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  • Methods and systems of digital rights management for integrated circuits 

    Koushanfar, Farinaz; Potkonjak, Miodrag (2015-02-24)
    Methods for remote activation and permanent or temporary deactivation of integrated circuits (IC) for digital rights management are disclosed. Remote activation enables designers to remotely control each IC manufactured ...
  • Engineered bacteria produce succinate from sucrose 

    San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N.; Wang, Jian (2015-02-24)
    Bacteria optimized to produce succinate and other feedstocks by growing on low cost carbon sources, such as sucrose.
  • Methods and compositions for bone formation 

    Davis, Alan R.; Davis, Elizabeth A.; Moran, Kevin; Olabisi, Ronke; West, Jennifer L.; Franco, Christy (2015-02-24)
    A method and system to induce bone growth by locally delivering bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) to the target location for a prolonged period without invasive procedures are disclosed. The new bone growth is induced by ...
  • Method and system for wirelessly transmitting data 

    Magistretti, Eugenio; Gurewitz, Omer; Knightly, Edward W. (2015-02-17)
    A method for transmitting data from a sender to a receiver over a channel. The method includes identifying the receiver, obtaining an initiation correlated symbol sequence (CSS) associated with the receiver, transmitting ...
  • High-yield synthesis of gold nanorods with optical absorption at wavelengths greater than 1000nm using hydroquinone 

    Vigderman, Leonid; Zubarev, Eugene R. (2015-02-17)
    The present invention provides improved methods for preparing cetyltrimethylammonium bromide-capped gold nanoparticles through the use of hydroquinone as a reducing agent. Such methods generally comprise the steps of: (1) ...
  • Charge-transfer-based Gas Sensing Using Atomic-layer MoS2 

    Cho, Byungjin; Hahm, Myung Gwan; Choi, Minseok; Yoon, Jongwon; Kim, Ah Ra; Lee, Young-Joo; Park, Sung-Gyu; Kwon, Jung-Dae; Kim, Chang Su; Song, Myungkwan; Jeong, Yongsoo; Nam, Kee-Seok; Lee, Sangchul; Yoo, Tae Jin; Kang, Chang Goo; Lee, Byoung Hun; Ko, Heung Cho; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Kim, Dong-Ho (2015-01-27)
    Two-dimensional (2D) molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) atomic layers have a strong potential to be used as 2D electronic sensor components. However, intrinsic synthesis challenges have made this task difficult. In addition, the ...
  • Chemical tuning of electrical transport in Ti1−xPtxSe2−y 

    Chen, Justin S.; Wang, Jiakui K.; Carr, Scott V.; Vogel, Sven C.; Gourdon, Olivier; Dai, Pengcheng; Morosan, E. (2015-01-20)
    The structural and transport properties of polycrystalline Ti1−xPtxSe2−y(x≤0.13,y≤0.2) are studied, revealing highly tunable electrical properties, spanning nearly ten orders of magnitude in scaled resistivity. Using x-ray ...
  • Climate warming increases biological control agent impact on a non-target species 

    Lu, Xinmin; Siemann, Evan; He, Minyan; Wei, Hui; Shao, Xu; Ding, Jianqing (2015)
    Climate change may shift interactions of invasive plants, herbivorous insects and native plants, potentially affecting biological control efficacy and non-target effects on native species. Here, we show how climate warming ...
  • Lg attenuation in northeast China using NECESSArray data 

    Ranasinghe, Nishath R.; Gallegos, Andrea C.; Trujillo, Andrea R.; Blanchette, Alexander R.; Sandvol, Eric A.; Ni, James; Hearn, Thomas M.; Tang, Youcai; Grand, Stephen P.; Niu, Fenglin; Chen, Yongshun J.; Ning, Jieyuan; Kawakatsu, Hitoshi; Tanaka, Satoru; Obayashi, Masayuki (2015)
    The 127 station NorthEast China Extended SeiSmic Array (NECESSArray) provides large quantities of high quality seismic data in northeast China that allow us to resolve lateral variations of Lg Q or crustal attenuation at ...
  • The Atlastin C-terminal Tail is an Amphipathic Helix that Perturbs Bilayer Structure during Endoplasmic Reticulum Homotypic Fusion 

    Faust, Joseph E.; Desai, Tanvi; Verma, Avani; Ulengin, Idil; Sun, Tzu-Lin; Moss, Tyler J.; Betancourt, Miguel A.; Huang, Huey W.; Lee, Tina; McNew, James A. (2015)
    Fusion of tubular membranes is required to form three-way junctions found in reticular subdomains of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER). The large GTPase Atlastin has recently been shown to drive ER membrane fusion and three-way ...
  • Nonlinear elastic buckling and postbuckling analysis of cylindrical panels 

    Zhou, Yang; Stanciulescu, Ilinca; Eason, Thomas; Spottswood, Michael (2015)
    This paper revisits the buckling analysis of a benchmark cylindrical panel undergoing snap-through when subjected to transverse loads. We show that previous studies either overestimated the buckling load and identified a ...
  • Lithospheric expression of cenozoic subduction, mesozoic rifting and the Precambrian Shield in Venezuela 

    Masy, Jeniffer; Niu, Fenglin; Levander, Alan; Schmitz, Michael (2015)
    We have combined surface wave tomography with Ps and Sp receiver-function images based on common-conversion-point (CCP) stacking to study the upper mantle velocity structure, particularly the lithosphere–asthenosphere ...
  • Constraints on the depth and thermal vigor of melting in the Martian mantle 

    Filiberto, Justin; Dasgupta, Rajdeep (2015)
    Studies of rocks in Gale Crater and clasts within the Martian meteorite breccia Northwest Africa (NWA) 7034 (and paired stones) have expanded our knowledge of the diversity of igneous rocks that make up the Martian crust ...
  • Inhibition of Recombinase Polymerase Amplification by Background DNA: A Lateral Flow-Based Method for Enriching Target DNA 

    Rohrman, Brittany; Richards-Kortum, Rebecca (2015)
    Recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) may be used to detect a variety of pathogens, often after minimal sample preparation. However, previous work has shown that whole blood inhibits RPA. In this paper, we show that ...
  • Hierarchy in gene expression is predictive of risk, progression, and outcome in adult acute myeloid leukemia 

    Tripathi, Shubham; Deem, Michael W. (2015)
    Cancer progresses with a change in the structure of the gene network in normal cells. We define a measure of organizational hierarchy in gene networks of affected cells in adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients. With ...
  • Structure, function, self-assembly, and applications of bottlebrush copolymers 

    Verduzco, Rafael; Li, Xianyu; Pesek, Stacy L.; Stein, Gila E. (2015)
    Bottlebrush polymers are a type of branched or graft polymer with polymeric side-chains attached to a linear backbone, and the unusual architectures of bottlebrushes provide a number of unique and potentially useful ...
  • Observation of antiferromagnetic correlations in the Hubbard model with ultracold atoms 

    Hart, Russell A.; Duarte, Pedro M.; Yang, Tsung-Lin; Liu, Xinxing; Paiva, Thereza; Khatami, Ehsan; Scalettar, Richard T.; Trivedi, Nandini; Huse, David A.; Hulet, Randall G. (2015)
    Ultracold atoms in optical lattices have great potential to contribute to a better understanding of some of the most important issues in many-body physics, such as high-temperature superconductivity [1]. The Hubbard modelラa ...
  • Respecting all the evidence 

    Sliwa, Paulina; Horowitz, Sophie (2015)
    Plausibly, you should believe what your total evidence supports. But cases of misleading higher-order evidence—evidence about what your evidence supports—present a challenge to this thought. In such cases, taking both ...
  • Metabolic transistor strategy for controlling electron transfer chain activity in Escherichia coli 

    Wu, Hui; Tuli, Leepika; Bennett, George N.; San, Ka-Yiu (2015)
    A novel strategy to finely control a large metabolic flux by using a “metabolic transistor” approach was established. In this approach a small change in the level or availability of an essential component for the process ...
  • Discovery of optimal zeolites for challenging separations and chemical transformations using predictive materials modeling 

    Bai, Peng; Jeon, Mi Yeong; Ren, Limin; Knight, Chris; Deem, Michael W.; Tsapatsis, Michael; Siepmann, J. Ilja (2015)
    Zeolites play numerous important roles in modern petroleum refineries and have the potential to advance the production of fuels and chemical feedstocks from renewable resources. The performance of a zeolite as separation ...