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9771557 Piezoelectric scaffold for nerve growth and repair  
Provided is an electroactive structure for growing isolated differentiable cells comprising a three dimensional matrix of fibers formed of a biocompatible synthetic piezoelectric polymeric...
US20170252487 Insulin-Mimetic Composite for Bone Repair  
The present disclosure generally relates to a composite scaffold containing insulin-mimetic materials for healing bone defects (e.g., bone repair). In particular, the present disclosure relates to...
9751042 Systems and methods for CO2 removal from flue gas by temperature swing absorption  
The present disclosure provides improved systems, assemblies and methods to remove and recover CO2 from emissions. More particularly, the present disclosure provides improved membrane contactors...
US20170251382 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR WIRELESS TYPOLOGY DISCOVERY FOR TRAIN BACKBONE NETWORKS  
Disclosed is a method for wireless typology discovery for train backbone networks. The method comprises steps of: receiving a data from a neighboring backbone node (BN), by a BN in a train...
9742675 Management of bandwidth efficiency and fairness in cloud computing  
Technologies are generally described to manage bandwidth efficiency and fairness in cloud computing. According to some examples, bottleneck links may be determined in a network connecting...
9732378 Fluorophore chelated lanthanide luminescent probes with improved quantum efficiency  
The invention relates to novel luminescent compositions of matter containing a fluorophore, synthetic methods for making the compositions, macromolecular conjugates of the compositions, and the...
US20170210750 Polyesters From Assymetrical Monomers Based Upon Bisanhydrohexitols  
Asymmetrically substituted compounds of bisanhydrohexitols are described, including the bisanhydrohexitol isosorbide. The compounds are useful as AB monomers. The synthesis of polymers from the...
9700638 Near infrared label and methods of use thereof  
The present invention provides compounds useful as novel near-infrared labels, compositions containing these compounds, and methods of using the near-infrared labels to identify targets in vitro,...
US20170183867 CONCEALED FASTENER WINDOW OR CURTAIN WALL ASSEMBLIES  
Window or curtain wall assemblies and concealed window fastening assemblies are disclosed. Each window panel includes two layers of glass or other material separated by a spacing mullion, which...
9689829 Nanoprobe and methods of use  
A device for determining the presence of a single cell and/or determining a state of a single cell includes a first nanotube disposed on a first electrode, and a second nanotube disposed on a...
US20170131273 3-D IN VITRO MODEL FOR BREAST CANCER DORMANCY  
Disclosed is a three-dimensional (3-D) in vitro model for studying and subsequently treating cancer dormancy. The model is specifically useful in studying breast cancer and may be used for drug...
9643157 Hydrogel composition  
A hydrogel composition is provided that includes crosslinked dextran and dextran sulfate. The hydrogel composition may be included in a matrix that includes an osmotically active material...
US20170126012 PACKETED ENERGY DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHODS  
Methods and apparatus for packetized energy distribution are provided. A data and power delivery network, called a digital grid, is provided to facilitate delivery of power upon request. Energy...
US20170119931 Electrospun Electroactive Polymers for Regenerative Medicine Applications  
Due to the size and complexity of tissues such as the spinal cord and articular cartilage, specialized constructs incorporating cells as well as smart materials may be a promising strategy for...
US20170116383 STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure relate to systems and methods for structural health monitoring in which a sensor network includes motes distributed with respect to a structure. The...
US20170105663 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NON-INVASIVE GLUCOSE MONITORING USING NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY  
Current glucose meters provide instantaneous results however are invasive and painful thus causing reduced compliance. A non-invasive, portable, wearable device would be ideal for monitoring and...
9605108 Isosorbide-derived epoxy resins and methods of making same  
Isosorbide-derived epoxies and methods of making same are disclosed. Isosorbide and its isomers are attached to glycidyl ether to make crosslinkable epoxy resin monomers. Adding the hydrophobic...
US20170072369 CARBON NANOTUBE IMMOBILIZED SUPER-ABSORBING MEMBRANES  
Carbon nanotube (CNT) immobilized membranes for harvesting pure water from air include CNTs incorporated into a layer of super-absorbing polymer. The super-absorbing polymer may be cast over a...
9580544 Polyesters from asymetrical monomers based upon bisanhydrohexitols  
A process for producing copolymers of a polymer and asymmetrically substituted compounds of bisanhydrohexitols, including the bisanhydrohexitol isosorbide. In a specific example, the AB monomer...
US20170051251 System and Method For A Piezoelectric Scaffold For Nerve Growth and Repair  
Provided is an electroactive structure for growing isolated differentiable cells comprising a three dimensional matrix of fibers formed of a biocompatible synthetic piezoelectric polymeric...
US20170050172 Hydrogel Composition  
A hydrogel composition is provided that includes crosslinked dextran and dextran sulfate. The hydrogel composition may be included in a matrix that includes an osmotically active material...
9577428 Packeted energy delivery system and methods  
Methods and apparatus for packetized energy distribution are provided. A data and power delivery network, called a digital grid, is provided to facilitate delivery of power upon request. Energy...
9572494 Method and apparatus for multi-spectral imaging and analysis of skin lesions and biological tissues  
A multispectral nevoscope that uses specific wavelengths in the visible and infrared spectrum of electromagnetic radiation to transilluminate a skin-lesion or a biological tissue or specimen for...
US20170039295 TRIBAL ABSTRACTION NETWORK  
This invention relates to Tribal Abstraction Networks (TAN), a new type of Abstraction Network designed for hierarchies that do not have attribute relationships, assuming only the existence of...
US20170013509 ASSIGNMENT OF COMMUNICATION DEVICES HEURISTICALLY TO GREEN RELAYS IN WIRELESS NETWORK  
Technologies are generally described to assignment of communication devices heuristically to green relays in a wireless network. According to some examples, a first device pair that includes a...
9544233 Congestion management for datacenter network  
Technologies are generally described to provide a congestion management system for a datacenter network. According to some examples, the congestion management system may detach management of...
9526904 System and method for neural stimulation via optically activated floating microdevices  
Stimulation of the central nervous system can be useful for treating neurological disorders. Wireless neurostimulating devices have the benefit that they can float in tissue and do not experience...
US20160369046 NEW POLYESTER ETHERS DERIVED FROM ASYMMETRICAL MONOMERS BASED UPON BISANHYDROHEXITOLS  
Asymmetrically substituted compounds of bisanhydrohexitols are described, including the bisanhydrohexitol isosorbide. The compounds are useful as monomers. The synthesis of polymers from the...
US20160354515 Scaffold for Tissue Growth and Repair  
Provided is an electroactive structure and method for growing isolated differentiable cells comprising a three dimensional matrix of fibers formed of a biocompatible synthetic piezoelectric...
9516589 Trading spectrum for energy savings in green cognitive cellular networks  
Technologies are generally described for reducing overall power consumption of a wireless network such as a cellular network through spectrum trading. According to some examples, spectrum may be...
US20160346209 Methods for Superdisintegrant-Based Composite Particles for Dispersion and Dissolution of Active Pharmaceutical Agents  
The present disclosure provides improved systems and methods utilizing colloidal/ultrafine superdisintegrant-based composite particles for dispersion and/or dissolution of active pharmaceutical...
9504987 System and method for superabsorbent material  
A hydrogel matrix and an osmotically active material immobilized in the matrix can be combined into superabsorbent preparations that are capable of adsorbing large amounts of water. The...
9501093 Measurement of clock skew between two remote hosts connected through computer networks  
Technologies are generally described for measuring clock skew between two remote hosts connected through a computer network. According to some examples, pairs of probe packets, also referred to as...
9476026 Method of tissue repair using a piezoelectric scaffold  
Provided is an electroactive structure and method for growing isolated differentiable cells comprising a three dimensional matrix of fibers formed of a biocompatible synthetic piezoelectric...
US20160303384 Biocompatible and Implantable Optical Conduits  
The present disclosure provides advantageous optical conduit assemblies (e.g., biocompatible and implantable optical conduit assemblies), and related methods of use. More particularly, the present...
9452930 System and method for continuous polymer coating of particles  
The present disclosure relates to the field of polymer coating. The present disclosure provides improved systems and methods for continuous polymer coating of particles (e.g., nanoparticles). The...
9452107 Systems and methods for superdisintegrant-based composite particles for dispersion and dissolution of agents  
The present disclosure provides improved systems and methods utilizing colloidal/ultrafine superdisintegrant-based composite particles for dispersion and/or dissolution of active pharmaceutical...
9447230 Polyester ethers derived from asymmetrical monomers based upon bisanydrohexitols  
A process for producing a copolyester through the production of an AB monomer of isoidide - Isodide 2-(4-carbomethoxyphenyl) ether. In certain aspects, the AB monomer is produced by performing the...
9428685 TCDA/zinc oxide nanocomposites and film sensors  
Novel TCDA/ZnO compositions in which the ZnO particles have an average particle size less than 100 nm are disclosed. Reversible thermochromatic sensors employing the TCDA nanocomposites and...
9424549 System and method for facilitating user-generated content relating to social networks  
A system and method for facilitating user-generated content relating to social networks are provided. The system provides an online environment which poses questions to users, and which allows the...
US20160234997 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AERIAL SEEDING  
Reforestation capsules composed of biodegradable materials are operable to be used in aerial reforestation operations. Capsules may contain one or more seedlings, compacted fertilizer, soil,...
US20160216991 ALLOCATION OF VIRTUAL MACHINES TO PHYSICAL MACHINES THROUGH DOMINANT RESOURCE ASSISTED HEURISTICS  
Technologies are generally described to allocation of virtual machines to physical machines through dominant resource assisted heuristics. According to some examples, multiple virtual machines...
9392475 Determination of download throughput of wireless connection with compound probes  
Technologies are generally described to determine a download throughput of a wireless connection in an environment hosting multiple wired and wireless connections. According to some examples, a...
9389172 Methods and apparatus for the non-destructive measurement of diffusion in non-uniform substrates  
Non-invasive THz spectroscopic apparatus and methods are provided for measuring the average diffusion coefficients for a structure such as cork. The methods may be used to image the localized...
US20160194690 FLUOROPHORE CHELATED LANTHANIDE LUMINESCENT PROBES WITH IMPROVED QUANTUM EFFICIENCY  
The invention relates to novel luminescent compositions of matter containing a fluorophore, synthetic methods for making the compositions, macromolecular conjugates of the compositions, and the...
9376612 TCDA/zinc oxide nanocomposites and film sensors  
Novel TCDA/ZnO compositions in which the ZnO particles have an average particle size less than 100 nm are disclosed. Reversible thermochromatic sensors employing the TCDA nanocomposites and...
US20160174241 RADIO OVER FIBER ANTENNA EXTENDER SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HIGH SPEED TRAINS  
Radio-over-fiber (ROF) antenna extender systems and methods are disclosed for high speed train communications which utilize cellular networks as backhauls to avoid the expensive capital...
US20160166512 Porous Hollow Fiber Anti-Solvent Crystallization-Based Continuous Method of Polymer Coating on Submicron and Nanoparticles  
Using porous hollow fiber membranes, systems/methods for continuously synthesizing polymer-coated particles by anti-solvent crystallization are provided. The disclosed systems/methods provide for...
US20160148718 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MOLECULAR-LIKE HIERARCHICAL SELF_ASSEMBLY OF MONOLAYERS OF MIXTURES OF PARTICLES  
This invention relates to a technique that uses an externally applied electric field to self-assemble monolayers of mixtures of particles into molecular-like hierarchical arrangements on...
US20160132759 TCDA/ZINC OXIDE NANOCOMPOSITES AND FILM SENSORS  
Novel TCDA/ZnO compositions in which the ZnO particles have an average particle size less than 100 nm are disclosed. Reversible thermochromatic sensors employing the TCDA nanocomposites and...