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Prevention and Treatment of American Foulbrood Disease (AFB) in Honeybees
Invention SummaryThe invention relates to materials and methods for treating and preventing American Foulbrood disease (AFB) in honeybees, and more particularly for using phage to lyse Paenibacillus larvae in honeybees. A bacteriophage is a virus that destroys bacteria by lysis. Several varieties exist, and each typically attacks only one species/strain...
Published: 11/18/2015   |   Inventor(s): Penny Amy, Lucy LeBlanc
Keywords(s): Agriculture, Health & Life Sciences
Category(s): All, Energy & Environment, Life Sciences
Wearable Health Manager for Monitoring Diet and Activity
Invention SummaryThe invention combines the functionality of monitoring heart-rate, daily exercise activity, nutritional or dietary intake, and sleep patterns using a device similar to a wristwatch. Automatic classification of food consumed and determining calorie intake is a daunting task and can only be done using expert systems. The invention captures...
Published: 6/11/2015   |   Inventor(s): Jillian Inouye, Venkatesan Muthukumar, Mohamed Trabia
Keywords(s): Agriculture, Apps, Computer, Education, Electronic, Imaging, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Software
Category(s): All, Life Sciences, Medical Devices
Genome Surgery
Invention Summary The invention is a development in a technology to delete large regions of genomic DNA in people, animals or bacteria. It uses a three-component system consisting of a cell permeation component, a sequence specific DNA binding component, and an endonuclease component. Further, the invention can remove active and latent viral genomes....
Published: 6/11/2015   |   Inventor(s): Martin Schiller, Christy Strong
Keywords(s): Agriculture, Life Sciences
Category(s): All, Chemistry, Life Sciences
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