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US20170299584 SELF-SENSING ARRAY OF MICROCANTILEVERS FOR CHEMICAL DETECTION  
The invention provides a chemical detection system for detecting at least one target chemical species, including a self-sensed cantilevered probe array having a plurality of self-sensed...
US20170298278 FIRE RETARDANT MATERIALS AND DEVICES INCLUDING SAME  
This disclosure provides fire retardant materials, including polymers that include at least one pyridinium salt moiety and at least one phosphine oxide moiety. In some cases, fire retardant...
US20170275172 SODIUM ANTI-PEROVSKITE SOLID ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITIONS  
Na-rich electrolyte compositions provided herein can be used in a variety of devices, such as sodium ionic batteries, capacitors and other electrochemical devices. Na-rich electrolyte compositions...
US20170269052 CANTILEVERED PROBE DETECTOR WITH PIEZOELECTRIC ELEMENT  
A disclosed chemical detection system for detecting a target material, such as an explosive material, can include a cantilevered probe, a probe heater coupled to the cantilevered probe, and a...
US20170267707 Methods and Compositions for Substituted Alpha-Aminophosphonate Analogues  
Provided herein are α-aminophosphonates and methods for making same. Also provided are N-heterocyclic phosphines (NHPs) useful in metal-free phosphorus-carbon bond forming reactions such as, for...
US20170258873 METHODS FOR DIAGNOSING, PROGNOSING AND TREATING MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY  
Disclosed herein are methods for diagnosing, prognosing and treating muscular dystrophy. The disclosed methods can be used to diagnosis, prognosis or treat a subject with merosin-deficient...
US20170247844 DECONSTRUCTABLE SUPPORT COLUMN STRUCTURES  
A method of disassembling a support column structure can include de-coupling a plurality of first reinforcing bars from a removable portion, lifting the column portion off the removable portion,...
US20170233423 PT (IV) Complexes Containing 4,4'-Disubstituted-2,2'-Bipyridyl and Their Use in Cancer Therapy  
Platinum-containing compounds for the treatment of disease, such as, for example, cancer, are provided herein. Specifically, platinum Pt(IV) complexes with a substituted 2,2′-bipyridine ring...
US20170224657 METHODS OF TREATING MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY  
Disclosed herein are α7β1 integrin modulatory agents and methods of using such to treat conditions associated with decreased α7β1 integrin expression or activity, including muscular dystrophy. In...
9726665 Self-sensing array of microcantilevers for chemical detection  
The invention provides a chemical detection system for detecting at least one target chemical species, including a self-sensed cantilevered probe array having a plurality of self-sensed...
9707210 Methods of treating muscular dystrophy  
Disclosed herein are α7β1 integrin modulatory agents and methods of using such to treat conditions associated with decreased α7β1 integrin expression or activity, including muscular dystrophy. In...
9702861 Cantilevered probe detector with piezoelectric element  
A disclosed chemical detection system for detecting a target material, such as an explosive material, can include a cantilevered probe, a probe heater coupled to the cantilevered probe, and a...
9694049 Methods for treating muscular dystrophy  
Disclosed herein are methods for diagnosing, prognosing and treating muscular dystrophy. The disclosed methods can be used to diagnosis, prognosis or treat a subject with merosin-deficient...
US20170183642 PAENIBACILLUS LARVAE TREATMENT WITH PHAGE LYSIN FOR AMERICAN FOULBROOD DISEASE  
Materials and methods for treating and preventing American Foulbrood disease in honeybees, such as materials and methods for using phage lysin enzymes to lyse Paenibacillus larvae, are provided...
9677274 Deconstructable support column structures  
Disclosed herein are support column structures which can be used to support bridges, buildings or other structures. In some cases, a support column structure can be deconstructable and include one...
9668479 Modulating germination of Paenibacillus larvae  
Materials and methods for stimulating or inhibiting germination of Paenibacillus larvae spores, including methods for inhibiting P. larvae germination to reduce foulbrood in honey bees.
9634922 Apparatus, system, and method for cloud-assisted routing  
Among other aspects, the present disclosure provides a computer implemented method of routing information. A first routing information base is received at a proxy router. The first proxy router...
9631290 Room temperature electrodeposition of actinides from ionic solutions  
Uranic and transuranic metals and metal oxides are first dissolved in ozone compositions. The resulting solution in ozone can be further dissolved in ionic liquids to form a second solution. The...
US20170108295 FUNCTIONAL COATINGS ENHANCING CONDENSER PERFORMANCE  
Coatings for enhancing performance of materials surfaces, methods of producing the coating and coated substrates, and coated condensers are disclosed herein. More particularly, exemplary...
US20170094768 TARGETS AND PROCESSES FOR FABRICATING SAME  
In particular embodiments, the present disclosure provides targets including a metal layer and defining a hollow inner surface. The hollow inner surface has an internal apex. The distance between...
US20170088837 METHODS FOR ENHANCING OR DECREASING THE LEVELS OF MIR124 AND MIR29 IN SUBJECTS WITH MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY  
Disclosed herein are methods of treating and diagnosing muscular dystrophy. In some examples, the methods include treating muscular dystrophy by administering to the subject a therapeutically...
US20170057903 PRODUCTION OF ORGANIC MATERIALS USING SOLID CATALYSTS  
The present disclosure provides a method for producing organic compounds, such as esters, from an organic feedstock that includes at least one of a biopolymer or a lipid. The method includes...
9566310 Methods of treating muscular dystrophy  
Disclosed herein are α7β1 integrin modulatory agents and methods of using such to treat conditions associated with decreased α7β1 integrin expression or activity, including muscular dystrophy. In...
9561493 Synthesis of pyrochlore nanostructures and uses thereof  
A template-free reverse micelle (RM) based method is used to synthesize pyrochlore nanostructures having photocatalytic activity. In one embodiment, the method includes separately mixing together...
US20170018084 Systems and Methods for Approximating the Soft Tissue Profile of the Skull of an Unknown Subject  
Facial approximation systems and methods for approximating the soft tissue profile of the skull of an unknown subject.
9509682 Obscuring usernames during a login process  
In general, the subject matter described in this document can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products. A computing system receives a token that was specified during a process for...
US20160341765 CANTILEVERED PROBES HAVING PIEZOELECTRIC LAYER, TREATED SECTION, AND RESISTIVE HEATER, AND METHOD OF USE FOR CHEMICAL DETECTION  
The invention provides a liquid cell for an atomic force microscope. The liquid cell includes a liquid cell housing with an internal cavity to contain a fluid, a plurality of conductive...
9482616 Methods, kits and systems for signal amplification for bioassays using zinc nanoparticles  
Disclosed herein are methods, kits and systems for signal amplification that can be used for many analytes. For example, a method of detecting an analyte in a sample includes contacting the sample...
9480856 X-ray targeted bond or compound destruction  
This document provides methods, systems, and devices for inducing a decomposition reaction by directing x-rays towards a location including a particular compound. The x-rays can have an...
9448042 Diminishing detonator effectiveness through electromagnetic effects  
An inductively coupled transmission line with distributed electromotive force source and an alternative coupling model based on empirical data and theory were developed to initiate bridge wire...
9435804 Detection, prevention, and treatment of anthrax and other infectious diseases  
Compositions and methods for the detection, prevention, or treatment of anthrax or other infectious diseases. In one aspect, the present invention provides methods for immunizing humans or animals...
US20160249830 APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING TIMED UP-AND-GO TEST  
A chair enabling standardized performance testing under Timed Up and Go procedures. The chair has a seat portion, a base portion, a support element, a force sensor, a timer, and a processor. The...
US20160249829 ACTUATED FOOT ORTHOTIC WITH SENSORS  
Systems and methods of developing a tissue deformation profile for a foot of a patient. The tissue deformation profile can be used to identify a desired configuration for an orthotic device. A...
US20160231033 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COOLING DEVICES USING PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS  
In some embodiments, cooling devices with metal hydrides are disclosed.
9403935 Two dimensional polymers and methods of making same  
The present invention relates to two dimensional polymers and methods of making the same. Irradiation of polycyclic, three bladed monomers, such as polyaromatic, three bladed monomers or an antrip...
US20160209194 DIMINISHING DETONATOR EFFECTIVENESS THROUGH ELECTROMAGNETIC EFFECTS  
An inductively coupled transmission line with distributed electromotive force source and an alternative coupling model based on empirical data and theory were developed to initiate bridge wire...
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...
9370172 Lysing Paenibacillis larvae by exposure to phage  
Materials and Methods for lysing a strain of Paenibacillus larvae that is not P. larvae 2605, including methods for providing to an environment of a bee hive infected with the strain of P. larvae...
US20160162696 Camouflaged Communication Device  
A transmission system is used in a method of transmitting a camouflaged transmission of signals by generating an underlying transmission comprising a plasma transmission discharge constituting...
9359213 Plasma treatment to strengthen diamonds  
The physical properties of a diamond are altered by: applying a cationic elemental plasma to a diamond at a plasma temperature of less than 300° C.;allowing the cationic plasma to chemically bond...
US20160146812 METHOD OF DETECTING AND IDENTIFYING CIRCULATING ANTIGENS IN HUMAN BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES  
Disclosed herein is a method of detecting and identifying antigens that are shed into human bodily fluids during infection. The disclosed method allows circulating antigens associated with a...
US20160137573 METHODS AND CATALYST SYSTEMS FOR CARBON DIOXIDE CONVERSION  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a heterogeneous catalyst system and methods of using the same to convert CO2-derived compounds to formate, formic acid, or a mixture thereof. The disclosed...
US20160137497 Metal Eutectic Supported Metal Catalyst System and Reactions With The Metal Catalyst System  
A eutectic supported catalyst system is used in catalyzed chemical reactions. A metal catalyst particle is supported in a eutectic medium. The system may have a) a eutectic composition of at least...
9345119 Targets and processes for fabricating same  
In particular embodiments, the present disclosure provides targets including a metal layer and defining a hollow inner surface. The hollow inner surface has an internal apex. The distance between...
9334692 Drilling apparatus and method  
The present disclosure provides a drilling method and drill. According to a disclosed method, multiple reciprocating rock-breaking elements, including a hammer drill bit, are used. The elements...
9334373 Fire retardant materials and devices including same  
This document provides fire retardant materials, including polymers that include pyridinium salt moieties, or a combination thereof, and phosphine oxide moieties. In some cases, fire retardant...
US20160120862 Novel Suicidal LSD1 Inhibitors Targeting SOX2-Expressing Cancer Cells  
Disclosed are inhibitors of lysine-specific demethylase I (LSD1); synthetic methods for making the compounds; pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds; and methods of treating cancers...
US20160116132 HEAT DISSIPATING PLATE DEVICE FOR LIGHT EMITTING DIODE, HEAD LAMP FOR AUTOMOBILE AND METHOD FOR PREPARING THE SAME  
A heat dissipating plate for a light emitting diode (LED) includes a metal thin film containing a hydroxyl functional group (—OH). A coating layer is disposed on at least one surface of the metal...
9310365 Method of diagnosing and treating melioidosis  
Non-invasive methods are provided herein for the diagnosis of melioidosis with specific antibodies capable of detecting molecules associated with melioidosis in a biological fluid, such as urine...