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US20180053445 MOISTURE RESPONSIVE MATERIALS, METHODS OF MAKING AND METHODS OF USE  
A moisture responsive system comprising: a thin film polymer layer, wherein the thin film polymer comprises a hydrophilic polymer; and a substrate polymer layer, wherein the substrate polymer...
US20180050524 STIMULI RESPONSIVE MATERIALS, METHODS OF MAKING, AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
A mechanochromic system comprising a first inorganic/polymer composite layer; and a first elastomer layer bonded to the composite layer to form a composite/elastomer assembly, methods of making,...
US20180045738 METHODS OF USE FOR INTERMEDIATE FILAMENT PROTEIN PROBES  
The present disclosure relates to compounds and methods for labeling and/or detecting proteins in vivo, and methods for probing mitochondrial structure and/or dynamics.
US20180036344 TARGETED TRANSPLANTATION OF MITOCHONDRIA TO HEPATOCYTES  
The present disclosure relates to, inter alia, compositions and kits comprising an asialoglycoprotein covalently attached to a polycation, and functional mammalian mitochondria that are at least...
US20180035589 Barberry plant named 'UCONNBT039'  
The present invention relates to a new and distinct cultivar of Barberry plant, botanically known as Berberis thunbergii and hereinafter referred to by the name ‘UCONNBTB039’. The unique...
US20180035588 Barberry Plant Named 'UCONNBTB048'  
The present invention relates to a new and distinct cultivar of Barberry plant, botanically known as Berberis thunbergii and hereinafter referred to by the name ‘UCONNBTB048’. The unique...
US20180035587 Barberry plant named 'UCONNBTB113'  
The present invention relates to a new and distinct cultivar of Barberry plant, botanically known as Berberis thunbergii and hereinafter referred to by the name ‘UCONNBTB113’. The unique...
US20180035586 Barberry plant named 'UCONNBTCP4N'  
The present invention relates to a new and distinct cultivar of Barberry plant, botanically known as Berberis thunbergii and hereinafter referred to by the name ‘UCONNBTCP4N’. The unique...
US20180032868 EARLY PREDICTION OF AN INTENTION OF A USER'S ACTIONS  
A computer-implemented method includes recording, with a three-dimensional camera, one or more demonstrations of a user performing one or more reaching tasks. Training data is computed to describe...
US20180029226 SKILL TRANSFER FROM A PERSON TO A ROBOT  
A computer-implemented method includes recording one or more demonstrations of a task performed by a user. Movements of one or more joints of the user are determined from the one or more...
9872757 Artificial salivary gland  
Artificial salivary gland devices and assemblies are provided. The present disclosure provides artificial salivary pump/gland devices and assemblies, and related methods of use. One embodiment...
9872652 Method and apparatus for heart rate monitoring using an electrocardiogram sensor  
A method and corresponding apparatus employ a time-varying spectral analysis approach for reconstructing an electrocardiogram (ECG) signal that includes motion artifacts. The motion artifacts are...
US20180014780 CONDUCTIVE POLYMER ELECTRODES, WIRING ELEMENTS, AND USE THEREOF IN HEALTH AND SPORTS MONITORING  
Disclosed herein are conductive polymer electrodes and wiring elements for use as the conductive element in health monitoring applications, and more specifically to conductive polymer fabric...
9869222 Method for removing soot from exhaust gases  
A method for oxidizing soot from diesel exhaust gas from a diesel engine. The method involves providing a diesel particulate filter for receiving the diesel exhaust gas; coating a catalyst...
9862789 Polymerization of diene monomers  
A free radical or controlled radical polymerization process of atom or group transfer radical polymerization. The process comprises radically polymerizing one or more radically (co)polymerizable...
9861973 Methods and apparatus for making catalyst films  
The present disclosure provides improved films/coatings (e.g., catalyst films/coatings), and improved assemblies/methods for fabricating such films/coatings. More particularly, the present...
US20180003668 Real-Time In Situ Sensing of Water-Related Parameters Using Micro-Electrode Array  
Improved sensor assemblies are provided. More particularly, the present disclosure provides microelectrode array (“MEA”) real-time in situ global sensing assemblies for enhancing efficiency and...
US20180002835 COMPOSITE FIBERS AND MATRICES THEREOF  
Cellulose derivative-polyester composite fibers, matrices including such fibers, and methods for making and using such fibers and matrices are disclosed.
US20180002412 ANTIBODY AND ANTIGEN-BINDING FRAGMENT COMPOSITIONS TARGETING CELL SURFACE ANTIGENS IN TUMORS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
Described herein is an isolated antibody or antigen-binding fragment including a heavy chain variable region including three heavy chain complementary determining regions (HCDRs), wherein the...
PP28831 Aronia plant named ‘UCONNAM166’  
A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM166’ is disclosed, characterized by a distinctly upright plant form, reaching a mature height between 4 to 5 feet. Vigorous but controlled plant...
9855549 Metal oxide nanorod arrays on monolithic substrates  
A metal oxide nanorod array structure according to embodiments disclosed herein includes a monolithic substrate having a surface and multiple channels, an interface layer bonded to the surface of...
US20170367795 Analogs for Dental Restorations  
Advantageous dental analogs for dental restorations and related methods of use are provided. The present disclosure provides improved analog members for use in fabricating dental implant-supported...
PP28789 Aronia plant named ‘UCONNAM165’  
A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM165’ is disclosed, characterized by a compact, dense plants maturing to approximately 2 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. Foliage is uniquely small...
9839636 Itraconazole analogues and methods of use thereof  
Disclosed herein are analogues of itraconazole that are both angiogenesis and hedgehog signaling pathway inhibitors. The compounds are expected to be useful in the treatment of cancer,...
US20170349447 MESOPOROUS METAL OXIDES, PREPARATION AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF  
This disclosure provides a unique approach for the synthesis of non-stoichiometric, mesoporous metal oxides with nano-sized crystalline wall. The as-synthesized mesoporous metal oxide is very...
US20170348104 Calcium Phosphate Polymer Composite and Method  
A bone-repair composite includes a core and a sheath. The core is a first primary unit including a combination of a first set of yarns coated with a calcium phosphate mineral layer. The first set...
US20170346433 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF OPTIMIZING OPERATION EFFICIENCY OF A MOTOR DRIVE  
Methods and systems of optimizing efficiency of a motor drive or generator are provided. The methods include measuring data corresponding to input power and output power of a motor drive or...
US20170328407 Force Sensing Sliding Bearing  
In one aspect, the present disclosure provides a sliding bearing system, comprising (a) a base plate, (b) one or more force measuring sensors, wherein each of the one or more force measuring...
9818383 Methods and systems for non-destructive analysis of objects and production of replica objects  
In one aspect, the present disclosure provides a method including rotating a rotatable surface with an object positioned thereon to a plurality of angular positions. The method also includes...
9817224 Methods and systems for Fourier ptychographic imaging  
In one aspect, the present disclosure provides a system for Fourier ptychographic microscopy, the system comprising (i) an image capture apparatus including an objective lens, (ii) at least one...
US20170324671 Enabling Resilient Microgrid Through Ultra-Fast Programmable Network  
Systems and methods for integrating ultra-fast programmable networks in microgrid are disclosed to provide flexible and easy-to-manage communication solutions, thus enabling resilient microgrid...
US20170320042 Mesoporous Metal Doped Cerium Oxide Catalyst  
A mesoporous metal doped cerium oxide catalyst is provided. The catalyst can contain nanotextured cerium oxide (CeO2) which can be utilized for hydrogen production or reformate gas purification in...
9808520 Rationally developed african swine fever attenuated virus strain protects against challenge with parental virus georgia 2007 isolate  
African swine fever virus (ASFV) is the etiological agent of a contagious, often lethal viral disease of domestic pigs. The control of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been hampered by the...
US20170313669 LACTONE COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME  
Provided herein are lactone compounds and pharmaceutical compositions comprising said compounds. The subject compounds and compositions are useful as inhibitors of serine hydrolases, such as...
US20170303980 Natural Polymer-Based Porous Orthopedic Fixation Screw for Bone Repair and Regeneration  
A bone fixation device made of polysaccharide particles or microspheres fused into a solid structure is provided herein. The bone fixation device may be in the form of an orthopedic screw,...
US20170301809 DUAL WAVELENGTH IMAGING CELL ARRAY INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
A semiconductor device is provided that includes an array of imaging cells realized from a plurality of layers formed on a substrate, wherein the plurality of layers includes at least one...
9790158 Substituted tropolone derivatives and methods of use  
The compositions and methods described herein relate generally to substituted tropolone derivatives, which, among other features, are useful as histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors.
US20170290864 MESENCHYMAL-LIKE STEM CELLS DERIVED FROM HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS, METHODS AND USES THEREOF  
The disclosure provided herein relates generally to mesenchymal-like stem cells “hES-T-MiSC” or “T-MSC” and the method of producing the stem cells. The method comprises culturing embryonic stem...
9785789 Method and system for verification and authentication using optically encoded QR codes  
An optical security method for object authentication using photon-counting encryption implemented with phase encoded QR codes. By combining the full phase double-random-phase encryption with...
9783616 Regulating transplant rejection of donor and embryonic stem cell-derived tissues and organs  
The invention provides methods and cells for improved transplantation of donor transplants to subjects in need thereof.
9782791 High frequency uniform droplet maker and method  
Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed for producing substantially uniform droplets. The system includes a fluid reservoir vessel defining a fluid reservoir, a separation membrane at one end...
US20170284999 Metal Oxide Based Sensors for Sensing Low Concentration of Specific Gases Prepared by A Flame Based Process  
Improved sensor assemblies are provided. More particularly, the present disclosure provides improved and highly advantageous metal oxide based sensor assemblies configured to sense low...
PP28409 Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD599’  
A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD599’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with...
PP28408 Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD603’  
A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD603’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with...
PP28372 Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD604’  
A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD604’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with...
9755060 Fabrication methodology for optoelectronic integrated circuits  
A method of forming an integrated circuit employs a plurality of layers formed on a substrate including i) bottom n-type ohmic contact layer, ii) p-type modulation doped quantum well structure...
US20170249988 Reconfigurable Phase Change Device  
A reconfigurable phase change device with methods for operating and forming the same are disclosed. An example device can comprise a reconfigurable layer comprising a phase change material, and a...
9745751 Reinforced structural column system  
Improved structural column assemblies and related fabrication methods are provided. More particularly, the present disclosure provides improved systems/methods for the design and fabrication of...
US20170240680 BIO-REDUCIBLE SELF-ASSEMBLED LIQUID CRYSTALLINE BLOCK COPOLYMER FOR DRUG DELIVERY  
The disclosure provides biodegradable amphiphilic liquid crystalline copolymers that can readily self-assemble to nanoparticles in aqueous solutions and also allow for encapsulation of hydrophobic...
US20170239395 Gradient Porous Scaffolds  
The present invention provides gradient porous scaffolds for bone regeneration and osteochondral defect repair, methods for making such gradient porous scaffolds, and methods for using the...