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9954241 Attachment of graphene and metal or metal oxide-modified graphene to organic polymers used in organic fuel cells  
A polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell that includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a polyelectrolyte membrane and a solution of reduced graphene oxide and/or graphene oxide...
9953214 Real time eye tracking for human computer interaction  
A gaze direction determining system and method is provided. A two-camera system may detect the face from a fixed, wide-angle camera, estimates a rough location for the eye region using an eye...
9951363 Enzymatic hydrolysis of old corrugated cardboard (OCC) fines from recycled linerboard mill waste rejects  
A significant fraction of short fibers (fines) is produced while recycling Old Corrugated Containerboards (OCC), which are usually rejected as solid waste stream, requiring landfilling and posing...
9945863 Coiled coil helix cristae morphology 1 (CHCM1) tumor marker and cancer therapeutic target  
Methods for diagnosing and treating a cancer or a tumor in a patient are provided. The methods can comprise the steps of obtaining a biological sample from the patient and analyzing the sample for...
9945073 Methods of producing a paper product  
An omnibus process of pulping and bleaching lignocellulosic materials in which a charge of a lignocellulosic material is biopulped and/or water extracted prior to pulping and bleaching. The...
US20180102538 Copper Vanadium Oxides as a Reversible Cathode for Lithium Ion Batteries  
A lithium ion battery having a cathode including an α-copper vanadium oxide having a stoichiometry of Cu7−xV6O19−X, wherein 0≤x≤0.5, and a discharge capacity of at least 250 mAh/g after 20 cycles...
9941428 Nano-electrode multi-well high-gain avalanche rushing photoconductor  
Provided is a detector that includes a scintillator, a common electrode, a pixel electrode, and a plurality of insulating layers, with a plurality of nano-pillars formed in the plurality of...
US20180092859 A Supramolecular Chitosan Complex Drug Delivery Platform  
The subject of this invention is a supramolecular (micellar system) with hydrophilic shell of linear aliphatic poly(ether) and hydrophobic core of perfectly branched poly(benzyl ether). The system...
9932685 Synthesis of palladium nanoparticles  
A method of synthesizing metal nanoparticles is provided. The method includes submerging an electrically conductive substrate in a polysaccharide solution containing a predetermined concentration...
9931611 Modified hydrophobic sponges  
Articles are provided for absorbing fluids. In embodiments, the articles of the present disclosure are modified to make them hydrophobic, thereby decreasing their affinity for water and similar...
9931379 Oxyntomodulin analogs and methods of making and using same  
Provided are oxyntomodulin analogs. The peptide analogs have at least two cysteines. The two cysteines are separated by six amino acids such that they can be crosslinked using suitable...
US20180086851 PRODUCTION OF CARBOXYLATED NANOCELLULOSES  
The present disclosure provides methods for producing carboxylated nanocelluloses. Compared with conventional methods, the methods of the present disclosure are simple and cost-effective in the...
US20180086640 THREE-DIMENSIONAL CARBON STRUCTURES  
The method of the present disclosure is directed towards the formation of a three-dimensional carbon structure and includes the steps of adding a radical initiator to an amount of carbon starting...
US20180085473 NANOSTRUCTURES COMPRISING COBALT PORPHYRIN-PHOSPHOLIPID CONJUGATES AND POLYHISTIDINE-TAGS  
The present disclosure provides nanostructures (e.g., monolayer or bilayer nanostructures) comprising porphyrins with cobalt chelated thereto such that the cobalt metal resides within monolayer or...
US20180085442 VACCINE COMPOSITIONS AGAINST PATHOGENIC FUNGI AND METHODS FOR USE THEREOF  
The present disclosure provides compositions comprising mutant fungi include an inactive form of the sterylglucosidase enzyme. The present disclosure is also directed to vaccine based...
US20180080931 REGULATORY BRAIN SPECIFIC CTYOPLASMIC RNAS (BC RNAs) AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF IN DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF NEUROPSYCHIATRIC LUPUS  
Compositions and methods for diagnosing an increased risk of NPSLE are provided.
US20180078599 METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR TREATING CANCER  
This document provides methods and materials for treating cancer. For example, this document provides methods for using compositions containing a potato polysaccharide preparation to reduce the...
US20180078575 METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR REDUCING AMYLOID BETA LEVELS WITHIN A MAMMAL  
This document provides methods and materials for reducing amyloid beta levels within a mammal (e.g. a mammal having Alzheimer's disease). For example, this document provides methods for using...
US20180078160 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR FEATURE EXTRACTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF FETAL HEART RATE  
Provided are a device and method for receiving a fetal heart rate (FHR) signal at each interval during a monitoring period, receiving a uterine pressure (UP) signal at each of the intervals to...
9921251 Microfabricated calorimeter for RF power measurement  
Disclosed is a radio frequency (RF) power calorimeter having a load electrically coupled to a RF input, a variable low-frequency power source electrically coupled to the load and configured to...
9920220 Conductive films and devices comprised thereof  
Embodiments of films and material layers comprising PEDOT. These embodiments are the result of methods that utilize polymerization processes including vapor phase polymerization (VPP) to form the...
US20180076668 WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS THEREOF  
The present application provides a wireless power transfer system including a transmitter and at least one receiver, and also provides transmitters and receivers for such systems. The transmitter...
US20180071379 COMBINED THERAPY AND PROPHYLAXIS FOR GENITAL TRACT INFECTIONS  
Provided is a method for treating and reducing the recurrence of genital tract infections such as gonococcal infections. The method comprises local application of IL-12 incorporated in polymeric...
9915757 Increased thermal stabilization of optical absorbers  
Compositions for increasing the thermal stability of optical absorbers are provided as well as methods of making and using the resulting compositions. The compositions or complexes of the present...
US20180065993 RAPID AND EFFICIENT BIOORTHOGONAL LIGATION REACTION AND BORON-CONTAINING HETEROCYCLES USEFUL IN CONJUNCTION THEREWITH  
A reaction method comprising combining a carbonyl-substituted arylboronic acid or ester and an α-effect amine in aqueous solution at a temperature between about −5 C to 55 C, and a pH between 2...
US20180065940 METAL-BINDING COMPOUNDS, HETEROLOGOUS PRODUCTION AND USES THEREOF  
Provided are Ybt analogs and derivatives thereof and compositions comprising Ybt and Ybt analogs and derivatives thereof. Methods of making Ybt and Ybt analogs and methods of using Ybt and Ybt...
US20180060107 MULTI-HYPERVISOR VIRTUAL MACHINES  
Standard nested virtualization allows a hypervisor to run other hypervisors as guests, i.e. a level-0 (L0) hypervisor can run multiple level-1 (L1) hypervisors, each of which can run multiple...
US20180059112 KERATINS AS BIOMARKERS FOR CERVICAL CANCER AND SURVIVAL  
The current disclosure provides methods for detecting and analyzing KRT4 and KRT17 expression in a sample obtained from a test subject. The current disclosure pertains to methods and kits for...
9906869 Hinged MEMS diaphragm, and method of manufacture thereof  
A method of forming a micromechanical structure comprising, forming a sacrificial layer on a surface and walls of a trench in a substrate; depositing a structural layer over the sacrificial layer,...
9901650 Methods for evaluating brain-wide paravascular pathway for waste clearance function and methods for treating neurodegenerative disorders based thereon  
Methods are provided for measuring glio-vascular pathway (“glymphatic system”) function in the brain of a mammal which include performing imaging of the brain and measuring cerebrospinal...
US20180050223 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROMOTING CELLULAR ACTIVITIES FOR TISSUE MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, AND REGENERATION  
Stimulating cell activity within a tissue is performed by an ultrasound array transducer having a plurality of transducer elements and a controller that actuates a plurality of transducer elements...
9895434 Chimeric OspA genes, proteins and methods of use thereof  
The invention relates to the development of chimeric OspA molecules for use in a new Lyme vaccine. More specifically, the chimeric OspA molecules comprise the proximal portion from one OspA...
9895345 Use of Lappaol F to inhibit tumor cell growth  
Provided is a method for inhibiting the growth of tumor cells comprising administering to an individual in need of treatment, a composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of Lappaol...
US20180047156 FOCAL SPOT DE-BLURRING  
A radiography apparatus includes a radiation source, a radiation detector, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to obtain an X-ray image of an object, obtain a focal...
US20180045941 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TILING LIGHT SHEET SELECTIVE PLANE ILLUMINATION MICROSCOPY WITH REAL-TIME OPTIMIZED LIGHT SHEET  
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for tiling light sheet selective plane illumination microscopy (TLS-SPIM) with real-time light sheet optimization. The method and apparatus image...
9892367 Knowledge discovery from citation networks  
In a corpus of scientific articles such as a digital library, documents are connected by citations and one document plays two different roles in the corpus: document itself and a citation of other...
9891251 Microfabricated calorimeter for RF power measurement  
Disclosed is a radio frequency (RF) power calorimeter having a load electrically coupled to a RF input, a variable low-frequency power source electrically coupled to the load and configured to...
9891108 Spectroscopic method for Alzheimer's disease diagnosis  
The present invention relates to a method for detecting Alzheimer's disease in a subject. This method involves providing a sample from the subject, subjecting the sample to a spectroscopic...
US20180036262 CHEMICALLY MODIFIED CURCUMINS FOR USE IN THE PRODUCTION OF LIPOXINS  
A method of increasing production of one or more lipoxins in a subject in need thereof comprising administering to the subject an amount of a compound having the structure: or a pharmaceutically...
9885686 Electrophoresis controllers, sensors, and methods for controlling electrophoresis processes  
An electrophoresis controller for use with an electrophoresis apparatus having a gel matrix disposed between electrodes for separation of particles along with a tracking dye. The electrophoresis...
US20180028442 NANOEMULSION COMPOSITIONS OF TAXOID DRUGS, AND METHODS FOR THE USE THEREOF TO TARGET CANCER CELLS AND CANCER STEM CELLS  
A composition of an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA)-taxoid conjugate encapsulated in an oil-in-water nanoemulsion (NE) drug delivery system. A method of treating cancer by administering...
9879051 Synthetic peptide for repressing transcription and/or gene expression from a binding site of interest  
A synthetic peptide includes an amino acid sequence that: has 70-75%, 75-80%, 80-85%, 85-90%, 90-95% or 95-100% homology with an RpoN box of Region III of an RpoN protein; and binds specifically...
9874693 Method and structure for integrating photonics with CMOs  
A semiconductor structure can include an active device FET region having a FET and a photonics region having a photonic device including a waveguide. A semiconductor structure can include an...
9872919 Prodrugs for selective anticancer therapy  
The present invention provides a compound having the structure: whereinX is a therapeutic agent containing at least one amine nitrogen and the amine nitrogen on the therapeutic agent covalently...
US20180019594 PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM POWER OUTPUT CONTROL WITH RETAINED RESERVE POWER OUTPUT  
A photovoltaic power station includes, for example, a plurality of solar panels at a first location, the plurality of solar panels operable to provide a maximum power output, a controller operable...
US20180017602 SENSORS FOR POWER DISTRIBUTION NETWORK AND ELECTRICAL GRID MONITORING SYSTEM ASSOCIATED THEREWITH  
A system of sensors associated with a branched conductor of an AC power line using the conductor as the communication medium between different sensors. The communication is carried out at...
9869851 Centrifuge force microscope modules and systems for use in a bucket of a centrifuge  
A centrifuge force microscope module for use within a bucket of a centrifuge in measuring a characteristic of a sample under a centrifugal force and/or in monitoring a sample under a centrifugal...
US20180012137 APPROXIMATE VALUE ITERATION WITH COMPLEX RETURNS BY BOUNDING  
A control system and method for controlling a system, which employs a data set representing a plurality of states and associated trajectories of an environment of the system; and which iteratively...
US20180010156 ENGINEERED STRAIN OF ESCHERICHIA COLI FOR PRODUCTION OF POLY-R-3-HYDROXYALKANOATE POLYMERS WITH DEFINED MONOMER UNIT COMPOSITION AND METHODS BASED THEREON  
Methods and systems for producing prescribed unit size poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) (PHA) polymers and copolymers are provided. The methods and systems can employ recombinant bacteria that are not...
9864138 Integrated photonics including germanium  
A photonic structure can include in one aspect one or more waveguides formed by patterning of waveguiding material adapted to propagate light energy. Such waveguiding material may include one or...