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Hsiang Lan Lung, Shih Hung Chen: Thin film fuse phase change RAM and manufacturing method. Macronix International, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, January 22, 2008: US07321130 (117 worldwide citation)


A memory device comprising a first electrode having a top side, a second electrode having a top side and an insulating member between the first electrode and the second electrode. The insulating member has a thickness between the first and second electrodes near the top side of the first electrode a ...


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Omry Ben Ezra, Ehud Cohen, Tamir Ben David: Vagal stimulation for atrial fibrillation therapy. Biocontrol Medical, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, January 22, 2008: US07321793 (116 worldwide citation)


Apparatus for treating a subject suffering from spontaneous atrial fibrillation includes an electrode device, adapted to be coupled to a vagus nerve of the subject, and a control unit, adapted to drive the electrode device to apply an electrical current to the vagus nerve, and to configure the curre ...


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Lex M Cowsert, Brenda F Baker, John McNeil, Susan M Freier, Henri M Sasmor, Douglas G Brooks, Cara Ohashi, Jacqueline R Wyatt, Alexander H Borchers, Timothy A Vickers: System of components for preparing oligonucleotides. Isis Pharmaceuticals, January 22, 2008: US07321828 (113 worldwide citation)


Interative, preferably computer based iterative processes for generating synthetic compounds with desired physical, chemical and/or bioactive properties, i.e., active compounds, are provided. During iterations of the processes, a target nucleic acid sequence is provided or selected, and a library of ...


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Traci Haut, Michael Francis Keane, Mark Paiste, William Reimels: Push-in suture anchor, insertion tool, and method for inserting a push-in suture anchor. Linvatec Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, January 22, 2008: US07320701 (112 worldwide citation)


A toggling suture anchor, insertion tool, and method for anchoring at least one suture thread to a bone are provided. The toggling suture anchor is anchored by operation of the insertion tool, the suture anchor including a shaft having a longitudinal axis, a distal end, a proximal end, at least one ...


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Ronald S Cok, Thomas Niertit, Andrew D Arnold: OLED display with aging compensation. Eastman Kodak Company, David A Novais, Andrew J Anderson, Stephen H Shaw, January 22, 2008: US07321348 (107 worldwide citation)


An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display having addressable pixels on a substrate, the pixels having performance attributes, and a control circuit for controlling the pixels of the display device, includes one or more OLED pixels; an OLED reference pixel located on a substrate and connected to ...


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Yoshitomo Masuda, Gaku Yakushiji, Kazuya Murata, Norio Nihei, Koji Takagi, Itsuo Tanuma, Hajime Kitano, Takahiro Kawagoe: Image display device and method. Bridgestone Corporation, Sughrue Mion Pllc, January 22, 2008: US07321459 (102 worldwide citation)


In the image display device according to the first aspect of the invention, a liquid powder composed of a solid material stably floating as a dispersant in a gas and exhibiting a high fluidity in an aerosol state is sealed between opposed substrates, at least one substrate being transparent, and the ...


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Venkatachari Dilip, Sanjeev Dheer: Method and apparatus for implementing financial transactions. CashEdge, Courtney Staniford & Gregory, January 22, 2008: US07321874 (99 worldwide citation)


A withdrawal of assets is initiated from a first account at a first financial institution. A deposit of the assets withdrawn from the first account is initiated to a second account at a second financial institution. The first account and the second account have a common account holder. The withdrawa ...


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Thomas G Cooper, S Christopher Anderson: Flexible wrist for surgical tool. Intuitive Surgical, January 22, 2008: US07320700 (99 worldwide citation)


The present invention is directed to a tool having a wrist mechanism that provides pitch and yaw rotation in such a way that the tool has no singularity in roll, pitch, and yaw. In one embodiment, a minimally invasive surgical instrument comprises an elongate shaft having a working end, a proximal e ...


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Donald C Miller: Continuously variable transmission. Fallbrook Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 22, 2008: US07320660 (97 worldwide citation)


A continuously variable transmission is disclosed for use in rotationally or linearly powered machines and vehicles. The single axle transmission provides a simple manual shifting method for the user. An additional embodiment is disclosed which shifts automatically dependent upon the rotational spee ...


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Dinah Wen Yee Sah, Philipp Hadwiger, Ingo Roehl, Birgit Bramlage, Pamela Tan, Hans Peter Vornlocher, David Bumcrot: Compositions and methods for inhibiting expression of Huntingtin gene. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Fish & Richardson P C, January 22, 2008: US07320965 (97 worldwide citation)


The invention relates to a double-stranded ribonucleic acid (dsRNA) for inhibiting the expression of the Huntingtin gene (HD gene), comprising an antisense strand having a nucleotide sequence which is less than 25 nucleotides in length and which is substantially complementary to at least a part of t ...



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