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OrchidBox

Dallas Inventor Gives Gardening a Technology Makeover With Mini Smart Terrarium

by | Jul 20, 2018
On the surface level, the patented OrchidBox allows people to garden anywhere, but inventor Nathan Hollis also wants to use the tech as an education tool to raise awareness about plant conservation.
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Alzheimer's
Discovery: UTSW Discovers Alzheimer’s ‘Big Bang,’ UNTHSC Scientist Tracks Mosquitoes for Your Health
by | Jul 20, 2018
Also, UNT professor Tao Yang has received an award for his research into electrical distribution microgrids. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas aimed at making our lives better.
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On Tap: How to Communicate With Developers, STEM in the Park & Network After Work
by | Jul 19, 2018
Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.
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An illustration from Futurewei’s patent No. 10021296 shows a rotating camera that can be attached to an electronic device to create a panoramic image.
Dallas Invents: 97 Patents Granted for Week of July 10
by | Jul 18, 2018
Patents granted include Futurewei’s rotatable, panoramic camera for mobile devices; Nokia’s group messaging apparatus within a communication network; and Vbike's smart bicycle locks.
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blood test

Discovery: Study Examines Blood Test for Alzheimer’s; AgriLife Probes Plant Disease Resistance

by | Jul 13, 2018
Also, you'll find research on how a UTA professor is looking to optimize the national power grid. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas aimed at making our lives better.
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On Tap: ForwarDFW, Tap Into Your Genius & IBM Summer Startup Party
by | Jul 12, 2018
Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.
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An illustration (fig. 6A) from Toyota’s patent No. 10011222 demonstrating a system including a steering wheel-shaped shell with two layers that illuminates LED lights when force is applied.
Dallas Invents: 68 Patents Granted for Week of July 3
by | Jul 11, 2018
Patents granted include Toyota’s steering wheel that illuminates via touch; AT&T’s electrical switch that generates signals through acoustic inputs; Frito-Lay’s method for removing part of a food product through an “abrasive stream”; and Conduent Business Services’ method to create a classifier that predicts a user’s personality type.
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Dallas Invents is a weekly look at patents granted by the USPTO to Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington.
Dallas Invents: Patents Granted
in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
by | Jul 10, 2018
Dallas Invents tracks inventive activity in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area with a weekly look at patents granted by the USPTO.
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