Latest technologies from University of Mainehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.comBe the first to know about the latest inventions and technologies available from University of Maineen-USThu, 21 Sep 2017 23:09:58 GMTThu, 23 Jul 2015 11:29:00 GMThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rsskris.burton@maine.eduCopyright 2017, University of MaineHydrocolor: A water quality applicationhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/19999Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:29:00 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/19999Early Breast Cancer Detectionhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/19998Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:22:04 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/19998Method and System for Complete Interference Mitigation in Passive Wireless Sensors and RFID Tagshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/19996Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:19:39 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/19996Reinforced Starch Nanofoamshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18803No patent pending; trade secret / know-how supporting commercialization by spin-off Revolution Research, Inc.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:50:11 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18803Hot oil reactor designhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18798Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:06:36 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18798Afari™ Assistive Joggerhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18797Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:00:40 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18797Potato variety AF875-15http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18796Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:34:05 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18796Potato Variety AF3362-1 Caribou Russethttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18795Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:31:47 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18795AF0338-17 (Sebec) Potato variety for out-of-field chipping and fresh market)http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18794Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:29:17 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18794AF3001-6 (Easton) Potato long tuber type variety for processing and other useshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18793Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:26:06 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18793Calibrated Paint Matching Applicationhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18792http://umainetechnology.com/category/industry/apps-software/Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:24:03 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18792Budworm Host Vulnerability Mapshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18791Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:21:42 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18791Composite Construction Members and Method of Makinghttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18790Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:14:35 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18790Detection System for Bio-Aerosol Particleshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18327US Patent 8,372,183Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:29:02 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18327Biodegradable replacement for plastic agricultural ground sheetinghttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18326US Patent 8,383,247Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:17:32 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18326Method for making fire retardent materials and related products (cellulose insulation)http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18325Sun, 22 Feb 2015 06:59:36 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18325Surface acoustic wave resonator with an open circuit grating for high temperature environmentshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18324Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:18:18 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18324System and Method for Conditioning a Hardwood Pulp Liquid Hydrolysatehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18323The extraction of various substances, such as raw liquid extract, from a solid hardwood or hardwood pulp is a common and necessary process when making paper or other cellulose-based materials. Hardwood naturally contains substances useful for processing into bio-fuel byproducts. One of the process difficulties contributing to the lack of commercial success is the difficulty in separating lignin from hardwood extract in a commercially viable manner. This technology describes a system and method for hardwood pulp liquid hydrolysate conditioning A system and method for hardwood pulp liquid hydrol...Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:54:56 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18323Method to attach sensors to substrates for operation under harsh temperature conditionshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18322Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:03:35 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18322Rapid pyrolosis biofuel with increased energy densityhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18321Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:36:59 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18321CERECARB®http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18320Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:56:54 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/18320Microscope Illumination System (USM)http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15592Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:18:47 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15592<![CDATA[Wave Rider Buoy with Integrated Motion Compensation for Remote Wind Sensing Equipment & Other Advanced Sensors]]>http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15587This buoy system has the capability of conducting offshore wind resource assessment campaigns with limited maintenance. The system has an autonomous power system with solar and wind power generation redundancy for variable site conditions. It is suitable for year round deployments with maintenance intervals of 6mos-1yr. The system is comprised of several assemblies including a wave following buoy hull with an integrated mooring bridle stand, central cylindrical hatch with extension for battery bank storage below the waterline to maintain battery storage temperature year round while simultaneou...Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:44:54 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15587Ring grating spectrometerhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15576Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:14:10 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15576Synthesis of Bacterial Cellulose in Low-cost Culture Medium Using Hot Water Extracted Wood Sugarshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15575No patent pending, contact for know-how or further developmenta). Bacterial cellulose (BC) is a form of extracellular cellulose that is produced by various kinds of acetic acid bacteria such as Gluconacetobacter hansenii. In recent years, bacterial cellulose (BC) nanofibers have received great attention as a source of nanometer-sized fillers because of their ultra-fine nano-sized 3D fibrous network structure, purity and high crystallinity, large water holding capacity, excellent biodegradability, biological affinity and high mechanical properties. Another most attractive property of bacterial ...Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:06:44 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15575Particle or fiber board with no added formaldehydehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15327Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:30:39 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/15327Process for Improving the Energy Density of Feedstocks Using Formate Saltshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/10049Thu, 16 Aug 2012 08:06:32 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/10049Method to make carbon nanotubes from natural sourceshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/10019This invention is directed to the production of carbon nanotubes, e.g., single wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and/or multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs), using plant fiber material as a unique starting carbon source. One of the advantages of using plant fiber material is that lower temperatures can be used to produce carbon nanotubes when compared to other conventional methods of carbon nanotube production which include arc-discharge, chemical vapor deposition, and laser-ablation. The ability to use cellulosic plant fibers as raw materials to produce carbon nanotubes also has the potential to...Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:32:54 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/10019Lobster Shell Golf Ballshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9997Biodegradable material comprising all non-toxic materials, primarily crustacean or mollusk shell that can be used to make golf balls or other items.US Patent Pending Wed, 08 Aug 2012 21:21:48 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9997Dewatering Additive for Pulp and Paperhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9996US PATENT APPLICATION 12/874,010Wed, 08 Aug 2012 21:17:39 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9996Method for drying cellulose nanofibrilshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9995This technology is a method to produce dry, functionalized, non-agglomerated cellulose nanofibrils.US Patent 8,372,320; Pending in CanadaWed, 08 Aug 2012 21:06:23 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9995Production of lactic acid from hemicellulosic extractshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9994A method for producing lactic acid by fermenting sugars derived from biomass. In certain embodiments, the biomass is woody biomass, and the bacteria are pentose consuming bacteria such as Bacillus coagulans. US Patent Application 12/912,283Patent Pending, CanadaWed, 08 Aug 2012 21:02:26 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9994Energy Densification of Biomass-Derived Organic Acids (Levulinic Acid Upgrading)http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9993This invention relates in general to the production of useful products from biomass, and in particular to the energy densification of biomass-derived organic acids to produce products suitable for high energy density fuels.US Patent 8,362,306Patent Pending, CanadaWed, 08 Aug 2012 20:59:01 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9993Fire Resistant Fibrous Composite Articleshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9992Wed, 08 Aug 2012 20:53:18 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9992<![CDATA[Container Security System with Conductive Grids & Bypass Resistors (duplicate 2007-07)]]>http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9991US PATENT APPLICTION 12/642,054Wed, 08 Aug 2012 20:47:42 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9991Composite Reinforced Oriented Strand Boardhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9990US PATENT 8,197,732Wed, 08 Aug 2012 20:43:54 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9990Fire Resistant Paint and Articlehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9989US PATENT APPLICATION 13/061,583 A fire resistant paint includes a film-forming binder, a solvent, and a hydrated mineral that imparts fire resistance to the paint. The paint, when applied to a fibrous composite article which comprises at least about 20 wt% lignocellulosic fibers bound together into a consolidated fibrous article, provides the article with a flame spread index of not greater than about 50.Wed, 08 Aug 2012 20:38:31 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9989Biological Sea Lice Control Methodhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9988Wed, 08 Aug 2012 20:06:46 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9988Excalibur Nailhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9987This unique nail design withstands failure during natural disaster. No patent application is pending. There has been no public disclosure. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 20:04:00 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9987A Novel Allele in the Putative Aminotransferase (P-atm) Gene that Results in the Production of Capsinoidshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9986Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:59:52 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9986Real-time nanoparticle particle size monitoring devicehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9985Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:56:22 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9985Microfluidic device and related methodshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9984Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:52:20 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9984Coated Wood Products for Ballistic Resistancehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9983 A blast resistant coated wood member includes a wood member having a compression side and a tension side. A coating layer of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) is adhered to the tension side of the wood member.Filed on: 2008-10-02; Application Number: 12/244,407Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:47:07 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9983Process for treating a cellulose-lignin pulphttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9982US Patent Application 11/300,126; 12/769,135Multiple international filings pending.Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:44:20 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9982A Novel Membrane Electrode Assembly for Fuel Cells Having a Nanocomposite Catalyst Layerhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9981Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:39:15 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9981Microscopic Imaging Techniqueshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9980US PATENT 8,217,992Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:31:44 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9980Carbon Nanofiber from Ligninhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9979US Patent Application 12/908,672Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:22:43 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9979Degradation and Protection of Organic Compounds Mediated by Low Molecular Weight Chelatorshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9978Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:13:07 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9978Building construction configuration and methodhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9977US PATENT 6,490,834 ; 6,781,120Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:11:03 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9977Method for Reducing Cross-Talk within DNA Datahttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9976Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:06:53 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9976Selective Filtration of Nerve Agentshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9975US Patent 6,610,125Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:06:13 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9975Wood Composite Panels for Disaster-Resistant Constructionhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9974A wood sheathing panel, suitable for use in building construction, includes reinforcement strips of fiber reinforced polymer material incorporated into the panel. The reinforcement strips cover an area that is within the range of from about 5 to about 50 percent of the surface area of the panel. The reinforcement strips of fiber reinforced plastic material can be incorporated in the perimeter of the panel, or can be incorporated into the corners of the panel. The spacing of the intermittently incorporated reinforcement strips can generally coincide with a standard spacing of framing members so...Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:04:40 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9974Method for Strengthening Wood Products and modified Unsaturated Polyester Resins Thereforhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9973US PATENT 6,808,788Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:03:35 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9973Surface Acoustic Wave Sensorhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9972US PATENT 7,053,522Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:02:09 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9972Laminated Wood Beams with Varying Lamination Thickness Through the Thickness of the Entire Beamhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9971US PATENT 7,141,137Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:00:53 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9971Composites Pressure Resin Infusion System (ComPRIS)http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9968US PATENT 7,300,894Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:52:06 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9968Fuel Overflow Prevention Devicehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9967A fuel overflow prevention device for minimizing or eliminating fuel spillage during fuel storage container filling. The device may also minimize or eliminate some types of fuel spillage after filling. The device includes an overflow prevention chamber for receiving therein fluid from a fuel storage container vent tube. The overflow prevention chamber also includes a space for removably receiving and retaining therein the spout of an automatic shutoff fuel nozzle including a sensor port. A flow restriction interface is established between an interior portion of the overflow prevention chamber ...Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:51:06 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9967Oxidation Using a Non-Enzymatic Free Radical System Mediated by Redox Cycling Chelatorshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9966US PATENT 7,396,974Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:49:47 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9966Spectroscopy Instrument Using Broadband Modulation and Statistical Estimation Techniques to Account for Component Artifactshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9965US PATENT 6,782,342 ; 7,403,867Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:48:45 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9965Sheet Piling for Retaining Walls with Columnar voidshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9964US PATENT 7,416,368Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:47:50 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9964Grating Grid and Method of Manufacturehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9963US PATENT 7,569,835Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:46:36 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9963Multi-Scale Radial Basis Function Networkhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9962US PATENT 7,577,626Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:44:39 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9962Ballistic Panels for Protective Armorhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9961US PATENT 7,685,921Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:43:33 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9961Barrier compositions and articles produced with the compositions (Paper and Wood Coatings Using prolamines)http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9960US PATENT 7,737,200Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:42:22 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9960Detection of Chemical Compounds using Reactive Films and IR Spectroscopyhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9959US PATENT 7,772,556Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:41:26 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9959Monolithic Spiral Coil Acoustic Transduction Sensorhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9958US PATENT 7788979Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:36:20 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9958Pre-Extraction and Solvent Pulping of Lignocellulosic Material (Need to merge with 2005-02?)http://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9957Application number: 11/300,126US PATENT: 7,824,521Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:18:16 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9957Microfabricated Miniature Gridshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9956US PATENT 7,358,593 ; 7,829,864Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:17:34 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9956Pre-Extraction and Solvent Pulping of Lignocellulosic Materialhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9955US PATENT 7,842,161Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:13:08 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9955Slip Method for Prestressing Beams with Bonded Tendonshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9954US PATENT 7,862,675Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:11:46 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9954Lightweight Composite Concrete Formwork Panelhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9953US Patent 7,871055Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:10:41 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/99533D Biplane Microscopyhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9952US PATENT 7,772,569 ; 7,880,149Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:09:45 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9952Ultra-thin Film Electrodes and Protective Layer for High Temperature Device Applicationshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9951US PATENT 7,285,894; 7,888,842Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:08:32 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9951Thermoplastic Composites Containing Lignocellulosic Materials and Methods of Making the Samehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9950US Patent 7,659,330Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:07:25 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9950Zeolyte Composite Materials for Waste Odor Controlhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9948US PATENT 8100605Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:05:01 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9948Netforms Prefabricated Sectional Roofing Systemhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9947Netforms pre-fab roofing panels reduce construction and heating costs.Insulated, ventilated roofs, particularly those covering open floor plans and cathedral ceilings, are difficult and expensive to build. These economical prefabricated panels incorporate wood I-joist framing, OSB sheathing, insulation and ventilation into a single product to be used in light-frame construction applications.US PATENT 8,046,969 8,141,313Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:04:10 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9947Method of Making Cellulosic Filled Thermoplastic Composites of an Anhydride Containing Polymerhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9946Application Number: 12/334,769Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:03:06 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9946Multifunctional Reinforcement System for Wood Composite Panelshttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9945When stressed, OSB panels tend to fail along the edges at nail attachments.  This is particularly true if the OSB has gotten wet.  This technology presents a moisture impermeable edge reinforced wood composite.  The reinforced edge improves fastener performance and reduces panel edge swell as a result of moisture exposure.US PATENTS: 6,699,575;  7,547,470Wed, 08 Aug 2012 17:51:54 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9945Release Paper and Method of Manufacturehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9944An energy and cost efficient process for manufacturing release base papers and casting substrates using nanofibrillated nanocellulose (NFC) materials.Wed, 08 Aug 2012 16:43:16 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9944New England Planning and Reporting Consortium (NEPRC) softwarehttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9875The Logic Model Planning and Reporting System is an on-line application used by Cooperative Extension Staff from Maine, Massachusetts , New Hampshire, and Vermont to develop plans based on the Logic Model, report progress against those plans, and display reports related to the plans, activities, and impacts. Anyone is free to view the system's reports, which are based on finalized plans and reported activities.For more information: http://lmprs.net/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.homeFri, 27 Jul 2012 12:36:12 GMTkris.burton@maine.eduhttp://umaine.technologypublisher.com/technology/9875