Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, John K Salisbury Jr: Controller arm for a remotely related slave arm. Darrell G Brekke, John R Manning, Armand McMillan, July 10, 1979: US04160508 (232 worldwide citation)

A segmented controller arm configured and dimensioned to form a miniature kinematic replica of a remotely related slave arm. The arm includes a plurality of joints for affording segments of the arm simultaneous angular displacement about a plurality of pairs of intersecting axes, a plurality of posi ...

Felix Theeuwes: Osmotic system having laminated wall comprising semipermeable lamina and microporous lamina. Alza Corporation, Paul L Sabatine, Thomas E Ciotti, Edward L Mandell, July 10, 1979: US04160452 (219 worldwide citation)

An osmotic therapeutic system for delivering a beneficial drug is disclosed. The system comprises a drug delivery module which module comprises a rate controlling laminated wall surrounding a reservoir and has a portal for delivering drug from the system. The laminated wall comprises a semipermeable ...

Richard A Rauschenberger: Unitary sample-vent-valve assembly. Will Ross, John A Dhuey, July 10, 1979: US04160383 (161 worldwide citation)

A unitary sample-vent-valve assembly, useful in urological applications, is described. The unitary assembly comprises a sequential arrangement of valve, vent and sampling port to afford a compact unit.

Paul W Miller: Apparatus for implanting hair. Hairegenics, Robert B Kennedy, July 10, 1979: US04160453 (146 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for implanting hair into human skin comprising the steps of tieing a knot into a hair with the knot defining an interstice through which skin tissue may subsequently grow thereby anchoring the hair firmly in place, loading a needle by placing the hair knot in a hollow end of th ...

Reginald D Richardson, Robert H Shannon: Heavy oil recovery process. Rogers Bereskin & Parr, July 10, 1979: US04160479 (136 worldwide citation)

A process incorporating integrated units and combined cycle energy production is provided for the recovery and upgrading of oil containing deposits which are not readily amenable to recovery and upgrading, to produce therefrom a light oil and elemental sulphur. Residual hydrocarbons generated in the ...

George O Doherty: Outside-the-needle catheter device with needle housing. Mallinckrodt & Mallinckrodt, July 10, 1979: US04160450 (120 worldwide citation)

A catheter device, comprising a venipuncture needle or stylet whose shank extends through the bore of a catheter or cannula and has a sharpened tip projecting slightly therebeyond in an extended position of the needle to provide an outside-the-needle catheter unit for venipuncture and for insertion ...

Robert L Stambaugh, Richard A Galluccio: Polyolefinic copolymer additives for lubricants and fuels. Rohm and Haas Company, July 10, 1979: US04160739 (118 worldwide citation)

Graft copolymers wherein the backbone polymer is a polymeric hydrocarbon such as ethylene/propylene copolymer and the grafted units are the residues of a monomer system comprising maleic acid or anhydride and one or more other monomers copolymerizable therewith, the monomer system being post-reacted ...

Howard C Kirsch: Current control circuit for light emitting diode. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, July 10, 1979: US04160934 (107 worldwide citation)

The current in a semiconductive light emitting diode (LED), driven by an insulated gate field effect transistor (IGFET) switch, is stabilized by a current control circuit including a comparator type feedback network, which stabilizes the voltage at a node located between said switch and the series c ...

Herbert E Daniels, Paul M Stivender, Paul C Schanen, Robert V King: Anatomically coordinated user dominated programmer for diagnostic x-ray apparatus. General Electric Company, Ralph G Hohenfeldt, July 10, 1979: US04160906 (103 worldwide citation)

A control console has a small and compact array of twenty-seven illuminable push buttons arranged in three continuous groups of nine each. The buttons in the upper group relate to anatomical areas in upper parts of the body, and the buttons in the lower group relate to areas in the lower parts of th ...

Barry E Jones, John A Smith: Transponders. National Research Development Corporation, Cushman Darby & Cushman, July 10, 1979: US04160971 (100 worldwide citation)

A passive transponder, particularly for dental or medical applications, is described in which signals received by one or more receive resonant circuits are changed in frequency either up or down by a non-linear device coupled to one or more transmit resonant circuits. Each transmit resonant circuit ...