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10083747 Tube-shaped reconfigurable phase change device having multiple sets of contacts  
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...
10081006 Adsorptive desulfurization  
The disclosure relates to a method for removing sulfur-containing compounds from a fluid. The method involves adding manganese oxide to the fluid; doping the manganese oxide in situ with iron,...
US20180259524 METHODS FOR THE DETECTION AND MONITORING OF VASCULAR INFLAMMATION  
Disclosed herein are methods of detecting vascular inflammation associated with acute myocardial infarction and/or prognosticating acute myocardial infarction by detecting a proteolytic fragment...
US20180258114 UNIVERSAL ENZYME RESPONSIVE LINKER FOR ASSEMBLING LIGANDS ON DNA FUNCTIONALIZED NANOMATERIALS  
Described herein is an enzyme-mediated approach to bioconjugation at nanoparticle (NP) surfaces. This process is enabled by a new synthetic linker compatible with the covalent attachment of alkyne...
US20180247106 Systems and Methods for Cell Identification Using Lens-Less Imaging  
Embodiments of the present disclosure include systems and methods for cell identification using a lens-less cell identification sensor. Randomly distributed cells can be illuminated by a light...
10053444 Cannabinergic nitrate esters and related analogs  
Biologically active cannabinergic nitrate esters and related analogs, process of preparation, pharmaceutical compositions and their methods of use as medicaments, pharmacological tools or...
10053190 Article with controllable wettability  
An article with controllable wettability includes a substrate and a layer of a composite material supported on the substrate. The layer has an exposed surface and the composite material includes...
10049817 Dielectric materials using 2D nanosheet network interlayer  
The present disclosure provides advantageous composite films/coatings, and improved methods for fabricating such composite films/coatings. More particularly, the present disclosure provides...
10046313 Mesoporous materials and processes for preparation thereof  
A process for preparing a mesoporous material, e.g., transition metal oxide, sulfide, selenide or telluride, Lanthanide metal oxide, sulfide, selenide or telluride, a post-transition metal oxide,...
PP29575 Prunus x cistena ‘UCONNPC001’  
This invention relates to a compact, purple-leaf sand cherry plant that is easy to product, exhibits reliable landscape performance and colorful ornamental traits as shown herein and described.
10038302 Optoelectronic integrated circuit  
A semiconductor device includes an n-type ohmic contact layer, cathode and anode electrodes, p-type and n-type modulation doped quantum well (QW) structures, and first and second ion implant...
US20180207184 METHODS FOR TREATING CHEMORESISTANT CANCER-INITIATING CELLS  
The disclosure provides methods of treating cancer by selectively inhibiting p-S552-β-catenin, p-T217-β-catenin, p-T332-β-catenin, and/or p-S675-β-catenin production and/or activity. Such methods...
US20180200389 PHOTOACOUSTIC VOLTAGE-SENSITIVE DYES FOR IN VIVO IMAGING  
Photoacoustic voltage dependent dyes and their use in measuring an electrophysiological activity in a subject in vivo are disclosed.
US20180191948 Single-Frame Autofocusing Using Multi-LED Illumination  
Instruments, assemblies and methods are provided for undertaking imaging techniques (e.g., microscopic imaging techniques). The present disclosure provides improved imaging techniques, equipment...
10005914 Highly conductive polymer film compositions from nanoparticle induced phase segregation of counterion templates from conducting polymers  
Disclosed are conductive polymer film structures comprising an insulating substrate comprising nucleophile derivatized nanoparticles located at the surface of the insulating substrate; and a...
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...