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Joseph H Schulman, Orville R Rule III, David I Whitmoyer, Ronald J Lebel, Joseph Y Lucisano, Alfred E Mann: Glucose monitoring system. Alfred E Mann Foundation For Scientific Research, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, March 12, 1996: US05497772 (1072 worldwide citation)

A glucose monitoring system continuously measures the glucose concentration in a patient's blood, provides an indication of the rate of change of such concentration, and determines whether the measured concentration and rate of change are within certain preset limits. If not, an audible and/or visua ...


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Stephan A DeFonzo, Wayne P Young, Samson L Pennatto, Andrew Komlosi: Apparatus and method for applying surgical staples to attach an object to body tissue. United States Surgical Corporation, March 12, 1996: US05497933 (850 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for endoscopic application of surgical staples to body tissue in laparoscopic hernia surgery, preferably with surgical mesh. The apparatus includes a staple storage cartridge supported on a pivotal support system at the distal end of the endoscopic section. An elongated pus ...


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Peter Wilding, Larry J Kricka: Mesoscale polynucleotide amplification device and method. Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman, March 12, 1996: US05498392 (604 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are devices for amplifying a preselected polynucleotide in a sample by conducting a polynucleotide polymerization reaction. The devices comprise a substrate microfabricated to define a sample inlet port and a mesoscale flow system, which extends from the inlet port. The mesoscale flow syst ...


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Gary L Friedman: Digital camera with apparatus for authentication of images produced from an image file. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John H Kusmiss, March 12, 1996: US05499294 (438 worldwide citation)

A digital camera equipped with a processor for authentication of images produced from an image file taken by the digital camera is provided. The digital camera processor has embedded therein a private key unique to it, and the camera housing has a public key that is so uniquely related to the privat ...


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Derek P Henninger, Richard H Jensen, Christopher T Keene: Method and apparatus for automatic generation of object oriented code for mapping relational data to objects. Persistence Software, Kenneth R Allen, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 12, 1996: US05499371 (375 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for using an object model of an object-oriented application to automatically map information between an object-oriented application and a structured database, such as a relational database. This is done by taking into account all of the semantics (implications) of ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Ridvan Akkurt, Pierre N Tutunjian: NMR logging of natural gas in reservoirs. Shell Oil Company, Del S Christensen, March 12, 1996: US05498960 (274 worldwide citation)

A lithology-independent method of well logging the gas saturation in a reservoir containing natural gas. The method makes use of a pulsed NMR logging tool utilizing a recovery time that is greater than the relaxation time of hydrocarbon gas within the formation. In a preferred embodiment, two differ ...


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Mark W Grinstaff, Patrick Soon Shiong, Michael Wong, Paul A Sandford, Kenneth S Suslick, Neil P Desai: Composition useful for in vivo delivery of biologics and methods employing same. Vivorx Pharmaceuticals, Stephen E Pretty Schroeder Brueggemann & Clark Reiter, March 12, 1996: US05498421 (258 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, there are provided compositions useful for the in vivo delivery of a biologic, wherein the biologic is associated with a polymeric shell formulated from a biocompatible material. The biologic can be associated with the polymeric shell itself, and/or the biol ...


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Paul M Urbanus: Multiplexed memory timing with block reset and secondary memory. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, March 12, 1996: US05499062 (252 worldwide citation)

A spatial light modulator array with adaptable multiplexed memory architecture. The modulator has an array of individually controllable pixels, where a predetermined number of pixels are assigned to a memory cell (16). The memory cell receives data from an input bus (14). On a signal (22), the memor ...


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Rei Hasegawa, Miki Mori: Liquid crystal display device with acrylic polymer spacers and method of manufacturing the same. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, March 12, 1996: US05499128 (246 worldwide citation)

The columnar spacer included in a liquid crystal display device is formed of a photosensitive resin selected from the group consisting of acrylic polymers and acrylic copolymers, said photosensitive resin having at least one atomic group selected from the group consisting of an epoxy group, an imide ...


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Jeffrey Ousborne: Vehicle driver performance monitoring system. Morton J Rosenberg, David I Klein, March 12, 1996: US05499182 (234 worldwide citation)

A vehicle driver performance monitoring system is provided. A plurality of vehicle component sensors (40-43) suitably mounted to a host vehicle measure a plurality of vehicle component parameters indicative of a host vehicle's driver performance. A microprocessor module (1) detachably coupled to the ...