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Mizzou team develops system that detects cancerous mutations in a single molecule

A Mizzou research team has developed a two-part system that accurately detects cancerous mutations in a single molecule of genetic material (DNA). But wait, there’s more. Biomedical and Biological Engineering Professor Li-Qun “Andrew” Gu and his collaborators also believe his nanopore machine could have the ability to read digital data stored on DNA. The team…


Mizzou Engineering researcher awarded patent for association software system

Professor Chi-Ren Shyu has developed a new software structure that allows users to more efficiently mine big data.

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Team receives patent for software to monitor speech, swallowing issues

Researchers at Mizzou have devised a set of software that clinicians can use to more precisely measure the level of speech dysfunction.


Skubic and team awarded patent for hydraulic bed sensors

Skubic’s now-patented bed sensors are made with a flexible tube of water that measures blood flow to capture heart and respiratory rate.


Ma awarded patent for second generation Burnout coffee mug

A new coffee mug on the market instantly cools boiling liquids to the ideal drinking temperature, the second generation of the Burnout mug.


Almasri awarded patents for harvesting energy; improving imaging; producing sensors

Mizzou Engineering’s Mahmoud Almasri was recently awarded patents for harvesting energy, improving camera imaging and producing sensors.