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Michael Bullivant: Spinal vertebrae implants. Customflex, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, April 16, 1996: US05507816 (417 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a spinal implant having a plate with a raised platform which rests in a channel in a vertebrae to prevent sideways movement of the plate. A rib extends into a groove formed in the base of the channel to help prevent relative forwards and backwards movement of the pla ...


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James L McIntosh: Computer controlled exercise system. Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, June 19, 1990: US04934694 (339 worldwide citation)

A DC motor is connected to a driveshaft the rotation of which is directly coupled to movement of an exercise member. The DC motor is operated in the current control mode wherein current direction and value through the winding of the motor determines its torque. An encoder is connected to the shaft o ...


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Danny J Montanari, Glenn M Coleman: Method for tracking the production history of food products. Coleman Environmental Systems, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, December 26, 1995: US05478990 (322 worldwide citation)

A method for tracking food products and/or food supplements, preferably organic products and meat products, is provided to enable verification of product origination and to trace back the source of pathogens. In one embodiment, individual animals are tagged with a unique code and such code is mainta ...


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Bernard Siczek, Menachem Assa, Michael A DePourbaix: Motorized mammographic biopsy apparatus. Fischer Imaging Corporation, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, May 16, 1995: US05415169 (300 worldwide citation)

A motorized biopsy needle positioner employed in a mammographic needle biopsy system receives coordinate information representative of an identified point of interest within a patient's captive breast under examination and automatically positions a biopsy needle in accordance with that coordinate in ...


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Raymond J Mueller, Christopher K Neimeister, John R Counter, Michael P Marcus: Customer self-ordering system using information displayed on a screen. Management Information Support, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, August 10, 1993: US05235509 (292 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating self-ordering of items, particularly in a fast food environment. The apparatus includes a customer terminal having a display screen that is preferably a touch screen used by the customer during the self-ordering operation. The screen displays infor ...


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William R Barclay: Process for the heterotrophic production of microbial products with high concentrations of omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids. Phycotech, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, July 14, 1992: US05130242 (287 worldwide citation)

A process for the heterotrophic or predominantly heterotrophic production of whole-celled or extracted microbial products with a high concentration of omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids, producible in an aerobic culture under controlled conditions using biologically pure cultures of heterotrophi ...


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Richard G Sinclair: Blends of polyactic acid. BioPak Technology, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, June 1, 1993: US05216050 (272 worldwide citation)

An environmentally degradable composition comprising blends of a physical mixture of poly(lactic acid), and a polymer selected from the group consisting of poly(ethylene terephthalate), a polymer or copolymer of styrene, ethylene, propylene, vinyl chloride, vinyl acetate, alkyl methacrylate, alkyl a ...


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Richard L Bain, John R Larson: Apparatus for thermal treatment of a hydrocarbon stream. Resource Technology Associates, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, April 16, 1991: US05008085 (248 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for improving the transportability of a hydrocarbon stream by reducing its viscosity. The apparatus comprises a reactor vessel useful for providing an incremental amount of heat to a hydrocarbon stream by the introduction of an oxidizing agent into the core portion of the s ...


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Raymond J Mueller: Customer operable system for a retail store or fast-food restaurant having plural ordering stations. Management Information Support, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, July 7, 1992: US05128862 (245 worldwide citation)

An integrated customer self-order microprocessor based system for the placement of orders, the filling of orders and the management of day to day operations in a fast food restaurant setting. The system includes one or more customer input stations, a cashier station, a manager station and a food pre ...


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James L McIntosh: Feedback for a manipulator. Tensor Development, Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, April 7, 1992: US05103404 (237 worldwide citation)

A programmable variable degree of tactile feedback for the operation of a manipulator by a pair of motors, one connected to the load and one to the control. Computer controlled four quadrant regulators for each motor are used to drive the load motor shaft to the same position as the control motor sh ...