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  • North Carolina State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Georgia
  • 2007

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  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • 2016

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  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 2018

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  • 2010

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  • 2011

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  • 2016

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  • 2009

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  • 2010

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  • University of Michigan
  • 2018

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  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  • 2013

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  • 2010

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  • 2009

  • Florida International University
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  • 2019

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  • 2014

    Catalyzing Commercialization: Researchers Develop Rapid, Low-Cost Norovirus Detection Platform

    A little bit of norovirus — the highly infectious microbe that causes about 20 million cases of food poisoning in the U.S. each year — goes a long way. Just 10 particles of the virus can cause illness in humans. While norovirus is often associated with cruise ships, it can also spread quickly through a community via its water supply. Norovirus causes about 200,000 deaths globally each year.

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    Catalyzing Commercialization: A Closed-Loop Process for Li-Ion Battery Recycling

    As the demand for mobile electronics and electric vehicles (EVs) increases, so does the demand for lithium-ion batteries. Recovering the value of these batteries once the devices they power reach their end of life is a challenge. In North America, most used batteries pile up in landfills and only 5% are recycled.

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    Uncovering the Life Cycle of the Ocean Quahog Can Balance Economic and Ecologic Goals

    Polished section of the valve of a 170 year old ocean quahaog (Arctica islandica) with inset expansion of the hinge region. 2015 collection, offshore New Jersey. Credit: Sara Pace, University of Southern Mississippi and Chase Long, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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