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US20150368321 NOVEL FULL SPECTRUM ANTI-DENGUE ANTIBODY  
The present invention provides, among other things, antibody agents (e.g., antibodies, and/or antigen-binding fragments thereof) that bind to DV epitopes, as well as compositions containing them...
US20150368121 Multi-Stage Bubble Column Humidifier  
A feed liquid flows into a second-stage humidifier chamber to form a second-stage humidifier bath. A first remnant of the feed liquid from the second-stage humidifier chamber then flows into a...
US20150367457 Methods for Digital Composites  
In exemplary implementations of this invention, a digital material comprising many discrete units is used to fabricate a sparse structure. The units are reversibly joined by elastic connections....
D745934 Set of educational building blocks to model nucleic acid structures  
9217755 Method and apparatus for building three-dimensional MEMS elements  
The disclosure generally relates to method and apparatus for forming three-dimensional MEMS. More specifically, the disclosure relates to a method of controlling out-of-plane buckling in...
9217129 Oscillating cell culture bioreactor  
Methods and devices for cell or tissue culture are provided. One aspect provides a bioreactor having a gas permeable, closed-loop chamber for cell or tissue culture, and an oscillating means for...
9216188 Hydrogels for vocal cord and soft tissue augmentation and repair  
The present invention provides hydrogels and compositions thereof for vocal cord repair or augmentation, as well as other soft tissue repair or augmentation (e.g., bladder neck augmentation,...
US20150365956 Cognitive Radio Method And Apparatus For Achieving Ad Hoc Interference Multiple Access Wireless Communication  
In a radio network having a plurality of first users on channel (FUOCs) and one or more second users on channel (SUOCs), a method and apparatus for a SUOC to select a channel to co-occupy based in...
US20150365724 Network Coding for Multi-Resolution Multicast  
A method, apparatus and computer program product for utilizing network coding for multi-resolution multicast is presented. A network source partitions source content into a base layer and one or...
US20150365222 Traffic Backfilling Via Network Coding In A Multi-Packet Reception Network  
Network coding and multiple packet reception (MPR) are used together to improve message dissemination speed in a wireless network using half duplex communication. In at least one embodiment, MPR...
US20150365052 RF-INPUT / RF-OUTPUT OUTPHASING AMPLIFIER  
A power combining and outphasing system and related techniques for simultaneously providing both wide-bandwidth linear amplification and high average efficiency is described. Providing linear...
US20150364753 CONTROLLED POROSITY IN ELECTRODES  
Porous electrodes in which the porosity has a low tortuosity are generally provided. In some embodiments, the porous electrodes can be designed to be filled with electrolyte and used in batteries,...
US20150364307 Systems and Methods for Single Cell Culture and Analysis by Microscopy and Maldi Mass Spectrometry  
Systems and methods for single cell culture and analysis by microscopy and matrix assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry are disclosed. The systems and methods isolate a plurality...
US20150362743 Content-Adaptive Parallax Barriers for Automultiscopic Display  
In exemplary implementations of this invention, two LCD screens display a multi-view 3D image that has both horizontal and vertical parallax, and that does not require a viewer to wear any special...
US20150362469 Methods and Apparatus for Artificial Olfaction  
In exemplary implementations of this invention, an electronic olfactor determines whether a scent being tested matches the scent of a positive control. The electronic olfactor can perform this...
US20150361396 T CELL BALANCE GENE EXPRESSION, COMPOSITIONS OF MATTERS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
This invention relates generally to compositions and methods for identifying the regulatory network that modulates, controls or otherwise influences T cell balance, for example, Th17 cell...
9214912 Switched capacitor circuits having level-shifting buffer amplifiers, and associated methods  
Switched capacitor circuits and charge transfer methods include a sampling phase and a transfer phase. Circuits and methods are implemented via a plurality of switches, a set of at least two...
9214639 Conductive polymer on a textured or plastic substrate  
A conducting material can include a fibrous substrate and a conductive polymer coating on a surface of the fibrous substrate.
9213916 Compressive sensing with local geometric features  
Methods and apparatuses for compressive sensing that enable efficient recovery of features in an input signal based on acquiring a few measurements corresponding to the input signal. One method of...
9213788 Methods and apparatus for constructing and analyzing component-based models of engineering systems  
Systems, methods, and apparatus for modeling and analyzing a physical system comprising a plurality of components. In some embodiments, a component type of a component of the plurality of...
9211082 Method for magnetic resonance imaging using saturation harmonic induced rotary saturation  
A system and method for producing an image of a subject with a magnetic resonance imaging system, in which the image depicts an image contrast indicative of rotary saturation produced in response...
US20150358136 Method and Apparatus For Reducing Feedback and Enhancing Message Dissemination Efficiency in a Multicast Network  
Message dissemination speed is increased during multicast operations in a network by intelligently selecting one or more feedback time slots for use by destination nodes. In at least one...
US20150357975 Hardware-Efficient Compensator For Outphasing Power Amplifiers  
Digital compensators for use in outphasing-based power amplification systems (e.g., Linear Amplification using Nonlinear Components (LINC) amplifiers and Asymmetric Multilevel Outphasing (AMO)...
US20150357912 METHOD AND APPARATUS TO PROVIDE POWER CONVERSION WITH HIGH POWER FACTOR  
A power converter circuit rectifies a line voltage and applies the rectified voltage to a stack of capacitors. Voltages on the capacitors are coupled to a plurality of regulating converters to be...
US20150357142 ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICE  
Electromechanical devices described herein may employ tunneling phenomena to function as low-voltage switches. Opposing electrodes may be separated by an elastically deformable layer which, in...
US20150356239 METHODS, MODELS, SYSTEMS, AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING TARGET SEQUENCES FOR CAS ENZYMES OR CRISPR-CAS SYSTEMS FOR TARGET SEQUENCES AND CONVEYING RESULTS THEREOF  
Disclosed are thermodynamic and multiplication methods concerning CRISPR-Cas systems, and apparatus therefor.
US20150354938 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND APPARATUS FOR PROGRAMMABLE QUANTUM PHOTONIC PROCESSING  
A programmable photonic integrated circuit implements arbitrary linear optics transformations in the spatial mode basis with high fidelity. Under a realistic fabrication model, we analyze...
US20150354046 Continuous Oligocrystalline Shape Memory Alloy Wire Produced by Melt Spinning  
There is provided herein a shape memory alloy wire that includes an alloy composition of CuAlMnNi and excluding grain refiner elements. The alloy composition includes 20 at %-28 at % Al, 2 at %-4...
US20150353503 INDAZOLE DERIVATIVES AND USES THEREOF  
The present invention provides novel compounds (e.g., compounds of Formula (I)), and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, hydrates, polymorphs, co-crystals, tautomers, stereoisomers,...
US20150352181 METHODS FOR TREATING TISSUE DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH ISCHEMIA WITH APOLIPOPROTEIN D  
The invention provides methods for treating tissue damage associated with impaired blood flow using ApoD, or an active variant thereof, or an agent that increases the expression of ApoD. The...
9209378 Fabrication of stable electrode/diffusion barrier layers for thermoelectric filled skutterudite devices  
Disclosed are methods for the manufacture of n-type and p-type filled skutterudite thermoelectric legs of an electrical contact. A first material of CoSi2 and a dopant are ball-milled to form a...
9208919 Aerogels and methods of making same  
Provided in one embodiment is a method of making an aerogel, comprising: (A) increasing a concentration of a suspension comprising a gel precursor under a condition that promotes formation of a...
9208845 Low energy magnetic domain wall logic device  
A logic gate device is disclosed. The logic gate device structure can include a magnetic tunnel junction on a soft ferromagnetic wire to provide a readout. One input contact can be at one end of...
9207025 Methods for promoting nucleate boiling  
Method for promoting nucleate boiling on an interior surface of a vessel for boiling fluid in an industrial process, the method comprising the steps of: providing the vessel having the interior...
9206211 Metathesis catalysts and methods thereof  
The present invention provides, among other things, novel compounds and methods for metathesis reactions. In some embodiments, a provided compound has the structure of formula I or II. In some...
9205904 Multi-axis water jet propulsion using Coanda effect valves  
A propulsion system is provided that includes one or more pumps that form a jet for propulsion. A number of Coanda jet devices (CJDs) are coupled to the one or more pumps. The CJDs are arranged so...
9205089 Layer processing for pharmaceuticals  
Layer processing for pharmaceuticals, and related systems, methods, and articles are generally described. In some embodiments, ingestible pharmaceutical products (e.g., tablets) can be formed by...
US20150348654 Organically Cooled Nuclear Reactor for Enhanced Economics and Safety  
An organically cooled nuclear reactor comprises fissionable fuel pellets and a neutron-moderator matrix in which the fissionable fuel pellets are distributed. The neutron-moderator matrix also...
US20150348584 Coded Seeking Apparatus and Techniques for Data Retrieval  
Data blocks to be stored on a disk-based data storage device (e.g., a hard disk drive, etc.) are coded together to form a plurality of linearly independent network coded blocks. The network coded...
US20150346340 OPTICAL PHASED ARRAYS  
An optical phased array formed of a large number of nanophotonic antenna elements can be used to project complex images into the far field. These nanophotonic phased arrays, including the...
US20150345839 THERMO-ADSORPTIVE BATTERY CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEMS  
Thermo-adsorptive batteries can provide the heating and cooling functions by taking advantage of the reversible adsorption/desorption cycles involving the pair of the zeolite adsorbent and...
US20150343444 Hydrodynamic Trap Array  
Hydrodynamic Trap Array. the array includes a serpentine bypassing channel including a plurality of trapping pockets disposed therein, the trapping pockets including a ramp entry portion to...
US20150343023 METHODS FOR CARDIOPROTECTION AND CARDIOREGENERATION WITH DIMERS OF EGF FAMILY LIGANDS  
The invention provides methods and compositions for reducing, preventing or reversing cardio toxicity side effects associated with certain therapeutic agents. The invention also provides methods...
US20150342878 Particles for Inhalation Having Sustained Release Properties  
The invention generally relates to a method for pulmonary delivery of therapeutic, prophylactic and diagnostic agents to a patient wherein the agent is released in a sustained fashion, and to...
9203480 Coherent transmission from distributed wireless transmitters using legacy receivers  
A distributed wireless communication system includes multiple access points, each with one or more antennas. The access points do not necessarily have synchronized transmitting and receiving radio...
9203441 Partial packet recovery in wireless networks  
Systems and methods for improved packet throughput using partial packets are provided in which data recovery of partial packets of a plurality of received coded packets is performed across the...
9203109 Rechargeable lithium battery for wide temperature operation  
Presented herein is a rechargeable lithium battery that includes a cathode, a liquid electrolyte, a solid electrolyte, and an anode. The anode is at least partially coated or plated with the solid...
9201968 System and method for finding mood-dependent top selling/rated lists  
A system and method for determining a rank aggregation from a series of partial preferences is presented. A distribution is learned over preferences from partial preferences with sparse support. A...
9201060 Particle capture devices and methods of use thereof  
The present invention provides a device and methods of use thereof in microscale particle capturing and particle pairing. This invention provides particle patterning device, which mechanically...
9200959 Terahertz sensing system and method  
Disclosed herein are a system and corresponding method for sensing terahertz radiation. The system collects terahertz radiation scattered from a target and upconverts the collected radiation to...