USDA tech report: 51 patents in 2013

The Agriculture Department received 51 patents and unveiled 180 inventions during fiscal 2013, according to its annual Report on Technology Transfer. The discoveries include a flour “made from chardonnay grape seeds that can prevent increases in cholesterol and weight-gain,” said USDA. The Mayo Clinic is conducting human clinical trials on the product. AgSec Vilsack said each… » Read More

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