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WATERHOUSE PETER MICHAEL, WANG MING BO, GRAHAM MICHAEL WAYNE: PROCEDES ET MOYENS DOBTENTION DE PHENOTYPES MODIFIES, METHODS AND MEANS FOR OBTAINING MODIFIED PHENOTYPES. COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION, COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION, SMART & BIGGAR, December 5, 2017: CA2325344 (9 worldwide citation)

Methods and means are provided for reducing the phenotypic expression of a nucleic acid of interest in eucaryotic cells, particularly in plant cells, by introducing chimeric genes encoding sense and antisense RNA molecules directed towards the target nucleic acid, which are capable of forming a doub ...


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Zhijun Chen, Anchuan Wang, Nitin K Ingle: Oxide etch selectivity enhancement. Applied Materials, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 5, 2017: US09837284 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of etching exposed silicon oxide on patterned heterogeneous structures is described and includes a gas phase etch using plasma effluents formed in a remote plasma. The remote plasma excites a fluorine-containing precursor in combination with an oxygen-containing precursor. Plasma effluents ...


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Colin M Ely, John B Morrell, Duncan Kerr, Camille Moussette: Tactile switch for an electronic device. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, December 5, 2017: US09836025 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments are directed to a watch having a touch-sensitive display and a switch assembly positioned along or within an enclosure. The switch assembly includes a shaft extending into an opening of the enclosure and is configured to receive rotational and translational input. A first sensor, positio ...


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Roy Joseph Seiders: Insulating container and latching mechanism. YETI Coolers, Banner & Witcoff, December 5, 2017: US09834342 (5 worldwide citation)

According to an aspect of the invention, a latching mechanism/device is provided, as well as a method of maintaining a closed position between opposing first and second portions of a container. The latching mechanism includes a latch attached to the first portion and a latch keeper integrally molded ...


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Michael H Slayton, Peter G Barthe: Energy based fat reduction. Guided Therapy Systems L L C, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 5, 2017: US09833639 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods for non-invasive fat reduction can include targeting a region of interest below a surface of skin, which contains fat and delivering ultrasound energy to the region of interest. The ultrasound energy generates a thermal lesion with said ultrasound energy on a fat cell. The lesion can create ...


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Peter G Barthe, Michael H Slayton, Inder Raj S Makin: Method and system for ultrasound treatment of skin. Guided Therapy Systems L L C, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 5, 2017: US09833640 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for treating skin, such as stretch marks through deep tissue tightening with ultrasound are provided. An exemplary method and system comprise a therapeutic ultrasound system configured for providing ultrasound treatment to a shallow tissue region, such as a region comprising an e ...


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Soon Young Song: Portable device holder for vehicle CD-slot mounting. Revolution IP PLLC, December 5, 2017: US09834150 (4 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a portable device holder for vehicle CD-slot mounting, and more particularly to a portable device holder for vehicle CD-slot mounting, in which a facing distance between a movable piece and a stationary piece to be inserted in a CD slot of a vehicle becomes shorter when external forces ...


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Michael Andrew Gibson, Jonah Samuel Myerberg, Ricardo Fulop, Matthew David Verminski, Richard Remo Fontana, Christopher Allan Schuh, Yet Ming Chiang, Anastasios John Hart: Fabricating an interface layer for removable support. Desktop Metal, Strategic Patents P C, December 5, 2017: US09833839 (3 worldwide citation)

Support structures are used in certain additive fabrication processes to permit fabrication of a greater range of object geometries. For additive fabrication processes with materials that are subsequently sintered into a final part, an interface layer is fabricated between the object and support in ...


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Mustafa Emre Karagozler, Hakim Raja, Ivan Poupyrev, Youenn Colin, Jimmy Chion, James R Yurchenco: Connectors for connecting electronics embedded in garments to external devices. Google, Colby Nipper, December 5, 2017: US09837760 (3 worldwide citation)

This document describes connectors for connecting electronics embedded in garments to external devices. The connector is configured to connect an external device to a garment to enable communication between electronics embedded in the garment and electronic components of the external device. The con ...


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Jacob A Jolly, Joel L Boyd, Ricardo Albertorio: Methods and instruments for forming a posterior knee portal and for inserting a cannula. ARTHREX, Carlson Gaskey & Olds, December 5, 2017: US09833260 (3 worldwide citation)

A specialized obturator that has a curved configuration designed specifically for entry through the anterior joint and out the back of the knee in the ideal position for a posterior portal. The curved obturator is shaped to avoid intact knee ligaments and femoral condyles. The obturator is provided ...



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