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U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press

Description of TechnologyUsing interviews, archival video and photos, and FBI documents obtained via FOIA, U.S. v. Narciso, Perez & the Press is a half-hour documentary that reconstructs the trial of two Filipina nurses convicted of poisoning patients in the VA Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI in the 1970s. During a six-week period in the summer of 1975,...
Published: 6/24/2014   |   Inventor(s): Geraldine Zeldes
Keywords(s): Film Category(s): Medical, Communication, Pharmaceutical

Anti-Biofilm Compound 1 (ABC-1) and Associated Derivative Molecules

IntroductionBacteria commonly attach to living and nonliving surfaces in the form of biofilms. In this morphology, the bacteria synthesize a matrix of extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) that provide the biofilm with protection and structural support. The EPS also gives the biofilm resistance to antibiotics and immune system clearance, making biofilms...
Published: 8/4/2011   |   Inventor(s): Christopher Waters, Karthik Sambanthamoorthy, Matthew Neiditch, Martin Semmelhack
Keywords(s): Biofilm, Film, Pathogen Category(s): Biotechnology

Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposite Compositions Particularly for Packaging

IntroductionHigh-barrier packaging is of interest to those packaging products in the food, pharmaceutical, medical, chemical and cosmetics industries. It is required to protect packaged products from the infiltration of unwanted gases, water vapor and flavors. High-barrier films are usually achieved by co-extrusion, lamination, coating and layering...