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US20140239324 GERMANIUM ELECTROLUMINESCENCE DEVICE AND FABRICATION METHOD OF THE SAME  
This invention provides a germanium electroluminescence device and a fabricating method of the same for using germanium of an indirect bandgap semiconductor without modifying a bandgap as a...
8816122 Prostratin analogs, bryostatin analogs, prodrugs, synthetic methods, and methods of use  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for prostratin analogs, bryostatin analogs, prodrugs of prostratin and prostratin analogs, methods of making prostratin analogs, and methods of making...
8815707 Environmentally-assisted technique for transferring devices onto non-conventional substrates  
A device fabrication method includes: (1) providing a growth substrate including a base and an oxide layer disposed over the base; (2) forming a metal layer over the oxide layer; (3) forming a...
8815582 Mammalian cell expressing Volvox carteri light-activated ion channel protein (VChR1)  
Methods, systems and devices are implemented in connection with light-responsive ion channel molecules. One such method is implemented using a light-activated ion channel molecule that responds to...
8815527 Methods and compositions for detecting the activation state of multiple proteins in single cells  
The invention provides methods and compositions for simultaneously detecting the activation state of a plurality of proteins in single cells using flow cytometry. The invention further provides...
US20140236166 BIOMARKERS FOR DISTINGUISHING BENIGN, PRE-MALIGNANT, AND MALIGNANT PANCREATIC CYSTS  
Methods for prognosis and diagnosis of pancreatic cysts are disclosed. In particular, the invention relates to the use of biomarkers from pancreatic cyst fluid to aid in the diagnosis, prognosis,...
US20140235948 METHOD FOR SINGLE-FIBER MICROSCOPY USING INTENSITY-PATTERN SAMPLING AND OPTIMIZATION-BASED RECONSTRUCTION  
A method for imaging an object with resolution that exceeds the number of spatial modes per polarization in a multimode fiber is disclosed. In some embodiments, the object is interrogated with a...
US20140235826 OPTICALLY-BASED STIMULATION OF TARGET CELLS AND MODIFICATIONS THERETO  
Stimulation of target cells using light, e.g., in vivo or in vitro, is implemented using a variety of methods and devices. One example involves a vector for delivering a light-activated molecule...
US20140235726 METHOD OF IMPROVING COGNITION AND INCREASING DENDRITIC COMPLEXITY IN HUMANS WITH DOWN SYNDROME AND COMPOSITIONS THEREFOR  
A method of improving cognition in a patient with Down syndrome, which entails administering one or more β2 adrenergic receptor agonists to the patient in an amount and with a frequency effective...
US20140235478 Measurement and Comparison of Immune Diversity by High-Throughput Sequencing  
High-throughput long read sequencing is used to perform immunogenomic characterization of expressed antibody repertoires in the context of vaccination. Informatic analysis allows global...
US20140235477 Measurement and Monitoring of Cell Clonality  
Methods are provided for the detection and analysis of clonality in a cell population, where parallel sequencing is applied to a nucleic acid sample obtained from the cell population, optionally a...
US20140233395 ENERGY-EFFICIENT WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS VIA FEEDBACK  
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for energy efficient communication based on feedback. A method may include sending a first message carried by a first...
US20140231620 IMAGE SENSOR AND IMAGING METHOD WITH SINGLE SHOT COMPRESSED SENSING  
A CMOS image sensor includes a plurality of pixel elements arranged in a two-dimensional array, analog signal multiplexers, over-sampling A/D converters and an activation code generator. The...
8810246 Hybrid referenceless and multibaseline PRF-shift magnetic resonance thermometry  
Proton resonance frequency shift thermometry may be improved by combining multibaseline and referenceless thermometry.
8809272 Use of liposomal Wnt composition to enhance osseointegration  
Methods and compositions are provided for the therapeutic use of Wnt proteins, for enhancing bone growth and regeneration, including repair following injury, osseointegration of implants, and the...
8808516 Devices and methods for long-term intracellular access  
Nanoscale probes for forming stable, non-destructive seals with cell membranes. The probes, systems including these probes, and methods of fabricating and using the probes described herein may be...
US20140228837 CONTROL OF CARDIAC EXCITABILITY USING HIGH FREQUENCY SIGNALS  
Certain embodiments of the present disclosure are directed toward devices, methods and systems for controlling depolarization in cardiac cells. One such device includes one or more circuits that...
US20140228731 RADIALLY TENSIONED WOUND OR SKIN TREATMENT DEVICES AND METHODS  
Devices, kits and methods described herein may be for treatment to skin, including but not limited to wound healing, the treatment, amelioration, and/or prevention of scars or keloids. An...
US20140228682 IMAGING PROBES, IMAGING SYSTEMS, AND METHODS OF IMAGING  
Embodiments of the present disclosure include methods of imaging a target area, methods of monitoring the degeneration of cartilage, and the like.
US20140228203 MICROSPHERIC TIO2 PHOTOCATALYST  
The present invention refers to titanium oxide microspheres having photocatalytic properties which can, for example, be used in a method for cleaning wastewater which uses a submerged membrane...
US20140227627 Anion Transport Membrane  
An anion transport membrane is provided enabling efficient anion exchange across the membrane, which could be used in applications like fuel cells, water electrolyzers, or water filtration...
US20140227375 PIP-2 Inhibition-Based Antiviral and Anti-Hyperlipidemic Therapies  
Interaction of a specific viral domain with phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate (PIP-2) is shown to mediate viral replication. Basic Amino Acid PIP-2 Pincer (BAAPP) domains are described herein,...
US20140227190 Fluorescent magnetic nanoprobes, methods of making, and methods of use  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for nanoprobes, methods of imaging, methods of imaging a target, methods of making nanoprobes, and the like.
US20140226881 THREE-DIMENSIONAL SINGLE-MOLECULE FLUORESCENCE IMAGING BEYOND THE DIFFRACTION LIMIT USING A DOUBLE-HELIX POINT SPREAD FUNCTION  
Embodiments of the present invention can resolve molecules beyond the optical diffraction limit in three dimensions. A double-helix point spread function can be used to in conjunction with a...
US20140226043 DIGITAL MULTIPLEXING READOUT FOR SPARSE SIGNALS ON IMAGING ARRAYS  
A method for providing an image from a device with a plurality of sensors and a plurality of time to digital converters (TDC) is provided. Data signals are generated by some of the plurality of...
8803523 Flexible ordering for multiple slice MRI  
A method of ordering slices for interleaved MRI is provided that includes selecting a number of interleaved slice locations (NS) each having a plurality of excitations (NE,S), where S is the slice...
8802483 Self-organizing nanostructured solar cells  
A method of forming a self-organized nanostructured solar cell is provided. The method includes depositing a semiconductor film on a substrate, where the semiconductor film includes a mixture of...
8802287 Quantum dot ultracapacitor and electron battery  
The present invention provides a solid-state energy storage device having at least one quantum confinement species (QCS), where the QCS can include a quantum dot (QD), quantum well, or nanowire....
8800906 Use of transforming growth factor-beta neutralizing antibodies and fusion proteins thereof in treating pain  
Provided herein are methods for treating pain and for reducing the excitability of nociceptors, comprising administering a TGF-β antagonist. In some embodiments, a TGF-β antagonist is a monoclonal...
US20140221975 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR TREATING PULMONARY HYPERTENSION  
A method is described for decreasing activity of at least one sympathetic nerve, nerve fiber or neuron innervating at least one blood vessel in the pulmonary vasculature of a patient to ameliorate...
US20140221966 Kalman Filter Based On-Off Switch for Insulin Pump  
Techniques for controlling an insulin pump include determining values for parameters selected from a group including a first prediction time horizon, a predicted glucose threshold (Goff) for...
US20140221468 Compounds that Modulate Store Operated Calcium Channels  
Store operated calcium channel modulating compounds, and methods for using the same, are provided. These compounds and methods find use in a variety of applications in which modulation of store...
US20140221241 Mass Dots: Nanoparticle Isotope Tags  
Compositions and methods are provided for the use of nanoparticles, which may be referred to herein as mass dots, as mass tags for probes such as antibodies, aptamers, nucleic acids, etc. in...
US20140220562 Method of Predicting Responsiveness of B Cell Lineage Malignancies to Active Immunotherapy  
Predictive biomarkers identify those patients suffering from immunoglobulin positive (Ig+) B lineage malignancies that are responsive to active immunotherapy, where the active immunotherapy...
US20140219972 TISSUE ENGINEERING USING PROGENITOR CELLS TO CATALYZE TISSUE FORMATION BY PRIMARY CELLS  
Methods of regenerating tissue using progenitor cells in combination with primary cells from a target tissue are disclosed. In particular, progenitor cells catalyze proliferation and tissue...
US20140217885 Pulsed Depressed Collector  
A high power RF device has an electron beam cavity, a modulator, and a circuit for feed-forward energy recovery from a multi-stage depressed collector to the modulator. The electron beam cavity...
US20140217269 COUPLED WAVEGUIDES FOR SLOW LIGHT SENSOR APPLICATIONS  
An optical device includes at least one optical waveguide including a plurality of elongate portions. Light propagates sequentially and generally along the elongate portions. At least two elongate...
8797540 Slow-light fiber Bragg grating sensor  
In certain embodiments, an optical device and a method of use is provided. The optical device can include a fiber Bragg grating and a narrowband optical source. The narrowband optical source can...
8796201 Enzyme treatment of foodstuffs for celiac sprue  
Administering an effective dose of glutenase to a Celiac or dermatitis herpetiformis patient reduces levels of toxic gluten oligopeptides, thereby attenuating or eliminating the damaging effects...
8795968 Method to produce DNA of defined length and sequence and DNA probes produced thereby  
A method for producing a single stranded DNA (ssDNA) molecule of a defined length and sequence is disclosed. This method enables the preparation of, inter alia, probes of greater length than can...
8795746 Therapeutic use of mucin glycans  
A therapeutic formulation containing mucin glycans derived from one or a number of nutritionally appropriate sources is described.
8795734 Hydrophobic nanotubes and nanoparticles as transporters for the delivery of drugs into cells  
Methods and materials for delivering biologically active molecules to cells in vitro or in vivo are provided. The methods and materials use carbon nanotubes or other hydrophobic particles, tubes...
8795628 Molecular imaging of living subjects using Raman spectroscopy and labeled Raman nanoparticles  
Methods of imaging a living host using Raman nanoparticles; methods of generating a true image of a living host having been administered Raman nanoparticles; methods of multiplex imaging of a...
US20140212378 Method to Detect the Onset and to Monitor the Recurrence of Chronic Graft Versus Host Disease in Transplantation Patients  
The described invention comprises a method for detecting the onset or monitoring the recurrence of chronic graft versus host disease (cGVHD) in a transplantation patient. The method comprises...
US20140210469 NONRIGID MOTION CORRECTION IN 3D USING AUTOFOCUSING WITH LOCALIZED LINEAR TRANSLATIONS  
A method for providing an magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with nonrigid motion correction of an object is provided. An MRI excitation is applied to the object. A magnetic field read out from the...
8792976 Brain machine interface  
Artificial control of a prosthetic device is provided. A brain machine interface contains a mapping of neural signals and corresponding intention estimating kinematics (e.g. positions and...
8791696 System and method providing preamplifier feedback for magnetic resonance imaging  
A system and method for generating preamplifier feedback in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems are provided. A preamplifier arrangement for the MRI system includes a plurality of...
US20140207426 SIMULATION OF PHENOMENA CHARACTERIZED BY PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS  
Various aspects of the present disclosure are directed toward apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture for simulating a physical phenomenon characterized by a set of partial differential...
US20140206566 Methods and Compositions for Determining a Graft Tolerant Phenotype in a Subject  
Methods are provided for determining whether a subject has a graft tolerant phenotype. In practicing the subject methods, the expression of at least one gene in a sample from the subject, e.g., a...
US20140206547 HAPLOTYING OF HLA LOCI WITH ULTRA-DEEP SHOTGUN SEQUENCING  
Methods are provided to determine the entire genomic region of a particular HLA locus including both intron and exons. The resultant consensus sequences provides linkage information between...