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Robert S Hillman, Michael E Cobb, Jimmy D Allen, Ian Gibbons, Vladimir E Ostoich, Laura J Winfrey: Capillary flow device. Biotrack, Richard L Neeley, October 16, 1990: US04963498 (621 worldwide citation)


Novel methods and devices are provided involving at least one chamber, at least one capillary, and at least one reagent involved in a system providing for a detectable signal. As appropriate, the devices provide for measuring a sample, mixing the sample with reagents, defining a flow path, and readi ...


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Michael R Levine: VCR programmer. Krass & Young, October 16, 1990: US04963994 (454 worldwide citation)


A system for programming the automatic operation of a video recorder over an extended time period uses an associated television receiver as a display device for alphanumeric messages to the operator to provide a self-explanatory, interactive programming routine. The video recorder system includes a ...


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Richard A Lang: Audio/video transceiver apparatus including compression means. Explore Technology, William E Hein, October 16, 1990: US04963995 (417 worldwide citation)


An improved video recorder/transmitter with expanded functionality including a capability for editing and/or copying from one video tape to another using only a single tape deck. The increased functionality is realized through the use of analog to digital conversion, signal compression and intermedi ...


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Garrett D Herzon: Nerve locator and stimulator. Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, October 16, 1990: US04962766 (264 worldwide citation)


A nerve locator and stimulator which can be used, for example, for human surgery which allows a probe having an insulated tip with an extendible contact which can be used to contact surgical tissue so as to locate a nerve. A second contact is provided with an atraumatic grounding pad and the two con ...


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Anthony J Robertson, Charles L Scripps: Mechanical fastening systems with disposal means for disposable absorbent articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, Steven W Miller, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, October 16, 1990: US04963140 (247 worldwide citation)


A disposable absorbent article with a mechanical fastening system having disposal members so as to provide convenient disposal of the absorbent article. The mechanical fastening system preferably comprises a tape tab having a first fastening element, a landing member comprising a second fastening el ...


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Theodore A Golden: Thermal bandage. Dykema Gossett, October 16, 1990: US04962761 (245 worldwide citation)


A thermal bandage including a conforming member which is adapted to be placed against the skin to uniformly heat or cool the skin area and a thermal pack which is mounted to the conforming member to provide the necessary thermal change to heat or cool the adjacent skin area. In the preferred embodim ...


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Gail K Naughton, Brian A Naughton: Three-dimensional cell and tissue culture system. Marrow Tech, Pennie & Edmonds, October 16, 1990: US04963489 (240 worldwide citation)


The present invention relates to a three-dimensional cell culture system which can be used to culture a variety of different cells and tissues in vitro for prolonged periods of time. In accordance with the invention, cells derived from a desired tissue are inoculated and grown on a pre-established s ...


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Bernard Ecanow: Drug delivery compositions and methods. Medaphore, Marshall O Toole Gerstein Murray & Bicknell, October 16, 1990: US04963367 (227 worldwide citation)


Drug delivery compositions yeild new and unexpected degrees of stabilization, solubilization and delivery of incorporated medicaments, drugs, or other physiologically-active compounds. The compositions enable administration of drugs and other medically useful compounds via a variety of routes. More ...


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Robert S Ward, Judy S Riffle: Polysiloxane-polylactone block copolymers. Thoratec Laboratories Corporation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, October 16, 1990: US04963595 (209 worldwide citation)


Novel linear polysiloxane-polylactone block copolymers are useful as surface modifying additives due in part to their miscibility with a wide variety of base polymers. A particularly preferred polysiloxane-polycaprolactone linear blocked copolymer is miscible with nylon and is useful for forming sur ...


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Ivan R Eisen, Ruth A Morris: Method for automatically adjusting help information displayed in an online interactive system. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham & Marhoefer, October 16, 1990: US04964077 (207 worldwide citation)


An improvement is disclosed to the conventional field related help/dialog facility in an interactive data entry data processing system. The improvement comprises a technique for tracking the number of times a user has invoked a help/dialog function, comparing that number to a threshold value and the ...



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