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9362568 Battery with hybrid electrocatalysts  
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to electrodes and implementations such as batteries. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, an apparatus includes a...
9361943 System and method for tagging objects in a panoramic video and associating functions and indexing panoramic images with same  
A system and process for attaching tags to panoramic video. Tags provide information when viewing panoramic images, serve as references to specific actions and serve as reference for outside...
9360472 Cell line, system and method for optical-based screening of ion-channel modulators  
A variety of applications, systems, methods and constructs are implemented for use in connection with screening of ion-channel modulators. Consistent with one such system, drug candidates are...
9359449 Light-sensitive ion-passing molecules  
The invention provides polynucleotides and methods for expressing light-activated proteins in animal cells and altering an action potential of the cells by optical stimulation. The invention also...
US20160156873 Television Systems Incorporating Separate A/V Processing Systems and Television Displays  
Television systems are disclosed that incorporate separate A/V processing systems and television displays. The television displays can receive video driving signals wirelessly from the A/V...
US20160153934 Enhanced Isotachophoresis Assays Using Additives with Spatial Gradients  
Techniques for enhanced isotachophoresis assays using additives with spatial gradients include forming a concentration gradient of an additive along a channel from an input port to an output port....
US20160151407 Compositions and Methods for Treating Alzheimer's Disease and Other Tauopathies  
Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions, and methods of using such compounds and compositions to treat or prevent Alzheimer's disease and related tauopathies through the inhibition of USP-9X and/or...
9356779 Systems and methods for identity-based encryption and related cryptographic techniques  
A method and system for encrypting a first piece of information M to be sent by a sender [100] to a receiver [110] allows both sender and receiver to compute a secret message key using...
9355470 Method and system for interactive layout  
In an embodiment of the present invention, an interactive system employs sets of interior design guidelines. In an embodiment, the user begins by specifying the shape of a room and the set of...
9354335 Determining location information of microseismic events during hydraulic fracturing  
A method of determining locations of microseismic events caused by a hydrofracking process is disclosed. The method includes: measuring audio signals using an array of geophones deployed in a...
9353414 Noninvasive diagnosis of fetal aneuploidy by sequencing  
Disclosed is a method to achieve digital quantification of DNA (i.e., counting differences between identical sequences) using direct shotgun sequencing followed by mapping to the chromosome of...
9353190 Compositions, systems and methods for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disorders associated with azetidine-2-carboxylic acid  
The present disclosure provides synthesized peptides containing azetidine-2-carboxylic acid (Aze), methods for detecting antibodies to peptides containing Aze, and methods for diagnosing...
9351914 Methods for modulating hair growth using truncated laminin-511  
Disclosed are methods for the use of a truncated, recombinant laminin-511 for modifying hair growth as well as delivery devices, kits and methods for topically administering truncated, recombinant...
US20160144009 Use of Anti-CD47 Agents to Enhance Immunization  
Methods are provided for enhancing immunization strategies by manipulation, e.g. in vitro manipulation, of phagocytic antigen presenting cells. In the methods of the invention, phagocytic antigen...
9347826 System and method for measuring perturbations utilizing an optical filter and a narrowband optical source  
An optical device, a method of configuring an optical device, and a method of using a fiber Bragg grating is provided. The optical device includes a fiber Bragg grating, a narrowband optical...
9347073 Mini-intronic plasmid vectors  
Compositions and methods are provided for achieving persistent, high level expression of transgenes in vitro and in vivo. Aspects of the invention include vectors comprising an intronic cassette...
9345789 Specific inhibitors and active site probes for legumain  
Compounds which specifically inhibit legumain, also known as asparaginyl endopeptidase are provided. The compounds have an epoxide or N-Michael acceptor warhead, and have an asparagine side chain...
9345693 Modulators of aldehyde dehydrogenase activity and methods of use thereof  
The present invention provides compounds that function as modulators of aldehyde dehydrogenase activity; and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds. The present invention provides...
US20160140950 Method and System for Real-Time Synthesis of an Acoustic Environment  
A method or system is provided for real-time synthesis in a rehearsal space of an acoustic environment of a target space. Microphones, pick-ups or other devices are used to separately record the...
US20160138105 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING A WOMAN'S RISK OF ANEUPLOID CONCEPTION  
The present invention provides methods and systems for determining a woman's risk of carrying an aneuploid embryo based on the maternal genotype, maternal age and optionally paternal age.
US20160138027 TREATMENT OF DISEASES AND CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH DYSREGULATION OF MAMMALIAN TARGET OF RAPAMYCIN COMPLEX 1 (MTORC1)  
Compositions and methods for treating diseases and conditions associated with dysregulation of mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) are disclosed. The invention is based in part on the...
US20160136204 PRODUCTION AND THERAPEUTIC USES OF TH1-LIKE REGULATORY T CELLS  
A unique CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cell population develops from naive CD4+CD25− T cells during a TH1 polarized immune response (called TH1-TR cells). These TH1-TR cells can be generated by...
US20160135754 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPTICAL RECORDING OF BIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS IN FREELY MOVING ANIMALS  
A system and method for monitoring biological parameters in freely moving animals that, in the illustrative embodiment, comprises a two-color optical measurement/recording system that is combined...
US20160135702 Techniques for Predicting Cardiac Arrhythmias Based on Signals from Leads of Electrocardiography  
Techniques for predicting cardiac arrhythmia includes obtaining first data that indicates an electrocardiography recording from a patient; and, automatically deriving, on a processor, P-wave...
9344162 Exploiting spatial degrees of freedom in multiple input multiple output (MIMO) radio systems  
Methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, are provided for determining the null-space for a channel between a transmitter and an unintended receiver. In one aspect there is...
9343291 Method for forming an interfacial layer on a semiconductor using hydrogen plasma  
Techniques include a method of forming an interfacial passivation layer between a first semiconductor material (such as germanium) and a high-k gate dielectric. Such techniques include using a...
9342792 Quantum computer and quantum computing using ising model  
For each pair of a plurality of slave lasers B for which injection synchronization is performed by a master laser M, by controlling the intensity of light exchanged between two slave lasers B and...
9340601 Splice variants of the EGF receptor  
The present invention relates to a novel form of human EGFR found in certain tumors and conditions. The protein is termed here mLEEK, and the cDNA that encodes it has also been isolated. The mLEEK...
US20160132746 METHOD FOR RAPID-MULTICONTRAST BRAIN IMAGING  
A method for providing an image of a subject is provided. The plurality of Cartesian points is divided into a first group and a second group, wherein all of the Cartesian points in the first group...
US20160130302 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR SPECIFIC REGULATION OF PYRUVATE DEHYDROGENASE KINASE  
A peptide composition is provided which specifically inhibits the ability of δ-protein kinase C (δPKC) to phosphorylate pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase (PDK) under ischemic conditions. The peptide...
US20160128588 Deep-brain Probe and Method for Recording and Stimulating Brain Activity  
A probe suitable for deep-brain recording and stimulation is provided. The probe comprises a wire bundle that includes a plurality of wires, an integrated circuit having a plurality of electrodes,...
US20160128574 ITERATIVE MINIMIZATION PROCEDURE WITH UNCOMPRESSED LOCAL SAR ESTIMATE  
A method for providing an image of a subject in a magnetic resonance imaging MRI system with parallel transmission (pTx) is provided. A localizer scan of the subject is provided. Body anatomy is...
9337169 Environmentally-assisted technique for transferring devices onto non-conventional substrates  
A device fabrication method includes: (1) providing a growth substrate including an oxide layer; (2) forming a metal layer over the oxide layer; (3) forming a stack of device layers over the metal...
9335466 Waveguide apparatuses and methods  
Optical fiber waveguides and related approaches are implemented to facilitate communication. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, a waveguide has a substrate including...
9333209 Compositions for increasing hair growth  
Cosmetic skin and hair care compositions for enhancing the growth and appearance of mammalian hair in an individual are provided, which compositions comprise a dose of an L-type calcium channel...
US20160126159 INTERPOSER FOR MULTI-CHIP ELECTRONICS PACKAGING  
An interposer for vertically separating device die is disclosed. The interposer includes a compliant layer comprising a plurality of thermally conductive plugs that are physically disconnected...
US20160124096 Charge Cloud Tracker: High-resolution, high DQE, photon-counting, energy discriminating X-ray detector  
Improved X-ray detectors are provided in a cross-strip geometry with better resolution than the electrode spacing. The basic idea is analog charge cloud reconstruction. An important practical...
US20160122748 SCALABLE METHOD FOR ISOLATION AND SEQUENCE-VERIFICATION OF OLIGONUCLEOTIDES FROM COMPLEX LIBRARIES  
A novel method for preparing sequence-verified oligonucleotides is disclosed. In particular, the invention relates to a simple, affordable, and scalable method that combines high-throughput mating...
US20160120933 INHIBITORS OF MITOCHONDRIAL FISSION AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
The present disclosure provides peptides and constructs that inhibit mitochondrial fission, and compositions comprising the peptides or constructs. The present disclosure provides methods of...
9331737 Systems and methods for cancelling interference using multiple attenuation delays  
A wireless communication device includes, in part, at least one antenna for receiving or transmitting a signal, and a cancelation circuit adapted to cancel or reduce the self-interference signal....
9330907 Material quality, suspended material structures on lattice-mismatched substrates  
Suspended structures are provided using selective etch technology. Such structures can be protected on all sides when the selective undercut etch is performed, thereby providing excellent control...
9329308 Longitudinally graded index lens  
An Axially Graded Index LEns (AGILE) is provided. Such optical elements can provide optical concentration in excess of the free-space brightness theorem limit, because of the increased refractive...
9329252 Apparatus for real-time phase correction for diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging using adaptive RF pulses  
Phase error in MR imaging is corrected in real time by providing adaptive RF pulses and corresponding adaptive magnetic field gradients to mitigate the effect of phase error in the imaging...
9329170 Single cell gene expression for diagnosis, prognosis and identification of drug targets  
Methods are provided for diagnosis and prognosis of disease by analyzing expression of a set of genes obtained from single cell analysis. Classification allows optimization of treatment, and...
9329089 Optical device utilizing fiber bragg grating and narrowband light with non-bragg wavelength  
In certain embodiments, an optical device and a method of use is provided. The optical device includes a fiber Bragg grating having a substantially periodic refractive index modulation along a...
US20160117370 COMPUTER SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE QUERY AND VISUALIZATION OF MULTIDIMENSIONAL DATABASES  
A method of generating a data visualization is performed at a computer having a display, one or more processors, and memory. The memory stores one or more programs for execution by the one or more...
US20160115558 CONTROL OF METABOLIC FLUX IN CELL-FREE BIOSYNTHETIC SYSTEMS  
Methods are provided for controlling metabolic flux rate in a cell-free system comprising a complex set of enzymes, to produce a desired product of a pathway of interest. In the methods of the...
US20160115173 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR STUDYING, IMAGING, AND TREATING PAIN  
Saxitoxin analogue compounds, compositions, pharmaceutical compositions, methods of synthesis of saxitoxin analogues, methods of imaging, methods of treatment, including methods of treating pain,...
US20160114325 FLUORINATED PICKERING EMULSION  
Described here is a composition comprising amphiphilic silica nanoparticles, wherein the silica nanoparticles are partially fluorinated. Also described here is a method for droplet-based assay,...
US20160113489 MODULAR LENS ADAPTERS FOR MOBILE ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR SEGMENT OPHTHALMOSCOPY  
A modular lens adapter system or kit is provided for mobile anterior and posterior segment ophthalmoscopy. Equipped with various lens adapter modules, respective lenses and a mobile imaging...