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3d antibacterial beads
2014-08-23 03:00:02

Dave Guerin, Louisiana Tech University Breakthrough technology creates materials infused with cancer-fighting drugs, antibiotics A team of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has developed an innovative method for using affordable, consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants that can contain antibacterial and chemotherapeutic compounds for targeted drug delivery. The team comprised of doctoral students and research faculty from Louisiana...

2014-01-27 23:03:18

LA Tech Connect, March 9, 2014, to Feature 20 Leading Companies Advancing the Tech Community in Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Top technology companies from all over Los Angeles are joining forces during the largest convergence of tech of the year, at the third annual LA Tech Connect event on March 9, 2014 from 12pm - 6pm. The event, a follow up to last year’s ‘Silicon Beach Sunday Funday,’ was created by LA-based communications firm, Radix Collective, to draw...

2013-12-19 23:27:10

Handley Family Foundation is partnering with Lagniappe Academies in New Orleans to provide Christmas presents for all students at this New Orleans public charter school. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Handley Family Foundation is joining forces with Lagniappe Academies to provide a festive holiday party and premium Christmas presents for all students at the school. The event will take place on Friday, December 20, 2013 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Lagniappe Academies in...

2012-04-25 21:34:17

Several graduate and Ph.D. students at Louisiana Tech University, and Dr. David Mills, professor of biological sciences and faculty in Tech´s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science, are participating in poster and platform presentations at the 2012 Experimental Biology meeting, this week in San Diego, California. Rutuja Kulkarni, Sukreeth Challagundia, and Rohan Balkawade, who are pursuing master´s degree in molecular science and nanotechnology, and Sonali...

Louisiana Tech, NASA Partner On Zero-gravity Experiments
2011-09-04 05:33:38

  Researchers from Louisiana Tech University will be floating high above the Gulf of Mexico this month to conduct zero-gravity testing of an experimental DNA analysis instrument developed at Tech that could benefit future NASA astronauts. Dr. Niel Crews, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and Collin Tranter, a graduate student with the Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) say the instrument could be used to monitor the health of astronauts exposed to cosmic radiation...

2011-04-29 12:15:40

Dr. Yuri Lvov, professor of chemistry and T.C. Pipes endowed chair in micro and nanosystems at Louisiana Tech University, recently led a symposium at the 241st Conference of the American Chemical Society (ACS), discussing his application of a more eco-friendly and cost-effective nano-material that can be used to significantly improve the properties of plastics, paints and other synthetic composites. The symposium featured Lvov's presentation on the use of clay "nanotubes" "“ created...

2011-01-20 21:18:31

While most people were busy shopping during the holiday season, Dr. Daniela Mainardi, associate professor of chemical engineering at Louisiana Tech University and member of the Institute for Micromanufacturing, was preparing for a trip that would take her half way around the world. As part of a joint effort, Mainardi, together with Virendra Mathur from the University of New Hampshire, and Suddhasatwa Basu and Shantanu Roy from The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, was in charge of...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.