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US20170359754 LEARNING-CONSTRAINED OPTIMAL ENHANCEMENT OF CELLULAR NETWORKS CAPACITY  
Optimal enhancement of 3G cellular network capacity utilizes two components of learning and optimization. First, a pair of learning approaches are used to model cellular network capacity measured...
US20170359752 CONGESTION REDUCTION OF LTE NETWORKS  
Optimal reduction of 4G LTE cellular network congestion utilizes two components of learning and optimization. First, an MLPDL learning approach is used to model cellular network congestion...
US20170358419 METHOD OF FABRICATING TUNGSTEN SCANDATE NANO-COMPOSITE POWDER FOR CATHODES  
Methods for fabricating refractory metal scandate nanocomposite powders with homogeneous microstructured refractory metal grains and a uniform nanosized dispersion of scandia are provided. The...
US20170357083 MASKLESS IMAGING OF DENSE SAMPLES USING MULTI-HEIGHT LENSFREE MICROSCOPE  
A method of imaging includes illuminating a sample spaced apart from an image sensor at a multiple distances. Image frames of the sample obtained at each distance are registered to one another and...
US20170357052 MULTI-MODE WAVEGUIDE USING SPACE-DIVISION MULTIPLEXING  
A multi-mode optical waveguide device is formed from a plurality of periodically structured waveguides, where each waveguide is configured to guide a carrier signal comprising one spatial mode of...
US20170356850 LIQUID CORE PHOTONIC CRYSTAL FIBER BIOSENSORS USING SURFACE ENHANCED RAMAN SCATTERING AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE  
The invention is drawn to a photonic crystal fiber that can be used with nanoparticles to detect and quantify components in a test sample. The invention further relates to methods of using the...
US20170355905 NOVEL THALLIUM DOPED SODIUM, CESIUM OR LITHIUM IODIDE SCINTILLATORS  
The present invention provides for a composition comprising a crystal composition or inorganic scintillator comprising a thallium doped sodium iodide, cesium iodide, or lithium iodide scintillator...
US20170355675 SULFUR-CONTAINING COMPOUNDS TARGETING VESICULAR ACETYLCHOLINE TRANSPORTER  
The present invention generally relates to various compounds that are useful as vesicular acetylcholine transporter (VAChT) ligands. The invention further relates to methods of using these...
US20170354745 TARGETED DISRUPTION OF A CSF1-DAP12 PATHWAY MEMBER GENE FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN  
The invention provides compositions and methods for treating neuropathic pain. Specifically, the disclosure provides a polynucleotide comprising a trigeminal ganglion (TGG) or dorsal root ganglion...
US20170354736 USE OF ALGINATE FORMULATION FOR INTRAINCISIONAL DRUG DELIVERY  
Described herein are compositions of alginate formulations and their use for treating incisional wounds, such as intra-incisional application.
US20170354714 ANTI-OBESITY AND ANTI-DIABETIC EFFECTS OF ANGIOPOIETIN-LIKE 4 (ANGPTL4) FIBRINOGEN-LIKE DOMAIN  
Angiopoietin-like 4 (Angpt14) is a secreted protein that inhibits lipoprotein lipase (LPL) activity and promotes lipolysis in adipocytes. The present methods provides compositions comprising...
US20170354613 STEALTH NANOCAPSULES FOR PROTEIN DELIVERY  
The invention relates to methods and materials for extending a circulating half-life of a protein. The method comprises conjugating a protein with a polymerizable acryloyl group and encapsulating...
US20170354349 WIFI-BASED PERSON-IDENTIFICATION TECHNIQUE FOR USE IN SMART SPACES  
The disclosed embodiments relate to the design of a system that identifies a person. During operation, the system receives channel state information (CSI) for a set of orthogonal frequency...
D804955 Sheet of disposable drug formulation pouches  
9843302 Reflection and hybrid reflection filters  
A two-port tunable or reconfigurable network having a filter transfer function may include: a network input port; a network output port; a hybrid coupler having a hybrid input port, a hybrid...
9841417 Microfluidic devices and methods for assaying a fluid sample using the same  
Multi-directional microfluidic devices and methods for using the same are provided. Aspects of the present disclosure include microfluidic devices that include a chamber having a separation...
9840637 Copolymer formulation for directed self-assembly, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same  
Disclosed herein is a composition comprising a block copolymer; where the block copolymer comprises a first polymer and a second polymer; where the first polymer and the second polymer of the...
9840559 Anti-CD83 antibodies and use thereof  
The present disclosure relates to proteins that bind to CD83 and uses thereof, for example, in therapy, prophylaxis, diagnosis, or prognosis.
9840483 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...
9840470 Targeting GLI proteins in human cancer by small molecules  
The present disclosure provides compositions, pharmaceutical preparations and methods for the diagnosis and treatment of cancers expressing a GLI polypeptide. The disclosed compositions and...
9840414 Crystalline boron nitride aerogels  
This disclosure provides methods and materials related to boron nitride aerogels. For example, one aspect relates to a method for making an aerogel comprising boron nitride, comprising: (a)...
9840024 Method for the fabrication and transfer of graphene  
Provided herein are processes for transferring high quality large-area graphene layers (e.g., single-layer graphene) to a flexible substrate based on preferential adhesion of certain thin metallic...
US20170353855 PRIVACY-PRESERVING STREAM ANALYTICS  
Privacy-preserving stream analytics (personal data collection method, apparatus, and/or system) from an electronic (e.g., mobile) device providing communications, such as to a network (e.g.,...
US20170353048 Near-Field Wireless Power Transfer System with Immunity to Distance and/or Load Variations  
Wireless power transfer systems in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a wireless power transfer system includes a power transmitter driven by an...
US20170350903 MOLECULAR FLUX RATES THROUGH CRITICAL PATHWAYS MEASURED BY STABLE ISOTOPE LABELING IN VIVO, AS BIOMARKERS OF DRUG ACTION AND DISEASE ACTIVITY  
The methods described herein enable the evaluation of compounds on subjects to assess their therapeutic efficacy or toxic effects. The target of analysis is the underlying biochemical process or...
US20170350901 MASS SPECTROMETRY-CLEAVABLE CROSS-LINKER  
Provided herein is synthesis of a novel acidic acid residue targeting sulfoxide-containing MS-cleavable homobifunctional cross-linker. The novel mass spectrometry-cleavable cross-linking agents...
US20170350848 CHEMOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF CHEMICAL AGENTS USING ELECTROCHEMICAL DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION TECHNIQUES  
Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for the identification of chemical agents and determination of their level of exposure using electrochemical detection and advanced signal processing....
US20170350803 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...
US20170349950 T CELL BALANCE GENE EXPRESSION, COMPOSITIONS OF MATTERS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
This invention relates generally to compositions and methods for identifying the regulatory network that modulates, controls or otherwise influences T cell balance, for example, Th17 cell...
US20170349909 Modulation of Expression of Acyltransferases to Modify Hydroxycinnamic Acid Content  
The invention provides methods of engineering plants to modulate hydroxycinnamic acid content. The invention additionally provides compositions and methods comprising such plants.
US20170349651 PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF SYNUCLEINOPATHIC AND AMYLOIDOGENIC DISEASE  
The invention provides improved agents and methods for treatment of diseases associated with synucleinopathic diseases, including Lewy bodies of alpha-synuclein in the brain of a patient. Such...
US20170349641 Chiral Substituted Amyloid Beta Peptides  
Aspects of the present disclosure include amyloid β (Aβ) peptides. In certain aspects, the Aβ peptides include a chiral substitution at an electrostatic cluster amino acid residue. Also provided...
US20170349561 SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL IONIC LIQUIDS FROM LIGNIN-DERIVED COMPOUNDS  
Methods and compositions are provided for synthesizing ionic liquids from lignin. Methods and compositions are also provided for treating lignin with ionic liquids.
US20170348665 LANTHANIDE-CHELATOR COMBINATORIAL BARCODING  
Disclosed herein are methods for tracking solutions, (e.g., reaction conditions in solutions). In some embodiments, the method comprises: contacting a first lanthanide-chelator complex to a first...
US20170348521 EXTRACRANIAL IMPLANTABLE DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF MEDICAL DISORDERS  
The present disclosure relates to methods, devices and systems used for the treatment of medical disorders via stimulation of the superficial elements of the trigeminal nerve. More specifically,...
US20170348337 MULTIFUNCTIONAL MEMBRANE-ACTIVE AMINOGLYCOSIDE-PEPTIDE CONJUGATES  
Compositions and methods are disclosed that relate to aminoglycoside-linker-peptide (P-L-A) conjugates having unexpectedly advantageous dual-function bactericidal properties. Encompassed compounds...
US20170348147 IMPLANTABLE OXYGEN GENERATOR AND TRANSPORTER  
An implantable medical device is described. The implantable medical device includes a small molecule generator, a small molecule diffusor, and a cannula that connects the two. The small molecule...
US20170347943 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF GINGIVAL BLOOD FLOW  
Disclosed herein are methods and apparatus for diagnosing a disease in the gingival region of an individual, comprising: quantitatively measuring blood flow or changes in blood flow in the...
US20170347925 MICRONEEDLE ARRAYS FOR BIOSENSING AND DRUG DELIVERY  
Methods, structures, and systems are disclosed for biosensing and drug delivery techniques. In one aspect, a device for detecting an analyte and/or releasing a biochemical into a biological fluid...
9839113 Solid media wakefield accelerators  
Systems and methods for that utilize a compressed coherent high intensity X-ray pulse to drive acceleration of particles in a solid medium laser wakefield accelerator (LWFA).
9839111 Staged Z-pinch for the production of high-flux neutrons and net energy  
A fusible target is embedded in a high Z liner, ohmically heated and then shock wave heated by implosion of an enveloping high Z liner. The target is adiabatically heated by compression, fusibly...
9838048 Channelized active noise elimination (CANE) for bit stream RF transmitters  
A band pass filter is implemented utilizing Channelized Active Noise Elimination (CANE) in combining Finite Impulse Response (FIR) filtering into a radio frequency (RF) transmitter, or...
9835840 Methods for optical amplified imaging using a two-dimensional spectral brush  
An apparatus and method for ultrafast real-time optical imaging that can be used for imaging dynamic events such as microfluidics or laser surgery is provided. The apparatus and methods encode...
9835624 Compositions and methods for detecting mycobacterium  
The present disclosure provides methods of detecting mycobacterium in an individual, generally involving detecting antibody to a mycobacterial lipid in a biological sample obtained from the...
9834608 Binding-triggered transcriptional switches and methods of use thereof  
The present disclosure provides binding-triggered transcriptional switch polypeptides, nucleic acids comprising nucleotide sequences encoding the binding-triggered transcriptional switch...
9834597 Modified FC polypeptides, FC conjugates, and methods of use thereof  
The present disclosure provides modified Fc domains having one or more attachment moieties for attaching a heterologous functional moiety; and methods of generating the modified Fc domains. The...
9833598 Venous modulation of collateral perfusion of cerebral ischemia  
A patient in whom blood diversion due to cerebral venous steal is present, and abolishment of the cerebral venous steal is indicated, is treated by increasing the cerebral venous pressure in the...
9833309 Thin film vascular stent and biocompatible surface treatment  
A vascular implant, comprising a sheet comprising thin film nickel titanium (NiTi), wherein the sheet has at least one super-hydrophilic surface having a water contact angle of less than...
9833196 Apparatus, system, and method for detecting activities and anomalies in time series data  
Activities and abnormalities in activities are detected by: (1) receiving data corresponding to measurements of an activity occurring during a time interval; (2) determining a plurality of...
9833077 Heated and cooled chair apparatus  
Articles of furniture with a system of heating and cooling that can be integrated into a building environmental control network are provided. The heating/cooling system of the article has surfaces...