Quarterly report pursuant to sections 13 or 15(d)

Uncertainties and Use of Estimates - Additional Information (Detail)

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Uncertainties and Use of Estimates - Additional Information (Detail) (USD $)
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 139 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 1 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2012
Jun. 30, 2011
Jun. 30, 2012
Jun. 30, 2011
Dec. 31, 2011
Dec. 31, 2010
Dec. 31, 2009
Dec. 31, 2008
Dec. 31, 2007
Dec. 31, 2006
Dec. 31, 2005
Dec. 31, 2004
Dec. 31, 2003
Dec. 31, 2002
Dec. 31, 2001
Jun. 30, 2012
Aug. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2012
Scenario, Forecast
4.75% Debenture due 2011
Maximum
Golden State Debentures
Aug. 31, 2012
Scenario, Forecast
Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology
Jun. 30, 2012
4.75% Debenture due 2011
Golden State Debentures
Nov. 01, 2007
4.75% Debenture due 2011
Golden State Debentures
Nov. 19, 2008
Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology
Unusual Risk or Uncertainty [Line Items]                                            
Net loss $ (467,916) $ (589,063) $ (845,623) $ (945,672) $ (2,320,469) $ (1,523,737) $ (1,566,835) $ (3,611,550) $ (3,928,996) $ (1,469,888) $ (592,811) $ (617,875) $ (51,851) $ (267,887) $ (259,221) $ (17,266,743)            
Advance receivable                                       378,787    
Convertible Debenture, interest rate                                         4.75%  
Receives outstanding shares upon submission of conversion notices                                         1.00%  
Warrants exercise, price                                       $ 381.50    
Conversion or exercise cause Golden State's holdings to exceed of Company's issued and outstanding common stock                                       9.99%    
Required amount of Convertible Debenture                                       85.71    
Warrants exercised per month                                       857    
Fund from Golden State, result of warrant exercises                                   1,962,000        
Fund under terms of 4.75% Convertible Debenture                                       638,831    
Matching grant receivable 11,020 24,889 63,668 54,889                       281,492           300,000
Remaining grant funds             $ 299,984                   $ 13,029   $ 13,029