Posters and prototypes of new innovations developed by LSU faculty members lined the walls of the packed ballroom in the Lod Cook Alumni Center on Tuesday evening at LSU’s first-ever Innovation & Technology Commercialization Inventorship Showcase.
Business Report: LSU shows off faculty’s patented works at first-ever innovation and technology event
Whole Foods Market Chairman John Elstrott told LSU’s latest crop of graduates that the keys to living a happy and fulfilled life lie within family and purpose. “Find your true purpose in life,” he told LSU’s largest-ever spring graduating class Thursday night. “Find a way to match it with your unique skills, your ideals, your… Read More
The LSU System has about 140 active licensing agreements with businesses, and it received 16 patents for new inventions in the last fiscal year, LSU Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research-Technology Transfer Andy Maas told the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge this afternoon.
The way a refrigerator keeps Chobanis chilly today isn’t all that different from how Jell-O trays were cooled and set in the 1950s. Fridges have been built using the the same basic physics for about 100 years.
Renewable Natural Resources Professor Zhijun Liu is planting the seeds of change for cancer treatment. One of his specializations is working with medicinal plants, and since 2008, he has been using his expertise to reduce the effects of chemotherapy on cancer patients.
The McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica are some of the most extreme desert regions on the planet. But new research indicates that the region may actually be full of salty, extremely cold groundwater. The water may even connect surrounding lakes into a massive network, and it probably hosts extreme microbial life.
How can communities build resilience to adverse events such as oil spills or hurricanes? A community’s ability to buffer or counteract stressors that disasters may cause or worsen depends on its people having and using social resources and networks.
Two researchers are looking for a more efficient and environmentally friendly way to use hydraulic fracturing to draw oil and gas from the earth’s crust. Four use existing magnetic and oxidizing materials in an effort to revolutionize the refrigeration industry and replace up to 80 percent of the current compressor market.