Temperatures on a “good” summer day on Mount Everest typically hover at -15 degrees Fahrenheit , with wind chills plunging the perceived temperature to a bone-chilling -63 °F. Fortunately, Scott Parazynski—former NASA astronaut, medical doctor, and alpine climber—climbed Everest using … Continue reading

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NASA Ames’ Perilog software improves search results for data mining applications Perilog overcomes the shortcomings of traditional search methods by discovering contextual associations between words and phrases. Innovators at NASA’s Ames Research Center have patented Perilog software, an advanced contextual … Continue reading

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What a fantastic time I had being a judge at the 2010 North Carolina Regional Tournament of the FIRST Robotics Competition this past weekend! Not only was it a first-class event that was incredibly well run, but I was inspired … Continue reading

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My brief career as a robot inspector Technology, teamwork and teaching moments. That is what I experienced as a robot inspector at the NC FIRST Robotics Competition Regional Tournament on April 1. This was my first time doing something like … Continue reading

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Eliminating defective semiconductor wafers greatly increases chip manufacturers’ confidence that their products will be reliable. NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed and patented a powerful measurement tool that will enable manufacturers to monitor the quality of their semiconductors non-destructively. Previously, … Continue reading

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White Paper Developing an Effective Internship Program for Your University’s Technology Transfer Office There has been much buzz throughout the technology transfer industry about using MBA candidates and other graduate students as an inexpensive resource for university technology transfer offices … Continue reading

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Blog Series Marketing IP Is an Iterative Process This collection of blog posts discusses how to define and institutionalize an agile marketing process. Download PDF.

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In recent posts on marketing intellectual property (IP), I have conveyed the merits of implementing an iterative marketing process. This process includes validating your decision to invest resources in commercialization, developing your marketing plan, executing that plan and scheduling checkpoints … Continue reading

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NASA Ames’s Perilog software benefits government and commercial aviation safety and holds promise for data mining improvements for other industries A contextual search tool from NASA’s Ames Research Center, Perilog software provides data mining capabilities to the Aviation Safety Reporting … Continue reading

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Oct. 28, 2015 update: This technology is now offered as part of the Startup NASA Initiative, which allows startup companies the opportunity to license select patented NASA technology with no up-front payment. Check out this Forbes article for other featured technologies. Fuentek plays … Continue reading

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