Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Commitments - Additional Information (Detail)

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Commitments - Additional Information (Detail) - USD ($)
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 4 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2017
Jun. 16, 2016
Jun. 07, 2016
Apr. 01, 2016
Jul. 31, 2018
Apr. 30, 2018
Jan. 31, 2018
Oct. 31, 2017
Jul. 31, 2017
Apr. 30, 2017
Oct. 31, 2016
Aug. 31, 2016
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2015
Sep. 30, 2015
Sep. 30, 2016
Royalty Revenue, Percentage   6.00%                            
Sublicense, Fees Percentage   50.00%                            
LT Prior Expenses   $ 227,111                            
OT Prior Expenses       $ 240,332                        
Management Fee Expense                               $ 7,000
Payment for Management Fee                         $ 17,500     17,500
Research and Development Expense                         69,668 $ 0 $ 0 151,868
License Costs   25,000                            
Technology Services Revenue   3,000,000                            
Minimum [Member]                                
Annual License Maintenance Fee   25,000                            
Licensed Technology [Member]                                
Payments for Other Fees   25,000                            
Licensed Technology [Member] | Subsequent Event [Member]                                
Payments for Other Fees $ 25,000       $ 25,000 $ 25,000 $ 25,000 $ 25,000 $ 25,000 $ 25,000 $ 25,000          
Optioned Technology [Member]                                
Payments for Other Fees   $ 25,000                           25,000
Optioned Technology [Member] | Scenario Forecast [Member]                                
Payments for Other Fees $ 25,000             $ 25,000 $ 25,000 $ 25,000            
North Dakota State University Research Foundation [Member]                                
Reimbursement Of Cost Relating To Research, Maximum Amount     $ 190,000                 $ 70,000        
Increase In Reimbursement Of Cost Relating To Research     $ 120,000                          
Reimbursement Of Cost Relating To Research, Remaining Amount                               128,096
Research and Development Expense                         28,893     61,904
Concordia Financial Group [Member]                                
Payments For Fee, Hourly                       $ 185        
Coretec Industries LLC [Member]                                
Payments for Other Fees                         $ 37,442     $ 86,074