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Walnut Twig Beetle Repellent

Walnut Twig Beetle Repellent

August 20, 2014 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Forest Products Laboratory Technology: Methods of Monitoring and Controlling the Walnut Twig Beetle, Pityophthorus Juglandis Opportunity: Licensees and/or cooperators are being sought for this technology. Description: The walnut trees Juglans regia and Juglans nigra [...]

Chlorine Resistant Polyamide Desalination Membranes

Chlorine Resistant Polyamide Desalination Membranes

August 19, 2014 - (0) comments

Agency: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Technology: Chlorine-Resistant Membranes, a new polyamide (PA) membrane chemical formulation that can reduce water treatment costs. Overview: Reverse osmosis (RO) polyamide membranes are used to desalinate and purify seawater, wastewater, and surface [...]

Model of Animal Behavior (MOAB)

Model of Animal Behavior (MOAB)

August 18, 2014 - (0) comments

Agency: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Technology: Model of Animal Behavior (MOAB) Overview: Habitat fragmentation, isolation, type, shape and corridors have been shown to be important issues in community ecology and conservation biology. It has been said that [...]

News Roundup

News Roundup

August 15, 2014 - (0) comments

We hope you enjoy reading about what’s going on in the world of tech transfer and federal labs lately! Have you been enjoying Shark Week this week? Well, here’s a story about how a NOAA [...]

Lab Spotlight: NETL – Multi-cell

Lab Spotlight: NETL – Multi-cell

August 14, 2014 - (0) comments

Have Multi-cell Array, Will Travel: A laboratory curiosity in the nineteenth century and a power solution for space travel in the twentieth, fuel cells are now making their way into the mainstream. These electricity-generating devices [...]

SWAMP: A Key Resource in Improving Software Assurance Activities

SWAMP: A Key Resource in Improving Software Assurance Activities

August 13, 2014 - (0) comments

The SWAMP is open and ready for business. The Software Assurance Market Place, or SWAMP, is an online, open-source, collaborative research environment that allows software developers and researchers to test their software for security [...]

New USDA Collaboration Links T2, SBIR

New USDA Collaboration Links T2, SBIR

August 12, 2014 - (0) comments

Here’s yet another example of how our members are getting creative to meet the President’s challenge to streamline the T2 process! The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Small Business Innovation Research Program [...]

Tech Transfer in FY 2016 Budget Guidance

Tech Transfer in FY 2016 Budget Guidance

August 11, 2014 - (0) comments

Greetings from D.C.  Tech transfer is again highlighted in the latest annual budget guidance released by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) for the [...]

NASA Glenn and Partners Study Lake Erie Algal Bloom

NASA Glenn and Partners Study Lake Erie Algal Bloom

August 08, 2014 - (0) comments

Engineers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland, Ohio, are using remote-sensing technology that the lab previously developed for Mars exploration to learn more about the Lake Erie algal bloom that contaminated water [...]

Lab Spotlight: ARS – Honey Bees With Varroa-Sensitive Hygiene

Lab Spotlight: ARS – Honey Bees With Varroa-Sensitive Hygiene

August 07, 2014 - (0) comments

The resistance of Varroa mites to currently available chemical miticides is developing rapidly. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists at the Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Research Unit in Baton Rouge, La., have developed [...]

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