|| List of recent Lapse-related patents
| Kid mode user interface with application-specific configurability|
A user interface is disclosed that is configured to provide a multi-user, multi-application experience for users of a given computing device, where each user account of the device is configurable with applications suitable for that user and each application has a usage timer associated therewith. Thus, each user may have access to applications that are different from another user of that device, and each user can be allocated application usage time independent from other users.
| Providing audible notifications for webmail applications|
A system and machine-implemented method for providing an audible notification to a user while an active window of an application is running in the foreground on the user's device. A first content update is detected in the active window, and a signal to produce an audible notification in response to the detection of the first content update is provided to the user's device.
| Interruption of chip component managing tasks|
Embodiments include receiving, at a microcontroller of a chip, a request to execute a first task having a first priority. Embodiments further include determining that a second task having a second priority is currently executing.
| Interruption of chip component managing tasks|
Embodiments include an apparatus comprising a processor and a computer readable storage medium having computer usable program code. The computer usable program code can be configured to determine whether priority of a requested task is higher than a priority of a currently executing task.
| Task scheduler, microprocessor, and task scheduling method|
A task scheduler scheduling running units to execute a plurality of tasks is provided. The task scheduler includes a time control portion having a common time to control a state of the plurality of tasks, and a task calculator calculating a slack disappearance time for each of the plurality of tasks.
| Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information display method|
An information processing apparatus is provided that shares an operation on content with another information processing apparatus. The information processing apparatus includes a drawing unit that draws information on the content based on a drawing operation accepted from an operator for drawing the information on the content, a generation unit that generates data for drawing the information on the content that is being displayed at the other information processing apparatus based on the drawing operation, and a transmission unit that transmits to the other information processing apparatus a message including the data for drawing the information and a command according to the drawing operation.
| Time-lapse 4d scattering for imaging hydraulically induced fractures|
Tools and methods for monitoring a subterranean formation is provided. Methods for monitoring include: creating a time-lapse azimuth stack between an azimuth stack on a first seismic survey and an azimuth stack on a second seismic survey; identifying a lowest root mean square energy and a highest root mean square energy for each time-lapse azimuth stack; and recording an azimuth with largest overall root mean square energy..
| Adjustable implant and insertion tool|
An adjustable spinal implant includes a lower body, an upper body, a locking pawl, and a locking key. The upper body and the lower body are pivotable relative to one another between a collapsed position and an expanded position.
| Implants, tools, and methods for treatment of pelvic conditions|
An adjusting and cutting tool comprising a distal end engageable with an elongate portion of an implantable article to facilitate manipulation of the elongate portion relative to a support portion of the implantable article and to facilitate cutting of the elongate portion. Also included is method of treating vaginal prolapse, the method including the steps of providing a multi-piece implantable article having at least one extension portion piece and a support portion piece, placing the support portion piece in contact with vaginal tissue, placing at least one extension portion piece in contact with tissue of a component of sacral anatomy, adjusting a position of the at least one extension portion piece relative to the support portion piece using a adjusting and cutting tool, and cutting the at least one extension portion with the adjusting and cutting tool..
| Combination of sedative and a neurotransmitter modulator, and methods for improving sleep quality and treating depression|
One aspect of the present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing two or more active agents that when taken together can be used to treat, e.g., insomnia. The first component of the pharmaceutical composition is a gaba receptor modulating compound.
| Wireless communication apparatus for wireless network and computer readable media|
A wireless communication apparatus may operate selectively as a master station or as a remote station in a wireless network. When the apparatus operates as the master station, the apparatus may manage one or more remote devices that operate as remote stations.
| Method of obtaining a sliding distance distribution of a dresser on a polishing member, method of obtaining a sliding vector distribution of a dresser on a polishing member, and polishing apparatus|
The method includes: calculating an increment of a sliding distance of a dresser by multiplying a relative speed between the dresser and a polishing member by a contact time between them; correcting the increment of the sliding distance by multiplying the calculated increment of the sliding distance by at least one correction coefficient; calculating the sliding distance by repeatedly adding the corrected increment of the sliding distance to the sliding distance according to elapse of time; and producing the sliding-distance distribution of the dresser from the obtained sliding distance and a position of a sliding-distance calculation point. The at least one correction coefficient includes an unevenness correction coefficient provided for the sliding-distance calculation point.
| Optical homodyne coherent receiver and method for receiving a multichannel optical signal|
This disclosure relates to an optical receiver arrangement (500) and a method for receiving a multichannel optical signal ob in an optical receiver arrangement (500), wherein the optical signal ob comprises a number of optical channels a, b, c, d equally distributed around an optical carrier frequency flo and wherein the optical receiver arrangement (500) comprises an optical homodyne receiver (200) and a multichannel recovery unit (300). The method comprises the actions of: receiving and detecting the multichannel optical signal ob so as to provide at least one electrical quadrature signal iqv comprising at least one folded channel a+d, wherein each folded channel a+d correspond to a set of two optical channels a, d collapsed onto each other; and up converting said at least one electrical quadrature signal iqv so as to provide at least one up converted quadrature signal iqv-up comprising at least one pair of two separated unfolded channels a, d, wherein each pair correspond to the two optical channels a, d of an unique folded channel a+d; and demodulating said at least one up converted quadrature signal iqv-up so as to provide one baseband quadrature signal iqa, iqd for each un folded channel a, d such that each baseband quadrature signal iqa, iqd corresponds to one unique optical channel a, d..
| Internal-external speaker headphones that transform into a portable sound system|
Combination headphones having internal speakers and external speakers. A controller allows for audio to be emitted from the internal speakers, the external speaker, or both.
| Scheduled peer power save mode|
Embodiments of scheduled peer power save systems, devices, and methods are disclosed. For example, methods of saving power for stations configured to communicate via a direct link are provided.
| Reduction of message and computational overhead in networks|
Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: receiving, at the node, a network update message; determining whether the network update message should be propagated to other nodes; if the network update message should be propagated to other nodes, forwarding the network update message to at least one other node; and if the network update message should not be propagated to other nodes, refraining from forwarding the network update message to any other node. Various further embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: determining a first time period for the network update message; setting the first time period as a delay time; waiting for the delay time; and after the delay time has elapsed, computing new routing information based on the network update message..
| Low power transient voltage collapse apparatus and method for a memory cell|
Described is an apparatus for memory write assist which consumes low power during write assist operation. The apparatus comprises: a power supply node; a device operable to adjust voltage on the power supply node; and a feedback unit coupled to the power supply node, the feedback unit to control the device in response to a voltage level of the voltage on the power supply node..
| Wireless control system|
In a lighting system, each lamp has a wireless circuit that realizes: a time measuring unit measuring the elapsed time period since the lamp is turned on by a wall switch; a specifying unit specifying a plurality of electrical devices wired to the wall switch according to the elapsed time period measured by each time measuring unit; an identification information assigning unit assigning same identification information to the plurality of lamps specified by the specifying unit as being wired to the same wall switch; and a registration unit registering a net-id of a remote control.. .
| Collapsible arm support|
A collapsible arm support device and/or method of providing the same. The arm support device is changeable between a collapsed configuration and a deployed (expanded) configuration.
| Stowable baby seat and methods|
An infant chair includes a frame having a seat portion and a base portion that are pivotally connected to each other so as to be movable between an expanded position and a collapsed position. A locking mechanism is operable to lock the frame in the expanded position.
| Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus|
A sheet processing apparatus includes: a binding unit that sandwiches and binds a plurality of sheets by using a convex portion and a concave portion; a moving unit that moves at least one of the convex portion and the concave portion; a drive unit that drives the moving unit; and a control unit that controls the drive unit so that a state in which the binding unit sandwiches the plurality of sheets at a predetermined pressing force by using a driving force from the drive unit is retained for a predetermined time period, and so that the one of the convex portion and the concave portion is moved in a direction away from the another of the convex portion and the concave portion after the predetermined time period has elapsed.. .
| Nitride semiconductor substrate|
A nitride semiconductor substrate suitable for a high withstand voltage power device is provided in which current collapse is controlled, while reducing leakage current. In a nitride semiconductor substrate, wherein a buffer layer, an active layer, and an electron supply layer, each comprising a group 13 nitride, are stacked one by one on a silicon single crystal substrate, the buffer layer has a structure where a multilayer stack in which a pair of nitride layers having different concentrations of al or ga are repeatedly deposited a plurality of times on an initial layer of alxga1-xn (0≦x≦1) is stacked, and includes a doping layer whose carbon concentration is 1×1018 to 1×1021 cm−3 and whose si concentration is 1×1017 to 1×1020 cm−3, a thickness of the doping layer is 15% or more of the total thickness of the buffer layer..
| Expandable fluid preservation system and method for use|
A fluid preservation device, for preserving a liquid within a container, which includes an elongated member with a proximal end and a distal end and an inner shaft and an outer shaft. The outer shaft and inner shaft are attached to an expandable sealing member.
| Leisure equipment trolley|
A leisure equipment trolley includes an elongate base spine aligned with the longitudinal axis of the trolley, at least two rear wheels and one front wheel being mounted on the base spine, and load support means on which a load can be mounted in use. The trolley further includes a collapsible support frame being mounted on the spine and movable from a collapsed condition wherein the support frame is adjacent the spine to an operational condition in which the support frame is upstanding from the spine.
| Retractable funnel|
A funnel body comprising a base plate, pull rod, and an outer wall. The outer wall may comprise a plurality of overlapping leaves or a membrane joined to a frame, with the outer wall movable between a collapsed position and an extended position and optionally biased towards the extended position.
| Flexible pipe body and method|
Flexible pipe body and method of manufacturing a flexible pipe body, the pipe body including a tubular layer (304) of corrugated material for forming a collapse resistant layer, wherein a radially outer surface of the layer has alternately repeating grooves (318) and ridges (316), and a radially inner surface of the layer has respective alternately repeating ridges (320) and grooves (322), and a filler element (310) provided adjacent the grooves of at least one of the radially outer surface and the radially inner surface, such that for the said surface, the filler element substantially fills a void extending between adjacent grooves and ridges, thereby providing a substantially non-undulating surface along the ridges.. .
| Maintenance and safety system for a food article slicing machine|
A slicing apparatus and a weighing and classifying conveyor combination with cleanup position wherein, the elevated food article feed mechanism can be collapsed to a maintenance position, the weighing and classifying conveyor is oriented at a distance from the slicing apparatus and the slicing head cover is automatically lifted to an open cleanup position. The machine has laser intrusion detectors that are used to shut down systems when an unwanted intrusion by a person or object is detected..
| Collapsible fingerguard|
A collapsible fingerguard tool is disclosed. In some embodiments, a tool with a handle includes an open channel within the handle to receive a second tool with a collapsible fingerguard, a flared section at an entry of the channel, and a second tool having a collapsible fingerguard, wherein the collapsible fingerguard is pivotably attached to the second tool at a pivot pin, the collapsible fingerguard also having a spring to open the fingerguard, wherein the fingerguard collapses adjacent to a handle of the second tool when the second tool is inserted into the open channel in the handle..
|Electronic device and updating circuit thereof|
An electronic device includes a main chip, a storage, and a state changing unit. The main chip includes an update pin.
|Method and system for displaying content relating to a subject matter of a displayed media program|
Disclosed is a system and method for analyzing, by a server computer, closed captioning text associated with a media program being experienced by a user having a client device. The server computer obtains, based on the analyzing, a subject matter of a portion of the media program from the closed captioning text.
|Synchronization of processor time with official auction time|
A method is disclosed herein for displaying time lapse for an on-line auction for an item in a computer. According to the method, the processor time in the computer is obtained and compared to the official auction time for the items being auctioned in the on-line auction which is obtained from the on-line auction service.
|Expandable member for deploying a prosthetic device|
An apparatus and method for delivering a prosthetic device through the vasculature of a patient includes a radially expandable member coupled to the distal end of an elongate shaft. The expandable member has an open frame configuration and an outer mounting surface for mounting the prosthetic device in a collapsed state thereon.
|System for deploying a device to a distal location across a diseased vessel|
Configurations are described for assisting execution of a percutaneous procedure while protecting the vascular pathway to the operational theater. One embodiment is directed to a system for deploying a device to a distal location across a diseased vessel, comprising a sheath comprising an expandable distal portion comprising a porous wall defining a lumen therethrough, the distal portion having a collapsed configuration, wherein the sheath has a first cross sectional outer diameter and a first lumen inner diameter, and an expanded configuration, wherein the sheath has a second cross sectional outer diameter and a second lumen inner diameter; wherein in the collapsed configuration, the sheath is configured to be advanced across at least a portion of the diseased vessel to a position adjacent the distal location without substantial size interference between the first cross sectional outer diameter of the sheath and an inner diameter profile of a lumen of the vessel..
|Embolic filter device and method of use thereof|
In general, the invention features an intra-vascular device for filtering or deflecting emboli or other large objects from entering a protected secondary vessel or vessels. The device of the invention may include a filter, an central member, additional supporting members, and a delivery cable and may serve to filter or deflect emboli or other large objects from entering protected secondary vessels.
|Vascular closure device with conforming plug member|
A vascular closure device includes a delivery assembly, an anchor member carried by the delivery assembly, and a suture attached to the anchoring member. A plug member can be disposed in the delivery assembly and attached to suture such that the plug member.
|Systems and methods for fixating transvenously implanted medical devices|
A transvenously implantable medical device (timd) includes an electrical lead and a control module. The electrical lead includes one or more electrodes and is adapted for transvenous implantation.
|Flexible circuit for delivery through a working channel|
Methods, systems, and devices for providing treatment to a target site are described. The system may include a guide assembly, an expandable support device coupled with the distal end of the guide assembly, and an operative member disposed on the expandable support device.
|Reduced-pressure, composite manifolds|
A reduced-pressure treatment system for treating a wound on a patient includes a composite manifold that may help prevent or minimize injury to a wound edge of the wound being treated with reduced pressure. The composite manifold includes a perimeter manifold member and an inboard manifold member.
|Baseball/softball training aid|
A collapsible seating device is provided for support of a catcher in a crouched position while catching balls from a pitcher. The seating device is collapsible from an as-used supporting configuration to a planar collapsed configuration for transport.
|Slot car with spin-out recovery system|
A slot car and track system that can simulate a slot car spin-out delay while avoiding the need to manually re-align the slot car on the track. The spin-out delay is created using a guide that extends from the slot car into the slot car track.
|Combination of inotuzumab ozogamicin and torisel for the treatment of cancer|
The present invention relates to a therapeutic method for the treatment of cancer that comprises the use of a combination of inotuzumab ozogamicin (cmc-544) and temsirolimus. The enhanced antitumor of the combination therapy is particularly useful for patient population that are recalcitrant to inotuzumab ozogamicin or temsirolimus therapy, relapse after treatment with inotuzumab ozogamicin or temsirolimus or where enhanced antitumor effect reduces toxicities associated with treatment using inotuzumab ozogamicin or temsirolimus..
|Image forming apparatus|
An image forming apparatus includes upstream-side and downstream-side detection parts and a control section. The detection parts are disposed on a moving path of an intermediate transfer belt or a conveyor belt and detect a speed of the belt.
|Image forming method for forming toner image on recording medium|
A method for forming a toner image on a recording medium includes receiving a job, rotating a pressing rotary body in a predetermined direction of rotation, rotating a flexible endless belt disposed opposite the pressing rotary body to form a nip therebetween, turning on a belt heater disposed opposite to an inner circumferential surface of the flexible endless belt, conveying the recording medium bearing the toner image through the nip, turning off the belt heater for a predetermined first time period after the recording medium is discharged from the nip while the flexible endless belt and the pressing rotary body rotate, stopping the flexible endless belt and the pressing rotary body, turning on the belt heater when a predetermined second time period elapses after stopping the flexible endless belt and the pressing rotary body, and turning off the belt heater.. .
|Cooling system of emergency cooling tank and nuclear power plant having the same|
The present disclosure provides a cooling system of an emergency cooling tank, which enables long-term cooling without refilling cooling water, in case of the change in a quantity of heat transferred to the emergency cooling tank according to a lapse of time upon an occurrence of an accident of a nuclear reactor, and a nuclear power plant having the same. The emergency cooling tank cooling system includes an emergency cooling tank configured to store cooling water therein, the cooling water receiving heat, transferred from a nuclear reactor or a containment, when an accident occurs in the nuclear reactor, a heat exchanging device installed to be exposed to an outside of the emergency cooling tank to operate in air, and configured to externally emit heat by way of a heat exchange between fluid in the emergency cooling tank and the air such that the operation of the emergency cooling tank is continued even without refilling the cooling water, and an opening and closing unit installed at an upper portion of the emergency cooling tank to be located higher than a water level of the cooling water, and configured to be open by a flow of the fluid generated by an evaporation of the cooling water, the flow being formed due to a pressure difference from external air at pressure higher than a preset pressure, such that some of the fluid is externally emitted when a heat load exceeding a cooling capacity of the emergency cooling tank is transferred..
|Image decoding device|
An image decoding device includes: an arithmetic decoding unit performing arithmetic decoding of a bitstream to obtain a binary symbol; and a bitstream decoding control unit selecting a bitstream on which the arithmetic decoding is performed by the arithmetic decoding unit. The bitstream decoding control unit causes the arithmetic decoding unit to suspend the arithmetic decoding one bit stream and start the arithmetic decoding of another bitstream at a time point when a predetermined time period elapses, and suspend the arithmetic decoding of the other bitstream and resume the arithmetic decoding of the one bitstream at a time point when another predetermined time period elapses..
|Shot activated timer system and method|
A shot activated timer system comprises a wearable housing in which control and processing components are in electrical communication with a display, input devices, a power source, a stopwatch, a motion sensor, activation signal components, optional wireless communication components, and optional audio sensors. The motion sensor detects the vibration patterns when a firearm is discharged, and pattern recognition software installed on the control and processor components identifies valid firearm shots.
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit that includes a shooting lens for collecting an image of a subject to be shot; and an imaging element that forms the image collected by the shooting lens and generates image data through photoelectric conversion of formed image. The imaging apparatus also includes an inclination detector that detects an inclination of the imaging apparatus from a predetermined position, through a rotation around a shooting optical axis of the shooting lens.
|Detecting a drive bubble formation and collapse|
Measuring an inkjet nozzle may nozzle may include taking at least one impedance measurement after the firing command is sent to detect the presence of a drive bubble and taking another impedance measurement to detect a collapse of the drive bubble.. .
|Mobile terminal and operation control method thereof|
Discussed is a mobile terminal, including a touch screen configured to display visual information, a camera unit configured to detect user's gaze information and a controller configured to execute an application in response to a user input, wherein an execution screen of the application is displayed on the touch screen, detect the user's gaze information, and stop displaying the execution screen of the application based on an elapsed time from when the user's gaze information is not detected, wherein the elapsed time is varied based on a type of the application.. .
A semiconductor apparatus includes a first structural body including a first temperature voltage generation unit configured to generate first and second temperature voltages which have different voltage level variations according to a temperature variation, in response to a temperature measurement command, and a first temperature information determination unit configured to generate first temperature information depending on a difference between levels of the first and second temperature voltages; and a second structural body including a second temperature voltage generation unit configured to generate a third temperature voltage and a fourth temperature voltage which have different voltage level variations according to a temperature variation, when a predetermined time elapses after the first and second temperature voltages are generated from the first structural body, and a second temperature information determination unit configured to generate second temperature information depending on a difference between levels of the third and fourth temperature voltages.. .
|Hopper box and hopper constructed with a collapsed and elongated longitudinally curved c-shaped floor|
A hopper box for a heavy lift truck such as mining trucks that minimizes the height of the gravity center of the load includes sheets that generate a floor, a front wall and two side walls. The sheets includes at least one sheet having a first longitudinal concave curved portion as a floor which continues with a longitudinal upper elongated portion which comprises the front wall thereby generating a single longitudinal curved, collapsed and elongated c-shaped sheet.
|Fault detection and correction in valve assemblies|
A method of controlling a valve assembly includes calculating, by a controller of the valve assembly, one or more electrical signals to move a valve element of the valve assembly dependent on an actual and a desired position of the valve element. The method also includes sending, by the controller, the one or more electrical signals to an electrical actuator of the valve assembly.
|Collapsible cup for hot and cold beverages|
A novel cup is disclosed that may be collapsed and extended to hold cold or hot liquids safely. The cup preferably comprises a telescoping body comprising a plurality of rings of varying outer diameters, each ring having an outer wall and an inner wall forming an air gap therebetween, a leak-proof mechanism comprising an o-ring disposed about one or more rings, and a locking mechanism comprising an annular track disposed about one ring, and a pin disposed about another ring adapted to fit within the track and slideably engage it.
|Device for controlling automatic transmission|
A device for controlling an automatic transmission including a lock-up clutch control means, and a zero slip control means for bringing a lock-up clutch into a zero slip state immediately before slippage occurs in accordance with a zero slip request outputted during a non-gear shift, wherein in a case where a target slip amount is equal to or smaller than a slip amount threshold value upon transition to the zero slip state, the zero slip control means fixes the target slip amount to a slip amount threshold value and retains the fixed target slip amount for a predetermined period of time, and after the predetermined period of time has elapsed, gradually decreases the target slip amount from the slip amount threshold value to a zero slip amount with a predetermined gradient with time.. .
|Gas supply method|
A gas supply system for supplying a gas into a processing chamber for processing a substrate to be processed includes: a processing gas supply unit; a processing gas supply line; a first and a second branch line; a branch flow control unit; an additional gas supply unit; an additional gas supply line; and a control unit. The control unit performs, before processing the substrate to be processed, a processing gas supply control and an additional gas supply control by using the processing gas supply unit and the additional gas supply unit, respectively, wherein the additional gas supply control includes a control that supplies the additional gas at an initial flow rate greater than a set flow rate and then at the set flow rate after a lapse of a period of time..
|Method and system for setting offset of oil pressure sensor|
A technique for setting offset of a hydraulic pressure sensor which senses operation oil pressure is provided herein. In particular, ignition-off is detected and an ignition-off time point and remaining pressure of the object to be sensed are stored.
|Method for controlling gas pressure in cooling plant|
A method for monitoring gas pressure in a heat rejecting heat exchanger in a cooling circuit is disclosed. In the heat rejecting heat exchanger, pressure is controlled by means of a control unit, said control unit controlling at least one valve.
|Fluid reservoir shell|
Disclosed is a fluid reservoir shell that provides protection for the fluid reservoir of a personal hydration system. The fluid reservoir shell is rigid and does not collapse easily under external pressure.
|Personalized aortic valve prosthesis|
A personalized prosthetic valve for implantation at a native valve treatment site includes a self-expanding mesh and a plurality of valve leaflets coupled to the mesh. The mesh may be delivered to the native valve in a collapsed configuration, and in an expanded configuration the mesh engages the native valve.
|Embolic protection system|
A collapsible blood filtering aortic arch bridge including an expandable and collapsible chassis structured to provide the bridge with a dumbbell-like shape when expanded having a tubular waist, a first conical end, and a second conical end formed such that only a periphery of the first and second ends contact the intima of an aortic arch when the bridge is disposed within the aortic arch of a patient. The bridge additionally includes a blood filtering sleeve disposed over an interior or an exterior of the chassis that is structured and operable to filter blood flowing through the bridge into aortic arch vessels of the patient when the bridge is disposed within the aortic arch.
|Magnetic time delay indicator and an injection device incorporating such|
The present invention relates to a time delay indicator (1) for an injection device for administering a drug into the body of a subject user wherein the time delay indicator is configured for indicating after administration that a dose of the drug actually has been administered and for maintaining this indication until lapse of a pre-determined time interval. The time delay indicator is based on a magnetic liquid (6) being physically moved by a magnet (10)..
|Methods and systems for facilitating medical care|
Mobile and/or computer based functionality to: (i) provide a secure method of communication between patients and physicians; (ii) provide reminders and/or alerts to patients in the form of mobile phone alerts, mobile phone alarms, email, text messages, etc.; (iii) offer calibrated photo taking using, e.g., shadow-overlay; (iv) utilize historical image data to identify complications or diagnose conditions; and (v) aggregate and present a composite of multiple photos (e.g., a time-lapse profile or gallery).. .
|System for irradiating charged particles and method for irradiating charged particles|
A charged particle irradiation system is capable of shortening the irradiation time and the treatment time by performing efficient irradiation even when irregular variation occurs in the irradiation object during the gating irradiation. The extraction of the beam is stopped upon reception of a regular extraction permission end signal which is outputted based on a regular movement signal.
|Novel dopamine d3 receptor ligands and preparation and medical uses of the same|
The present invention relates to a novel piperazine derivative represented by formula i having an activity for regulating dopamine d3 receptor, stereoisomers thereof, pharmaceutically acceptable salts or solvates, and a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compound, a process for preparing the same, and use thereof in the prevention or treatment of a disease associated with central nervous system dysfunction, such as parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, drug addiction and relapse, as well as kidney protection and immunoregulation, or as a tool for researching d3r function or diseases associated with d3r dysfunction.. .
|Transcriptomic biomarkers for individual risk assessment in new onset heart failure|
A novel transcriptomic biomarker for prognosis in heart failure has a direct clinical application in prediction of prognosis in new onset heart failure, heart disease, heart disorders and associated heart conditions. This approach should improve individualization of cardiac care and help identify patients at highest risk for circulatory collapse within the first years of presentation with heart failure..
|Unvented, back-pressure-controlled, laminar-annular-velocity-distribution, continuous centrifugal separator apparatus and method|
A continuous centrifugal separator (ccs) system provides a laminar, annular, velocity distribution (lavd) throughout, using axially staged and radially staged distribution of incoming flows. Diffuser plates help establish the lavd at comparatively low (stably laminar) reynolds numbers in axial flow through a trapezoidal (trapezoid of rotation) rotor shell.
|Arrow tip mounting apparatus and method|
An interface component for engaging an arrow tip to the leading end of an arrow shaft. The device directs impact forces axially and eliminates the shearing and wall collapse of arrow shafts caused by conventional collared arrow head engagement devices which tend to collapse and cut the leading edge of arrow shafts on hard impacts.
|Collapsible flotation device|
A collapsible flotation device is provided that uses a coilable spring coupled to a panel to collapse the device when the spring is coiled, and to expand the device when the spring is uncoiled configuration. The spring can be contained within a sleeve along the outer portion of the panel.
|Buoyant ice transport vehicle|
A collapsible, inexpensive and lightweight vehicle powered by an engine for movement over frozen bodies of water. In one embodiment, an internal combustion engine, a kayak and a drive system assembly comprising detachable studded wheels is detachably connected to a collapsible chassis.
|Toner and image forming method|
Provided is a toner that allows a transferred image to be stably output regardless of smoothness of a transfer material even under high-temperature and high-humidity environment or under low-temperature and low-humidity environment, that is excellent in cleanability for a transfer member even at the time of high-speed printing, and that causes less member contamination. The toner is a toner including toner particles each containing a binder resin and a wax, and silica fine particles on surfaces of the toner particles, wherein the silica fine particles have a number-average particle diameter of primary particles of 60 nm or more and 300 nm or less, a coverage rate of the surfaces of the toner particles with the silica fine particles is 15% or more and 95% or less, and the toner has a uniaxial collapse stress at a maximum consolidation stress of 10.0 kpa, of 2.5 kpa or more and 3.5 kpa or less..