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Ralph G Dacey Jr, Gregory J Della Rocca, Colin P Derdeyn, Joshua L Dowling, Eleanor V Goodall, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Eric C Leuthardt, Nathan P Myhrvold, Michael A Smith, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood, Gregory J Zipfel: Method and system for cyclical neural modulation based on activity state. May 15, 2012: US08180446 (22 worldwide citation)

Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively or cyclically blocking conduction in a peripheral neural structure are disclosed. Timing of delivery of blocking stimuli may be based upon overall activity level of the subject or use/activity of a portion of the body of a su ...


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Ralph G Dacey Jr, Gregory J Della Rocca, Colin P Derdeyn, Joshua L Dowling, Eleanor V Goodall, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Eric C Leuthardt, Nathan P Myhrvold, Michael A Smith, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood, Gregory J Zipfel: Method for electrical modulation of neural conduction. The Invention Science Fund I, June 5, 2012: US08195287 (22 worldwide citation)

Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with electrical stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction block are also d ...


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Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Edward K Y Jung, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Hybrid propulsive engine including at least one independently rotatable compressor stator. October 8, 2013: US08549833 (22 worldwide citation)

A hybrid propulsive technique, comprising providing a flow of a working fluid through at least a portion of an at least one jet engine. The hybrid propulsive technique comprises extracting energy from the working fluid that is at least partially converted into electrical power, and converting at lea ...


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Bran Ferren, Jeffrey John Hagen, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Eric C Leuthardt, Dennis J Rivet, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Circulatory monitoring systems and methods. The Invention Science Fund I, January 28, 2014: US08636670 (19 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are described for obtaining and acting upon information indicative of circulatory health and related phenomena in human beings or other subjects.


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Edward K Y Jung, Eric C Leuthardt, Nathan P Myhrvold, Elizabeth A Sweeney, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Lumen-traveling device. The Invention Science Fund I, August 16, 2011: US08000784 (18 worldwide citation)

Lumen-traveling devices and associated methods and systems are described. Lumen-traveling devices capable of traveling within a body lumen may include a propelling mechanism to produce movement of the lumen-traveling device within the lumen, as well as additional components such as a sensor, an acti ...


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Ralph G Dacey Jr, Gregory J Della Rocca, Colin P Derdeyn, Joshua L Dowling, Eleanor V Goodall, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, Eric C Leuthardt, Nathan P Myhrvold, Michael A Smith, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood, Gregory J Zipfel: System for thermal modulation of neural activity. May 1, 2012: US08170660 (17 worldwide citation)

Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with thermal stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of thermal blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction block are also disclosed ...


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Edward S Boyden, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Edward K Y Jung, Eric C Leuthardt, Robert W Lord, Nathan P Myhrvold, Dennis J Rivet, Michael A Smith, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Compton scattered X-ray visualization, imaging, or information provider with scattering event locating. Searete, November 24, 2009: US07623625 (17 worldwide citation)

One aspect relates to determining a location of an at least one scattering event occurring within an at least some matter of at least a portion of an individual, wherein the determining the location of the at least one scattering event is based at least in part on a combination of: a relative positi ...


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Glenn B Foster, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Edward K Y Jung, Jordin T Kare, Nathan P Myhrvold, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas Allan Weaver, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Hybrid propulsive engine including at least one independently rotatable propeller/fan. January 24, 2012: US08099944 (16 worldwide citation)

A hybrid propulsive technique includes providing at least some first thrust associated with a flow of a working fluid through at least a portion of an at least one axial flow jet engine. The hybrid propulsive technique comprises extracting energy from the working fluid that is at least partially con ...


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Paul G Allen, Edward S Boyden, Mahalaxmi Gita Bangera, W Daniel Hillis, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Edward K Y Jung, Eric C Leuthardt, Dennis J Rivet, Michael A Smith, Elizabeth A Sweeney, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Health-related signaling via wearable items. The Invention Science Fund I, February 28, 2012: US08125331 (15 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are described for configuring and using displays, speakers, or other output devices positioned by an article of clothing or other such structure wearable by a healthcare recipient, for example, in a clinic or residential care facility.


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Paul G Allen, Edward S Boyden, Mahalaxmi Gita Bangera, W Daniel Hillis, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Edward K Y Jung, Eric C Leuthardt, Dennis J Rivet, Michael A Smith, Elizabeth A Sweeney, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Health-related signaling via wearable items. The Invention Science Fund I, March 6, 2012: US08130095 (13 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are described for configuring and using displays, speakers, or other output devices positioned by an article of clothing or other such structure wearable by a healthcare recipient, for example, in a clinic or residential care facility.