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  • Small molecule conjugates with dimetal species for protein inhibition 

    Ball, Zachary T.; Kundu, Rituparna; Popp, Brian V.; Madden, Dean R.; Cushing, Patrick R. (2015-06-02)
    Methods for targeting a protein by providing an inhibitor covalently linked to a rhodium(II) complex, introducing the inhibitor to the target protein and allowing the inhibitor and protein to interact. The rhodium(II) ...
  • Investigating irregularly patterned deep brain stimulation signal design using biophysical models 

    Summerson, Samantha R.; Aazhang, Behnaam; Kemere, Caleb (2015-06)
    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder which follows from cell loss of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc), a nucleus in the basal ganglia (BG). Deep brain stimulation (DBS) ...
  • Aliphatic amine based nanocarbons for the absorption of carbon dioxide 

    Barron, Andrew R.; Dillon, Eoghan (2015-05-19)
    A composition of matter, and method to make same, for a nano-based material including a nanocarbon support to which is attached an aliphatic amine. In particular, the composition of matter is an aliphatic amine-nanocarbon ...
  • Cooling systems and hybrid A/C systems using an electromagnetic radiation-absorbing complex 

    Halas, Nancy J.; Nordlander, Peter; Neumann, Oara (2015-05-19)
    A method for powering a cooling unit. The method including applying electromagnetic (EM) radiation to a complex, where the complex absorbs the EM radiation to generate heat, transforming, using the heat generated by the ...
  • Layer-by-layer removal of graphene 

    Tour, James M.; Dimiev, Ayrat M.; Kosynkin, Dmitry V. (2015-04-14)
    The present invention provides methods of selectively removing one or more graphene layers from a graphene material by: (1) applying a metal to a surface of the graphene material; and (2) applying a hydrogen containing ...
  • Cast of Civic Characters 

    Altshuler, Joseph (2015-04-14)
    The Cast of Civic Characters is a civic complex for Houston that couples municipal service counters with other public amenities including an auditorium, dining hall, outreach center, gym, and pool. Each program is housed ...
  • Cast of Civic Characters 

    Altshuler, Joseph (2015-04-14)
    The Cast of Civic Characters is a civic complex for Houston that couples municipal service counters with other public amenities including an auditorium, dining hall, outreach center, gym, and pool. Each program is housed ...
  • Graphene nanoribbons prepared from carbon nanotubes via alkali metal exposure 

    Tour, James M.; Kosynkin, Dmitry V. (2015-03-31)
    In various embodiments, the present disclosure describes processes for preparing functionalized graphene nanoribbons from carbon nanotubes. In general, the processes include exposing a plurality of carbon nanotubes to an ...
  • Carbon nanotube based imaging agents 

    Wilson, Lon J.; Kissell, Kyle Ryan; Hartman, Keith Bennett (2015-03-24)
    Compositions and methods related to carbon nanotubes are provided. More particularly, imaging agents comprising carbon nanotubes internally loaded with a contrast agent and associated methods are provided. One example of ...
  • System and method for managing input/output data of peripheral devices 

    Barr, Thomas William; Rixner, Scott (2015-03-17)
    A method for communicating data between peripheral devices and an embedded processor that includes receiving, at a data buffer unit of the embedded processor, the data from a peripheral device. The method also includes ...
  • The characterization and visualization of multi-phase systems using microfluidic devices 

    Conn, Charles Andrew (2015-03-10)
    The stability and dynamics of multi-phase systems are still not fully understood, especially in systems of confinement such as microchannel networks and porous media. In particular, systems of liquids and gases that form ...
  • 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) ...
  • How do High-Status Parents Choose Schools? Evidence from a Choice District 

    Bancroft, Amanda (2015-01-30)
    One premise of contemporary school choice is that parents largely use academic quality indicators – loosely referred to as “accountability data” – to choose schools. This premise does not sufficiently account for the role ...
  • 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 ...