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US20170294981 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CODING FOR INTERFERENCE NETWORK  
The disclosed techniques allow for transmitting a signal stream from a sender to a receiver in an environment including multiple senders and receivers. The technique for the sender decomposes a...
US20170294683 New Co-solvents with High Coulombic Efficiency in Propylene Carbonate Based Electrolytes  
A homologous series of cyclic carbonate or propylene carbonate (PC) analogue solvents with increasing length of linear alkyl substitutes were synthesized and used as co-solvents with PC for...
US20170294646 GRAPHENE OXIDE AS A SULFUR IMMOBILIZER IN HIGH PERFORMANCE LITHIUM/SULFUR CELLS  
The loss of sulfur cathode material as a result of polysulfide dissolution causes significant capacity fading in rechargeable lithium/sulfur cells. Embodiments of the invention use a chemical...
US20170293130 SELECTIVE PLANE ILLUMINATION MICROSCOPY (SPIM) SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
In one embodiment, a selective plane illumination microscopy system for capturing light emitted by an illuminated specimen includes a specimen stage having a top surface adapted to support a...
US20170292944 METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING ARTHROPOD REPELLENTS AND ATTRACTANTS, AND COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS IDENTIFIED BY SUCH METHODS  
Provided herein are screening methods for identifying compounds for use as an arthropod repellent based on the masking or inhibition of the detection of the skin odor by a cpA neuron. Provided...
US20170291946 MODULATION OF STIMULATORY AND NON-STIMULATORY MYELOID CELLS  
Provided herein are methods and compositions for enhancing an immune response and/or for the treatment of an immune-related condition in an individual, e.g., cancer, comprising killing, disabling,...
US20170291172 TUNABLE, SHEATHLESS, AND THREE DIMENSIONAL SINGLE-STREAM CELL FOCUSING AND SORTING IN HIGH SPEED FLOWS  
In various embodiments methods and devices are provided for focusing and/or sorting particles and/or cells in a microfluidic channel. In certain embodiments the device comprises a microfluidic...
US20170290921 NANOCARRIERS FOR DRUG DELIVERY  
The present invention provides a nanocarrier having an interior and an exterior, the nanocarrier comprising at least one conjugate, wherein each conjugate includes a polyethylene glycol (PEG)...
US20170290845 ESTROGEN THERAPY FOR BRAIN GRAY MATTER ATROPHY AND ASSOCIATED DISABILITY  
Provided are methods for slowing, halting, and reversing gray matter atrophy and progression of disability in certain neurodegenerative diseases, including multiple sclerosis, using estrogen,...
US20170290321 BED BUG MONITOR  
The disclosure provides for a bed bug monitor that allows for detection and capture of bed bugs, and uses thereof.
US20170290319 LARGE VOLUME GRAVID TRAPS  
The disclosure provides for large volume gravid traps, and uses thereof.
9787293 Current-mode clock distribution  
Current-mode signaling for a one-to-many clock signal distribution providing significantly less dynamic power use and improved noise immunity compared to traditional VM signaling schemes.
9786092 Physics-based high-resolution head and neck biomechanical models  
Systems and methods are shown for developing physics-based high resolution biomechanical head and neck deformable models for generating ground-truth deformations that can be used for validating...
9785220 Cognitive power management for communication systems  
A power management technique utilizing a method for accurately and rapidly estimating the change in the statistical distribution of data at each block in a communication system leading to or...
9785031 Conductive transition metal oxide nanostructured electrochromic material and optical switching devices constructed thereof  
An electrochromic device includes a nanostructured transition metal oxide bronze layer that includes one or more transition metal oxide and one or more dopant, a solid state electrolyte, and a...
9784806 Fractal RF coils for magnetic resonance imaging  
Methods and devices which can use fractal radiofrequency coils to improve the use of magnetic resonant imaging over, for example, standard circular coils. The fractal coils can be Koch loops, and...
9784661 Parallel flow cytometer using radiofrequency multiplexing  
An imaging flow cytometry apparatus and method which allows registering multiple locations across a cell, and/or across multiple flow channels, in parallel using radio-frequency-tagged emission...
9784258 Microfluidic oscillator pump utilizing a ring oscillator circuit implemented by pneumatic or hydraulic valves  
Microfluidic oscillator circuits and pumps for microfluidic devices are provided. The microfluidic pump may include a plurality of fluid valves and a microfluidic oscillator circuit having an...
9783838 PmST3 enzyme for chemoenzymatic synthesis of alpha-2-3-sialosides  
The present invention provides novel methods for preparing glycosylated molecules such as oligosaccharides, glycolipids, and glycoproteins/peptides. Novel sialyltransferases are also disclosed....
9783594 Human immunodeficiency virus neutralizing antibodies and methods of use thereof  
The invention provides broadly neutralizing antibodies directed to epitopes of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or HIV. The invention further provides compositions containing HIV antibodies used for...
9783572 Synthesis of syrbactin proteasome inhibitors  
The disclosure relates generally to methods for the preparation of a family of natural compounds, the syrbactins and their analogs.
9783526 Control of hypoxia-inducible gene expression with oligooxopiperazine nonpeptidic helix mimetics  
The present invention relates to oligooxopiperazines that mimic helix αB of the C-terminal transactivation domain of HIF-1α. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing these...
9783515 Radiomitigating pharmaceutical formulations  
The present disclosure relates to compounds of Formula (I) and (II), compositions containing the compounds (alone or in combination with other agents), and their use to prevent, mitigate or treat...
9782548 Endovascular catheter air block  
This invention is an air block for industrial, medical, and non-medical uses. For example, the air block is connected to the proximal end of a vascular access catheter. The air block is either...
9782472 Therapeutic compositions and methods for treating HIV including identification and manipulation of particular domains associated with immunogenicity  
Therapeutic compositions and methods for treating HIV including identification and manipulation of particular domains associated with immunogenicity.
9782399 Pharmaceutical compositions which inhibit FKBP52-mediated regulation of androgen receptor function and methods of using same  
Pharmaceutical compositions that bind to a predicted FK506 Binding Protein 52 (FKBP52) interaction surface on the androgen receptor hormone binding domain, otherwise known as FKBP52 Targeting...
9782357 RNAi molecule delivery platform based on single-siRNA and shRNA nanocapsules  
Novel siRNA and shRNA nanocapsules and delivery methods are disclosed herein. These siRNA and shRNA nanocapsules and delivery methods are highly robust and effective. This invention provides a...
9782347 Topical corticosteroids for the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract  
Provided herein are methods for preventing or alleviating the symptoms of and inflammation associated with inflammatory diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, for example, those...
9782337 Methods and compositions using compounds from fetal cells and tissues to improve condition of skin  
Compositions comprising one or more compounds expressed by fetal tissues for modulating skin conditions, methods of identifying the compounds, and methods of making and using the compounds are...
9782258 Intramyocardial patterning for global cardiac resizing and reshaping  
Cardiomyopathy may be treated by distributing space-occupying agent within the myocardium in a pattern about one or more chambers of the heart, such that the space-modifying agent integrates into...
US20170288787 REDUCTION OF UNMODULATED AMBIENT BLOCKERS IN REFLECTED DATA LINKS THROUGH MANIPULATION OR REPLICATION OF THE TRANSMITTING SIGNAL SOURCE  
Communication between a wireless base-station and a microwave reflector link are enhanced by feeding back a portion of the transmitter signal, adjusted for phase and amplitude, to cancel ambient...
US20170288080 Luminescent Electricity-Generating Window for Plant Growth  
A window for a greenhouse is provided that is comprised of a sheet of luminescent material [104] and light-energy converter [103]. The sheet comprises one or more luminescent materials [104] that...
US20170287650 DIRECT GROWTH OF POLYANILINE NANOTUBES ON CARBON CLOTH FOR FLEXIBLE AND HIGH-PERFORMANCE SUPERCAPACITORS  
The present disclosure further provides an exemplary energy storage device fabricated from rectangular-tube polyaniline (PANI) that is chemically synthesized by a simple and convenient method. The...
US20170285320 AUTOMATED HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE FOR MOBILE MICROSCOPY  
An automated slide scanning system, comprising one or more optical elements, including an objective, having an optical path configured to be disposed within view of a camera of a portable device....
US20170285038 FLUORESCENCE ASSAY FOR INTESTINAL PERMEABILITY  
The present disclosure relates to a method for quantifying sugar appearing in a biological fluid of a subject, the method comprising: (a) obtaining a biological sample from a subject, who has...
US20170284975 METHODS TO DETERMINE THE DISTRIBUTION PROFILES OF CIRCULATING MICRORNAS  
The disclosure provides methods for rapid fractionation of circulating RNAs based on the type of carriers they locate in. The disclosure further provides that the methods of the disclosure can be...
US20170283881 EARLY LUNG CANCER DETECTION BY DNA METHYLATION PHENOTYPING OF SPUTUM-DERIVED CELLS  
In certain embodiments, this application discloses methods for detecting lung cancer. The method includes characterization of cells extracted from human sputum, which is a valuable tissue...
US20170283766 METHOD FOR FABRICATION OF MICROWELLS FOR CONTROLLED FORMATION OF 3-DIMENSIONAL MULTICELLULAR-SHAPES  
Using 3D printing, a microwell is formed by providing a plurality of masks, each mask representing a cross-section of a layer of the concave structure. Progressive movement of a projection plane...
US20170283685 SPECIFIC INHIBITORS OF (PER)CHLORATE RESPIRATION AS A MEANS TO ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF (PER)CHLORATE AS A SOURING CONTROL MECHANISM IN OIL RESERVOIRS  
The present disclosure relates generally to methods of controlling souring in systems, and more specifically to methods of using chlorine oxyanions and inhibitors of (per)chlorate respiration to...
US20170283481 Engineered Invariant Natural Killer T (iNKT) Cells and Methods of Making and Using Thereof  
Disclosed are invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells engineered using hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) and methods of making and using thereof. Specifically, the engineered cells...
US20170283480 PEPTIDES HAVING REDUCED TOXICITY THAT STIMULATE CHOLESTEROL EFFLUX  
The present invention provides a family of non-naturally occurring polypeptides having cholesterol efflux activity that parallels that of full-length apolipoproteins (e.g., Apo AI and Apo E), and...
US20170283437 Inhibitors of UDP-Galactopyranose Mutase  
Compounds and salts thereof which inhibit microbial growth or attenuate the virulence of pathogenic microorganisms and which inhibit UDP-galactopyranose mutase (UGM). Compounds of the invention...
US20170281828 THREE-DIMENSIONAL BIOPRINTED ARTIFICIAL CORNEA  
An artificial cornea is fabricated by separately culturing live stromal cells, live corneal endothelial cells (CECs) and live corneal epithelial cells (CEpCs), and 3D bioprinting separate stromal,...
US20170281756 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS TO SELECTIVELY BLOCK PAIN INDUCED BY COLD  
Tissue injury prompts the release of a number of proalgesic molecules that induce acute and chronic pain by sensitizing pain-sensing neurons (nociceptors) to heat and mechanical stimuli. In...
US20170281742 H3.3 CTL Peptides and Uses Thereof  
Peptides that generate an immune response to glioma-related H3.3 proteins and methods of their use are provided.
US20170281687 METHOD FOR CHEMOSELECTION  
A method of radiation-free hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplantation comprises administering to a mammalian subject one or two doses of 2 to 10 mg/kg body weight of a purine base analog, such...
US20170281082 VITAL SIGNS MONITOR  
An apparatus comprising a wearable device comprising a supporting structure, a sensor and an electronics module, wherein the supporting structure is configured to press the sensor against a skin...
US20170280761 METHOD TO CONCENTRATE APOA-1 MIMETIC PEPTIDES TRANSGENICALLY EXPRESSED IN PLANTS  
In various embodiments, methods of concentrating apolipoprotein A-I mimetic peptide activity in transgenic plant material expressing such peptides are provided. In certain embodiments the methods...
US20170280718 HERBICIDAL AND FUNGICIDAL COMPOSITIONS AND THEIR USES  
Described herein are compounds of Formulas I-XIII and agrochemically acceptable salts thereof having herbicidal and fungicidal activity. Also disclosed herein are herbicidal and fungicidal...
9780872 Adaptive optics based simultaneous turbulence compensation of multiple orbital angular momentum beams  
An adaptive optics compensation approach for an OAM multiplexed FSO communication system is described, in which a Gaussian beam is used to probe the turbulence-induced wavefront distortions and...