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US20170347721 CONDUCTIVE THREAD STITCHED STRETCH SENSOR  
Conductive thread stitched stretch sensors are described. The conductive thread stitched stretch sensors include a textile configured to stretch in at least one dimension and a conductive thread...
US20170323586 MEDICAL TREATMENT SIMULATION DEVICES  
Medical treatment simulation devices are disclosed. One device includes an overlay configured to be secured to a subject, a simulated treatment structure, at least one detector, and at least one...
9808616 Regenerative peripheral nerve interface  
The present disclosure provides a regenerative peripheral nerve interface (RPNI) for a subject comprising an insulating substrate, at least one metallic electrode deposited onto the insulating...
9802904 Inhibitors of the USP1/UAF1 deubiquitinase complex and uses thereof  
Disclosed are inhibitors of the USP1/UAF1 deubiquitinase complex, for example. of formula (I), wherein R1, R2, and Q are as defined herein, which are useful in treating diseases such as cancer,...
US20170306115 PERCHLORATE ION PERMSELECTIVE MEMBRANES  
A membrane having permselectivity for perchlorate ion is prepared using certain types of quaternary ammonium salts contained in a polymeric matrix material, which may be plasticized. Such...
9776916 Processes for depositing nanoparticles upon non-conductive substrates  
In various aspects, the processes disclosed herein may include the steps of inducing an electric field about a non-conductive substrate, and depositing functionalized nanoparticles upon the non...
US20170257607 NON-UNIFORMITY OUTPUT DETERMINATION FOR LIGHT PROJECTORS  
The present invention relates to a calibration system and method including a pixelated display including pixels for projecting an image, an imager positioned to capture the image produced by the...
9754300 Electric vehicle station equipment for grid-integrated vehicles  
Methods, systems, and apparatus transferring power between the grid and an electric vehicle are disclosed. The apparatus may include at least one vehicle communication port for interfacing with...
9721483 Medical treatment simulation devices  
Medical treatment simulation devices are disclosed. One device includes an overlay, a tracheostomy structure, one or more tubes, at least one sensor, and at least one feedback device. The overlay...
9719529 Devices, systems, and methods for variable flow rate fuel ejection  
Devices, systems, and methods for variable flow rate fuel ejection are disclosed. A variable flow rate ejector comprises primary and secondary inlets, primary and secondary nozzles, and a needle....
US20170210689 BISPHENOL ALTERNATIVE DERIVED FROM RENEWABLE SUBSTITUTED PHENOLICS AND THEIR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION  
A compound is provided according to structure 4, (4) wherein n has a value from 0 to 48 and Z is hydroxyl or a benzene ring bearing substituents R11-R15, wherein R1-R15 are each individually...
US20170209837 SELF-HEALING MEMBRANES FOR POLYMER ELECTROLYTE APPLICATIONS  
A self-healing composite membrane includes a continuous ionomer phase in which is dispersed a plurality of hollow fibers and/or microcapsules each containing a liquid healing agent that includes a...
US20170149080 PHOSPHONIUM CATIONS AND POLYMERS INCORPORATING THEM  
A compound including a cation of the following structure is provided (1), wherein Q is selected from the group consisting of polymer residues and substituted or unsubstituted alkyl groups, and R...
US20170130347 SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL CONVERSION OF CARBON DIOXIDE TO CARBON MONOXIDE  
The invention provides a system and a process that allow for the selective electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide with high energy efficiency, using a cathode comprised of...
9642941 Implantable modular hydrogel for salivary gland restoration  
Implantable modular hydrogels to aid in salivary gland restoration and associated methods are provided. In one embodiment, the present disclosure provides for a hydrogel network comprising: a...
9640826 Multiple-membrane multiple-electrolyte redox flow battery design  
A redox flow battery is provided. The redox flow battery involves multiple-membrane (at least one cation exchange membrane and at least one anion exchange membrane), multiple-electrolyte (one...
9634161 Nanoscale precursors for synthesis of Fe2(Si,Ge)(S,Se)4 crystalline particles and layers  
Thin films comprising crystalline Fe2XY4, wherein X is Si or Ge and Y is S or Se, are obtained by coating an ink comprised of nanoparticle precursors of Fe2XY4 and/or a non-particulate amorphous...
9632095 Device and method for determining reaction kinetics  
A method of determining the activation energy Ea for degradation of a chemical species includes in sequence the steps of a) simultaneously incubating a plurality of samples of the chemical species...
9624589 System and process for electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide  
The invention provides a system and a process that allow for the selective electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide with high energy efficiency, using a cathode comprised of...
9605297 Method of generating linkage-specific di-and polyprotein probes  
Deubiquitinating enzyme (DUB) probes are provided that resemble native diubiquitin (diUB) with a similar linkage size and that may contain a Michael acceptor for trapping the DUB active-site...
9604847 Rubidium hydride catalyzed alloys  
A catalyzed metal hydride alloy is disclosed, which includes lithium amide and magnesium hydride and rubidium hydride is the catalyst. A method of making the metal hydride alloy includes combining...
9597412 Injectable delivery system for heparan-binding growth factors  
A method for enhancing chondrogenesis in a subject in need thereof comprises administering to the subject an effective amount of a pharmaceutical composition comprising a growth factor bound to...
US20170068816 MALWARE ANALYSIS AND DETECTION USING GRAPH-BASED CHARACTERIZATION AND MACHINE LEARNING  
Malware detection methods systems, and apparatus are described. Malware may be detected by obtaining a plurality of malware binary executables and a plurality of goodware binary executables,...
US20170015775 FUNCTIONALIZED DIMETHOXYPHENOL MONOMERS AND POLYMERS PREPARED THEREFROM  
Dimethoxyphenol-based monomers containing polymerizable functional groups such as [meth]acrylate groups are useful for the preparation of polymers, wherein one or more dimethoxyphenyl moieties are...
9512249 Bio-based block polymers derived from lignin and fatty acids  
The present invention pertains to bio-based block polymers synthesized from functionalized lignin-based molecules (A-monomer) and functionalized fatty acids or fatty alcohols (B-monomer) derived...
US20160333308 SYNTHETIC METHYLOTROPHY TO LIQUID FUELS AND CHEMICALS  
A non-naturally occurring microbe capable of growing in a medium comprising methanol is provided. The methanol contributes to a significant percentage (e.g., at least 40%) of the carbon source for...
US20160330432 3-D LIGHT FIELD CAMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHY METHOD  
Methods and systems for generating three-dimensional (3D) images, 3D light field (LF) cameras and 3D photographs are provided. Light representing a scene is directed through a lens module coupled...
US20160312226 REDUCTION OF LIPASE ACTIVITY IN PRODUCT FORMULATIONS  
The invention relates a method for producing a stable recombinant protein, comprising growing a non-naturally occurring host cell in a culture medium to produce a recombinant protein, and making a...
US20160272995 MANIPULATION OF PLASMODESMAL CONNECTIVITY TO IMPROVE PLANT YIELD AND FITNESS  
Plants are provided that express a modified plasmodesmata localized protein 5 (PDLP5). The modified PDLP5 protein may modify plasmodesmal connectivity. The plant may have at least one improved...
US20160263210 LIVE ATTENUATED INFECTIOUS LARYNGOTRACHEITIS VIRUS (ILTV) VACCINES AND PREPARATION THEREOF  
This disclosure describes a modified live infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) developed from a strain of ILTV grown at a reduced incubation temperature, vaccines that include the modified...
US20160253824 XSLIT CAMERA  
Multi-perspective cameras, systems and methods for reconstructing a scene are provided. Light representing a scene is directed through a lens module coupled to an imaging sensor. The lens module...
US20160251679 REGULATORY NON-CODING RNAS AS DETERMINANTS OF MALE STERILITY IN GRASSES AND OTHER MONOCOTYLEDONOUS PLANTS  
A method for controlling male fertility of a plant comprises regulating a biological activity of a phasiRNA in a male reproductive organ of the plant. The phasiRNA is selected from the group...
US20160237471 METHOD OF GENERATING LINKAGE-SPECIFIC DI-AND POLYPROTEIN PROBES  
Deubiquitinating enzyme (DUB) probes are provided that resemble native diubiquitin (diUB) with a similar linkage size and that may contain a Michael acceptor for trapping the DUB active-site...
US20160231548 COMPACT MICROSCOPE APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE  
Compact microscope apparatus and methods of use are disclosed. One apparatus includes a stage, a light source, an objective, a dichroic element, and an imaging sensor. The stage is configured to...
9400992 Populating a software catalogue with related product information  
A method and system for populating a software catalogue in software applications which monitor the presence of software products on a plurality of computers. The proposed method aims at populating...
US20160203261 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING STRUCTURALLY OR FUNCTIONALLY SIGNIFICANT NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCES  
Provided are methods, systems, and computer readable media for comparing word statistics between a significant amino acid sequence and a significant nucleotide sequence.
US20160203257 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING STRUCTURALLY OR FUNCTIONALLY SIGNIFICANT AMINO ACID SEQUENCES  
Methods and computer readable storage mediums for identifying structurally or functionally significant amino acid sequences encoded by a genome are disclosed. At least one structurally or...
US20160201079 POLYNUCLEOTIDES AND METHODS FOR MAKING PLANTS RESISTANT TO FUNGAL PATHOGENS  
This invention relates to polynucleotide sequences encoding a gene that can confer resistance to the plant pathogen Colletotrichum, which causes anthracnose stalk rot, leaf blight and top dieback...
US20160154004 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING REACTION KINETICS  
A method of determining the activation energy Ea for degradation of a chemical species includes in sequence the steps of a) simultaneously incubating a plurality of samples of the chemical species...
9343491 Spectral imaging sensors and methods  
Spectral imaging sensors and methods are disclosed. A spectral imaging sensor includes a color-coded array of apertures positioned to receive light from an object to be imaged. The array includes...
9329021 System and methods for use in monitoring a structure  
A system for use in monitoring a structure is provided. The system includes a strip of piezoresistive material including nano-elements, electrodes coupled to the strip, and a resistance detector...
US20160069811 GOLD NANOROD/POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES AND SENSORS BASED THEREON  
A nanocomposite structure includes: a) a charged fibrous substrate including fibers having disposed on their surfaces a multilayer structure including a layer of a first polyelectrolyte and...
US20160058326 GAIT AND MOBILITY ASSESSMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Gait and mobility assessment systems and methods are disclosed. A gait and mobility assessment system comprises a shoe, a plurality of force sensors mounted on the shoe, a plurality of motion...
9273405 Electrolysis device for chlorine production  
The present invention generally relates to cathodes used to produce chlorine gas from gaseous hydrogen chloride. The cathode comprises a cathode electrolyte comprising Fe(II) compounds and Fe(III)...
9272914 -NH- terminated silicon surface and a method for its preparation  
A uniform Si—NH—Si terminated Si(111) surface is formed by contacting a chlorine-terminated silicon surface with ammonia and a solvent such as an ether.
US20160010228 ELECTROCATALYST FOR HYDROGEN EVOLUTION AND OXIDATION REACTIONS  
A metallic alloy includes Cu and one or more metals M selected from the group consisting of Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni and Zn, wherein the alloy has a surface in the form of a vermiculated...
9207117 Apparatus and method for performing surface plasmon resonance (SPR) spectroscopy with an infrared (IR) spectrometer  
Methods of measuring a sample characteristic and accessories for infrared (IR) spectrometers are provided. An accessory includes an input port and an output port having an optical path...
US20150344443 INHIBITORS OF THE USP1/UAF1 DEUBIQUITINASE COMPLEX AND USES THEREOF  
Disclosed are inhibitors of the USP1/UAF1 deubiquitinase complex, for example. of formula (I), wherein R1, R2, and Q are as defined herein, which are useful in treating diseases such as cancer,...
9201988 Process and system for generating a specification for a customized device, and device made thereby  
A process and system for generating a specification for customized devices, such as rehabilitation or assistive devices, including prostheses and orthoses, or sports padding or equipment. A...
US20150323819 ELECTRO-OPTIC MODULATORS  
Electro-optic modulators are disclosed. An electro-optic modulator includes an optical ring resonator, an optical waveguide, and a cavity of electro-optic material. The waveguide has a first...