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10003126 Stretchable organic metals, composition, and use  
Disclosed are stretchable electrically conductive structure comprising a stretchable insulating substrate comprising nucleophile derivatized nanoparticles located at the surface of the stretchable...
10002686 Method of infusing fibrous substrate with conductive organic particles and conductive polymer; and conductive fibrous substrates prepared therefrom  
A method of infusing fibrous substrates with conductive organic particles (e.g. graphene/graphite) and conductive polymer, and the resulting electrically conductive fibrous substrates prepared...
10000603 Organotin ester polymer compositions, methods of manufacture, and uses thereof  
Disclosed are organotin ester polymers, methods of manufacture, and uses thereof. The organotin ester polymers exhibit both high dielectric constant and low conductivity suitable for use as...
US20180166399 LAYOUT-DRIVEN METHOD TO ASSESS VULNERABILITY OF ICS TO MICROPROBING ATTACKS  
A method of assessing vulnerability of Integrated Circuit (IC) can include: preparing a list of logic nets of the IC; obtaining rectangular segments from the logic nets; finding a milling...
US20180165318 Storage-Optimized Data-Atomic Systems and Techniques for Handling Erasures and Errors in Distributed Storage Systems  
Described are devices, systems and techniques for implementing atomic memory objects in a multi-writer, multi-reader setting. In an embodiment, the devices, systems and techniques use maximum...
9994886 Modified Epstein-Barr virus DNA polymerase and methods for isothermal DNA amplification  
Modified Epstein Barr Virus DNA polymerase for use in nucleic acid amplification, including isothermal nucleic acid amplification, in vitro are provided. Methods using and kits comprising Epstein...
9975983 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...
9969790 Compositions and methods for immunomodulation in an organism  
The present invention relates to a therapeutic polypeptide and methods for its creation and use for modulating an immune response in a host organism in need thereof. In particular, the invention...
US20180127275 Fractionation of Graphene Oxide Through Emulsion Stabilization and Graphene Oxide Produced Thereby  
A method to fractionate and isolate components of oxidized graphene material is provided that includes fractionating a system that includes graphene oxide, a solvent and water, wherein the...
US20180110608 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...
9944757 Electrochromic copolymers from precursors, method of making, and use thereof  
This invention relates to electrochromic copolymers having a specific color transition prepared from precursors containing Si, Ge, Sn, or Pb, methods of producing such copolymers and precursors,...
9932387 Compositions and methods for immunomodulation in an organism  
The present invention relates to a therapeutic polypeptide and methods for its creation and use for modulating an immune response in a host organism in need thereof. In particular, the invention...
9908103 Mesoporous metal oxides and processes for preparation thereof  
A process for preparing a mesoporous metal oxide, i.e., transition metal oxide. Lanthanide metal oxide, a post-transition metal oxide and metalloid oxide. The process comprises providing an acidic...
US20180056435 MULTI-SCALE MANUFACTURING OF CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITES  
The present invention relates, generally, to methods for manufacturing metal/polymer/ceramic carbon nanotube composite materials, including additive manufacturing techniques, more particularly, to...
9904015 Optoelectronic integrated circuitry for transmitting and/or receiving wavelength-division multiplexed optical signals  
A WDM transmitter and/or receiver optoelectronic integrated circuit includes a plurality of microresonators and corresponding waveguides and couplers that are integrally formed on a substrate. For...
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,...