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9872772 Prosthetic joint  
A prosthetic joint (100) comprises a first component (110) having a first interface portion (111). The prosthetic joint (100) further comprises a second component (120) having a second interface...
US20180018858 SKIN STRETCH FEEDBACK DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate devices, systems, methods, and for displaying information about the direction and magnitude of position, movement, and/or resistive force experienced...
9867899 Reinforced adhesive complex coacervates and methods of making and using thereof  
Described herein is the synthesis of reinforced adhesive complex coacervates and their use thereof. The reinforced adhesive complex coacervates are composed of (a) at least one polycation, (b) at...
US20180014421 Spring Lock  
A spring lock includes a sinusoidal spring that has one or more crests and troughs formed along a length of the sinusoidal spring, the length extending along a sliding axis, the one or more crests...
US20180010167 ORGANISM IDENTIFICATION PANEL  
Methods and containers are provided for identifying a species, illustratively a bacterial species. Illustrative methods comprise amplifying various genes in the nucleic acid from the bacterial...
US20180009851 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR PEPTIDE EXPRESSION AND PURIFICATION USING A TYPE III SECRETION SYSTEM  
Disclosed are compositions and methods for expressing and purifying a peptide of interest using a Flagellar Type III secretion system. Disclosed are nucleic acid sequences that contain a FlgM...
9861449 Radiopaque marking implement  
This disclosure provides marking implements for making radiopaque markings, and methods of using the same.
US20180000960 DIMERIC COLLAGEN HYBRIDIZING PEPTIDES AND METHODS OF USING  
Disclosed are peptide conjugates comprising an active agent, a spacer moiety, and a dimeric collagen hybridizing peptide comprising a first and second collagen hybridizing peptide, a linker; and a...
US20170368334 SPINAL CORD STIMULATION SYSTEM  
A method for optimizing the stimulation of the dorsal column of the spinal cord is disclosed. The method includes providing a stimulating electrode array and a frame element. The frame element is...
US20170368196 BI-FUNCTIONAL ALLOSTERIC PROTEIN-DRUG MOLECULES FOR TARGETED THERAPY  
Disclosed herein, is a bi-functional allosteric protein-drug molecule comprising a targeting moiety, one or more biological binding domains, and one or more therapeutic agents, wherein the...
9852507 Remote heart rate estimation  
For remote heart rate estimation, a method detects an object of interest (OOI) in each image of a video data and tracks the OOI in each image of the video data. The method identifies a region of...
9850549 Monitoring temperature with fluorescence  
Systems, methods, and kits are provided wherein a temperature-sensitive reagent that emits a luminescent signal is used to adjust the identification of the temperature of a sample or to control...
9850381 Amplicon melting analysis with saturation dyes  
Methods are provided for nucleic acid analysis wherein a target nucleic acid that is at least partially double stranded is mixed with a dsDNA binding dye having a percent saturation of at least...
US20170364666 K-MER BASED STRAIN TYPING  
At least one of the disclosed embodiments describes a computer system that enables efficient strain typing by comparing strain k-mer profiles to generate a strain typing relationship mapping. The...
US20170361307 NANODIAMOND SUPPORTED CATALYTIC NANOPARTICLES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A catalytic nanoparticle can include a nanodiamond core, a thin-layer polymeric film applied to an outer surface of the nanodiamond core, and a catalyst immobilized at an outer surface of the...
US20170361054 MEDICAL GAS DELIVERY DEVICE  
Medical gas delivery devices are provided. A garment or another object may include a hose assembly configured to couple the garment or the object to a medical gas source. The garment or the object...
US20170360784 TRIZOL-1-OL ANALOGS ANTI-RETROVIRAL LATENCY DRUGS  
In one aspect, the invention relates to triazol-1-ol compounds, analogs thereof, compositions comprising same, and methods of using same, alone or in combination with other agents, to reactivate...
US20170359888 Grating Magneto Optical Trap  
A two-dimensional magneto-optical trap (2D GMOT) that is configured to produce a cold-atom beam exiting the 2D GMOT is disclosed. In embodiments, the 2D GMOT is configured to feed a...
US20170356695 CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A climate control system is described that can include a thermal battery (100) with a heating bed (110) and cooling bed (120) and a conditioned air manifold adapted to direct heat transfer fluid...
US20170354756 POLYPHOSPHATE HYDROGELS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THEREOF  
Described herein are hydrogels with improved mechanical properties. The hydrogels are composed of two polymer networks covalently crosslinked with one another. The addition of a multivalent cation...
9843923 Adaptive group paging for a communication network  
When traffic arrives from the network for an idle mobile device, the network executes device activation procedures to awaken the device, which can result in a significant amount of signaling to...
9843414 Low complexity error correction  
For low complexity error correction, a decoder modifies each reliability metric of an input data stream with a random perturbation value. The reliability metric comprises a weighted sum of a...
9842300 Statistical model for systems incorporating history information  
For calculating statistical Markov model-like state transition probabilities, a method represents state transition probabilities between a plurality of statistical Markov model-like states and...
9840488 Carbon monoxide releasing molecules and associated methods  
The present disclosure relates to carbon monoxide releasing molecules (“CORMs”), and methods of synthesizing and applying the molecules. More specifically, this disclosure relates to structurally...
9839535 Modular prosthetic abutment system  
An abutment system for operatively coupling an implant stem to an exo-prosthesis. The abutment system includes a plurality of interlocking sleeve elements that are operatively coupled to an...
9839219 Compositions comprising a biocidal polyamine  
Compounds, compositions, and methods comprising a polyamine compound are described, which may be used to kill, disperse, treat, or reduce biofilms, or to inhibit or substantially prevent biofilm...
US20170352775 Methods for Creating Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) and Related Alloy Film  
A method of creating cadmium telluride films is presented. The method demonstrates heterogeneous nucleation of CdTe directly on a substrate through sequential deposition of aqueous precursor...
9834578 Enhanced sensitivity for analysis of ketosteroid compounds using mass spectrometry  
The present disclosure provides methods and composition involving increased sensitivity of compounds using mass spectrometry. In one embodiment, a method of increasing the sensitivity for...
9828376 Substituted N-(3-pyrimidin-4-yl)phenyl)acrylamide analogs as tyrosine receptor kinase BTK inhibitors  
In one aspect, the invention relates to substituted N-(3-(pyrimidin-4-yl)phenyl)acrylamide analogs, derivatives thereof, and related compounds, which are useful as inhibitors of the BTK kinase;...
US20170336545 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING THE FREQUENCY AND/OR SEVERITY OF PHOTOPHOBIC RESPONSES OR FOR MODULATING CIRCADIAN CYCLES  
An optical filter may reduce the frequency and/or severity of photophobic responses or for modulating circadian cycles by controlling light exposure to cells in the human eye in certain...
US20170336378 ULTRA-LOW POWER DIGITAL CHEMICAL ANALYZERS  
A zero-power digital chemical analyzer can include a chemically-selective percolation switch. The chemically selected percolation switch can include a positive electrode and a negative electrode...
US20170332940 PATIENT SPECIFIC SCAN PARAMETERS FOR MRI SCANNING  
A method of optimizing scan parameters for LGE-MRI. At least one cardiac MRI TI scout scan is performed by applying an inversion pulse every predetermined heartbeat of a patient. An initial value...
9823193 Nanofibril materials for highly sensitive and selective sensing of amines  
A sensory material with high sensitivity, selectivity, and photostability has been developed for vapor probing of organic amines. The sensory material is a perylene-3,4,9,10-tetracarboxyl compound...
US20170329635 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING  
A distributed computing manager provides access to computing resources of a plurality of separate computing systems. The distributed computing manager emulates the distributed computing resources...
US20170327796 INDUCED PLURIPOTENT STEM CELL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME  
The disclosure provides an episome comprising OCT4, KLF4, SOX2, cMYC, NANOG, LIN28, and NRSA2. Also disclosed is a method for producing an induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell. The method comprises...
US20170326330 MULTIMODAL PLATFORM FOR TREATING EPILEPSY  
The present disclosure describes computer systems and computer-implemented methods for treating epilepsy. An interactive user interface is configured to deliver self-care and cognitive behavioral...
9820046 Compensation of air path distortions using backpropagation  
In one embodiment, a pre-correcting engine generates a pre-corrected signal that may be used to mitigate air path distortions in sounds generated by loudspeaker systems that include loudspeakers...
9816157 Powder metallurgy methods for the production of fine and ultrafine grain Ti and Ti alloys  
A process includes sintering hydrogenated titanium or titanium hydride (TiH2) and/or Ti metal in a dynamically controlled hydrogen atmosphere with hydrogen partial pressure greater than 0.01...
US20170323080 DISEASE THERAPY GAME TECHNOLOGY  
A video game in possession of and/or in the proximity of a patient. The patient computing system receives an indication that it is to begin a game, and executes the game using identified game...
US20170322274 Multi-Echo Pseudo-Golden Angle Stack of Stars Thermometry with High Spatial and Temporal Resolution Using k-Space Weighted Image Contrast  
A method for producing an image of a subject using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system includes acquiring a series of echo signals by sampling k-space along radial lines that each pass...
9810549 Systems, methods, and apparatus for calibration of and three-dimensional tracking of intermittent motion with an inertial measurement unit  
Generally, implementations of the present invention include devices, systems, and methods for tracking intermittent motion. Such systems can be used to calibrate inertial measurement units (IMUs),...
US20170314068 MONOCHROME MULTIPLEX QUANTITATIVE PCR  
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for determining the copy number of a first target nucleic acid as compared to the copy number of a second target nucleic acid in a single well with a...
US20170312522 ELECTRONIC PERIPHERAL NERVE STIMULATION  
A technology is described for an electronic peripheral nerve stimulation system. The electronic nerve stimulation system can include a stimulation device and an electrode array. The stimulation...
US20170309066 TEXTURED DIGITAL ELEVATION MODEL GENERATION  
For textured digital elevation model generation, a method projects swath point projection coordinates of each lidar point of texel swaths into a corresponding texel swath with normalized...
US20170306401 METHODS FOR IDENTIFICATION AND PREDICTION OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS DISEASE AND THERAPY RESPONSE  
Methods and compositions for diagnosing multiple sclerosis (“MS”) in an individual or the predisposition or risk of MS, and for the prediction of the response to treatment of MS in an individual....
US20170306288 TISSUE SAMPLE PROCESSING SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A tissue sample processing system and associated methods is disclosed and described. The tissue sample processing system (100) can include a microfluidic separating system (110). The microfluidic...
US20170304367 METHODS OF TREATING HYPOXIA-ASSOCIATED OPTICAL CONDITIONS WITH CARTILAGE OLIGO MATRIX PROTEIN-ANGIOPOIETIN 1 (COMP-ANG1)  
Methods, compositions, and systems for treating ischemia-associated and other ocular conditions using cartilage oligo matrix protein-Angiopoietin 1 (COMP-Ang1) are disclosed and described.
9799842 Spin-polarized light-emitting diodes based on organic bipolar spin valves  
Spin-polarized organic light-emitting diodes are provided. Such spin-polarized organic light-emitting diodes incorporate ferromagnetic electrodes and show considerable spin-valve...
US20170299327 ACCESSORY MOUNT FOR RIFLE  
In one example, an apparatus for mounting accessories on a rifle includes a base that is mountable to a rifle, an accessory mounting bracket that is L-shaped, the accessory mounting bracket...
US20170298917 Solid State Pump Using Electro-Rheological Fluid  
The systems and methods described herein are directed towards a solid state pumping system that utilizes an electric field applied across a channel formed within the solid state pump to move...