John L Sibert, Mehmet Gokturk: Direct pointing apparatus and method therefor. The George Washington University, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, February 6, 2001: US06184863 (222 worldwide citation)

The direct pointing apparatus and method therefor has a light sensing arrangement including a plurality of light receivers positioned around the outer periphery of a computer display and A/D interface circuitry coupling the light receivers to a host computer (laptop CPU) for processing converted dig ...

Jose L Hernandez Rebollar: Method and apparatus for translating hand gestures. The George Washington University, Todd Juneau, July 21, 2009: US07565295 (53 worldwide citation)

A sign language recognition apparatus and method is provided for translating hand gestures into speech or written text. The apparatus includes a number of sensors on the hand, arm and shoulder to measure dynamic and static gestures. The sensors are connected to a microprocessor to search a library o ...

Lee D Kaplan, Richard Hitzelberg: Locking needle cover. The George Washington University, Quarles & Brady, October 5, 1993: US05250031 (51 worldwide citation)

A locking protective cover for a needle or cannula of a hypodermic syringe, blood collector or other device includes a retractable cap member connected to the base of the needle by a resilient support that biases the cap member to a cover position around the needle tip. The cap member provides a nee ...

Charles A Garris Jr: Pressure exchanging ejector and refrigeration apparatus and method. The George Washington University, July 15, 1997: US05647221 (50 worldwide citation)

A novel ejector, an ejector-refrigeration system, and a method of refrigeration are disclosed. The system is particularly well suited for the utilization of energy sources such as waste heat from automobile engines and solar collectors. Further, the system is compatible with the use of environmental ...

Ariel C Hollinshead: Methods of preparing epitopes of tumor associated antigens. The George Washington University, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, March 7, 1989: US04810781 (31 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for preparing (1) a pure, biologically active, immunogenic tumor-associated antigen by forming a soluble pool of membrane proteins from antigenic tissue and, by separating, identifying and characterizing antigenic and/or immunogenic proteins therefrom; (2) an ultrapure, biologi ...

Fred P Abramson: Assay for the measurement of DNA synthesis rates. The George Washington University, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, March 12, 2002: US06355416 (28 worldwide citation)

Use of nonradioactive tracer technology used to measure DNA synthesis rates. DNA synthesis is determined by administering one or more stable isotope labelled precursors to one or more of DNA molecules and the amount of the stable isotope label in the DNA that is extracted from cells that are of inte ...

Charles Alexander Garris: Pressure exchanging ejector and methods of use. The George Washington University, October 31, 2000: US06138456 (23 worldwide citation)

A novel pressure-exchange ejector is disclosed whereby a high energy primary fluid compresses a lower energy secondary fluid through direct fluid-fluid momentum exchange. The pressure-exchange ejector utilizes non-steady flow principles and supersonic flow principles to obtain an ejector-compressor ...

Peter Hotez, James Ashcom, Mahnaz Bdamchian, Bin Zhan, Yan Wang, John Hawdon, Alexander Loukas, Angela Williamson, Brian Jones, Jeffrey Bethony, Gaddam Goud, Maria Elena Bottazzi, Susana Mendez: Hookworm vaccine. The George Washington University, Whitham Curtis Christofferson & Cook P C, December 4, 2007: US07303752 (17 worldwide citation)

Preparations which elicit an immune response to hookworm antigens and which may be utilized as hookworm vaccines are provided. In addition, a method of increasing the effectiveness of vaccinations against infectious diseases in patients infected with hookworm is provided. The method involves chemica ...

Azim Eskandarian, Ali Mortazavi: Unobtrusive driver drowsiness detection system and method. The George Washington University, Blank Rome, August 27, 2013: US08519853 (15 worldwide citation)

A drowsiness detection system and method uses Empirical Mode Decomposition (EMD) signal processing to detect whether a vehicle driver is drowsy. The system uses a decomposed component of the steering wheel signal to extract specific features representing the steering control degradation phases. The ...

William B Weglicki: Intravenous magnesium gluconate for treatment of conditions caused by excessive oxidative stress due to free radical distribution. The George Washington University, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, August 8, 2000: US06100297 (15 worldwide citation)

The intravenous use of magnesium gluconate to substantially block free radical surge in the treatment of ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury due to oxidative stress.

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