TESTEC: Cost effective and self-sustainable triboelectric energy case for powering of smart electronic devices

The Triboelectric Stepping and Tapping Energy Case (TESTEC) is a sustainable, simple and smart, triboelectricity based, self-charging technology that acts as a power source for smart electronic devices. It harvests mechanical energy from finger tapping (e.g., screen typing) and stepping motions (e.g., legs’ movement), transforming it into electrical energy. Venkatesh Ramaning venkatesh.ramaning@utrgv.edu 9566653205

Potent and Selective Inhibitors of Histone Deacetylase 6 (HDAC6): UIC-2016-026 & UIC-2017-075 & UIC-2021-077

Novel, selective HDAC6 inhibitors with enhanced potency, blood brain barrier penetrance, and selectivity. IC50: 2.3 nM; Papp(A−B): 4.58 x 10−6 cm/s; efflux ratio: 0.51. Upregulates α-tubulin acetylation with no effect on histone acetylation. Ameliorates cognitive deficits in Fragile X Syndrome, without altering cognition in wild-type mice. Combination treatment with anti-rejection drugs improves organ transplant retention […]

New Fused Thiophenes as Anticancer Agents

New class of small molecules and nanoparticle formulations. Inhibitors of C-Jun N-terminal Kinases (JNKs). Technology Description Inventors at the University of Iowa have developed new thiophene based small molecule inhibitors of c-Jun N-terminal kinases (JNKs). JNKs are members of mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) family that respond to stress stimuli and mediate key cellular activities in […]

Nano-Coating Captures and Kills Viruses on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Polymer-based, antiviral coating may kill pathogens on face masks, gloves and other PPE Focuses on preventing surface-to-surface contamination May be used to target the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the COVID-19 disease Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed an innovative nano-coating designed to capture and kill viruses on PPEs and other medical equipment. […]

A Near-IR DNAse I Assay Based on Dinuclear Pt(II)-DNA Ensembles

Fast, sensitive assay for the detection of DNAse I. Real-time quantification of DNAse I activity. Technology Description This technology is a switchable luminescent bioprobe in which near-infrared (NIR) emission can be turned on and measured as a function of DNAse I enzymatic activity. This assay may be used in biological, chemical, and biomedical research as […]

8468 – Hydraulic-Assist Driver for Insertion Devices

Hydraulic-assist driver to reduce the magnetic force load on driving mechanisms in synchrotron insertion devices Control the ID gap with high stability and reproducibility drag this to resize,click on image to select Cornell researchers have developed a hydraulic-assist driver to reduce the magnetic force load on driving mechanisms in synchrotron insertion devices (ID). This hybrid […]