffin-like coating materials from soybean oilhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23520Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:11:01 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23520High-Throughput selective capture of biological cells by dielectrophoresis at a bipolar electrode arrayhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23519Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:08:09 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/23519Lignocol: Low Ash, Low Sulfur Coal Replacement from Fast Pyrolysis of Biomasshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22982Summary: ISU researchers have developed a process for taking phenolic oils from lignocellulosic biomass and curing them to obtain a coal substitute. Description: This technology involves the curing of phenolic oils derived from pyrolysis into a material suitable for combustion as a coal-supplement or as a coal replacement for steam generation. Stage Fraction 1 and 2 materials are processed by water washing to remove sugars and are subsequently heated by waste process heat to a hardened form. This cured and hardened material is then ground to a consistency comparable to coal and tested as a co...Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:04:06 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22982Low Cost and High Performance Fuel Cells Fed with Biomass-Derived Feedstockhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22981Summary: ISU researchers have developed a high performance low cost biomass fuel cell technology that can be directly fed with biomass wastes/residuals, biorefinery or pyrolytic streams as fuels. Description: This technology is a fuel cell that can transform biomass wastes into useable energy at low cost. The membrane, anode and cathode catalysts are all designed to lower the overall cost of the system while maintaining performance. The fuel cell is an anion exchange membrane type fuel cell which uses a low cost PTFE membrane. The anode catalyst is a non-precious metal or non-metal. The catho...Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:04:06 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22981Copper-Alkali Metal Secondary Batteryhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22980Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:04:05 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22980Propane Dehydrogenation Catalyst with Greatly Enhanced Lifespanhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22835Summary: Iowa State University and researchers have developed a process to platinum-tin catalysts for propane dehydrogenation to enhance catalyst lifetime before regeneration up to six-fold. Description: Propane dehydrogenation is a common method to produce propylene, one of the most important chemical building blocks. Platinum-tin catalysts have been shown to have high selectivity towards propylene with good yield, but suffer from quick deactivation from coking. Iowa State researchers have discovered a treatment method that provides a six-fold increase in catalyst life before coking and deac...Tue, 13 Sep 2016 11:39:28 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22835Identification of Bt toxins to target Asian Citrus Psyllid for HLB treatment in citrushttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22825Summary: ISU researchers have identified several Cry toxins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for the management of Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) and the associated HLB disease in the citrus industry. Description: The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama) is an important pest of citrus in several countries. ACP can transmit bacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, which causes a devastating citrus disease called huanglongbing (HLB), also known as citrus greening disease. The disease destroys citrus trees in many countries and states, including Florida. It is est...Fri, 09 Sep 2016 12:13:14 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22825High-number Gene Fragment Assemblyhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22741Summary: ISU researchers have developed a method that can assembly up to 45 fragments into a full-length gene sequence with only two steps, the assembly step and the PCR step. Description: Gene synthesis technology, in contrast to gene engineering, is a method in synthetic biology that is used to create genes de novo. It has become a powerful tool in many fields of recombinant technology including gene therapy, vaccine development and molecular engineering. Current approaches are mostly based on a combination of organic chemistry and molecular biological technique, and requires multiple step...Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:08:56 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22741A Novel Vegetable Oil-Based Material as Substitute for Carnauba Waxhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22573Summary: ISU researchers have developed a synthetic process to convert soybean oil into a new material with a high hardness comparable to that of palm-based carnauba wax and a much higher melting point. Description: In North America, the consumption of wax is around three billion pounds per year with an associated vale in excess of three billion dollars. Markets of waxes are diverse, ranging from simple fuel in candles to practical applications such as coating in the paper and packaging industry. The largest market of wax remains in the packaging area, which are mostly derived from petroleum-...Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:19:44 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22573Quorum-based Cycles for Efficient Communication in the Optical Networkshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22541Summary: ISU researchers developed a novel method to enhance fault tolerance capabilities of cycles in the optical networks based on quorum set theory and light-trails. Description: Optical networking is a high-speed communication that consists of multiple transmitters and receivers interconnected by fiber-optic cables. It integrates signals encoded onto light to transmit information among various nodes of a telecommunications networks. However, failures within a network are to be expected and can happened as much as every couple days. Protecting against these optical circuit faults is import...Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:54:09 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22541Spinal Muscular Atrophy: A streamlined reporter system to screen for therapeutic compoundshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22400Summary: ISU researchers have developed a reporter system based on an abbreviated version of the SMN2 gene to screen potential therapeutic compounds involved in the transcription, splicing and translation of SMN2. Description: Pre-mRNA splicing is a complex molecular process involving RNA transcription, 5' and 3'-end RNA processing, and multiple RNA processing proteins. Humans have two nearly identical copies of the Survival Motor Neuron (SMN) gene: SMN1 and SMN2. Skipping of SMN2 exon 7 during pre-mRNA splicing results in a truncated SMN2 transcript which is quickly destroyed inside the cell...Wed, 06 Jul 2016 10:18:11 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22400High Sensitivity MEMS Pressure Sensorhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22233Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11:05:37 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22233Development of a Printable Graphene using Pulsed Laser Annealing for Electrochemical Sensing and Biosensinghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22188Fri, 03 Jun 2016 13:19:29 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22188A Wearable Microwave Meta-Skin with Tunable Frequency and Cloaking Effectshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22187Fri, 03 Jun 2016 13:19:28 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22187Application of Mild Pretreatment and Low Temperature, Low Pressure Hydrogenation to Liquefy and Stabilize Lignin Streamshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22093 Summary: ISU researchers have developed a cost effective alternative route to depolymerizing lignin apart from pyrolysis. Description: Lignin is the second most abundant natural polymer in the world (behind cellulose), and consists of a variety of different phenol-based monomer units. Despite the potential usefulness of the phenolic compounds as a chemical feedstock or for transportation fuels, lignin is rarely utilized for anything more than as a combustion fuel for process heat. The technology creates an alternative route to depolymerizing lignin apart from pyrolysis. It is a process in w...Thu, 26 May 2016 11:20:39 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22093Development of Enhanced AlNiCo Magnetshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22092Summary: ISU and Ames Lab researchers have developed a method for producing AlNiCo magnets that employs the substitution of less expensive materials for cobalt in the AlNiCo alloy. Description: AlNiCo magnets account for a little more than four thousand metric tons of material with a market value of $280mn. AlNiCo magnets are often used as a replacement magnet for ferrite magnets when high temperature performance is required. Raw materials are estimated to account for approximately 33% of the cost of AlNiCo magnets, with the most expensive element being cobalt. The technology involves the sub...Thu, 26 May 2016 11:16:24 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/22092A Method to Create Ultra-flat Metal Surfaceshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21858Summary: ISU researchers have developed a method to produce ultra-flat metal surfaces without the compromises inherent to chemical-mechanical polishing (CMP). Description: Ultra-flat surfaces are important commercially for the semiconductor fabrication industry, and also are of interest for scientific studies of self-assembled monolayers, bilayers, electrodes and single-molecules. There are several methods to create ultra-flat surfaces including CMP which is the most common method currently used but is often a method of compromises, attempting to balance material removal rate against the susc...Thu, 05 May 2016 13:14:24 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21858Novel Protein Synthases for the Production of Bi-Functional Fatty Acidshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21833Summary: ISU researchers have developed biocatalysts that make bi-functionalized molecules (fatty acids) and a recombinant bacterial expression system.Description: Fatty acids normally synthesized in biological systems have only one functional group, carboxylic acid, which is found at the alpha end of the molecule. Bi-functional fatty acids, where there is also a functional group at the omega end of the molecule, are desirable for industrial applications, but are produced by only a few natural systems and at levels that are too low for practical replacement of petroleum-based sources of monome...Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:41:52 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21833Use of linseed oil-derived materials as rejuvenators of vacuum tower bottom and reclaimed asphalt pavementhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21827Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed formulations to use bio-derived materials as flux and/or rejuvenators for using vacuum tower bottoms (VTB) and reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in warm mix asphalt. Description: Heated bodied linseed oil and partially hydrogenated heated bodied linseed oil were used as flux and/or rejuvenators for asphalt binders made from vacuum tower bottoms (VTB). These bio-derived materials were able to improve the binder performance grade from 76-10 to PG 70-22 and PG 64-22 grades. As VTB is at a distinct price advantage over other binder material...Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:15:59 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21827Double lens device for tunable harmonic generation of laser beams in KKBBF/RBBF crystalshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21825Summary: ISU researchers have developed an improvement to KBBF crystal systems for the generation of ultraviolet laser light by creating an alternative prism geometry that eliminates the need for contacting fluid or optical coupling devices. Description: Lasers consisting of light from the ultra-violet portion of the spectrum have both scientific and commercial applications. Scientifically, vacuum ultraviolet (VUV) lasers can be used in angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy to study the electronic parameters of solids. Commercially VUV lasers are of interest in semiconductor manufacturing...Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:15:58 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21825Plant Protein and Biochar Fertilizerhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21701Summary: ISU researchers have developed a new, bio-char-based fertilizer that solves the problem of biochar application and incorporated additional biorenewable components for soil conditioning and enhanced nutrient availability. Description: Consumer demands for environmentally friendly products continue to rise. Public concern over pollution and other negative environmental impacts from chemical production have created a great interest in alternative chemical products produced from bio-based feedstocks and end-use chemical products that incorporate both bio-based chemicals and green chemist...Thu, 07 Apr 2016 13:57:07 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21701Pt-Modified (Gamma)-Ni+(Gamma Prime)-Ni3Al-Based Compositions for High-Temperature, Degradation-Resistant Structural Alloyshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21700Thu, 07 Apr 2016 13:42:59 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21700Metamaterials-Based Device for Generation of Broadband Terahertz Radiationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21453Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a metamaterials-based terahertz emitter that could drastically improve communication speeds and imaging resolution. Description: The terahertz gap, which lies between the infrared and millimeter spectral regions (from approximately 100 GHz to 15THz) poses one of the most demanding challenges for technology and fundamental science today. The lack of efficient light sources and detectors makes THz physics one of the least explored parts of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. This is despite the underlying demand in t...Mon, 22 Feb 2016 12:25:02 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21453Mesoporous Carbon Nanospheres for the Continuous Production/Extraction of High Value Fatty Acids from Algaehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21348Description: The technology involves the use of specialized mesoporous carbon nanospheres (MCN) for the selective extraction of high value fatty acids produced by algae in culture. The process allows for the removal of the oil form the algae and the selective sequestration of the oils in the MCN and does not cause terminally detrimental effects to the algal cells therefore allowing the process to be continuous. Current methods for extraction involve drying, grinding and resuspension of the biomass which results in the destruction of the algal cells. The new technology allows for the selective ...Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:53:00 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21348<![CDATA[Foxtail Mosaic Virus Transient Gene Silencing Vector for Maize & other Monocots]]>http://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21318Summary: Plant viruses have been widely used as vectors for foreign gene expression and virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS). A limited number of viruses have been developed into viral vectors for the purpose of VIGS in monocotyledonous plants and only one has been shown to infect maize. ISU researchers have developed a new DNA-based VIGS system derived from Foxtail mosaic virus (FMV) which is able to establish systemic infection and silencing of endogenous maize genes homologous to gene fragments inserted into the FMV viral vector. Proof-of-concept VIGS applications of this vector system was a...Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:20:34 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21318Methods of room temperature cold-plastic forming or patterning of amorphous alloyshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21130Thu, 17 Dec 2015 10:26:09 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21130miRNA396 as a Tool to Control Cyst Nematodeshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21075Tue, 08 Dec 2015 14:16:57 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21075PDCoV S1 Protein ELISA for Detection of Porcine Delta Coronavirushttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21074Summary: Researchers at Iowa State University have developed an ELISA assay for the detection of Porcine Delta Coronavirus based on the use of a recombinant S1 viral protein. Description: Porcine Delta Coronavirus (PDCoV) was first diagnosed in North America in early 2014 where it was associated with enteric disease in pigs. While assays detecting nucleic acids of the virus were implemented quickly, assays to detect anti-PDCoV antibodies lagged far behind. Iowa State Researchers led the development of an indirect PDCoV anti-IgG enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) based on the putative S...Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:18:28 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21074PEDV S1 Protein ELISA for Detection of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virushttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21073Summary: Researchers at Iowa State University have developed an ELISA assay for the detection of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) based on the use of the PEDV S1 protein. The assay is capable of detecting anti-PEDV antibody of various classes (IgG, IgA or IgM) in serum, oral fluid, feces, and in colostrum and milk. Description: Laboratory diagnosis for PEDV is often performed using PCR as PEDV is difficult to culture; in addition, PEDV can resemble transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE) clinically, so it is important for herd management to understand the cause of acute diarrhea in infected...Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:18:27 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21073Porcine Deltacoronavirushttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21072Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:18:26 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21072An Improved Synthsis of Coumalic Acid and Malic Acid from a Common Intermediatehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21071Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:58:27 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21071A general efficient Gutzwiller solver for electronic structure simulation packagehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21069Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:45:19 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21069A general efficient Gutzwiller solver for electronic structure simulation packagehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21068Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:45:19 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21068Feed Forward Automatic Insulin Delivery Systemhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21067Summary: Researchers at Iowa State University have developed a feedforward control system for Type 1 Diabetes management. Feedforward control systems, while requiring a more exhaustive model to be properly implemented, can provide better control than typical feedback systems. Moreover, the technology involves non-invasive techniques to manage insulin levels in the body, in contrast to feedback control systems which would require continuous monitoring of blood glucose concentration. Description: The technology aims to develop a feedforward control mechanism for Type 1 Diabetes treatment that u...Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:45:18 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21067A Novel Facultative Methylotroph, Methylocystis daltona SB2http://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21066Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:45:17 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21066Visible Light Absorbing Photoremovable Protecting Groupshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21063Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:45:14 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21063Arabidopsis Nonhost Resistance Genes(s) for Engineering Soybeans Resistant to Sudden Death Syndromehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21061Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:05:08 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21061Soybean Genes for Enhanced Sudden Death Syndrome Resistancehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21060Summary: Endogenous soybean genes with potential to yield soybean varieties with improved resistance to sudden death syndrome (SDS) in soybeans. Description: ISU researchers have identified ten soybean genes with markedly reduced gene expression following infection by the fungus Fusarium virguliforme that causes sudden death syndrome in soybeans. The genes are being characterized for resistance to sudden death syndrome in transgenic soybeans and some of the genes look promising. If effective these findings may lead to the development of commercially important sudden death syndrome resistant s...Tue, 08 Dec 2015 07:58:25 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21060Dynamic Advance Reservation with Delayed Allocation Over Wavelength-Routed Networkshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21058Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:11:52 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21058Method and Apparatus for Computing Time Decayed Aggregates over Asynchronous Streamshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21056Mon, 07 Dec 2015 15:02:35 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21056Low Temperature Upgrading and Stabilization of Lignin-derived Phenolic Oligomers in Bio-Oilhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21054Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a process for upgrading of reactive bio-oil without excess char production or fouling of catalysts. Description: Bio-oils from pyrolysis operations are complex mixtures of reactive chemicals, and resist techniques conventionally used in the petrochemical refining industry to upgrade crude oil products. The high reactivity of the bio-oil is due to an abundance of unsaturated carbon-carbon bonds as well as a prevalence of carbonyl groups. These tend to react with one another when exposed to high temperatures and active catalysts, resulti...Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:53:34 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21054Monoclonal Antibodies against a Novel Isoform of Human Protein Kinase C Deltahttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21053Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:49:15 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21053Streptococcus suis Isolateshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21052Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:44:02 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21052Genetic Basis and Test for Severe Combined Immune Deficiency in Pigshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21051Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:39:38 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21051Challenge Strains of Mycoplasma bovishttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21050Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:39:38 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21050Pyrolysis of extracted lignin in a continuous reactorhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21049Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:24:51 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21049Neuroprotection by Mitochondria-targeted Metforminhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21048Mon, 07 Dec 2015 14:13:58 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21048Tackifiers from oligomeric polyesters of isosorbidehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21045Mon, 07 Dec 2015 13:58:23 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21045Swine Influenza Viruses for Vaccine and Diagnosticshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21042Mon, 07 Dec 2015 13:27:44 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21042High-Throughput Large Scale Plant Phenotyping Instrumentationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21041Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a microfluidic device to screen genotype-to-phenotype interactions.Description: Through an array of miniature greenhouses (MGHs), vertical microfluidic seed chips (MSCs), and microfluidic control logic. The plant growth system can provide maximal environmental flexibility in large- and multi-scale study of plant-environment interactions. Each MGH can flexibly regulate relative humidity (RH), C02 level, and light intensity via controlled microfluidic capillary filling, controlled chemical reaction, and liquid crystal technologies, respec...Mon, 07 Dec 2015 13:16:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/210413D Shape Measurement with Binary Dithered Patternshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21038Mon, 07 Dec 2015 12:42:12 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21038Room Temperature Ferromagnetic Gd5Si4 MRI Contrast Agenthttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21035 Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a method to create gadolinium silicide nanoparticles which retain ferromagnetic properties at room temperature. Description: This innovative method creates Gd5Si4 nanoparticles that retain the ferromagnetic properties of the bulk material at room temperature. These nanoparticles may be useful as a MRI contrast agent or for other applications that would benefit from materials that highly respond to a magnetic field, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation, MRI thermometry, and hyperthermic cancer treatment. The g...Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:38:09 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21035Droplet Actuator and Methods of Droplet Manipulationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21034Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:38:08 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21034Novel Senecavirus A as Etiology of Vesicular Disease and Methods to Propagate the Virus in Vitrohttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21032Summary: Iowa State University researchers have identified, purified, and characterized cell culture-derived isolates of Senecavirus. A. The full genome sequence of the new isolates revealed that the isolates are genetically distinct from previously known Senecavirus A viruses. Description: Genetic changes/mutations have made the virus virulent, thus accounting for the 2015 vesicular disease outbreak in show and commercial pigs which have been seen in a number of States in the Midwest including IA, SD, IL, IN, MO, MN. From the rapid spreading and frequent identification of the virus, research...Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:10:38 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21032Novel Senecavirus A as Etiology of Vesicular Disease and Methods to Propagate the Virus in Vitrohttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21031Summary: Iowa State University researchers have identified, purified, and characterized cell culture-derived isolates of Senecavirus. A. The full genome sequence of the new isolates revealed that the isolates are genetically distinct from previously known Senecavirus A viruses. Description: Genetic changes/mutations have made the virus virulent, thus accounting for the 2015 vesicular disease outbreak in show and commercial pigs which have been seen in a number of States in the Midwest including IA, SD, IL, IN, MO, MN. From the rapid spreading and frequent identification of the virus, research...Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:10:37 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21031Transient electronics with improved electrical conductivity by incorporating insoluble metalshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21030Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:17:51 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21030Microscale Tentacle Actuatorhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21029Description: ISU researchers have invented a soft material-based manipulator for delicate, fragile microscale objects. It is based on a thin-walled elastomeric microtube with an asymmetric wall thickness distribution and one end closed. Upon applying air pressure from the open end, the microtube becomes elongated non-uniformly, bending towards the thick-walled side. This type of bending, however, is often insufficient to induce a spiraling which mimics the coiling motion of biological tentacles, such as those of the octopus. To amplify the bending into multi-turn spiraling, we installed a smal...Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:17:50 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21029Triple Halo Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Coilhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21028Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:17:50 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21028Miniaturized Continuous - Flow Wineryhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21027Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a miniature continuous-flow winery with immobilized yeast cells, mass transport via porous membranes, in-line alcohol sensing and temperature control. Description: Today, wine is typically produced in large batches, with volumes 10-100,000 liters. Alcoholic fermentation occurs within 2 weeks, and the remaining winemaking operations occur within weeks to months. Yeast cells are dispersed in the juice. Monitoring of fermentation and production is done by sampling. This invention uses a continuous flow rather than a batch approach. Volum...Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:17:49 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21027Diffusion Barrier Vaccine Devicehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21025Mon, 07 Dec 2015 10:17:48 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21025Recovering rare earth metals using bismuth extractanthttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21024Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:57:19 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21024Recovery of dysprosium-enriched iron alloy from magnet scrap alloy via selective separation of rare earth elementshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21023Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:50:52 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21023Modification of the Nodulating, Nitrogen-Fixing Soybean Symbiont Bradyrhizobium japonicum to Increase Plant Disease Resistancehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21022Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:42:34 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/21022Chemical Separation of Terbium Oxidehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20985Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:07:03 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20985Selective Chemical Separation of Rare-Earth Oxalateshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20984Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:07:02 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20984Closed Loop 3D Printinghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20757Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:48:55 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20757Solution Phase Synthesis of Highly Processible Nanocrystalline LiZnP and Similar Ternary Semiconductorshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20756Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:48:54 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20756Soil Nitrate System for Precision Management of Nitrogen Fertilizer Applicationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20755Description: The soil nitrate sensing system allows nitrate to be analyzed rapidly in-real-time in the field. By measuring nitrate at multiple locations along with GPS coordinates for each location, the system can be used to rapidly generate a map of soil nitrate concentrations, which can be used as the basis for precision nitrogen fertilizer applications. Alternatively the sensor can be attached to (integrated with) a fertilizer applicator, allowing real time modulation of nitrogen fertilizer application rates based on measured soil nitrate levels. The soil nitrate sensing technology will mak...Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:48:53 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20755Lubricated Mechanical Nanopolishing and Motor Oil for Self-Healing Metals and Ceramicshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20754Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a process to produce extremely flat and smooth surfaces on hard materials without involving a chemical etchant. Description: Chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) is a process used to create defect-free, smooth and flat surfaces, primarily for the semiconductor industry, and involves both mechanical polishing and chemical etching. CMP slurries (which provide the physical interface between the sample and the polishing equipment) typically consist of an abrasive (most often a metal oxide such as silica, ceria, alumina o...Tue, 03 Nov 2015 12:48:52 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20754Electrochemical Isomerization of Muconic Acidhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20752Tue, 03 Nov 2015 11:49:41 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20752Bioadvantaged Nylon: Polycondensation of 3-Hexenedioic Acid with Hexamethylenediaminehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20750Tue, 03 Nov 2015 11:49:39 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20750Electrocatalytic Hydrogenation of Muconic Acid for the Production of Biorenewable Synthetic Polymer Precursorshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20749Tue, 03 Nov 2015 11:49:38 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20749Microwave Plasma Throttled Combustion of Energetic Materialshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20339Summary: Future mission requirements of energetic material systems demand the ability to a tune the output (burning rate, thrust, specific impulse, radiant emission) of a broad range of energetic materials. More specifically for solid propellants, considerable work has been conducted on the development of electrical and valved throttling techniques. However, these techniques are either formulation-specific or are propellant temperature limited. Conversely, the proposed plasma throttling technique has been demonstrated with a number of solid propellant and pyrotechnic compositions and is not fo...Tue, 22 Sep 2015 08:10:19 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20339Haploid Inducing Genotype for Field and Specialty Cornhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20090Fri, 07 Aug 2015 07:09:34 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20090QTL Regulating Ear Productivity Traits in Maizehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20089Fri, 07 Aug 2015 06:46:51 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/20089Mouse Monoclonal Anti Clostridium Perfringens Type D epsilon Toxin Antibody (Clone# 4D6)http://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19981Summary: The 4D6 monoclonal antibody can detect nanogram quantities by Western blotting of both the Clostridium perfringens epsilon proto-toxin as well as the activated toxin Description: The epsilon toxin is one of 12 protein toxins produced by Clostridium perfringens, a Gram positive, anaerobic spore-forming rod. There are five strains of C. perfringens, designated A through E. Each strain produces a unique spectrum of toxins. The epsilon toxin is made by types B and D. This toxin is a pore-forming protein; it causes potassium and fluid leakage from cells. In addition to the epsilon toxin, ...Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:29:28 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19981SSM Sequence Modelshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19750Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:19:45 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19750Rapid Room-temperature Polymerization of Bio-based Multiaziridine-containing Compoundshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19739Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:46:06 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19739Mechanochemical synthesis of alkali metal hydrides at room temperaturehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19738Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:46:05 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19738Piezoelectric-Based Vibration Energy Harvesterhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19689Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:02:35 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19689Reduction of Automated Test Generation for Simulink/Stateflow to Reachability and its Novel Resolutionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19688Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:02:34 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19688Modification of Wettability Properties of Copper for Heat Transfer Applicationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19687 Summary: Iowa State University researchers have demonstrated enhanced heat transfer efficiency for phase change operations. Description: Iowa State University researchers have produced biphilic copper surfaces by chemical modification of the surface. Using this method, spatially controlled hydrophilic and hydrophobic areas exist proximately on a single surface; the hydrophilic areas promote contact between the liquid phase and the heat transfer surface, leading to an enhancement in the critical heat flux, while the hydrophobic areas increase nucleation sites, resulting in an enhan...Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:02:33 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19687Anisotropic Buckypaper Fabrication through Shear Alignmenthttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19686Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:02:33 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19686Honey Bee Feeding Inhibitorhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19684Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:02:32 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19684Use of Flexible Capacitive Strain Gauges in Tireshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19683Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:02:31 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19683Trees for Woody Biomass Applications: Improved Aspen Cloneshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19682Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:49:53 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19682Trees for Woody Biomass Applications: Improved Cottonwoodshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19681Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:49:52 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19681Novel Catalysts for Isomerization of Glucose to Fructosehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19680Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:49:51 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19680Production of Low-Cost Carbon Catalyst Materialshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19679Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:49:51 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19679Sensor for In-Situ, Wireless Soil Sensinghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19678Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:49:50 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19678Nanotwinned Silver Alloy Films with Controlled Architectureshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19677Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:49:49 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19677Solvent-free Mechanochemical Synthesis of Alane (AlH3) at Room Temperaturehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19676 Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a process for the synthesis of alane with quantitative yields at ambient temperature and moderate hydrogen or ambient gas pressure while controlling side reactions Description: Alane exceeds the DOE performance criteria for hydrogen storage for transportation vehicles, but does not have a cost-efficient production route. Synthesis of alane by metathesis reactions in organic solvents is inefficient because of the need to remove solvents from the resultant alane solvates that inevitably leads to thermal decompositi...Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:49:48 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19676Passivation of reactive gas atomized titanium aluminide powderhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19675Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:49:48 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19675Standing Wave Axial Nanometry (SWAN) for Superresolution Microscopyhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19669 Summary: Iowa State University researchers have an approach for performing 3-D measurements of single molecules with nanometer accuracy and precision. Description: Despite its importance as a research tool for understanding cellular functions, the optical resolution of light microscopy has imposed limitations on observing and measuring cellular components and structures. The advent of superresolution microscopy techniques, which enable imaging of nanostructures and processes at X-Y resolutions of approximately 20 nm, opens new opportunities for exploring cell biology and has many other appl...Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:48:18 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19669Dispersion Management with Metamaterialshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19668Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:48:18 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19668Biorenewable Biopolymers for Use as Carbon Fiber Precursorshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19667Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:48:17 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19667Improved Stability of Gas Atomized Reactive Powders Through Multiple Step In-Situ Passivationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19666Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:48:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19666Dual-Color Auto-Calibration Scanning-Angle Evanescent Field Microscopehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19664Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:36:18 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19664Novel Method for Wide Field-View Imaginghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19662Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:36:17 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19662Hybridoma Cell Lines for Mycoplasma bovishttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19581Description: Two mouse/mouse stable hybridomas (87, 163) have been developed against M. bovis strain M23. M. bovis is associated with a variety of bovine diseases including arthritis and pneumonia of calves and young cattle, mastitis, and genital tract infections. It is considered the most virulent bovine mycoplasma in the US. Ascite fluid from these two hybridoma cells can be use in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues and is highly specific in ELISA, IFA, and immunoblot analyses to six strains of M. bovis (M23, Emm, Bat, 1315, M66, and M84) originating from cases of bovine pneumonia or ...Fri, 22 May 2015 14:32:59 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19581Soybean Mosaic Virus as a Transient Expression Vector for Soybeanshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19580Summary: Identifying potentially useful genes for improving soybean can be time consuming. ISU researchers have developed a rapid method for expressing genes in soybean using soybean mosaic virus. These unpatented materials are being made available for non-exclusive license to interested third parties. Description: Researchers at Iowa State University have developed a virus-based transient expression vector for soybeans. This technology will allow rapid testing of the effect of genes of interest, without having to wait months for transformation of soybean plants with the target genes. The vir...Fri, 22 May 2015 14:32:58 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19580pH-Sensitive Methacrylic Copolymer Gelshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19578Description: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed an invention which provides novel gel forming methacrylic blocking copolymers that exhibit cationic pH-sensitive behavior as well as good water solubility. The copolymers are constructed by polymerization of tertiary amine methacrylate with either a (poly(ethylene oxide)-b-poly(propylene oxide)-b-poly(ethylene oxide) polymer, such as the commercially available Pluronic( polymers, or a poly(ethylene glycol) polymer. The polymers may be use for drug and gene delivery, protein separation, as structural supplements, ...Fri, 22 May 2015 14:32:56 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19578"September Sun" Seaside Alder Cultivar (Alnus maritima)http://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19577Fri, 22 May 2015 14:32:56 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19577Hybridoma Cell Lines for the Production of Monoclonal Antibodies Against Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniahttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19575Description:Hybridoma cell lines F1B6 and F2G5 produce monoclonal antibodies which are unique in their ability to inhibit the in vitro adherence of M. hyopneumoniae to swine cilia. The tracheal cilia are the natural targets to which the mycoplasma binds during in vivo infection. The antibodies are important in the characterization of M. hyopneumoniae isolates by immunoblotting and adherence inhibition, and in purification of M. hyopneumoniae adhesins Application: - Veterinary diagnostics- Vaccine quality controlThe cell lines are available for non-exclusive licensing. Intellectual Property:T...Fri, 22 May 2015 13:25:36 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19575Computer-Aided Tap Tester (CATT) for Inspection of Composite and Metal Honeycomb Structureshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19491Description: This technology is an instrumented tap test system that provides quantitative, image-based data regarding the mechanical properties of an inspection area. Driven by a laptop PC, the system produces two dimensional images (or "C-scans") that reveal flaws, damages, repairs and substructures in complex bonded structures such as metal honeycomb sandwiches and composite structures. It produces images of the local stiffness of the component, and the stiffness derived from the tap test was shown to agree with that obtained by static load tests. The instrument generates images that reveal...Tue, 19 May 2015 12:04:53 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19491Improved Anaerobic Reactor for Municipal and Industrial Waste Processinghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19481Tue, 19 May 2015 12:04:46 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19481Cost Effective Production of Giant Magneto-Caloric Materialshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19450Summary: Researchers at Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory have developed a cost effective method for producing giant magnetocaloric material Gd5(SixGe1-x)4, useful for various types of refrigeration applications, from liquifaction of helium (4K) to room temperature air conditioning and climate control.Description: Magnetic refrigeration has promise as an alternative to compressor technology for applications that range from liquefaction of helium to room temperature air conditioning. However, for most magnetic refrigeration applications large amounts (several hundred grams to hundreds o...Fri, 15 May 2015 15:10:39 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19450Direct Synthetic Route for Echinacea Compounds (Ynamides)http://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19448Description: Researchers at Iowa State University have developed a direct synthetic route for diacetylenic amides, a type of ynamide, found in the plant Echinacea angustifolia. Echinacea angustifolia is an herb that is used worldwide for ailments such as colds, influenza, infections, laryngitis, and stings, as well as being an immunostimulant for cancer and AIDS. Some of the diacetylenic amides from Echinacea angustifolia have been found to be active against Aede aegypti larvae, a mosquito that carries Yellow fever and Dengue fever, and neonates of Helicoverpa zea, a corn bollworm. Advantage...Fri, 15 May 2015 15:10:38 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19448Shape Controlled Ferroelectric Barium Titanate (BaTiO3) Nanocrystalshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19439 Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a method for producing nanoscale ferroelectric modules for the fabrication of electronic devices. Description: Perovskite-type mixed metal oxide materials with general formula of ABO3, of which barium titanate (BaTiO3) is the most studied, have received tremendous research attention in the past decades due to their unique ferroelectric, catalytic, sensing, superconducting, and optical properties for use in thin-film capacitors, pyroelectric detectors, electrooptic modulators, transducers, actuators, optical memories, and nonlinear o...Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:31 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19439Facile Preparation of Nanoparticles for Biomedical and Chemical Applicationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19438Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:30 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19438Novel Method for Conversion of Cellulose to High-Value Materialshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19436Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:28 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19436Environmentally Sensitive Foldable Oligomershttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19435Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:28 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19435Low-Cost Production Method for Alloys Used in Harsh Environmentshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19434Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:27 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19434Biobased Production of Gold Nanoparticleshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19433Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:26 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19433Convenient Synthesis of A-Type Procyanidinshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19431Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:24 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19431Process of Producing Alpha-Olefins from Fatty Acidshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19425Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed an industrially optimized reaction for the transformation of fatty acids into bio-based alpha olefins for the production of specialty chemicals. Description: The versatility of alpha-olefins makes these compounds useful for many specialty chemicals, as well as for production of surfactants and lubricants. Reducing the dependence on petroleum-based feedstock for the preparation of alpha-olefins has been the focus of research into utilizing renewable sources for bio-based production of alpha-olefins. As part of this research effort, Iowa...Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:20 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19425Material to Efficiently and Economically Obtain Microorganisms and Microalgaehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19422Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:17 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19422Low Resistivity Contact to Iron-Pnictide Superconductorshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19421 Description: Superconductors are materials which carry electrical current without dissipation. However, feeding electrical current into a superconductor generates heat dissipation in the contacts and degrades maximum attainable current value. The degradation in contacts is also different depending on the different chemical nature of the superconducting materials. Iron-pnictide based superconductors have a number of superior properties as compared to other known high temperature superconductors, and due to their high critical magnetic fields, can be competitive alternatives for generating hig...Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19421Process for Fabrication of Efficient Solar Cellshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19420Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:15 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19420Innovative Sulfide Removal Technology for Wastewater Treatmenthttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19419Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a method for removing sulfide compounds from wastewater and reducing their concentrations to as low as 1 ppmv without disturbing methanogenesis. Description: Sulfur compounds present in industrial wastewater have the potential to be converted into highly corrosive and malodorous hydrogen sulfide, which not only can be detrimental to the performance of metal catalysts employed in thermo-catalytic processes, but also reduces the quality of methane obtained as a renewable energy source from wastewater treatment in bioreactors. Current app...Thu, 14 May 2015 14:53:14 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19419An Efficient DNA-Based Viral Gene Silencing Vector System for Soybean Functional Genomicshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19386Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:21 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19386PICKY: An Optimal Oligonucleotide Design and Analysis Toolhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19385Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:20 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19385Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Plant Compounds for Nutraceutical or Pharmaceutical Useshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19384Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:20 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19384Metacaspase II for Engineering Soybean for Disease Resistancehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19383Summary: Root and stem rot of soybeans causes an estimated $300 million annually in economic losses to the agriculture industry. ISU researchers have identified a gene in that may be able to be used to create broad-spectrum resistance to root and stem rot, as well as other diseases, in soybeans. Description: Root and stem rot of soybeans is caused by the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora sojae and results in significant economic losses each year in the agriculture industry. In the past, growing Phytophthora-resistant cultivars has been the major method of controlling this disease. Recently, howe...Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:19 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19383Universal and Differential Serologic Assay for Influenza A Virushttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19381Summary: ISU researchers have developed a diagnostic assay for swine influenza (Influenza A) that can distinguish between exposed and vaccinated animals. This ELISA-based assay is also able to detect all Influenza A viruses, regardless of subtype. The assay represents an improvement over currently available tests, and may help pork producers in managing this costly disease.Description: Swine influenza, or Influenza A, is an acute respiratory disease that can affect pigs of all ages and results in significant economic losses for pork producers. While detection of swine influenza virus (SIV) or ...Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19381Single Dose Controlled Release Vaccine Formulations Using Polyanhydride Microsphereshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19380Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:15 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19380Soybean Transformation and Regeneration Using Half-Seed Explantshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19379Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:14 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19379A Drug Delivery Platform for Targeting Intracellular Pathogenshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19374Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:10 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19374Genes Controlling Plant Growthhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19373Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:09 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19373Enhanced Plant Growth through Mobile RNA Signalshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19371 Summary: Iowa State University researchers have identified mobile RNAs in potatoes whose overexpression enhances plant growth. Description: Plants have evolved intricate signaling pathways to regulate growth and other physiological processes. Light quality and duration play an important role in providing external cues perceived by the plant. Photoperiod is an example of one such external signal that controls important physiological processes like flowering, dormancy, germination, senescence, and tuber formation. During tuber formation, a graft-transmissible signal initiated in the leaves mo...Wed, 13 May 2015 11:03:08 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19371Characterizing and Fingerprinting Digital Communication Devices for Improved Securityhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19313 Summary: Researchers at Iowa State University have developed a method for monitoring the communication signature of digital communication devices that can be used for authentication and other security applications. Description: The proliferation of digital communications devices and wireless access points has lead to increasing security concerns; these security concerns generally fall under the areas of digital forensics, intrusion detection, and authentication. However, strategies for mitigating these concerns are often inadequate or create a significant administrative overhead burden, su...Fri, 08 May 2015 15:44:36 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19313Context Sensitive Real-Time Data-Driven Music Algorithmshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19311Fri, 08 May 2015 15:44:35 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19311Self-Actuating Traction Drive Speed Reducerhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19310Summary: Iowa State University researchers have invented a device which operates as a traction drive speed reducer or a transmission, but is quieter and more efficient than typical geared speed reducers. Description: This novel transmission functions as a one-way or over-running clutch that provides a change of speeds or torques. The design allows for the device to sustain sufficient normal forces between rolling elements so that sufficient output torque is generated when needed. This 'as needed' generation of adequate output torque removes the need for a separate clutch in the drive system. ...Fri, 08 May 2015 15:44:34 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19310Cooperative Spatial Multiplexing for Wireless Applicationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19308 Summary: ISU researchers have developed a cooperative spatial multiplexing strategy that requires only a single antenna Description: Wireless communication environments are increasingly resource-constrained, with a limited and highly regulated spectrum. In addition, the practicality of the wireless terminal is constrained by a finite energy supply and space limitations. To address these problems, ISU researchers have developed a cooperative spatial multiplexing strategy that requires only a single antenna by creating a virtual antenna array from a collection of antennas belonging to other ...Fri, 08 May 2015 15:41:57 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/193081+N Protection for Mesh Networks Using Network Coding on Protection Cycleshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19305Summary: Optical fiber failures can result in disruptions in communication networks. ISU researchers have developed a technique to provide transparent non-stop service in communication networks while efficiently utilizing resources.Description: The advent of optical fibers in communication network backbones has allowed large amounts of bandwidth to be carried on a single fiber. Failure of single fiber, which is not an uncommon occurrence, can therefore affect large numbers of users and connections. Preserving the ability of a network to operate, or network survivability, is thus critical if an...Fri, 08 May 2015 15:38:35 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19305A Geared, Continuously Variable Speed Transmissionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19302Summary: Most vehicles today use transmissions that provide three or four specific speed ratios, but do not necessarily allow the car engine to operate at optimum speed. To increase the efficiency of vehicle operation, ISU researchers have developed a continuously variable speed transmission that can improve performance. Description: Most cars on the road today use transmissions that supply three or four specific speed ratios, but do not automatically optimize vehicle operation. Some vehicles today use variable speed belt drives or toroidal, continuously variable speed transmissions. However,...Fri, 08 May 2015 15:38:33 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19302Utilizing Timing Error Detection and Recovery to Dynamically Improve Superscalar Processor Performance: SPRIT3Ehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19301Summary: ISU researchers have developed a method that enables modern high performance computer processors to operate reliably at speeds higher than previously possible.Description: Modern processors (and in fact all synchronous logic circuits) use a clock to control execution of the circuit. The speed of this clock, which in large part determines how quickly the processor runs applications, is traditionally limited by worst case delay. The resulting propagation delay is difficult to determine precisely for three main reasons. First, variations induced when computer chips are produced create va...Fri, 08 May 2015 15:35:21 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19301Energy-Extraction-Based Active Noise Control Systemhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19299Fri, 08 May 2015 15:20:44 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19299A Method for Machining Metallic Foamhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19297Fri, 08 May 2015 15:20:43 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19297An All Fiber Magneto-Optical Switch for Networking Applicationshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19292 Summary: ISU researchers have developed an optical on-off switch that can meet the fast switching demands required by high speed communications systems. Description: Fiber-based networks have been used to meet demand for ever increasing bandwidth, and fast switching is required to fully utilize the available bandwidth of the fiber. A variety of switching technologies have been developed to try and achieve fast and reliable switching, including optical micromechanical systems (MEMS)-based switching using silicon technologies, thermal optical switching, electro-optic switching, and acousto-op...Fri, 08 May 2015 12:24:05 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19292Porcine Rotavirus Isolates for Improved Vaccines: Group Ahttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19286Fri, 08 May 2015 09:01:43 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19286Porcine Rotavirus Isolates for Improved Vaccines: Group Chttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19285Fri, 08 May 2015 09:01:43 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19285Bandwidth Recycling for More Efficient Data Transmissionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19267Thu, 07 May 2015 14:16:30 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19267ChainMap: Depth-Optimal Mapping of Logic Chains in Reconfigurable Fabricshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19263Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:12 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19263Logic Element Architecture for Improving Logic Chain Operations in Programmable Deviceshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19262Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:12 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19262Cloaking with Footprints: A Novel Technique for Location Privacy Protection in Location-Based Serviceshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19261Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:11 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19261REBEL: REconfigurable Block Encryption Logic for Cyber Securityhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19260Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:11 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19260Momentum-Preserving Film-Cooling Shaped Holeshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19259Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:10 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19259Active Noise Control System for Use in Noise Cancelling Deviceshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19258Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:09 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19258Preventing Hot Gas Ingestion by Film-Cooling Jets via Flow-Aligned Blockershttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19256Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:08 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19256Boride-Rich Boron Material for Neutron Detectionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19255Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:07 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19255Modeling Approach for Simulink/Stateflow Diagrams to Ease Analysis of Embedded Softwarehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19250Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:04 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19250Sagnac Interferometric Switch Utilizing Faraday Rotationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19247Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:02 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19247Linearly Polarized Thermal Emitter for More Efficient Thermophotovoltaic Deviceshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19246Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:02 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19246TMM Photonic Softwarehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19244Thu, 07 May 2015 10:01:01 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19244Device to Determine Susceptibility to Root Lodginghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19214Tue, 05 May 2015 11:02:48 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19214Efficient Polymer Solar Cellshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19212Tue, 05 May 2015 10:39:11 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19212Improved Eddy Current Coil Design for Nondestructive Evaluationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19209Tue, 05 May 2015 10:39:10 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19209Spurious-Noise-Free Switching Power Converterhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19207Tue, 05 May 2015 10:39:08 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19207Integrated Phased Array Antennahttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19206Tue, 05 May 2015 10:39:07 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19206SMN2 Catalytic Core: A Novel Approach for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatmenthttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19204Tue, 05 May 2015 10:39:06 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19204Depolymerization of Polylactic Acidhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19197Tue, 05 May 2015 10:39:02 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19197Selective Oxidation of Organic Substrates to Partially Oxidized Productshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19196Tue, 05 May 2015 10:39:01 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19196Wet Spinning Process of Lignin for Fiber Productionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19195Summary: The technology enables an economical production of carbon fibers from biorenewable feedstock based on lignin, an abundant byproduct of paper manufacturing and cellulosic derived fuel. Description: Due to its complex interconnected structure, lignin is a very brittle biopolymer that cannot be spun, stretched or aligned, and spooled into fibers without modification. However, the potential use of lignin fibers as an economical, biorenewable carbon fiber precursor has made it an attractive compound for investigation. Iowa State University researchers have devised a method to improve the...Tue, 05 May 2015 10:39:00 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19195Controlled Metal Photodepositionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19193Tue, 05 May 2015 10:38:59 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19193Catalyst for Selective Acid Transesterficationhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19192Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory are looking for industry partners to commercialize a newly developed bi-functional, heterogeneous catalyst that is designed to expel aqueous byproducts formed during transesterfications reactions. Description: The ability to separate functionalized mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) for recycling has enabled applications of these materials as heterogeneous catalysts in many chemical transformations. However, their sensitivity to hydrolysis and subsequent loss of catalytic performance has reduced the economic benefit potential of MSN catal...Tue, 05 May 2015 10:38:58 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19192Immunodeficient Pigs for Biomedical Researchhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19191Tue, 05 May 2015 10:38:58 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19191Interferometric Methods of Magneto-Optic Optical Switchinghttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19138Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:22 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19138Improved Synthesis Methods for N-acylethanolamineshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19136Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:21 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19136Disease Resistant Ricehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19134Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:20 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19134Advanced Systems Design Suite (ASDS)http://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19133Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:19 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19133Contemporary Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD) Viruses for Improved Vaccineshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19132Summary: An Iowa State University researcher has purified a set of contemporary bovine viral diarrhea virus isolates that may be useful as vaccine strains. Description: The bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) causes disease in cattle and other ruminants. Diseased animals may show respiratory and reproductive symptoms ranging from mild to very severe, in some cases resulting in the death of the animal. The disease primarily affects young cattle and usually results in mucosal lesions that can be misdiagnosed because of their similarity to infections by other viruses. BVDV effects significant ec...Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:18 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19132Diisocyanates from Bio-Renewable Sourceshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19131 Summary: Polyurethane materials completely based on bio-renewable resources have been successfully developed at Iowa State University. Description: Polyurethanes are an important class of polymers with uses in a wide variety of materials. The raw materials for production of polyurethanes are polyols and diisocyantes, which are typically derived from petroleum-based feedstocks. While production of polyols from biorenewable sources such as vegetable oils has been successfully developed and implemented in commercially available products, production of diisocyantes from renewable sources has no...Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:18 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19131Sorbent Assisted Catalyst for the One-Pot Sequestration and Conversion of Renewable Feedstocks into Fuelshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19129Summary: Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have developed a technology that provides a simplified and economical production of hydrocarbon fuel from renewable resources with higher energy potential compared to ethanol or biodiesel. The ability to achieve higher yields from lipid feedstock, and in particular algae oils, by not utilizing current methods of fatty acid conversion to methyl esters, makes this technology economically attractive. Iowa State University is looking for industry partners to commercialize this technology. Description: Conversion of fatty acids to biod...Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:16 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19129Midwest Adapted Haploid Inducer for Maizehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19126Summary: Iowa State University researchers have developed a new haploid inducer for maize that is adapted to growing conditions in the Midwest. Description: Inbred corn lines have two identical copies of their genome, and are valuable breeding resources since offspring are identical to their parent. Since offspring of hybrids are genetically segregating, hybrid seed needs to be generated from genetically stable, parental inbred lines. Development of traditional corn inbred lines starts from heterozygous plants and requires continued self-pollination, which takes five to eight generations befo...Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:15 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19126Cry3Bb1-Resistant Strains of Western Corn Rootworm - Hopkinton Strainhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19125Mon, 04 May 2015 07:01:14 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19125Method and System for Manufacturing an Article Using Portable Hand-Held Toolshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19123Mon, 04 May 2015 06:51:34 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19123"Healthy Beef": Fatty Acid Synthase Genetic Markers Associated with a Healthier Fatty Acid Compositionhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19120Mon, 04 May 2015 06:51:32 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19120Facile and Cost Effective Preparation of Diverse Nanomaterialshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19118Mon, 04 May 2015 06:51:31 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19118Microscope for Simultaneous Single Molecule AFM and Fluorescence Measurementshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19117Mon, 04 May 2015 06:51:31 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19117Pneumatic Vibration Isolation Devicehttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19106 Summary: Researchers have developed a low cost pneumatic isolation device (LCPID) that can be used in conjunction with a vibration isolation platform technology to help reduce whole-body vibrations and their health consequences that workers may be subjected to when driving or operating equipment, trucks, or other vehicles. Description: Whole-body vibration is a physical occupational hazard in many workplaces. Workers typically subjected to this type vibration are operators or drivers of numerous kinds of vehicles used in agriculture, construction, highway trucking, and utility industries. O...Sun, 03 May 2015 15:15:20 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19106Tubular Shell Wind Turbine Tower Constructed of UHPC for Taller Turbineshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19105Sun, 03 May 2015 15:15:19 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19105Ice Dispenser for Refrigerator with Bottom Mount Freezerhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19104Sun, 03 May 2015 15:15:18 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19104Improved Benzobisoxazole Polymers for Organic Semiconductorshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19102Sun, 03 May 2015 15:15:17 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19102Biorenewable Isosorbide-Based Tackifiers, Adhesives, and Cross-Linked Resinshttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19095Sun, 03 May 2015 15:15:13 GMTlicensing@iastate.eduhttp://isurftech.technologypublisher.com/technology/19095