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9597667 Palladium, rhenium and alumina catalysts for the selective hydrogenation of carbonyls, their synthesis, and methods of using the same  
Catalysts useful for the selective hydrogenation of carbonyl groups, including for the reduction of aldehydes to alcohols, are described. The catalysts incorporate palladium and rhenium on an...
9596824 Tobacco inbred and hybrid plants and tobacco products made thereof  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants NC1209-23 SRC, CMS NC1209-23 SRC, DH19 SRC, DH98-325-5 SRC, NC1426-11 SRC, CMS NC1426-11 SRC, and NC1426-17 SRC, and hybrids NC 3 SRC, NC 6...
9596823 Tobacco inbred and hybrid plants and tobacco products made thereof  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants Banket A1 SRC, CMS Banket A1 SRC, NC 2000 SRC, CMS NC 2000 SRC, NC 2002 SRC, CMS NC 2002 SRC, Burley 21 SRC, and CMS Burley 21 SRC. The...
9596822 Tobacco inbred and hybrid plants and tobacco products made thereof  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants NC174 SRC, CMS NC174 SRC, NC821-11 SRC, NC775 Bmr/Bmr SRC, CMS NC775 Bmr/Bmr SRC, NC645 Bmr/Bmr SRC, and hybrids NC 5 SRC and NC 8 SRC. The...
US20170070438 RECEIVER-BASED METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA FOR CONTROLLING TCP SENDER BEHAVIOR IN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS WITH LARGE BUFFER SIZES  
Receiver-based methods for controlling TCP sender behavior in cellular communications networks with large buffer sizes are disclosed. One method includes, at a TCP receiver, receiving packets from...
US20170070251 TUNABLE FILTERS, CANCELLERS, AND DUPLEXERS BASED ON PASSIVE MIXERS  
Tunable filters, cancellers, and duplexers based on passive mixers. A tunable delay cell includes passive mixers electrically coupled together for receiving an input signal and outputting a...
US20170065973 PASSIVE PUMPS FOR MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES  
Provided herein are passive microfluidic pumps. The pumps can comprise a fluid inlet, an absorbent region, a resistive region fluidly connecting the fluid inlet and the absorbent region, and an...
9587256 Sequestration of carbon dioxide with hydrogen to useful products  
Provided herein are genetically engineered microbes that include at least a portion of a carbon fixation pathway, and in one embodiment, use molecular hydrogen to drive carbon dioxide fixation. In...
PP27712 Cercis tree named ‘NCCC1’  
‘NCCC1’ is a new cultivar of eastern redbud tree with unique, multi-colored foliage that includes a range and combination of colors including green, white, purple, and pink on emerging and young...
9580722 Transcription factors that regulate nicotine biosynthesis in tobacco  
The present invention provides nucleic acids encoding transcription factors and methods of using these nucleic acids to modulate nicotine production in plants and to produce plants having...
US20170050046 TUMOR IMAGING WITH X-RAYS AND OTHER HIGH ENERGY SOURCES USING AS CONTRAST AGENTS PHOTON-EMITTING PHOSPHORS HAVING THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES  
A system and method for imaging or treating a disease in a human or animal body. The system provides to the human or animal body a pharmaceutical carrier including one or more phosphors which are...
US20170043302 PERVAPORATIVE REMOVAL OF WATER FROM IONIC LIQUID MIXTURES USING IONOMERIC MEMBRANES  
A pervaporation cell is described which may be used for the removal of water from a mixture containing an ionic liquid and water and optionally a solvent, incorporating an ionomeric membrane. A...
US20170037540 CONVERSION OF BORON NITRIDE INTO N-TYPE AND P-TYPE DOPED CUBIC BORON NITRIDE AND STRUCTURES  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037534 DIRECT CONVERSION OF H-BN INTO C-BN AND STRUCTURES FOR A VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037533 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF NOVEL PHASE OF BORON NITRIDE (Q-BN)  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037532 CONVERSION OF CARBON INTO N-TYPE AND P-TYPE DOPED DIAMOND AND STRUCTURES  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037531 DIRECT CONVERSION OF CARBON INTO DIAMOND AND STRUCTURES FOR A VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037530 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF Q-CARBON, GRAPHENE, AND DIAMOND  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170037481 CHROMOSOMAL ASSESSMENT TO DIFFERENTIATE HISTIOCYTIC MALIGNANCY FROM LYMPHOMA IN DOGS  
This invention relates generally to the discovery of an improved method to differentiate histiocytic malignancy from lymphoma or hemangiosarcoma in dogs.
US20170036917 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF PURE AND NV NANODIAMONDS AND OTHER NANOSTRUCTURES  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
US20170036912 SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF NOVEL PHASE OF CARBON (Q-CARBON)  
Using processes disclosed herein, materials and structures are created and used. For example, processes can include melting boron nitride or amorphous carbon into an undercooled state followed by...
9560830 Tobacco inbred and hybrid plants and uses thereof  
The present disclosure provides tobacco inbred plants TN90 SRC, CMS TN90 SRC, KY14 SRC, CMS KY14 SRC, L8 SRC, NC775 SRC, CMS NC775 SRC, NC645 SRC, NC638 SRC, CMS NC638 SRC, TN86 SRC, and CMS TN86...
US20170029377 SITE-SPECIFIC DYNAMIC NUCLEAR POLARIZATION NMR AGENTS  
Dynamic nuclear polarization (DNP) agents are provided for DNP nuclear magnetic resonance of analytes. The DNP agents can have the structure A-X-L-R, where A is none or an amphiphilic group; X is...
US20170028083 Methods and Compositions for RNA-Directed Repression of Transcription Using CRISPR-Associated Genes  
The present invention is directed to methods and compositions for targeted gene silencing that provide the ability to not only repress expression but to modulate the repression of expression of...
PP27630 Cercis plant named ‘Pink Pom Poms’  
Cercis ‘Pink Pom Poms’ is a new and distinct variety of redbud tree that has the following unique combination of desirable features that are outstanding in a new variety including (1) ease of...
PP27579 Hybrid flowering cherry tree named ‘NCPH1’  
‘NCPH1’ is a new cultivar of hybrid cherry tree with a strict weeping habit, small stature, and showy pink flowers.
9552547 Normalizing electronic communications using a neural-network normalizer and a neural-network flagger  
Electronic communications can be normalized using neural networks. For example, an electronic representation of a noncanonical communication can be received. A normalized version of the...
9549911 Ginger metabolites and uses thereof  
The present application generally relates to the use of metabolites of ginger and analogs thereof for the treatment and prevention of diseases, including but not limited to, cancer.
US20170018784 PAPER-BASED MAGNESIUM BATTERY AND THE USE THEREOF  
The present application relates generally to paper-based magnesium batteries, and the manufacture and use thereof, such as in wearable or point of care devices.
9546219 Treatment of allergic diseases with recombinant antibodies  
Recombinant antibodies (including binding fragments thereof) that bind IgE are described, along with compositions and methods of using the same in the treatment of subjects in need thereof,...
US20170007159 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF MONITORING RESPIRATORY PARAMETERS  
A spirometer includes a housing, a mouthpiece coupled to the housing, and a measurement unit. The measurement unit is configured to receive air expelled by a user, and generate an electrical...
9544235 Scaling WiFi performance for large-audience environments via access points  
A network device connecting a client station with a TCP/IP server, the device includes a transmitter configured to transmit signals from at least one of the server and the client station, and a...
US20170006754 Buddleja 'Miss Pearl'  
A new and distinct Buddleja cultivar named ‘MISS PEARL’ is disclosed, characterized by white ruffled flowers, upright spike-like inflorescences, compact growth habit with high lateral branching...
US20170002339 Methods and Compositions for Sequences Guiding Cas9 Targeting  
The present invention is directed to methods and compositions for genome editing and DNA targeting of proteins.
9537319 Reconfigurable power systems and converters  
Reconfigurable power systems and converters and operating methods therefor are disclosed. Reconfigurable power systems may include a DC power source, an electrical energy storage device, an AC...
9527062 Process for scalable synthesis of molybdenum disulfide monolayer and few-layer films  
The present disclosure relates to nanosheet synthesis. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to molybdenum sulfide (MoS2) atomic thin films and hydrogen evolution reactions. In one or...
US20160374246 Hydrangea arborescens plant named 'NCHA4'  
A new and distinct Hydrangea cultivar named ‘NCHA4’ is disclosed, characterized by large, mop-head inflorescences with prevalent sterile flowers. Plants produce distinctive two-toned sepals with...
US20160374245 Hydrangea arborescens plant named 'NCHA3'  
A new and distinct Hydrangea cultivar named ‘NCHA3’ is disclosed, characterized by large, mop-head inflorescences with prevalent sterile flowers. Flower buds are red and open with dark pink...
US20160374244 Hydrangea arborescens plant named 'NCHA2'  
A new and distinct Hydrangea cultivar named ‘NCHA2’ is disclosed, characterized by large, mop-head inflorescences with prevalent sterile flowers and large, dark pink sepals. Plant habit is...
US20160374243 Buddleja 'Miss Violet'  
A new and distinct variety of Buddleja plant named ‘Miss Violet’ substantially as illustrated and described, characterized by its compact stature, dense and semi-upright growth habit,...
US20160374241 Viburnum plant named 'NCVR1'  
A new and distinct Viburnum cultivar named ‘NCVR1’ is disclosed, characterized by dark green, evergreen leaves. Plants are compact and produce abundant white flowers in Spring. The new variety is...
US20160374240 Viburnum plant named 'NCVX1'  
A new and distinct Viburnum cultivar named ‘NCVX1’ is disclosed, characterized by highly glossy, semi-evergreen foliage, which exhibits Fall color of red to purple. Plants are compact with a...
US20160361518 ACTIVE CATHETER DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An active catheter device is provided. At least one elongate catheter segment includes an elongate flexible tube member defining an axis, and a pair of ferrule members operably engaged with and...
US20160358849 Flexible Interconnects, Systems, And Uses Thereof  
Provided herein are flexible interconnects, systems containing one or more flexible interconnects, and textiles including one or more flexible interconnects.
US20160358316 APPROXIMATE MESSAGE PASSING WITH UNIVERSAL DENOISING  
Various examples of methods and systems are provided for approximate message passing with universal denoising. In one example, a method includes applying an approximate message passing (AMP)...
US20160355535 FATTY ACID DERIVATIVES OF LIGNIN AND USES THEREOF  
The present disclosure provides fatty acid derivatives of lignin with improved properties such as workability and other physical properties. These derivatives have the ability to form polymer...
US20160353739 USE OF ARYL CARBAMATES IN AGRICULTURE AND OTHER PLANT-RELATED AREAS  
Disclosure is provided for methods of preventing, removing or inhibiting microbial biofilm formation or microbial infection in a plant or plant part thereof, including applying thereto a treatment...
US20160351918 CNT SHEET SUBSTRATES AND TRANSITION METALS DEPOSITED ON SAME  
The present subject matter relates generally to the derivatization of highly-aligned carbon nanotube sheet substrates with one or more transition metal centers and to uses of the resulting...
US20160350664 VISUALIZATIONS FOR ELECTRONIC NARRATIVE ANALYTICS  
The results of electronic narrative analytics can be visualized. For example, an electronic communication that includes multiple narratives can be received. Each narrative can be segmented into...
US20160350652 DETERMINING EDIT OPERATIONS FOR NORMALIZING ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS USING A NEURAL NETWORK  
A neural network can be used to determine edit operations for normalizing an electronic communication. For example, an electronic representation of multiple characters that form a noncanonical...