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Antimicrobial Peptide, quantum dots, genetic disorder, optofluidic

‘Quantum Dot’ Lighting Technology Takes Forward Leap Thanks to New Superacid...

A “superacid” much stronger than automobile battery acid has enabled a key advance toward a new generation of LED lighting that’s safer, less expensive...
microbiomes

As Tolstoy Noted (Sort of), All Unhappy Microbiomes Are Unhappy in...

The bacterial communities that live inside each of our guts are relatively similar when times are good, but when stress enters the equation, those...
battery

New Hydronium-ion Battery Presents Opportunity for More Sustainable Energy Storage

A new type of battery developed by scientists at Oregon State University shows promise for sustainable, high-power energy storage. It’s the world’s first battery to...
Agility Roboticsvideo

Agility Robotics Evolves from OSU Research, Aims to Revolutionize Robot Mobility

The rapidly expanding robotics program in the College of Engineering at Oregon State University has spun off one of its first businesses, a company...
Antimicrobial Peptide, quantum dots, genetic disorder, optofluidic

New ‘Optofluidic’ Technology Taps Power of Diatoms to Improve Sensor Performance

Researchers at Oregon State University have combined one of nature’s tiny miracles, the diatom, with a version of inkjet printing and optical sensing to...
contact lens

Glucose-monitoring Contact Lens Would Feature Transparent Sensor

Type 1 diabetes patients may one day be able to monitor their blood glucose levels and even control their insulin infusions via a transparent...
battery

A Better Battery: One-time Pollutant May Become Valued Product to Aid...

Chemists at Oregon State University have discovered that one or more organic compounds in a family that traditionally has been known as pollutants could...
antibiotics

Findings about Protein Could Open Door to New Class of Antibiotics

Researchers have made the first-ever detailed, atomic-level images of a peroxiredoxin, which has revealed a peculiar characteristic of this protein and might form the...