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US-8,266,866 Method and apparatus for an inflatable shell
A method of assembling an inflatable shell of a structure comprises folding a plurality of shell sections about a set of fold lines and integrating the...
US-8,266,850 Fixed window with a double hung look
First and second frame sections are to be joined at a corner of a glazing. Each section has a front base piece, a rear base piece, and a glazing stop piece. The...
US-8,266,656 Method for making selections in search criteria in TV EPGs
An embodiment of the present invention provides a television electronic programming guide that allows users to combine multiple search criteria within a single...
US-8,266,274 Method and apparatus for data processing
A method and system can include multiple data handling stages for manipulating tracked information associated with content distributed to users and/or...
US-8,266,085 Apparatus and method for using analog circuits to embody non-lipschitz mathematics and properties using...
A network of coupled neurons for implementing Non-Lipschitz dynamics for modeling nonlinear processes or conditions comprising: a plurality of neurons, each...
US-8,265,968 Method and system for academic curriculum planning and academic curriculum mapping
A system of hardware and software provides a systematic and systemic method for performing assessment of the effectiveness of different levels within an...
US-8,265,947 Flexible mail delivery system and method
The principles of the present invention provide the ability to flexibly change the delivery point and time for a mail item, while the item is en route. The...
US-8,265,792 Method and apparatus for calibrating multi-axis load cells in a dexterous robot
A robotic system includes a dexterous robot having robotic joints, angle sensors adapted for measuring joint angles at a corresponding one of the joints, load...
US-8,265,291 High sensitivity noise immune stethoscope
A physiological sensing stethoscope suitable for use in high-noise environments is disclosed. The stethoscope is designed to be substantially matched to the...
US-8,264,909 System and method for depth determination of an impulse acoustic source by cepstral analysis
A system and method for making an accurate estimate of the activation depth for an impulse acoustic source includes recording sounds produced by the activation...
US-8,264,486 Real-time high-speed three dimensional modeling system
A high-speed modeling system and a method of constructing a model are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the system comprises first and second cameras, a...
US-8,264,458 Variable compliance joystick with compensation algorithms
The present invention provides variable compliance joysticks with mechanical and software customization, and with an integrated control capability, and a method...
US-8,264,417 Aperture antenna with shaped dielectric loading
An antenna structure and a method of propagating an electromagnetic (EM) wave with the antenna structure. The antenna structure comprises a first aperture...
US-8,264,409 Electromagnetic radiation source locating system
An electromagnetic radiation source locating system including an electromagnetic radiation sensor including an antenna configured to detect a radiant energy...
US-8,264,397 Time transfer method and system
A Time Transfer Time Reverse Mirror (TT TRM) method and system includes a radio transceiver for transmitting a series of short pulses repeatedly at a period T...
US-8,264,134 Ultraminiature broadband light source with spiral shaped filament
An ultraminiature light source using a double-spiral shaped tungsten filament includes end contact portions which are separated to allow for radial and...
US-8,263,815 Membrane augmented distillation to separate solvents from water
Processes for removing water from organic solvents, such as ethanol. The processes include distillation to form a rectified overhead vapor, compression of the...
US-8,263,759 Sets of probes and primers for the diagnosis of select cancers
A method of diagnosing a disease that includes obtaining experimental data on gene selections. The gene selection functions to characterize a cancer when the...
US-8,263,727 Polymers made from polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes acetylene-containing compounds
A compound having the formula below. Each R is methyl or phenyl; R.sup.2 comprises one or more of silane, siloxane, and aromatic groups; n is a nonnegative...
US-8,263,639 Multifunctional metal-chelating ligands
Disclosed herein are the compounds shown below and methods of their synthesis. The value m is a positive integer. R comprises an alkyl chain or an alkoxy chain....
US-8,263,526 Compositions of keratin hydrolysate and microbes for pest control applications
The combination of keratin hydrolysate with viable cells or infectious propagules of a fungal biological control agent such as Paecilomyces species, Metarhizium...
US-8,263,360 Hydrophilic IR transparent membrane, spectroscopic sample holder comprising same and method of using same
The present invention features hydrophilic IR-transparent porous membranes, particularly hydrophilic IR-transparent porous polyethylene membranes and methods of...
US-8,263,349 Antibody specific for a mammalian sphingosine kinase type 2 isoform protein and methods of use thereof
Polyclonal or monoclonal antibodies which are specific for a mammalian sphingosine kinase type 2 isoform protein and methods for detecting the presence of...
US-8,263,091 Method of treating and preventing infections in immunocompromised subjects with immunostimulatory CpG...
A method is disclosed herein for increasing an immune response to an opportunistic infection in an immunocompromised subject. In one embodiment, the subject is...
US-8,263,030 Controlled in-situ dissolution of an alkali metal
A method for the controllable dissolution of one or more alkali metals from a vessel containing a one or more alkali metals and/or one or more partially...
US-8,262,978 Microtubes with axially variable geometries and method of manufacturing same
In the present invention, a technique is described for manufacturing microtube devices which have peripheral geometries that are not uniform along the tube or...
US-8,262,942 Hollow carbon nanosphere based secondary cell electrodes
The inventive subject matter relates to hollow carbon nanospheres (HCNS) as a material for making ion storage material, and particularly lithium ion storage...
US-8,262,938 Active aluminum rich coatings
Chromate-free corrosion-inhibiting coating compositions comprising film-forming binders and galvanic aluminum alloy powders prepared in an oxygen (oxidizing),...
US-8,262,806 Low-pressure sludge removal method and apparatus using coherent jet nozzles
Provided area cleaning apparatus and an associated method of using the disclosed apparatus wherein the apparatus utilizes one or more nozzles configured to...
US-8,262,447 System and method for implementing a game for financial data extraction
A system and method of implementing a financial data extraction process including receiving information associated with a user, providing the user a game to...
US-8,262,130 Air bag with improved tear stitch
An apparatus (10) for helping to protect an occupant (20) of a vehicle (12) includes an inflatable vehicle occupant protection device (14) having a deflated...
US-D666,963 Personal surfing boat
US-8,260,702 Credit risk framework
A credit risk framework and systems and methods for using the same. The credit risk framework provides information regarding the eligibility of loans to be sold...
US-8,260,693 Visual cues for identifying financial accounts
Visual cues for identifying financial accounts. A distinctive visual cue, such as a specific color, is applied to an account from among a plurality of accounts,...
US-8,260,647 Delivery operations information system and methods of use
The present invention provides a system for managing information related to a delivery service provider and systems of using such a system. The system and...
US-8,260,567 System and method for angles-only position and velocity determination using closed-form triangulation
Methods and systems are presented for determining position and velocity information using angles-only measurements for a moving observer in a three-dimensional...
US-8,260,566 Apparatus and method for radioactive waste screening
An apparatus and method relating to screening radioactive waste are disclosed for ensuring that at least one calculated parameter for the measurement data of a...
US-8,260,460 Interactive robot control system and method of use
A robotic system includes a robot having joints, actuators, and sensors, and a distributed controller. The controller includes command-level controller,...
US-8,259,860 Identification of target signals in radio frequency pulsed environments
A system, method of processing and method of manufacturing related to a signal processing scheme which receives multiple inputs and performs signal correlation...
US-8,259,104 Domain decomposition by the advancing-partition method for parallel unstructured grid generation
In a method for domain decomposition for generating unstructured grids, a surface mesh is generated for a spatial domain. A location of a partition plane...
US-8,258,280 Plasmodium vivax hybrid circumsporozoite protein and vaccine
Described in this application is a synthetic P. vivax circumsporozoite protein useful as a diagnostic reagent, for antibody production, and as a vaccine...
US-8,258,278 Methods and compositions for the treatment and prevention of cancer
The instant invention provides compositions for the treatment of cancer. Specifically, the invention provides polypeptides and nucleic acid molecules comprising...
US-8,258,251 Highly porous ceramic oxide aerogels having improved flexibility
Ceramic oxide aerogels having improved flexibility are disclosed. Preferred embodiments exhibit high modulus and other strength properties despite their...
US-8,258,106 Immunostimulatory nucleic acid molecules
Nucleic acids containing unmethylated CpG dinucleotides and therapeutic utilities based on their ability to stimulate an immune response and to redirect a Th2...
US-8,258,027 Method for integrating SONOS non-volatile memory into a standard CMOS foundry process flow
An embodiment of a method is disclosed to integrate silicon oxide nitride oxide silicon (SONOS) non-volatile memory (NVM) into a conventional complementary...
US-8,257,925 Method for detecting the presence of a single target nucleic acid in a sample
A miniaturized assembly is provided whereby a fluid sample can be divided into a plurality of sample portions in retaining wells and the sample fluid can be...
US-8,257,915 Farnesyltransferase inhibitors for treatment of laminopathies, cellular aging and atherosclerosis
Although it can be farnesylated, the mutant lamin A protein expressed in Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS) cannot be defarnesylated because the...
US-8,257,523 Aluminum-based nanothermites and processes of making the same
An apparatus and process for making thermite compositions. The process includes providing a fuel-based slurry and at least one oxidizer-based slurry,...
US-8,257,519 Host-guest complexes of liquid energetic materials and metal-organic frameworks
A process for making metal-organic frameworks and metal-organic frameworks having host-guest complexes of either liquid energetics, solid energetics, or solid...
US-8,257,491 Rhombohedral cubic semiconductor materials on trigonal substrate with single crystal properties and devices...
Growth conditions are developed, based on a temperature-dependent alignment model, to enable formation of cubic group IV, group II-V and group II-VI crystals in...
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