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Ruxandra Gref, Yoshiharu Minamitake, Robert S Langer: Biodegradable injectable particles for imaging. Massachusettes Institute of Technology, Arnall Golden & Gregory, October 15, 1996: US05565215 (147 worldwide citation)

Injectable nanoparticles or microparticles are provided that are not rapidly cleared from the blood stream by the macrophages of the reticuloendothelial system, and that can be modified as necessary to achieve variable release rates or to target specific cells or organs as desired. The terminal hydr ...


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Toshifumi Asakawa, Daisuke Kosaka, Haruo Nakayama: Semiconductor structure having island forming grooves. Ricoh Company, Cooper & Dunham, October 15, 1996: US05565697 (146 worldwide citation)

A semiconductor substrate comprises a foundation, a semiconductor monocrystalline film formed on the foundation, and a high-melting-point metal film or a high-melting-point metal alloy film disposed in at least part of a region between the semiconductor monocrystalline film and the foundation. The h ...


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Sean C McDonald, Robert H McDonald, Richard R Lunak, Aldo Zini: Portable nursing center. Automated Healthcare, Buchanan Ingersoll, Lynn J Alstadt, October 15, 1996: US05564803 (145 worldwide citation)

A portable nursing center has a plurality of selectively locked patient drawers carried in a housing. Each of said drawers are movable between a given open position and a closed position each drawer sized and configured for holding pharmaceutical items which have been prescribed for a specific patie ...


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Randall A Watson, Eugene P Gosselink, Shulin Zhang: Compositions comprising ethoxylated/propoxylated polyalkyleneamine polymers as soil dispersing agents. The Procter & Gamble Company, M D Jones, K W Zerby, J J Yetter, October 15, 1996: US05565145 (143 worldwide citation)

Cleaning and soil dispersing compositions comprising ethoxylated/propoxylated polyalkyleneamine polymers are provided. Thus, detergent compositions which comprise ethoxylated/propoxylated polyalkyleneamine polymers, such as poly(ethyleneimine) with a degree of ethoxylation of 1.0, provide soil dispe ...


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E William Bruce II, Dave Hartwell, David M Fenwick, Denis Foley, Stephen R Van Doren: Method and apparatus for adaptive memory access. Digital Equipment Corporation, Mark J Casey, Denis G Maloney, Arthur W Fisher, October 15, 1996: US05566325 (142 worldwide citation)

A memory system is provided which can adapt to being coupled to a bus capable of running at different clock speeds. The memory system is responsive to signals provided by a bus speed sensor for modifying the timing of row address strobe (RAS), column address strobe (CAS) and write enable (WE) signal ...


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Jeremy Burr, Gregory Nordgren, Eric W Strid, Kimberly R Gleason: Coaxial wafer probe with tip shielding. Cascade Microtech, Chernoff Vilhauer McClung & Stenzel, October 15, 1996: US05565788 (140 worldwide citation)

A shielded microwave probe tip assembly includes an end of a coaxial cable coupled to probe fingers forming a coplanar controlled impedance microwave transmission line where the ground probe fingers are interconnected by a shield member that is spaced apart from the signal line probe finger but is p ...


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Dennis R Esterberg, Mark A Smith: Hinge assembly for a device having a display. Hewlett Packard Company, October 15, 1996: US05566048 (140 worldwide citation)

A hinge assembly allows a display housing to pivot relative to a portable computer base. The hinge assembly has a pivot shaft attached to the display housing and a spring. The spring has two ends. One end is attached to the display housing, and the other end is attached to the base. The spring count ...


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James F Dobbs, Kevin S Christian: Time zone equalizer. Dobbs Stanford Corporation, David W Strasburger & Price Carstens, October 15, 1996: US05566237 (140 worldwide citation)

An audio selection circuit (10) having time selectable equalization, comprising a plurality of inputs (24, 26) for coupling the audio selection circuit to a plurality of audio signal sources, a variable equalization circuit (32) having an equalization input and an equalization output, the variable e ...


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Takashi Sato, Imran A Shah: MPEG information signal conversion system. Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Michael E Marion, October 15, 1996: US05566174 (138 worldwide citation)

A method of transmitting timing critical data via an asynchronous channel. The timing critical data can be an MPEG transport stream of packets. The asynchronous channel can be a computer or telephone network, a digital storage media such as a digital VCR, or a digital interface. The packets are proc ...


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Chris Hoogenboom: Syntax parser for a video decompression processor. General Instrument Corporation of Delaware, Barry R Lipsitz, Ralph F Hoppin, October 15, 1996: US05566089 (135 worldwide citation)

A video syntax parser is provided for a video decompression processor. A compressed bitstream is examined until a start code is located. The start code is decoded to enable a particular parser state corresponding thereto to be initiated. The parser state is communicated to a plurality of subsystems ...