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May 12 2021
May 12, 2021
Through innovation, approaches have been developed to reduce waste and increase growth. Approaches that benefit both the environment and the economy simultaneously are incredibly valuable. Read More
Success Stories Environmental Protection Agency
May 04 2021
May 4, 2021
Instrumental Polymer Technologies, LLC (IP TECH), a small business based in Westlake, California, is revolutionizing the polymer industry by developing environmentally friendly, low-cost polymers by Read More
Success Stories Environmental Protection Agency
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
For a diabetic patient experiencing a severe hypoglycemia event, an injection of glucagon can save their life. But glucagon, the hormone that raises blood sugar in humans, is unstable in water—so it Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
Pain is among the top reasons that people go to a doctor. It affects quality of life and can lead to depression, anxiety, and poor sleep. Medications including narcotics are often the first-line Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
When Ryan Mathieu crashed going 28 miles per hour, he landed on his head and shoulder, snapping his collar bone into three. But his head and—more importantly—his brain, were unharmed. Not all Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
In the 1990s, Phil Schaefer was working in the safety device industry developing devices like air bags and crash sensors. But many of his projects never made their way into consumer products. “I Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
In 1999 Adam Wendt started his education training company in Eugene, Oregon because he saw a need that wasn’t being met—educators needed quick, engaging training videos to help them diffuse anger Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
Mark Gurney spent the first part of his career in academia and industry studying the underlying mechanisms of how learning and memory both operate and malfunction. But something was missing: “I Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
The biggest obstacle in any medical transplant is the recipient’s own immune system. Donor stem cells are often seen as invaders and attacked by the recipient’s immune cells, making patients Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
Severe burns can be life-threatening—but the standard treatment for burns requires an autograft, causing the patient additional wounds, slicing away a piece of healthy skin from elsewhere on the Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
To survive the winter, the arctic wood frog Rana sylvatica performs a pretty amazing trick: its heart stops beating as it partially freezes. In the spring the frog thaws out healthy and spry. The Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
While manatees can accumulate algae on their backs, and whales are often sporting barnacles, sharks always have clear skin: and that unique trait can save human lives. “This is a property unique to Read More
Success Stories National Institutes of Health
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