George G Mueller, Ihor A Lys: Multicolored LED lighting method and apparatus. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 9, 2007: US07161311 (250 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and systems including one or more first LEDs, each first LED configured to generate first radiation having a first spectrum, and one or more second LEDs, each second LED configured to generate second radiation having a second spectrum different than the first spectrum. A diffuser is employ ...

Vahid Saadat: Implantable artificial partition and methods of use. USGI Medical, Levine Bagade Han, January 9, 2007: US07160312 (234 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for partitioning a gastro-intestinal lumen by intraluminally reducing a local cross-sectional area thereof. The apparatus comprises a plurality of anchors adapted for intraluminal penetration into a wall of the gastro-intestinal lumen to prevent migration or dislod ...

Miyuki Oikawa, Masami Fukao: Process for producing oxime. Sumitomo Chemical Company, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, January 9, 2007: US07161036 (231 worldwide citation)

A process for producing an oxime is provided, wherein the process comprises the step of reacting a ketone, hydrogen peroxide and ammonia in the presence of a crystalline titanosilicate having MWW structure under the condition that the ammonia concentration in the liquid portion of the reaction mixtu ...

Mir A Imran, Olivier K Colliou, Ted W Layman, Sharon L Lake, Harm TenHoff, Timothy J Hughes: Capsule and method for treating or diagnosing the intestinal tract. Entrack, Levine Bagade Han, January 9, 2007: US07160258 (227 worldwide citation)

A device and method for mapping, diagnosing and treating the intestinal tract is provided using a capsule passing through the intestinal tract. Further, a capsule tracking system is provided for tracking a capsule's location along the length of an intestinal tract as various treatment and/or sensing ...

Gary T Neel, Douglas E Bell, T Philip Wong: Systems and methods for blood glucose sensing. Home Diagnostics, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, January 9, 2007: US07160251 (212 worldwide citation)

A system for measuring a glucose level in a blood sample includes a test strip and a meter. The test strip includes a sample chamber, a working electrode, a counter electrode, fill-detect electrodes, and an auto-on conductor. A reagent layer is disposed in the sample chamber. The auto-on conductor c ...

Kate R Lawes, Steven P Buysse, Sean T Dycus, Kristin D Johnson, Michael C Moses, David A Schechter, Philip M Tetzlaff, Carolyn H Mihaichuk: Electrosurgical instrument which reduces effects to adjacent tissue structures. Sherwood Services, January 9, 2007: US07160298 (211 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument which includes opposing end effectors and a handle for effecting movement of the end effectors relative to one another. The instrument includes a housing and a pair of electrodes. Each electode preferably includes an electrically conductive surface (e.g., which can be d ...

Jon Faiz Kayyem, Stephen D O Connor: Compositions for the electronic detection of analytes utilizing monolayers. Clinical Micro Sensors, Dorsey & Whitney, Robin M Silva, January 9, 2007: US07160678 (210 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the use of self-assembled monolayers with mixtures of conductive oligomers and insulators to detect target analytes.

Colin Piepgras, George G Mueller, Ihor A Lys, Kevin J Dowling, Frederick M Morgan: Light emitting diode based products. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, January 9, 2007: US07161313 (207 worldwide citation)

Various exemplary implementations of light emitting diode (LED) based illumination products and methods are disclosed including, but not limited to, glow sticks, key chains, toys, balls, various game accessories, light bulbs, night lights, wall lights, wall switches, wall sockets, wall panels, modul ...

Susan T Dumais, Eric J Horvitz, Edward B Cutrell, Jonathan J Cadiz, Gavin Jancke, Raman K Sarin, Daniel C Robbins, Anoop Gupta, George G Robertson, Meredith J Ringel, Jeremy Goecks: Method and system for usage analyzer that determines user accessed sources, indexes data subsets, and associated metadata, processing implicit queries based on potential interest to users. Microsoft Corporation, Amin Turocy & Calvin, January 9, 2007: US07162473 (207 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to systems and methods providing content-access-based information retrieval. Information items from a plurality of disparate information sources that have been previously accessed or considered are automatically indexed in a data store, whereby a multifaceted user inter ...

Shusaku Okamoto, Masamichi Nakagawa, Kunio Nobori, Atsushi Morimura: Image processing device and monitoring system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Harness Dickey & Pierce, January 9, 2007: US07161616 (199 worldwide citation)

A synthetic image viewed from a virtual point of view above a vehicle is generated, using images captured by a plurality of cameras shooting surroundings of the vehicle. In the synthetic image, an illustration image or an actual image of the vehicle is displayed in a vehicle region in which the vehi ...