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9983124 Sensor devices comprising a metal-organic framework material and methods of making and using the same  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of sensor devices comprising a sensing component able to determine the presence of, detect, and/or quantify detectable species in a variety of environments and...
9972128 Methods and systems for generating polycubes and all-hexahedral meshes of an object  
A method for generating a polycube representation of an input object comprises: receiving an input volumetric representation of the input object; deforming the input volumetric representation to...
US20180126056 DIALYSIS SYSTEM  
A dialysis system includes a filtration system capable of filtering a water stream, a water purification system capable of purifying said water stream in a non-batch process, a mixing system...
US20180119361 MOLDED POMACE PULP PRODUCTS AND METHODS  
Composite molded pulp products prepared from fruit or vegetable-based pomace, fibrous paper-based materials, and cellulose nanofiber and methods for preparing the same are provided.
9951260 Vegetable oil-based pressure sensitive adhesives  
A pressure sensitive adhesive construct comprising: (a) a backing substrate; and(b) a pressure sensitive adhesive composition disposed on the backing substrate, wherein the pressure sensitive...
US20180092912 LIPOSOMAL CIPROFLOXACIN FORMULATIONS WITH ACTIVITY AGAINST NON-TUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIA  
Methods of treatment of NTM lung infections using formulations of liposomal ciprofloxacin. Specific liposome formulations and delivery of such for treatment of respiratory tract infections and...
9932237 Chemical stabilization of graphite surfaces  
Embodiments of a device, or a component of a device, including a stabilized graphite surface, methods of stabilizing graphite surfaces, and uses for the devices or components are disclosed. The...
9925035 Implanted passive engineering mechanisms and methods for their use and manufacture  
Implantable passive engineered mechanisms and a method for implanting such devices in a subject are described. The implantable passive engineered mechanism may be made of or comprise a...
9921006 Systems and methods of manufacturing microchannel arrays  
The present application relates to apparatus and methods of reducing the cost of microchannel array production and operation. In a representative embodiment, a microchannel array can comprise a...
US20180059127 SKIN LIPIDOMIC ASSAY  
A method for determining a lipid imbalance in a subject is provided. The method includes providing one or more tape strips comprising a skin surface sample obtained from the subject; extracting...
9895480 Dialysis system  
A dialysis system includes a filtration system capable of filtering a water stream, a water purification system capable of purifying said water stream in a non-batch process, a mixing system...
US20180042250 NANO-CELLULOSE COATINGS TO PREVENT DAMAGE IN FOODSTUFFS  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a composition for use in forming films or coatings that prevent damage in foodstuffs, including plants, fruits, and vegetables. The disclosed compositions...
US20180030048 COMPOUNDS AND METHODS TO SUPPRESS AUTOIMMUNE RESPONSE  
A composition and method for treating autoimmune disease includes administering an effective amount of an aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) ligand. The AhR ligand includes 11-Cl-BBQ, 10-Cl-BBQ, an...
US20180028496 COMPOSITION COMPRISING A PHOTOSENSITIVE COMPOUND IN A POLYMERIC NANOPARTICLE, AND A METHOD OF USING THE COMPOSITION  
Embodiments of a composition comprising a photosensitive compound and a polymer nanoparticle are disclosed herein. The composition may further comprise a targeting moiety. In some embodiments, the...
9867795 Nitrated lipids and methods of making and using thereof  
Described herein are nitrated lipids and methods of making and using the nitrated lipids.
US20180011010 SENSOR DEVICES COMPRISING A METAL-ORGANIC FRAMEWORK MATERIAL AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of sensor devices comprising a sensing component able to determine the presence of, detect, and/or quantify detectable species in a variety of environments and...
US20180010824 HIGH FLUX THERMAL RECEIVER AND METHOD OF USE  
A thermal receiver, such as a solar flux thermal receiver, is disclosed comprising a modular arrangement of arrayed microchannels or micropins to heat a working fluid by heat transfer. Disclosed...
9844791 Micronozzle atomizers and methods of manufacture and use  
A micronozzle device can include at least one layer having a plurality of nozzle exits for delivering a mixture of a first fluid and a second fluid, at least one first-fluid header layer having a...
9831954 Increasing data bandwidth to wireless devices  
Techniques and solutions are provides for increasing data bandwidth to wireless devices in a wireless network. Data bandwidth to a wireless device can be increased by using an array of wireless...
9826750 Nano-cellulose coatings to prevent damage in foodstuffs  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a composition for use in forming films or coatings that prevent damage in foodstuffs, including plants, fruits, and vegetables. The disclosed compositions...
9825309 Microbial fuel cell and methods of use  
Microbial fuel cells capable of generating energy from an organic-based fuel are described. The microbial fuel cells can include an anode component, a cathode component, and a separator component...
9790495 Antisense antibacterial compounds and methods  
Provided are antisense morpholino oligomers targeted against bacterial virulence factors such as genes that contribute to antibiotic resistance or biofilm formation, or genes associated with fatty...
9789920 Apparatus and method for energy regulation and leg control for spring-mass walking machine  
A robot for legged locomotion incorporating passive dynamics with touchdown and takeoff control and method.
US20170293036 A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOCATING RADIATION SOURCES  
A radiation detection system is disclosed comprising of number of detector elements arranged in a regular pattern that allows for directional information to be collected based on the number of...
US20170287231 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR GENERATING POLYCUBES AND ALL-HEXAHEDRAL MESHES OF AN OBJECT  
A method for generating a polycube representation of an input object comprises: receiving an input volumetric representation of the input object; deforming the input volumetric representation to...
9780295 Lead-free piezoelectric material  
A lead-free piezoelectric ceramic material has the general chemical formula xBiCoO3-y(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-z(Bi0.5K0.5)TiO3, xBiCoO3-y(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-zNaN-bO3, xBiCoO3-y(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-zKNbO3,...
9763325 Microreactor-assisted printing of conductive traces with in-situ reactive inks  
Highly conductive silver may be fabricated at room temperature using in-situ reactive silver precursor inks by microreactor-assisted printing without any post-processing. Reactive silver nanoinks,...
9758385 Compounds comprising a hibonite structure and a method for their use  
Novel colored compounds with a hibonite structure and a method for making the same are disclosed. The compounds may have a formula AAl12−x−yMaxMbyO19 where A is typically an alkali metal, an...
9751071 Continuous microwave-assisted segmented flow reactor for high-quality nanocrystal synthesis  
Systems and methods for synthesizing high-quality nanocrystals via segmented, continuous flow microwave-assisted reactor were developed.
US20170250926 ROUTERLESS NETWORKS-ON-CHIP  
The disclosed technology concerns methods, apparatus, and systems for designing and generating networks-on-chip (“NoCs”), as well as to hardware architectures for implementing such NoCs. The...
9735444 Hard carbon composite for alkali metal-ion batteries  
A method is provided for fabricating a graphene-doped, carbohydrate-derived hard carbon (G-HC) composite material for alkali metal-ion batteries. The method provides graphene oxide (GO) dispersed...
9728344 Energy storage device including a redox-enhanced electrolyte  
An electrical double layer capacitor (EDLC) energy storage device is provided that includes at least two electrodes and a redox-enhanced electrolyte including two redox couples such that there is...
9723817 Electropharyngeogram arrays and methods of use  
Disclosed herein are devices, systems, and methods for measuring an electropharyngeogram (EPG) in living organisms. In some embodiments, the devices and systems disclosed herein include an array...
PP28216 Corylus plant named ‘Burgundy Lace’  
A new and distinct Corylus plant named ‘Burgundy Lace’ characterized by rich dark burgundy-colored developing leaves and burgundy-colored fully expanded leaves during the spring and summer; deeply...
PP28200 Corylus plant named ‘McDonald’  
A new and distinct Corylus plant named ‘McDonald’ characterized by moderate vigor and upright-spreading plant habit, yellowish-green developing and fully expanded leaves during the spring and...
9704697 Radio-frequency-free hybrid electrostatic/magnetostatic cell for transporting, trapping, and dissociating ions in mass spectrometers  
Mass spectrometry cells include one or more interleaved magnetostatic and electrostatic lenses. In some examples, the electrostatic lenses are based on electrical potentials applied to...
9687446 Fluid-jet pens configured for making modulated release bioactive agents  
The present invention is drawn to methods of preparing a bioactive agent-containing emulsion for delivery to a biological system. This method can comprise the step of jetting a bioactive agent and...
US20170174806 STYRENE-FREE THERMOSET RESINS  
A reaction product of: (a)) at least one cinnamyl alcohol or ester of cinnamic acid;(b) at least one unsaturated polyester resin, at least one vinyl ester resin, or a mixture of an unsaturated...
US20170119717 NITRATED LIPIDS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THEREOF  
Described herein are nitrated lipids and methods of making and using the nitrated lipids.
9623396 Continuous microwave-assisted segmented flow reactor for high-quality nanocrystal synthesis  
Systems and methods for synthesizing high-quality nanocrystals via segmented, continuous flow microwave-assisted reactor were developed.
US20170102165 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ELECTRIC HOT WATER HEATER PRIMARY FREQUENCY CONTROL  
An energy storing apparatus is provided which comprises: a first region having a thermostat which includes: a temperature sensor; a controller coupled to the temperature sensor; and a...
US20170100202 FIDUCIAL MARKER FOR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING  
Disclosed herein are fiducial markers that include a sealed casing member containing a mixture of iodine and water that includes about 1-300 mg/ml iodine. The fiducial markers may be...
US20170087095 NANOCARRIER DRUG DELIVERY PLATFORM  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a composition comprising a drug in a polymer nanoparticle. The nanoparticles may have a size and/or a surface potential selected to facilitate lymph node uptake...
US20170086341 Corylus plant named 'Burgundy Lace'  
A new and distinct Corylus plant named ‘Burgundy Lace’ characterized by rich dark burgundy-colored developing leaves and burgundy-colored fully expanded leaves during the spring and summer; deeply...
US20170081540 USE OF FUNGAL PIGMENTS FROM WOOD-STAINING FUNGI AS COLORANTS IN WOOD FINISHES AND PAINTS  
Compositions containing fungal pigments and methods for making the compositions are described, as are methods of staining, painting or dyeing objects with such compositions.
US20170071934 LIPOSOMAL CIPROFLOXACIN FORMULATIONS WITH ACTIVITY AGAINST NON-TUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIA  
Methods of treatment of NTM lung infections using formulations of liposomal ciprofloxacin. Specific liposome formulations and delivery of such for treatment of respiratory tract infections and...
US20170054066 ELECTROCALORIC DEVICE  
The present disclosure is drawn to electrocaloric devices, methods of making electrocaloric integrated circuits, and methods of thermally cycling integrated circuits. The electrocaloric device can...
9556368 Vegetable oil-based pressure-sensitive adhesives  
One embodiment is a pressure sensitive adhesive construct comprising: (a) a backing substrate; and(b) a pressure sensitive adhesive composition disposed on the backing substrate, wherein the...
US20170010060 HETEROGENEOUS SURFACES FOR PATTERNED BUBBLE ARRAYS, ENHANCED HEAT TRANSFER, & ADVANCED HEAT EXHANGER APPLICATIONS  
Heterogeneous surfaces to tailor bubble nucleation, bubble sites, and bubble dynamics. In some embodiments, piezoelectric inkjet printing is employed to deposit hydrophobic polymer dot arrays...
US20170009103 PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVES BASED ON CARBOXYLIC ACIDS AND EPOXIDES  
A method for making a pressure sensitive adhesive comprising: (a) reacting (i) at least one dibasic or polybasic carboxylic acid or anhydride thereof with (ii) at least one first epoxidized fatty...