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 new patent  Thin film diffusion barrier

A rubber substrate has a material diffusion barrier, and a method produces the same. In an embodiment, a method for producing a material diffusion barrier on a rubber substrate include exposing the rubber substrate to a cationic solution to produce a cationic layer on the rubber substrate. The method also... The Texas A & m University System

Processable, tunable thio-ene crosslinked polyurethane shape memory polymers

An embodiment includes a platform shape memory polymer system. Such an embodiment exhibits a blend of tunable, high performance mechanical attributes in combination with advanced processing capabilities and good biocompatibility. A post-polymerization crosslinking synthetic approach is employed that combines polyurethane and thiol-ene synthetic processes. Other embodiments are described herein.... The Texas A & m University System

Methods to enhance separation performance of metal-organic framework membranes

A method produces a metal-organic framework on a surface of another metal-organic framework. One embodiment comprises contacting the first metal-organic framework with a ligand and solvent solution; wherein the first metal-organic framework comprises a first ligand and a first metal; wherein the ligand and solvent solution comprises a second ligand... The Texas A & m University System

Protective barrier for tires and application thereof

A tire has a material diffusion barrier, and a method produces the same. In an embodiment, a method for producing a material diffusion barrier on a tire comprises exposing a surface of the tire to a cationic solution to produce a cationic layer on the surface. The method further comprises... The Texas A & m University System

Fully implantable direct myocardium assist device

The present invention provides an implantable cardiac compression device comprising: an inflatable cardiac compression jacket configured when inflated to directly compress a heart and assist in displacing blood therefrom, a channel that connects the inflatable cardiac compression jacket and an expandable fluid reservoir configured to contain a fluid when displaced... The Texas A & m University System

Vis-nir equipped soil penetrometer

Soil penetrometers capable of measuring soil reflectance along the direction of insertion of the penetrometer are provided. The penetrometer can house an array of sensors, such as, for example, a Vis-NIR reflectance sensor, a load cell, a displacement sensor, and a moisture sensor. The reflectance data collected using the penetrometer... The Texas A & m University System

Uv-resistant microbes and uv-blocking microbial extract

The present disclosure relates to a composition including an extract from an Acidithiobacillus bacteria or a yeast extracted after exposure of the bacteria to UV radiation. The disclosure further relates to a method of preparing a UV-blocking composition by exposing a culture of Acidithiobacillus or yeast to UV radiation and... The Texas A & m University System

Hybrid activated iron-biological water treatment system and method

A hybrid activated iron-biological treatment system and method for treating wastewater. The treatment system includes a combination of zero valent iron, ferrous iron, an iron oxide, and a denitrification microorganism.... The Texas A & m University System

Non-noble element catalysts and methods for making

Disclosed are non-noble element compositions of matter, structures, and methods for producing the catalysts that can catalyze oxygen reduction reactions (ORR). The disclosed composition of matter can be comprised of graphitic carbon doped with nitrogen and associated with one or two kinds of transition metals. The disclosed structure is a... The Texas A & m University System

Si-o-n-p related fabrication methods, surface treatments and uses thereof

Disclosed are compositions, methods and processes for fabricating and using a device or other implement including a surface or surfaces having a nanoscale or microscale layer or coating of Si—O—N—P. These coatings and/or layers may be continuous, on the surface or discontinuous (e.g., patterned, grooved), and may be provided on... The Texas A & m University System

Apparatus for detecting a substance and operating the same

An apparatus configured to detect a substance, and method of operating and forming the same. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a tunable resonator including an upper Bragg reflector and a lower Bragg reflector separated by a porous matrix. The tunable resonator is configured to be illuminated by a light... The Texas A & m University System

Beta lactamase as biomarker for the specific detection of tuberculosis-complex bacteria

The present disclosure provides methods, reagents, systems, and devices that target β lactamase as a biomarker for the sensitive and specific detection of tuberculosis-complex bacteria. Specifically, the present disclosure relates to methods and compositions for the detection of specific β-lactamase protein and nucleic acid sequences to indicate the presence of... The Texas A & m University System

Lymph node replacement construct

An implantable lymph node replacement construct (10) comprising a body (12) having a plurality of inlets (24,26) and a lesser number of outlets (30). The body (12) further having an internal structure defining a fluid communication path through the body (12) from the inlets (24,26) to the outlet or outlets... The Texas A & m University System

Shape memory alloy orthopedic implant

Systems and methods discussed herein provide for fabricating orthopedic implants one or more shape-memory alloys including TiNi and TiNb and shape-setting the alloys to the geometry appropriate for the orthopedic implant. The shape-setting may include tuning the transformation temperature of the one or more alloys, and a single implant may... The Texas A & m University System

Designer collagens and use thereof

The present disclosure provides synthetic collagen and methods of making and using synthetic collagen that include a synthetic collagen that facilitates wound closure comprising an isolated and purified triple helical backbone protein that facilitates wound closure comprising one or more alteration in a triple helical backbone protein sequence, that stabilize... The Texas A & m University System

Yeast vaccine vector including immunostimulatory and antigenic polypeptides and methods of using the same

Vaccine compositions including a yeast comprising an immunostimulatory polypeptide and optionally an antigenic polypeptide are provided herein. The immunostimulatory polypeptide and the antigenic polypeptide are expressed or displayed on the surface of the yeast vaccine composition. Methods of using the vaccine composition to vaccinate subjects are also provided.... The Texas A & m University System

Nlrc5 as a biomarker for cancer patients and a target for cancer therapy

The invention pertains to biomarkers for identifying a cancer that is likely or not likely to evade the immune system of a subject, thus, is likely or not likely to show better prognosis (prognostic biomarker) and/or better responses to cancer therapies (predictive biomarker). The invention provides a method of identifying... The Texas A & m University System

Spray formation of an impermeable barrier layer on a tire

A method is provided for forming an impermeable barrier layer on an inner tire surface of a tire. An assembly is also provided along with a kit for forming an impermeable barrier layer on an inner tire surface of a tire accordingly.... The Texas A & m University System

Engineered fluorescent nanodiamond

Nanodiamonds are grown under conditions where diamond-like organic seed molecules do not decompose. This permits engineered growth of fluorescent nanodiamonds wherein a custom designed seed molecule can be incorporated at the center of a nanodiamond. By substituting atoms at particular locations in the seed molecule it is possible to achieve... The Texas A & m University System

Occidiofungin formations and uses thereof

Disclosed are occidiofungin formulations and uses thereof for the treatment of proliferative disorders, such as cancer. Methods of producing the disclosed occidiofungin formulations are also provided. Further, methods of treating a subject with the formulations are provided. In some embodiments, the formulations include occidiofungin and one or more cyclodextrins. The... The Texas A & m University System

Systems, compositions, and methods for reducing levels of candidatus liberibacter solanacearum in potato

The present disclosure relates, in some embodiments, to a method of reducing levels of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (Lso) in a potato, the method including (a) transforming the potato with an expression vector to generate a transformed potato, where the expression vector may include in a 5′ to 3′ direction: an... The Texas A & m University System

Improved methods and compositions for fabrication of superconducting wire

The present disclosure relates generally to wires and more particularly to textured powder wires containing nanoscale metallic silver powder. The invention presents an improvement of the process of making compressed cores of textured-powder high-temperature superconductor previously using the micaceous high-temperature superconductor Bi-2212. Embodiments of the claimed methods are useful with... The Texas A & m University System

Moisture displacement and simultaneous migration of surface-functionalized algae from water to an extraction solvent using ionic polyelectrolytes

This invention is in the field of micro-organism and algal cell processing. The invention relates to a method of maximizing migration of micro-organism and/or algal cells to a solvent fraction while simultaneously displacing water in a separate fraction and subsequent extraction of hydrophobic products from the organisms. The invention further... The Texas A & m University System

Compositions and methods for the delivery of molecules into live cells

The present disclosure provides methods and compositions related to the cytosolic delivery of proteins and cell-impermeable small molecules into live cells using an endosomolytic dimer of cell-penetrating peptide TAT.... The Texas A & m University System

Shape-memory polymer foam device for treating aneurysms

A system for treating an aneurysm in a blood vessel or vein, wherein the aneurysm has a dome, an interior, and a neck. The system includes a shape memory polymer foam in the interior of the aneurysm between the dome and the neck. The shape memory polymer foam has pores... The Texas A & m University System

Method of treating organophosphate intoxication

The present invention provides new compositions and methods for treating and/or reversing organophosphate intoxication, manifested by both cholinergic and non-cholinergic crisis, in a mammal resulting from exposure to organophosphate compounds. The neurosteroidal compounds of this invention are those having the general structural formula of pregnane, androstane, 19-norandrostanes, and norpregnane with... The Texas A & m University System

Engineering the production of a conformational variant of occidiofungin that has enhanced inhibitory activity against fungal species

Occidiofungin is a cyclic nonribosomally synthesized antifungal peptide with submicromolar activity. This invention is directed to compositions enriched for particular occidiofungin diastereomers/conformers, methods of making compositions enriched for particular diastereomers/conformers and microorganisms suitable for producing enriched compositions of particular diastereomers/conformers. Methods of treating fungal infections or plants infected by fungi... The Texas A & m University System

Uv-resistant microbes and uv-blocking microbial extract

The present disclosure relates to a composition including an extract from an Acidithiobacillus bacteria or a yeast extracted after exposure of the bacteria to UV radiation. The disclosure further relates to a method of preparing a UV-blocking composition by exposing a culture of Acidithiobacillus or yeast to UV radiation and... The Texas A & m University System

Tritrichomonas foetus nucleic acid detection methods

The present invention provides quantitative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods and kits for diagnosing trichomoniasis.... The Texas A & m University System

Device for spectroscopic detection and monitoring of biologically relevant molecules

There is a need in the point-of-care diagnostic community for an efficient and portable method for testing blood and other biological fluids that can be easily translated across multiple applications. An aspect of the invention described involves monitoring the optical properties of molecularly-mediated nanoparticle assemblies though an optically transparent and... The Texas A & m University System

Lv peptide, anti-lv antibody and methods thereof

Embodiments of the invention are directed to the administration of the composition containing a portion of the peptide Lv to a subject to promote angiogenesis. The interaction between peptide Lv and VEGFR2 represents a novel pathway regulating angiogenesis and cardiac function. The artificially modified peptide Lv, the inverso D-peptide Lv,... The Texas A & m University System

Processes and products for enhanced biological product

The invention relates to genetic constructs encoding a compartmenting peptide, wherein expression of the compartmenting peptide leads to formation of a droplet body comprising a targeted biological product, and to vectors including such constructs. The invention also relates to methods of increasing the yield of a biological product in a... The Texas A & m University System

Variants of phosphotriesterase for the hydrolysis and detoxification of nerve agents

Variants of phosphotriesterase have been created that exhibit enhanced hydrolysis of V-type and G-type nerve agents over wild-type phosphotriesterase. V- and G-type nerve agents have an SP and RP enantiomer. The SP enantiomers are more toxic. V-type nerve agents are among the most toxic substances known. Variants of phosphotriesterase can... The Texas A & m University System

Mesenchymal stem cells expressing biomarkers that predict the effectiveness of mesenchymal stem cells for treating diseases and disorders

Isolated mesenchymal stem cells, which produce mRNA encoding TSG-6 protein or a biologically active fragment, derivative, or analogue thereof in an amount of at least a first preselected amount, or produce mRNA encoding TSG-6 protein or a biologically active fragment, derivative, or analogue thereof in an amount that does not... The Texas A & m University System

Pharmacotherapeutic bioadhesive composition

Embodiments of the claimed invention are directed to a biodegradable mucosal bioadhesive composition that delivers a therapeutic agent specifically to the target site, without loss to saliva or absorption by non-targeted areas. In certain embodiments, the outer layer of the composition also protects the covered area from physical contact.... The Texas A & m University System

07/13/17 / #20170196971

Antibody guided vaccines and methods of use for generation of rapid mature immune responses

Adjuvant compositions, vaccines, constructs for preparing the adjuvant compositions and vaccines and methods of using the adjuvant compositions and vaccines to enhance immune responses in subjects are provided herein. In particular, a rapid antibody response to the vaccine including both IgG (in the circulation) and sIgA (mucosal secretory IgA) is... The Texas A & m University System

07/06/17 / #20170192521

Context aware movement recognition system

A movement recognition system includes a feature extraction circuit and a classification circuit that is orientation independent. The feature extraction circuit is configured to receive a plurality of acceleration or angular velocity measurements from a sensor or multiple sensors that include a three dimensional (3D) accelerometer and 3D gyroscope. Each... The Texas A & m University System

06/29/17 / #20170182136

Compositions and methods of enhancing immune responses to eimeria or limiting eimeria infection

Vaccine, vectors and methods of using the vaccine vectors to enhance the immune response to an Apicomplexan parasite and reduce the morbidity or mortality associated with subsequent infection are provided herein. The vaccine vectors include a polynucleotide encoding a Rhomboid polypeptide and optionally include an immune-stimulatory polypeptide suitably expressed on... The Texas A & m University System

06/29/17 / #20170183509

Hand for nanocoated fabric

A method includes coating a substrate to provide a flame resistant substrate. In an embodiment, the method includes exposing the substrate to a cationic solution to produce a cationic layer deposited on the substrate. The cationic solution comprises cationic materials. The cationic materials comprise a polymer, a colloidal particle, a... The Texas A & m University System

06/22/17 / #20170173546

Amphiphilic nanosheets and methods of making the same

In some embodiments, the present invention provides amphiphilic nanosheets that comprise lamellar crystals with at least two regions: a first hydrophilic region and a second hydrophobic region. In some embodiments, the amphiphilic nanosheets of the present invention also comprise a plurality of functional groups that are appended to the lamellar... The Texas A & m University System

06/22/17 / #20170176614

Acquisition and regularization of non-uniform seismic data

Provided in some embodiments are systems and associated methods for regularizing seismic data. Embodiment include obtaining non-uniformly sampled seismic data (e.g., generated by real seismic sensor array having an un-even distribution of real seismic sensors physically positioned proximate a subsurface formation), interpolating the non-uniformly sampled seismic data (e.g., using a... The Texas A & m University System

06/15/17 / #20170169733

Modular surgical simulation trainer and methods of use

The invention is directed to a modular surgical simulation trainer that makes use of anatomic surrogates placed within a housing to simulate a wide variety of various medical conditions including various laryngeal and tracheal pathological conditions. The anatomic surrogates exhibit tissue like properties and resemble healthy tissue or pathological tissue.... The Texas A & m University System

06/15/17 / #20170170511

Large energy density batteries

Embodiments of the claimed invention are directed to a device, comprising: an anode that includes a lithiated silicon-based material and a sulfur-based cathode, wherein the anode and the cathode are designed to have mesoporous structures. In certain embodiments, the sulfur-based cathode is a mesoporous carbon structure comprising sulfur within the... The Texas A & m University System

06/08/17 / #20170159069

Pathogen resistant citrus compositions, organisms, systems, and methods

The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to pathogen resistant citrus compositions, organisms, systems, and methods. For example, a composition may comprise a peptide (e.g., a defensin peptide) and/or a nucleic acid (e.g., a defensin nucleic acid). A pathogen resistant citrus plant may comprise, in some embodiments, a defensin... The Texas A & m University System

06/01/17 / #20170150693

Methods and compositions for producing sorghum plants with anthracnose resistance

The present disclosure provides unique sorghum plants with anthracnose resistance and their progeny. Such plants may comprise an introgressed QTL associated with anthracnose resistance. In certain aspects, compositions, including distinct polymorphic molecular markers, and methods for producing, breeding, identifying, selecting, and the like of plants or germplasm with anthracnose resistance... The Texas A & m University System

05/25/17 / #20170143831

In vivo live 3d printing of regenerative bone healing scaffolds for rapid fracture healing

Bio-Inks and methods of using compositions comprising the bio-Inks are disclosed. 3-D tissue repair and regeneration through precise and specific formation of biodegradable tissue scaffolds in a tissue site using the bio-inks are also provided. Specific methylacrylated gelatin hydrogels (MAC) and methacrylated chitosan (MACh) preparations formulated with sucrose, a silicate-containing... The Texas A & m University System

05/25/17 / #20170145385

Mesenchymal stem cells derived from induced pluripotent stem cells

A method of producing mesenchymal stem cells from induced pluripotent stem cells in which induced pluripotent stem cells are cultured in the presence of a TGF-βinhibitor an in an atmosphere containing from about 7 vol. % to about 8 vol. % C02 for a period of time from about 20... The Texas A & m University System

05/25/17 / #20170148970

Organic thermoelectric composites and their uses

Embodiments of the invention are directed to conducting polymers are used to produce polymer composites through the addition of graphitic carbon. The concentration of graphitic carbons such as carbon nanotubes is low enough to produce many non-percolated networks of graphitic carbons. Potential commercial applications include self-powered energy harvesting units operated... The Texas A & m University System

05/18/17 / #20170135958

Use of vitelline protein b as a microencapsulating additive

The present invention includes compositions and methods for the use of an encapsulation additive having between about 0.1 to about 30 percent isolated and purified vitelline protein B to provide for mixed and extended release formulations.... The Texas A & m University System

05/18/17 / #20170137776

Methods, compositions, and systems for culturing and characterizing fastidious plant microbes

Numerous plant microbes, including the vascular-limited Candidatus spp.—causal agents of citrus greening and potato zebra chip diseases—are non-culturable. The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to compositions, methods and systems for culturing such organisms. For example, the present disclosure relates to methods for culturing, propagating, and characterizing fastidious vascular-colonizing... The Texas A & m University System

05/11/17 / #20170129792

Selenium removal using aluminum salt at conditioning and reaction stages to activate zero-valent iron (zvi) in pironox process

A system containing a reactor vessel including zero valent iron media, a source of a conditioning additive, a source of a reaction additive, and a process control subsystem is disclosed. A method for reducing a concentration of one or more contaminants in contaminated water including contacting zero valent iron media... The Texas A & m University System

05/11/17 / #20170130096

Amphiphilic siloxane materials to reduce adhesion events in medical, marine and industrial applications

In this disclosure, an amphiphilic siloxane may comprise a siloxane tether and polyethylene glycol.... The Texas A & m University System

05/04/17 / #20170121487

Control of nanoparticles dispersion stability through dielectric constant tuning, and determination of intrinsic dielectric constant of surfactant-free nanoparticles

A composition including a medium and surfactant-free nanoparticles (SFNPs) at different dispersion state or aggregation form. The composition includes: (a) a composition of a medium and surfactant-free nanoparticles in primary form, wherein the dielectric constant value (DE value) of the medium is equal to or larger than the intrinsic dielectric... The Texas A & m University System

04/20/17 / #20170108465

Methods for detection of biomarkers in disease screening

The claimed invention is directed to a system and method for the detection of biomarkers in disease using various methods of analysis to identify biomarkers involved either directly or indirectly in health and disease by comparing the electrophoresis profiles from the biofluid of diseased and healthy individuals.... The Texas A & m University System

04/13/17 / #20170104388

Method and compact axial flux magnetically geared machines

An axial flux magnetic geared machine includes a high speed magnetic rotor and a low speed magnetic rotor maintained in a spaced relationship from the high speed magnetic rotor. A modulating structure is disposed between the high speed magnetic rotor and the low speed magnetic rotor. A stator is disposed... The Texas A & m University System

04/06/17 / #20170097335

Methods for diagnosing impaired absorption of amino acids, monosaccharides and fatty acids

Provided herein are methods for diagnosing impaired nutrient absorption or determining a nutrient absorption level in an individual. A first stable absorption isotopologue of a nutrient and a second stable absorption isotopologue of the same nutrient are administered orally and intravenously, respectively, to the individual. Amounts of the first and... The Texas A & m University System

03/30/17 / #20170093429

Low density parity check decoder

A method and system for decoding low density parity check (“LDPC”) codes. An LDPC code decoder includes LDPC decoding circuitry comprising a Q message generator and a P sum adder array. The Q message generator combines an R message from a previous iteration with a P message to produce a... The Texas A & m University System

03/23/17 / #20170080137

Cardiac compression device having passive and active chambers

The present invention provides methods, systems, kits, and cardiac compression devices that have both passive chambers and active chambers to improve heart function.... The Texas A & m University System

03/16/17 / #20170071905

Compositions and methods for drug-sensitization or inhibition of a cancer cell

The disclosure provides rifamycin and rifamycin derivative compositions, including rifabutin and rifabutin derivative compositions able to cause drug-sensitization in a cancer cell or inhibition of a cancer cell. The disclosure also provides methods of administering such compositions to cancer cells to sensitize them to drugs, such as chemotherapeutics, or directly... The Texas A & m University System

02/23/17 / #20170050995

Chromium metal organic frameworks and synthesis of metal organic frameworks

The present invention relates to monocrystalline metal organic frameworks comprising chromium ions and carboxylate ligands and the use of the same, for example their use for storing a gas. The invention also relates to methods for preparing metal organic frameworks comprising chromium, titanium or iron ions and carboxylate ligands. The... The Texas A & m University System

02/23/17 / #20170051461

Tension end treatment for guardrail safety system

According to a particular embodiment, an end treatment for a guardrail safety system includes a terminal portion of a guardrail beam comprising a downstream end and upstream end, a first tension cable coupled to an upstream end of the terminal portion. an extruder configured to receive at least a portion... The Texas A & m University System

02/16/17 / #20170043006

Recombinant turkey herpesvirus vaccines and uses thereof

The present disclosure provides a recombinant viral vector comprising at least one transgene inserted into a Marek's disease viral genome for treatment of diseases in poultry. Also provided are immunogenic compositions comprising such recombinant viral vectors and methods for preventing or inhibiting Marek's disease in combination with at least a... The Texas A & m University System

02/16/17 / #20170043448

Method and performing targeted polishing via manipulation of magnetic-abrasive fluid

A magnetic field manipulated localized polishing system includes a container holding a volume of a magnetic abrasive fluid. The magnetic abrasive fluid contains abrasive particles. A motor is positioned under the container. A magnet is coupled to the motor such that the motor induces rotation of the magnet. A workpiece... The Texas A & m University System

02/16/17 / #20170043512

Mechanical reticulation of polymeric-based closed cell foams

Polymeric based closed cell foams, such as shape memory polymer foams, contain bubbles. Making these bubbles continuous is called reticulation. Disclosed are embodiments of a device and method to controllably reticulate polymer-based closed cell foams by puncturing the membranes of these polymer-based closed cell foams.... The Texas A & m University System

02/16/17 / #20170044198

Transition metal complexes for enantioselective catalysis of carbon-carbon, carbon-heteroatom, and carbon-hydrogen bond forming reactions

In some embodiments, the present disclosure pertains to a compound, comprising a transition metal complex having the formula Φ-[M (x,y)-L1 (w,v)-L2 (t,u)-L3]p+An−mZ−p-m. In an embodiment of the present disclosure Φ may be Λ. In another embodiment Φ may be Λ. In some embodiments of the present disclosure, M is a... The Texas A & m University System

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02/16/17 / #20170044632

Nitrate- and nitrite-reducing probiotic feed additive

The present invention concerns novel probiotic compositions that increase nitrate- and nitrite-reduction in animals such as ruminants. The present invention thus provides compositions and methods for reducing nitrate/nitrite toxicity in such animals, or prophylactically protecting such animals from the effects of toxicity, such as methemoglobinemia. A novel strain of an... The Texas A & m University System

02/09/17 / #20170036933

Removal of selenocyanate from refinery sour water stripper wastewater

Systems and methods for removing heavy metals such as selenium from wastewater with zero valent iron media. Air may be introduced directly into a reaction zone of a fluidized bed reactor filled with the media to catalyze treatment.... The Texas A & m University System

01/26/17 / #20170020088

Method and system for reduction of irrigation runoff

An irrigation mitigation runoff system that includes an irrigation system having at least one water outlet and a sensor that detects flow of water through a boundary. A controller is operatively coupled to the irrigation system and the sensor. Responsive to the sensor detecting flow of water through the boundary... The Texas A & m University System

01/26/17 / #20170021060

Shape memory polymer scaffolds for tissue defects

A method of making a shape memory polymer (SMP) tissue scaffold includes forming a salt template and adding a macromer solution to the salt template. The macromer solution may include a photoinitiator solution. The method includes drying the SMP scaffold and leaching salt from the SMP scaffold. A coating is... The Texas A & m University System

01/19/17 / #20170014233

Self-expanding heart assist device

The present invention includes a device and method for a self-expanding framework device adapted to facilitate the deployment of an extra-cardiac device. The device includes a deployment tube and a self-expanding wire framework having a structure that results in the self-expanding wire framework circumferential flaring motion and bending outwardly to... The Texas A & m University System

01/12/17 / #20170009270

Enzymatic biosensors with enhanced activity retention for detection of organic compounds

Enzymatic biosensors and methods of producing distal tips for biosensor transducers for use in detecting one or more analytes selected from organic compounds susceptible to dehalogenation, organic compounds susceptible to oxygenation and organophosphate compounds susceptible to hydrolysis are disclosed herein, as well as biosensor arrays, methods of detecting and quantifying... The Texas A & m University System

01/12/17 / #20170009529

Coiled tubing extended reach with downhole motors

Disclosed is a method to enhance the reach of coiled tubing in the lateral section of a wellbore. The application of this method may enhance the use of coiled tubing in drilling very deep flowing wells. Similarly, the method may be applied in increasing the reach of the tubing for... The Texas A & m University System

01/05/17 / #20170002130

Ultra low density biodegradable shape memory polymer foams with tunable physical properties

Compositions and/or structures of degradable shape memory polymers (SMPs) ranging in form from neat/unfoamed to ultra low density materials of down to 0.005 g/cc density. These materials show controllable degradation rate, actuation temperature and breadth of transitions along with high modulus and excellent shape memory behavior. A method of making... The Texas A & m University System

01/05/17 / #20170002374

Materials, systems, organisms, and methods for enhancing abiotic stress tolerance, increasing biomass, and/or altering lignin composition

The present disclosure relates, in some embodiments, to materials, systems, organisms, and methods for enhancing abiotic stress tolerance (e.g., cold, salinity, drought, wind), increasing biomass, and/or altering lignin composition in plants. For example, enhancing abiotic stress tolerance may be achieved using a plant-specific family of transcription factors is APETALA2 (AP2),... The Texas A & m University System

01/05/17 / #20170003223

Nanometer scale microscopy via graphene plasmons

Novel and advantageous systems and methods for performing nanometer-scale microscopy using graphene plasmons (GPs) are provided. Sub-diffraction microscopy can be achieved, taking advantage of the extremely small plasmon wavelength and low dissipation of GPs. Nanometer-scale resolution can be obtained under very weak light intensity, which is especially important in the... The Texas A & m University System








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