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12/25/14 / #20140379843

Providing electronic content to residents of controlled-environment facilities

The invention relates to a composition in aqueous solution, including insulin and at least one substituted anionic compound chosen from substituted anionic compounds consisting of a backbone formed from a discrete number u of between 1 and 8 (1≦u≦8) of identical or different saccharide units, linked via identical or different glycoside bonds, said saccharide units being chosen from the group consisting of hexoses, in cyclic form or in open reduced form, said compound comprising partially substituted carboxyl functional groups, the unsubstituted carboxyl functional groups being saliflable. The invention also relates to a pharmaceutical formulation comprising a composition as claimed in any one of the preceding claims.. . . Systems and methods for providing electronic content and applications to residents of controlled-environment facilities are disclosed. The portable computing device may be configured to determine that an external memory has been coupled to it. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140379687

System and method for contextual and free format matching of addresses

A system and method for the matching addresses is provided. Addresses may be received from a search engine or other source for purposes of matching. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140379439

Aggregation of subsets of opinions from group collaborations

A method and system for aggregating opinions on questions from participants. The selection of a category is received from each participant for each question previously presented to each participant. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140379402

Treklink

A method helps people sharing common passions or interests to collaborate and experience a trek together. This method is able to be run on a website or in application software for a handheld device. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378714

Method for producing glycols from oxirane compounds

The objective of the present invention is to provide a method for the highly selective production of dipropylene glycol containing 1,1′-oxybis-2-propanol in a proportion of 0.10 to 0.70 and/or tripropylene glycol containing 1,1′[(1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl) bis (oxy)]bis-2-propanol in a proportion of 0.10 to 0.70. The present invention is a method for producing dipropylene glycol containing 1,1′-oxybis-2-propanol in a proportion of 0.10 to 0.70 and/or tripropylene glycol containing 1,1′[(1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl) bis (oxy)]bis-2-propanol in a proportion of 0.10 to 0.70, the method comprising a reaction step of making a reactant comprising propylene oxide and water react in the presence of a catalyst, wherein the catalyst comprises at least one element selected from the group consisting of vanadium, niobium, and tantalum, and the hammett acidity function (h) of the catalyst satisfies h≦9.3.. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378655

Stabilized formulations of peptides and proteins

Stabilization of water-containing solutions or lyophilizates of proteins and peptide against non-enzymatic deamidation degradation reactions at asparaginyl or glutaminyhl residues is achieved using organic anions, such as saccharin, benzenesulfonic acid, gentisic acide or n-acetyltryptophan which have a pka within the range of 0.5 to 3.5. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378642

Synthesis of and curing additives for phthalonitriles

A method of: providing a solution of a dichloroaromatic compound having an electron-withdrawing group bound to each aromatic ring containing one of the chloride groups; a dihydroxyaromatic compound or anion thereof; an organic transition metal complex or a transition metal salt; an alkaline hydroxide base; and a solvent; and heating the solution to a temperature at which the dichloroaromatic compound and the dihydroxyaromatic compound react to form a dimetallic salt of an aromatic ether oligomer. The molar ratio of the dihydroxyaromatic compound to the dichloroaromatic compound is greater than 2:1. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378630

Bulk polymerization process for producing polydienes

A process for preparing a polydiene, the process comprising the steps of: polymerizing conjugated diene monomer with a metallocene complex catalyst system within a polymerization mixture that includes less than 20% by weight of solvent based on the total weight of the polymerization mixture, where the metallocene complex catalyst system includes the combination or reaction product of: (a) metallocene complex, (b) an alkylating agent, and optionally (c) a non-coordinating anion.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378609

Ink, ink cartridge, and ink jet recording method

An ink for ink jet contains a pigment and a urethane resin. The pigment is at least one of a pigment the particles of which have an anionic group bonded to their surface directly or via another atomic group and a pigment dispersed by a resin having an anionic unit and different from the urethane resin. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378553

Method for producing organopolysiloxane emulsion composition

A method for producing an organopolysiloxane emulsion composition, which enables the organopolysiloxane to be formed with a high viscosity in a short period of time, and suppresses the amount of octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (d4) to not more than 3,000 ppm. Specifically, a method for producing an organopolysiloxane emulsion which includes emulsifying a mixture containing an organopolysiloxane represented by formula: ho(r12sio)nh and having a d4 content of not more than 1,000 ppm, a nonionic surfactant, an anionic surfactant, and water, and subjecting the obtained emulsion composition to emulsion polymerization, thus preparing the emulsion composition.. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378532

Glycogen-based cationic polymers

The present invention relates to glycogen-based cationic polymers, to complexes of the said cationic polymers with anionic compounds, to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the said complexes, and to the use of the said complexes for delivering or transfecting the said anionic compounds to a specific pharmacological target, such as, for instance an organ, a tissue or a cell.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378362

Hair treatment composition

A shampoo composition comprising: i) at least 10 wt % of the total composition of water, ii) at least 0.5 wt % of the total composition of anionic surfactant, iii) from 0.02 wt % of the total composition to 5 wt % of perfume iv) at least 0.01 wt % of the total composition of a emulsified silicone conditioning agent; and v) a suspending agent comprising at least 0.15 wt %, of the total composition citrus fibre that has been mechanically pulped and swollen in water.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140378361

Contact lens cleaning compositions

The invention provides a contact lens cleaning composition comprising at least two nonionic surfactants and optionally including a non-newtonian viscosity enhancing excipient.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377881

Latex particles for measuring particle agglutination

Latex particles for a particle agglutination assay, with which it is possible to carry out high-sensitivity assay while highly suppressing a non-specific reaction are disclosed. The latex particles being obtained by emulsion polymerization with a polymerizable monomer having a phenyl group, and a polymerizable monomer having a phenyl group and a sulfonate in an aqueous medium including a nonionic surfactant at a concentration of 0.005 to 0.02 wt % based on the aqueous medium, the latex particles having an average particle size of 0.005 to 1.0 μm.. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377861

Precise control of recombinant protein levels by engineering translation

Compositions and methods are provided for user-specified fine-tuned protein expression levels, by controlling the initiation of protein translation; and a model for analysis of expression. This method of control can be used to vary, tune, and optimize protein production in genetically engineered organisms, cells, or devices.. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377851

Analysis device

A reagent including a combination of a polyanionic compound and a bivalent cationic compound contains one substance selected from the group consisting of succinic acid, gluconic acid, alanine, glycine, valine, histidine, maltitol, and mannitol or at least one compound of the substance. A dry state of the reagent and deliquescence can be improved.. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377667

Lithium-2-methoxy-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoro-ethanesulfonate and use thereof as conductive salt in lithium-based energy accumulators

The invention relates to lithium-2-methoxy-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoro-ethanesulfonate, to the use thereof as conductive salt in lithium-based energy accumulators, and ionic liquids comprising 2-methoxy-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoro-ethanesulfonate as an anion.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377644

Nonaqueous solvent, nonaqueous electrolyte, and power storage device

A nonaqueous solvent that includes an ionic liquid and has at least one of the following characteristics: high lithium ion conductivity, high lithium ion conductivity in a low temperature environment, high heat resistance, a wide available temperature range, a low freezing point (melting point), low viscosity, and the like. The nonaqueous solvent includes an ionic liquid and a fluorinated solvent. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377580

Composite pane having a sun protection and a heat protection function

A composite pane having a sun protection and a heat protection function is described. The composite pane has an outer pane having an outer surface and an inner surface, an inner pane having an outer surface and an inner surface, and a thermoplastic intermediate layer, having at least a sun protection coating on at least the inner surface, the outer surface, or in the thermoplastic intermediate layer, and a heat protection layer on the inner surface. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377545

Barrier coatings for film and structures

The invention provides coated substrates comprising a substrate and a barrier coating on at least one surface of the substrate. The barrier coating comprises (i) vermiculite, (ii) polymer capable of forming a film, (iii) chemical stabilizing agent selected from materials that contain cationic functionality selected from lithium, alkyl c2-c6 ammonium, allyl ammonium, heterocylclic ammonium, morpholonium, ammonium and amino c3-c6 alkyl carboxylic acids; lithium cations in combination with anions selected from carboxylic, phosphoric, phosphonic, sulfonic and fatty acids, lithium chelating agents, and lithium salts, ammonia, c3-c6 amine, heterocyclic amines, lithium hydroxide, morpholine, and morpholine oleate; and (iv) cross-linking agent. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377541

Off-white and gray autodeposition coatings

A method for coating a metal substrate with a white, off-white or gray colored autodeposited coating comprising water, polymeric resin, hf and pigment particles comprising a core of titanium dioxide, an intermediate zirconia and/or alumina layer, and an outer organic layer, optionally the particles are treated with an anionic surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377370

Joint pain treatment composition and method of use

A homeopathic joint pain treatment composition comprises an animal fat such as lard mixed with onions and rosemary herb. The onions and rosemary herb may be finely chopped or pureed to give the composition a homogeneous appearance, and provide for the maximum release of their essential oils. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377304

Treatment and composition for achieving skin anti-aging benefits by corneum protease activation

Novel methods and compositions for treating aged and environmentally damaged skin are disclosed which provide improvements in the skin's visual appearance, function and clinical/biophysical properties by activating at least one proteolytic enzyme in the skin's stratum corneum. The disclosed treatment methods involve topical application of a novel cosmetic composition containing a combination of a cationic surfactant such as n,n,-dimethyldodecyl amine oxide (dmdao), an anionic surfactant such as sodium dodecyl sulfate (sds), or monoalkyl phosphate (map) and a chelating agent such as ethylene diamine tetraacetate (edta) to stimulate a chronic increase in the replacement rate of the skin's stratum corneum by means of corneum protease activation. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377225

Methods of improving bone health and muscle health

The present invention comprises a method of improving bone health and muscle health in a companion animal comprising administering a composition comprising a fatty acid component to the companion animal wherein the fatty acid component comprises a ratio of docosahexaenoic acid (dha) to eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) from about 3:1 to about 25:1. The present invention additionally comprises a composition comprising a fatty acid component comprising docosahexaenoic acid (dha) and eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) wherein the ratio of docosahexaenoic acid (dha) to eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) is from about 3:1 to about 25:1.. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377210

Artificial tear compositions

The invention provides artificial tear compositions comprising one or more nonionic surfactants with one or more non-newtonian viscosity enhancing excipients.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377208

Novel manufacturing and applications of adhesive materials

A novel method of manufacturing and applications of a composition of matter comprising of a cross-linked form of a polysaccharide, at least one cross-linking agent comprised of divalent ions for effecting said cross-linked form of said polysaccharide, and at least one synthetically prepared phloroglucinol compound selected from the group comprising of phloroglucinol, a derivative of phloroglucinol, and a polymer synthetically prepared from phloroglucinol or a derivative of phloroglucinol, as an adhesive in procedures for reattaching or repairing body parts or components thereof, such as tissue, of (human or animal) subjects, especially under wet conditions, for example, involving adhesion of wet surfaces.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377203

Aqueous cosmetic composition comprising alkylcellulose, non-volatile oils, at least one wax and at least one particular hydrophilic gelling agent

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium: —at least water, —at least alkylcellulose, —at least one first hydrocarbon-based non-volatile oil, chosen from: —c10-c26 alcohols, preferably monoalcohols; —optionally hydroxylated monoesters, diesters or triesters of a c2-c8 monocarboxylic or polycarboxylic acid and of a c2-c8 alcohol; —esters of a c2-c8 polyol and of one or more c2-cs carboxylic acids, —at least one second non-volatile oil chosen from silicone oils and/or fluoro oils or hydrocarbon-based oils other than the said first oil; —at least one wax; —at least one hydrophilic gelling agent chosen from nonionic associative polymers of polyurethane type, preferably polyoxyethylenated; —preferably at least one surfactant, preferably non-ionic.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377182

Multicellular compositions of pluripotent human embryonic stem cells and cancer cells

Methods are provided for producing novel multicellular compositions comprising cancer cells together with pluripotent human stem cells, which are capable of proliferating and differentiating into various normal cell lines and tissue structures. These novel multicellular compositions are useful for investigating the properties of cancer cells in a normal human tissue microenvironment, and for studying interventions that will modulate these properties including devising, testing and screening therapeutic drugs.. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377115

Internal gear pump

An internal gear pump comprises an internal gear, a pinion eccentrically positioned in the internal gear and configured to mesh with the internal gear, a cover configured to close an installation space of the internal gear pump, and positioned on end sides of the pinion and the internal gear, a pump outlet leading through the cover, and a non-return valve positioned in the pump outlet in the cover and configured to open to allow flow out of the internal gear pump, and further configured to shut to disallow a return flow through the pump outlet into the internal gear pump.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140377114

Internal gear pump

An internal gear pump for a hydraulic vehicle brake system comprises a pump shaft, a pinion positioned on the pump shaft, an annulus configured to mesh with the pinion, a shaft bearing positioned on one side of the pinion, and an axial disk. The pinion is configured to conjointly rotate with the pump shaft. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140376352

Materials for near field transducers, near field tranducers containing same, and methods of forming

A device including a near field transducer, the near field transducer including gold (au), silver (ag), copper (cu), or aluminum (al), and at least two other secondary atoms, the at least two other secondary atoms selected from: boron (b), bismuth (bi), indium (in), sulfur (s), silicon (si), tin (sn), manganese (mn), tellurium (te), holmium (ho), lutetium (lu), praseodymium (pr), scandium (sc), uranium (u), barium (ba), chlorine (cl), cesium (cs), dysprosium (dy), europium (eu), fluorine (f), germanium (ge), hydrogen (h), iodine (i), rubidium (rb), selenium (se), terbium (tb), nitrogen (n), oxygen (o), carbon (c), antimony (sb), gadolinium (gd), samarium (sm), thallium (tl), cadmium (cd), neodymium (nd), phosphorus (p), lead (pb), hafnium (hf), niobium (nb), erbium (er), zinc (zn), magnesium (mg), palladium (pd), vanadium (v), zinc (zn), chromium (cr), iron (fe), lithium (li), nickel (ni), platinum (pt), sodium (na), strontium (sr), calcium (ca), yttrium (y), thorium (th), beryllium (be), thulium (tm), erbium (er), ytterbium (yb), promethium (pm), neodymium (nd cobalt (co), cerium (ce), lanthanum (la), praseodymium (pr), or combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140376351

Materials for near field transducers and near field transducers containing same

A device including a near field transducer, the near field transducer including gold (au) and at least one other secondary atom, the at least one other secondary atom selected from: boron (b), bismuth (bi), indium (in), sulfur (s), silicon (si), tin (sn), hafnium (hf), niobium (nb), manganese (mn), antimony (sb), tellurium (te), carbon (c), nitrogen (n), and oxygen (o), and combinations thereof erbium (er), holmium (ho), lutetium (lu), praseodymium (pr), scandium (sc), uranium (u), zinc (zn), and combinations thereof and barium (ba), chlorine (cl), cesium (cs), dysprosium (dy), europium (eu), fluorine (f), gadolinium (gd), germanium (ge), hydrogen (h), iodine (i), osmium (os), phosphorus (p), rubidium (rb), rhenium (re), selenium (se), samarium (sm), terbium (tb), thallium (th), and combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140376350

Devices including a gas barrier layer

Devices that include a near field transducer (nft); a gas barrier layer positioned on at least a portion of the nft; and a wear resistance layer positioned on at least a portion of the gas barrier layer wherein the gas barrier layer includes tantalum oxide (tao), titanium oxide (tio), chromium oxide (cro), silicon oxide (sio), aluminum oxide (alo), titanium oxide (tio), zirconium oxide (zro), yttrium oxide (yo), magnesium oxide (mgo), beryllium oxide (beo), niobium oxide (nbo), hafnium oxide (hfo), vanadium oxide (vo), strontium oxide (sro), or combinations thereof; silicon nitride (sin), aluminum nitride (al), boron nitride (bn), titanium nitride (tin), zirconium nitride (zrn), niobioum nitride (nbn), hafnium nitride (hfn), chromium nitride (crn), or combinations thereof silicon carbide (sic), titanium carbide (tic), zirconium carbide (zrc), niobioum carbide (nbc), chromium carbide (crc), vanadium carbide (vc), boron carbide (bc), or combinations thereof or combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140376349

Devices including at least one adhesion layer and methods of forming adhesion layers

Devices that include a near field transducer (nft), the nft having a disc and a peg, and the peg having five surfaces thereof; and at least one adhesion layer positioned on at least one of the five surfaces of the peg, the adhesion layer including one or more of the following: rhenium, osmium, iridium, platinum, hafnium, ruthenium, technetium, rhodium, palladium, beryllium, aluminum, manganese, indium, boron, and combinations thereof beryllium oxide, silicon oxide, iron oxide, zirconium oxide, manganese oxide, cadmium oxide, magnesium oxide, hafnium oxide, and combinations thereof tantalum carbide, uranium carbide, hafnium carbide, zirconium carbide, scandium carbide, manganese carbide, iron carbide, niobium carbide, technetium carbide, rhenium carbide, and combinations thereof chromium nitride, boron nitride, and combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140375998

Atom interferometry having spatially resolved phase

In an atom interferometer, improved results are obtained by configuring the interferometer to have a baseline fringe pattern, in combination with spatially resolved measurements at the interferometer ports. Two aspects of this idea are provided. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140375038

Airbag with adjustable safety valve

Airbag with adjustable safety valve comprising a vent aperture made in the fabric of the airbag, at least one membrane of an elastic material attached to said fabric at a union area, said membrane being stretched across the width of said vent aperture and defining a variable area with an orifice that is smaller than the vent aperture, the orifice being deformed and growing with the pressure increase in the airbag, characterised in that between the variable area and the union areas, the membrane has a reinforcement area in the form of a containment ring with a greater thickness than that of the variable area, which controls the maximum aperture of the orifice.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140374637

Valve device

Valve device is provided with poppet valve for opening and closing flow path. Thread part is formed on shaft of this poppet valve, and driving gear is screwed into this thread part. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140374581

Method and structure for plasmonic optical trapping of nano-scale particles

Methods and article for optically trapping nano-sized objects by illuminating a coaxial plasmonic aperture are disclosed.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140374351

Brackish water desalination using tunable anion exchange bed

A process for treating feed water for desalination, the process comprising: (a) removing one or more polyvalent anions from the feed water by feeding the feed water into a bed comprising one or more anion exchange resins under conditions sufficient to exchange the polyvalent ions in the feed water with one or more monovalent anions in the resin; and (b) regenerating the bed by feeding a brine stream into the bed under conditions sufficient to exchange one or more polyvalent anions in the resins with one or more monovalent anions in the brine stream.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140374274

Water desalination/purification and bio-agent preconcentration by ion concentration polarization

Between two juxtaposed similar ion exchange membranes (aems or cems), an ion depletion zone (dde) and ion enrichment zone (den) are generated under an electric field. As cations are selectively transferred through the cems, for example, anions are relocated in order to achieve electro-neutrality, resulting in the concentration drop (increase) in ion depletion (enrichment) zone. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140374258

Polyphase alternating current bi-ionic propulsion system for desalination and marine transportation

A system and method of using a traveling electric wave generated by means of intertwined helically wound electrodes powered by a polyphase alternating current, such that the traveling electric wave attracts both anions and cations in alternating bands of anions and cations, providing an electromotive force for these ions along the direction of travel of the electric wave, thus moving a concentrated ionic flow for the purpose of propulsion or removal of ions from a fluid.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140374122

Hammerless flow coupler and method of use

An improved fluid conduit union and method for hammerless attachment apparatus for hammerless coupling the ends of abutting fluid conduits, such as pipe, hoses, or attachment fitting conduits, comprising a ring-shaped conduit receptacle assembly threadedly engaged and fixed on a female fitting at one conduit end and a cylindrical ring-shaped locking assembly positioned around a male fitting at the other conduit end. The ring-shaped locking assembly has a lock ring positionable by a rotatable locking ring nut threadedly engaging the ring-shaped conduit receptacle. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140374043

Cationic wet strength resin modified pigments in water-based latex coating applications

A dispersion having a cationic zeta potential for use as a base coating on a sheet of paper or paperboard as a primer for a functional barrier top coating, wherein the composition comprises an anionic pigment containing mixture comprising one or more anionic pigments in an amount of at least about 20% dry weight of the mixture, and one or more polyamine-epihalohydrin cationic wet strength resin.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140373984

Hypergolic salts with borane cluster anions

Disclosed are hypergolic salts with borane cluster anions that ignite spontaneously upon contact with nitric acid (from 70% to 100% in water) with short ignition delay. The salts, when added as trigger additive to combustible solvent or ionic liquids, make the resulting formulation hypergolic. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140373865

Hair dyeing composition

Present invention relates to a hair dyeing composition comprising an anionic sugar surfactant which delivers long lasting colouration to human hair. The object of the present invention is an aqueous hair dyeing composition comprising one or more hair direct dyes and at least one anionic sugar surfactant. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140373801

Multi-contactor device, in particular for controlling an electric starter

A starter for an internal combustion engine, comprising: an electric motor; a drive assembly including a pinion movable between a free position and a meshed position, wherein the pinion is rotatably linked to the electric motor and the internal combustion engine; an electric switching device including a main actuator capable, when engaged, of moving and holding a plunger, in position, the plunger being linked with the movement of the pinion between the free position and the meshed position, by means of a lever; a means connected to the plunger, which is capable of establishing electrical power contact between the electric motor and a power source when the pinion is in the meshed position; and including an auxiliary actuator capable, when engaged, of opening the power contact and a means for separately controlling the main actuator and the auxiliary actuator.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140373751

Niobium-based coatings, methods of producing same, and apparatus including same

Provided in one embodiment is a coating composition, comprising: a first compound comprising a niobium element, a carbon element, and at least one non-metal element that is capable of forming a second compound with the niobium element or a combination of the niobium element and the carbon element.. . ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140373650

Rack and pinion steering gear unit

Construction is achieved that is able to effectively prevent the displacement in the axial direction of a ball bearing 16 that supports the middle section of a pinion shaft 6 so as to be able to rotate freely, and that is compact and low cost. A fastening groove 28b is formed around the entire circumference of a portion near an opening of the inner circumferential surface of a sub housing section 12c of a casing 10c, and a radially outside portion of a c-shaped retaining ring 29b is fastened in this fastening groove 28b. ... Conio Inc

12/25/14 / #20140373391

Therapeutic footwear

The present invention generally relates to therapeutic footwear such as sandals, conventional shoes, and corrective inserts that may be inserted into conventional shoes. Specifically, the therapeutic footwear may be used for maintaining, correcting, or repositioning the great toe to decrease pressure on the first metatarsal-phalangeal joint or bunion. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140372862

System and method for automatic provisioning of companion resources in a web hosting environment

A development tool is described herein. The development tool automatically identifies one or more resources associated with a first version of a web site that is being developed by a user of the tool. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140372602

Automatic health-check method and device for on-line system

The invention provides an automatic health check method for on-line system, comprising the following steps: receiving current status data of the on-line system from the on-line system; updating historical status statistical data based on the current status data, wherein the historical status statistical data is a statistical result for the status data of the on-line system until a previous moment from the moment when the on-line system starts to operate; transmitting the updated historical status statistical data to the on-line system; and the on-line system determining whether it is operating normally according to the updated historical status statistical data. In addition, the present invention correspondingly provides an automatic health check apparatus for on-line system. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140372461

Namespace transformations

A method of transforming source and union names, to allow namespace operations to be performed across any number of independent file systems, regardless of the object names present within those independent file system namespaces.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140372268

System and method for determining, providing and requesting financial information

A system and method for determining and providing financial information associated with an account is provided. The system comprises several components. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140371350

Toughness modifier for curable resin, and curable resin composition

Provided are a toughness modifier for a curable resin which has good dispersibility in a curable resin containing a thermoplastic resin as well as in a cured product formed from a curable resin composition, and also has an excellent toughness-improving effect; and a curable resin composition containing the toughness modifier. The toughness modifier for a curable resin (d) is obtained by emulsion-polymerizing 5 to 50% by mass of a vinyl monomer (b) in the presence of 50 to 95% by mass of a rubber polymer (a) latex (calculated as the rubber polymer component) using 0.5 to 15 parts by mass of a nonionic reactive surfactant (c) (relative to 100 parts by mass of a total of (a) and (b)).. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140371293

Amine cationic lipids and uses thereof

The present invention relates to lipid compounds and uses thereof. In particular, the compounds include a class of cationic lipids having an amine moiety, such as an amino-amine or an amino-amide moiety. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140371151

Use of liposomal wnt composition to enhance osseointegration

Methods and compositions are provided for the therapeutic use of wnt proteins, for enhancing bone growth and regeneration, including repair following injury, osseointegration of implants, and the like. In some embodiments of the invention, the compositions are administered locally, e.g. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140371135

High purity lipopeptides

The invention discloses highly purified daptomycin and to pharmaceutical compositions comprising this compound. The invention discloses a method of purifying daptomycin comprising the sequential steps of anion exchange chromatography, hydrophobic interaction chromatography and anion exchange chromatography. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140371125

Thermoplastic resin composition for cleaning molding processing machine

To provide a thermoplastic resin composition for cleaning a molding processing machine, which has good cleaning performance and workability in cleaning an inner side of a molding processing machine of thermoplastic resin, such as an extruder and an injection molding machine. A thermoplastic resin composition for cleaning a molding processing machine, which includes (a) a thermoplastic resin containing a styrene-based resin, (b) an alkaline metal salt of a fatty acid, (c) a nonionic surfactant, and (d) a metal salt of an acidic phosphoric ester.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140371026

10-shift power train of automatic transmission for vehicle

The present invention provides a 10-shift power train of an automatic transmission for a vehicle, comprising: a first planetary gear set including a first sun gear selectively connected to a transmission casing, a first ring gear selectively connected to the transmission casing, and a first planetary carrier for integrally connecting a plurality of single pinions engaged between the first sun gear and the first ring gear; a second planetary gear set including a second sun gear directly connected to the first sun gear, a second planetary carrier directly connected to an input shaft and selectively connected to a third sun gear, and a second ring gear selectively connected to a fourth ring gear; a third planetary gear set including a third sun gear selectively connected to the second planetary carrier, a third planetary carrier selectively connected to the second ring gear, and a third ring gear selectively connected to the second ring gear; and a fourth planetary gear set including a fourth sun gear directly connected to the third planetary carrier, the fourth ring gear being directly connected to an output shaft, and a fourth planetary carrier directly connected to the first planetary carrier and to the third ring gear.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140371018

Power rotary tool and impact power tool

A rotary power tool, such as an oil pulse driver, includes: a motor, a pinion rotated by the motor, planet gears that mesh with the pinion, an internal gear that meshes with the planet gears and a shaft that is rotationally driven by the planet gears and disposed frontward of the planet gears. The internal gear comprises an internal gear part and an internal gear retaining part for holding the internal gear part. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370808

Negative ion wireless accessory

A negative ion wireless accessory. The negative ion wireless accessory includes an anion emitting ornament. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370614

Hilic / anion-exchange / cation-exchange multimodal media

The present invention provides an agglomerated multimodal chromatographic medium. The medium of the invention includes groups active in anion exchange, cation exchange and hydrophilic interaction chromatographic modalities. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370522

Detection of protein translocation by beta-galactosidase reporter fragment complementation

Methods and compositions are provided for detecting molecular translocations, particularly protein translocations within and between sub-cellular compartments, using at least two components that exhibit a localization-dependent difference in complementation activity. In particular, alpha-complementing β-galactosidase fragments are provided. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370489

Processing apparatus, processing system, and processing method

A presenter narrowing apparatus includes: a display unit configured to display one or more opinions input from each of a plurality of terminals; and an instruction unit configured to instruct a terminal, in which an opinion other than a designated opinion among opinions that belong to a certain group is input, to display a screen in which each of a plurality of items related to relevancy to the designated opinion is selectable when the opinion which belongs to the certain group among at least one group formed by being classified from opinions displayed in the display unit is designated. In the presenter narrowing apparatus, the instruction unit allows the display unit to highlight an opinion input to a terminal, for which a timing at which one item among the plurality of items is selected satisfies a predetermined criterion, among the opinions that belong to the certain group.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370483

Presenter selection support apparatus, presenter selection support system, and presenter selection support method

A presenter selection support apparatus including: a display unit configured to display one or more opinions input from each of a plurality of terminals; a selection unit configured to select any one of opinions that belongs to a certain group based on a predetermined criterion when the certain group among at least one group formed by being classified from opinions displayed in the display unit is designated; and an instruction unit configured to instruct a terminal, in which an opinion other than the selected opinion is input, to display a screen in which each of a plurality of items related to relevancy to the selected opinion is selectable, wherein the predetermined criterion is a criterion used to specify any one terminal based on the number of times that one item among the plurality of items is selected in the past in each of the plurality of terminals.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370417

Anion exchange membrane, method for producing the same, and fuel cell using the same

A method of the present invention for producing an anion exchange membrane includes the steps of: (i) irradiating a first polymer film with radiation; and (ii) graft-polymerizing a monomer containing a site into which a functional group having anion conducting ability can be introduced and an unsaturated carbon-carbon bond onto the radiation-irradiated first polymer film so as to form a second polymer film containing grafted chains. This method further includes the subsequent steps of: (a) subjecting the second polymer film to a treatment including irradiation with radiation so as to introduce a crosslinked structure into the grafted chains; and (b) introducing the functional group having anion conducting ability into the site.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370289

Methods and active materials for reducing halide concentration in gas streams

The present disclosure relates generally to methods and active materials for purifying gas streams containing halide as a contaminant, for example, in amounts as low as parts-per-million (ppm) or even parts-per-billion (ppb). In one aspect of the invention, an active material includes (a) one or more first metals each present as a metal oxide or metal hydroxide, the first metals being selected from the group consisting of iron, cobalt, nickel, copper, ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, silver, osmium, iridium, platinum, and gold; and (b) one or more second metals each present as a metal oxide or metal hydroxide, the one or more second metals being selected from the group consisting of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, scandium, yttrium, titanium, zirconium, hafnium, vanadium, niobium, tantalum, chromium, molybdenum, tungsten, manganese, technetium, and rhenium.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370186

Carbon-deposited alkali metal oxyanion electrode material and process for preparing same

The present invention relates to a process for the synthesis of a carbon-deposited alkali metal oxyanion cathode material comprising particles, wherein said particles carry, on at least a portion of the particle surface, carbon deposited by pyrolysis, said process comprising a dry high-energy milling step performed on precursors of said carbon-deposited alkali metal oxyanion prior to a solid-state thermal reaction.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370151

Method for producing sweet bran and the resultant product

Provided herein is a method for treating untreated rice bran to produce a treated rice bran. The method comprises inactivating lipase in the untreated rice bran, saponifying the fatty acids in the untreated rice bran to fatty acid salts, and contacting the untreated rice bran with a source of bisulfite anions so that an aldehyde or ketone in the untreated rice bran forms an organosulfite. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370078

Topical and transdermal delivery of hif-1 modulators to prevent and treat chronic wounds

Compositions and methods are provided for the prevention and treatment of chronic wounds, including, without limitation, pressure ulcers and diabetic ulcers, by transdermal delivery of an agent that increases activity of hif-1α in the wound.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370074

Adhering composition and methods of applying the same

A method of in-situ adhering comprising providing pre-gel that comprises a mixture of at least one phenol-based compound and at least one water miscible polymer selected from at least one of a naturally existing form of a carbohydrate, a synthetically prepared form of carbohydrate and a salt of an anionic polysaccharide; spreading a layer of the pre-gel onto a first surface; adding a solid support, comprising at least one cross linking agent capable of interacting with the water miscible polymer to the pre-gel; and allowing the pre-gel to cure and adhere onto the first surface.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370068

Placental tissue grafts

A method for preparing placenta membrane tissue grafts for medical use, includes obtaining a placenta from a subject, cleaning the placenta, separating the chorion tissue from the amniotic membrane, mounting a selected layer of either the chorion tissue or the amniotic membrane onto a drying fixture, dehydrating the selected layer on the drying fixture, and cutting the selected layer into a plurality of tissue grafts. Preferably, the drying fixture includes grooves or raised edges that define the outer contours of each desired tissue graft, after they are cut, and further includes raised or indented logos that emboss the middle area of the tissue grafts during dehydration and that enables an end user to distinguish the top from the bottom side of the graft. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140370001

Ige antibodies for the inhibition of tumor metastasis

The present invention provides novel ige antibodies useful for inhibiting or preventing metastatic cancer. Also provided are methods to inhibit tumor metastasis by modulating the activity of at least one non-tumor cell, treating a patient to inhibit or prevent tumor metastases of a primary solid tumor, treating metastatic carcinoma, reducing metastasis of carcinoma cells, and reducing the growth kinetics of a primary solid tumor or a metastasized cell or tumor.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140369952

Biodegradable medical adhesive and preparation method and use thereof

A medical adhesive with good biodegradable performance capable of undergoing crosslinking copolymerization, comprising a mono-alpha-cyanoacrylate and a bis-alpha-cyanoacrylic acid diol ester monomer molecule. The olefinic bonds in the mono-alpha-cyanoacrylate structure are polymerized in the presence of infinitesimal anions to form a solid 3d high polymer; the 3d high polymer is provided with degradation sites on the web-like backbone chain, with clear degradation path and absorbable degradation products. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140369947

Cosmetic composition comprising an anionic or nonionic associative polymer, fixing polymer and a particular surfactant

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition, especially a hair composition, comprising at least one anionic or nonionic associative polymer, at least one fixing polymer and at least one nonionic surfactant comprising predominantly fatty chains having from 8 to 14 carbon atoms, the weight content of nonionic surfactants comprising predominantly fatty chains having from 8 to 14 carbon atoms in the composition being greater than or equal to 2%.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140369924

Synergistic anti-cd47 therapy for hematologic cancers

Methods are provided for treatment of hematologic cancers, particularly lymphomas and leukemias, including without limitation myelogenous and lymphocytic leukemias. A combination of antibodies specific for cd47; and specific for a cancer associated cell surface marker are administered to the patient, and provide for a synergistic decrease in cancer cell burden. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140369790

Device for handling objects in a glove box

Device for handling objects in a glove box comprising a carriage (2) to support the objects to be handled, a base (6) relative to which the carriage (2) can be moved along a horizontal axis (x), means of driving the carriage (2) along the first axis (x), these drive means comprising an electric motor (14) arranged such that its drive shaft is orthogonal to the axis (x) and projects opposite the base (6), a transmission shaft (18) parallel to the motor (14), a rack (22) fixed to the base (6) along the axis (x) and a pinion (24) directly fixed in rotation to the transmission shaft (18) and engaging with the rack (22), a transmission belt (20) mechanically connecting the drive shaft of the motor (14) to the transmission shaft (18), the electric motor (14) being declutchable and the carriage possibly being moved manually along the axis (x).. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140368816

Optical device

An optical device, such as a microscope, is disclosed that can be assembled from flat materials. The optical device can be assembled via a series of folds of a flat material. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140368700

Example-based cross-modal denoising

A method for cross-modal signal denoising, the method comprising using at least one hardware processor for: providing a first multi-modal signal comprising at least two relatively clear modalities; correlating features exhibited simultaneously in the at least two relatively clear modalities of the first multi-modal signal; providing a second multi-modal signal comprising at least one relatively noisy modality and at least one relatively clear modality; and denoising the at least one relatively noisy modality of the second multi-modal signal by associating between (a) features exhibited in the at least one relatively noisy modality of the second multi-modal signal and (b) the features of the first multi-modal signal.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140368546

Implementing and interpolating rotations from a computing input device

Novel and simple methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing a 3d rotation using input from a mouse, trackball, or other input device are described. Methods of implementing rotations are presented which lead to new realizations of the 3d rotation group and its double-cover, the unit quaternions. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140368189

System and method for detecting and localizing non-technical losses in an electrical power distribution grid

A system and method for detecting theft of power in an electrical distribution grid. The system may include at least two communicating meters which form a transformer area network, a mechanism for measuring current and voltage at the meters, a mechanism for transmitting the measured current and voltage data to a data center with access to an electric grid database, and a mechanism that analyzes the transmitted data to inter unauthorized taking of electrical power.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140367974

Latch for securing a storage container

A latch for securing a storage container is described, and which includes a longitudinally moveable spindle member, which extends and is otherwise biasingly supported by a closure member, and which is mounted on and moveable relative to the storage container; a pinion mounted on a distal end of the spindle, and which forcibly engages an elongated locking member; and a latch control collar mounted on the spindle, and which, when selectively moved, allows the spindle to be selectively rotated so as to locate the locking member in given positions so as to secure the closure member.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140367608

Desiccant composition containing surface-modified powders of metal oxides useful for manufacture and protection of moisture-sensitive devices

A desiccant composition is described. The desiccant composition has a polymeric binder and a dispersion of powders of hygroscopic inorganic oxides as desiccant materials, in which the desiccant powders are finely dispersed in consequence of their surface-modification by fatty acid anions without affecting their moisture sorption performances.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140367605

Piezoceramic composition and method for manufacturing the same

A piezoceramic composition comprises, as the main phase, a crystalline phase of a perovskite structure signified as formula abo3, with element a consisting of one or more elements selected from among k (potassium), na (sodium) and li (lithium) and with element b consisting of one or more elements selected from among nb (niobium), ta (tantalum) and sb (antimony), with elements a and b comprising other elements as additives. An x-ray diffraction profile of crushed particles of the piezoceramic composition that are 10 μm or less in diameter has a diffraction peak indicating the presence of the main (single) phase as well as a heterogeneous phase of a crystalline structure signified as formula asbtou (s<t<u) but not belonging to the perovskite structure.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140367568

Anion generating and electron capture dissociation apparatus using cold electrons

The present invention relates to an anion generating and electron capture dissociation apparatus using cold electrons, which uses an mcp electron multiplier plate for generating an electron beam for ionization within an ion trap of a fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectroscope, injects ultraviolet photons emitted from an ultraviolet diode across the entire surface of the mcp electron multiplier plate, uses an electron focusing lens to focus and inject an electron beam into the trap, and generates an ecd reaction by coupling electrons to molecules having multiple positive charges using a low energy electron beam emitting apparatus for the negative ionization of neutral molecules in the ion trap. The anion generating and electron capturing and analyzing apparatus of the present invention, which uses cold electrons and is configured of a cold electron generating module which generates a large number of cold electrons from ultraviolet photons emitted into a mass spectroscope in a high vacuum state, comprises a plurality of ultraviolet diodes emitting ultraviolet photons in the mass spectroscope, an mcp electron multiplier plate inducing and amplifying an initial electron emission of ultraviolet photons from the ultraviolet diodes, and generating a high capacity electron beam from a back plate, an electron focusing lens for focusing the electron beam amplified through the mcp electron multiplier plate, and a grid for adjusting the energy and current of electrons.. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140367513

Weight reducing landing gear features

Aircraft landing gear is provided comprising a trunnion arm having a centering portion and a first stress relieving portion and an outer cylinder coupled to the trunnion arm is disclosed. The first stress relieving portion may relieve stress spreading from the centering portion to the outer cylinder. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140367096

Composition and method for enhanced hydrocarbon recovery

The invention relates to a hydrocarbon recovery composition comprising an anionic surfactant, wherein said composition is in the solid state, and to a shaped article comprising said composition. Preferably, said composition is in the form of a powder. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140366896

Electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette includes an atomizing device and a battery assembly. The atomizing device is connected to the battery assembly via magnetic attraction. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140366895

Battery assembly and electronic cigarette

A battery assembly of an electronic cigarette includes a battery sleeve, a battery received in the battery sleeve, an electrode ring arranged at an end of the battery, an elastic member and an insulated ring received in the battery sleeve. The insulated ring defines a through hole exposed along an axial direction of the battery sleeve, and the electrode ring is resiliently arranged in the through hole by the elastic member and extending through the through hole. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140366769

Anti-theft device for a locomotive horn

An anti-theft device for use with a locomotive horn is disclosed. An angled l-shaped bracket of the anti-theft device has a horizontal portion that is connected to an anti-theft or tamper proof fastener used to attach a base of the horn to the locomotive. ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140366686

Starter

A starter includes a motor unit, a drive shaft configured to receive a rotational force of the motor unit and rotate, a transmission pinion gear installed on the drive shaft, an idle shaft extending in a direction parallel to the drive shaft, an idle gear installed on the idle shaft and configured to mesh with the transmission pinion gear, a driving pinion gear installed on the idle shaft and configured to mesh with a ring gear of an engine, a gear cover configured to rotatably support portions of the drive shaft and the idle shaft and accommodate the transmission pinion gear and the idle gear, and a bracket section installed between the motor unit and the gear cover and configured to rotatably support a first end in an axial direction of the idle shaft.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140366660

Device for pressing a transmission element

A device for pressing a first transmission element onto a second transmission element engaging in the first transmission element, in particular for a rack-and-pinion steering system of a motor vehicle, comprising a pressure piece that can be loaded in the direction of the first transmission element by at least one spring element and is displaceably guided in a housing, wherein the spring element is produced from at least one dilatant elastomer.. . ... Conio Inc

12/18/14 / #20140366280

Fat-liquoring

The substituted acylaminopolyorganosiloxane (a) and compositions thereof, in the presence of non-ionic or/and anionic surfactants (b), can be used as fat liquoring agents for fat-liquoring of animal hides, skins or pelts.. . ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140365398

System and methods for media consumption and ratings through mobile devices

. . . . An interactive published website (social network) designed for the general television viewing/media consuming public to have access and an opportunity to interactively submit their viewing opinion/habits on what television/media show they are or have just finished watching. Utilizing designated local segment (dls), a method of television ratings by market and other demographics, individuals can log into a website and register as members using a demographic application. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140365331

System and method for providing web-based user feedback

The present invention generally relates to computer and web-based shopping services and real world comparison feedback services. Specifically, this invention relates to systems and methods for providing web-based social shopping services and real world comparison feedback services whereby users can create groups based on various criteria in order to get real-time or near real-time feedback and opinions regarding online and real world purchases, potential purchases and comparisons.. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140364511

Surfactant responsive micro-gels

A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140364366

Compositions and methods for treating heart failure

The present invention provides methods for treating chronic heart failure patients using the medication comprising neuregulin. The methods comprise first performing a companion diagnostic test of each patient before treatment; and then providing a suitable treatment to the patient according to the results of the companion diagnostic test. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140364347

Di-functional anionic surfactants for enhanced oil recovery

The present invention describes the synthesis and use of cleavable di-functional anionic surfactants for enhanced oil recovery applications and/or the use of sacrificial surfactants.. . ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140364317

Solid agroformulations prepared from a melt of pesticide and polyalkoxylate, optionally containing liquid adjuvant complexed with polycarboxylate

The present invention relates to a method for a preparation of a solid composition comprising the steps of a) dissolving a premix in a premix-solvent, or melting a premix, wherein the premix contains a pesticide and a nonionic, amphiphilic polyalkoxylate, b) solidifying the premix by removing the premix-solvent, or by cooling, and c) contacting the premix with at least one auxiliary. The invention further relates to a solid composition obtainable by said method; to a method for the preparation of an aqueous tank mix, in which a pesticide is present as suspended particles having a particle size below 1.0 μm, comprising the step of mixing water and a solid composition obtainable by the said method; and to a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired attack by insects or mites and/or for regulating the growth of plants, where a solid composition obtainable by said method is allowed to act on the particular pests, their habitat or the plants to be protected from the particular pest, the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the useful plants and/or their habitat.. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140364270

Multi-speed automatic transmission

An multi-speed automatic transmission providing at least nine forward speeds and one reverse speed, includes four planetary gear sets, six shift control elements, an input shaft, an output shaft, and a transmission case. Each planetary gear set includes a sun gear, a pinion gear set, a carrier that rotatably supports the pinion gear set, and a ring gear. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140364265

Contra-rotating propulsor for marine propulsion

A system for providing marine propulsion is provided including an input shaft driven by a prime mover, a pinion gear coupled to the input shaft, a plurality of planet gears coupled to the pinion gear, a planet carrier having the plurality of planet gears rotationally mounted thereto, and a ring gear surrounding the planet gears and coupled thereto. The planet carrier and ring gear are coupled to internal and external output shafts that are coaxially aligned, which are coupled to aft and forward propulsor elements. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140363786

Stabilizer for lower dental appliances

The present invention extends to a dental appliance having a set of rigid flanges conforming to a patient's mandibular bone structure and a stabilizer for securing and resisting movement of the dental appliance once set. The stabilizer reduces movement of a lower denture. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140363773

Pattern-forming method

A radiation-sensitive resin composition includes a resin including a repeating unit shown by a following general formula (1), a photoacid generator and a photodisintegrating base shown by a following general formula (8). R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and each of r2s individually represents a monovalent alicyclic hydrocarbon group having 4 to 20 carbon atoms or a derivative thereof, a linear or branched alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, or the like. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140363714

Lithium secondary battery with excellent performance

A is at least one monovalent or divalent anion.. . ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140363689

Inner liner barrier from multilayer thin film

A tire has a coating with a quadlayer or multiple quadlayers, and a method produces the same. In an embodiment, the method for coating a rubber substrate includes exposing the rubber substrate to a first cationic solution to produce a first cationic layer on the rubber substrate. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140363589

Unity heart device

A multi-piece ceremonial sculpture and a method of assembly. The method of assembling the sculpture is to fasten a heart-shaped outer piece to a base by way of a peg and an indented hole. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140363579

Thin film diffusion barrier

An elastomeric substrate has a material diffusion harrier, and a method produces the same. In an embodiment, a method for producing a material diffusion barrier on an elastomeric substrate includes exposing the elastomeric substrate to a cationic solution to produce a cationic layer on the elastomeric substrate. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140363527

Broad spectrum pest repellent compositions and pest management system

The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as birds including geese, deer and other herbivore such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms. Specifically provided are geraniol oil-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140363497

Nanocell drug delivery system

Nanocells allow the sequential delivery of two different therapeutic agents with different modes of action or different pharmacokinetics. A nanocell is formed by encapsulating a nanocore with a first agent inside a lipid vesicle containing a second agent. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140362213

Residence fall and inactivity monitoring system

A surveillance system for residential buildings that monitors the status of occupants for their location, position, and movement. The system employs a sensor that is mounted near the ceiling or on the floor in each room of the residence. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140361379

Semiconductor device incorporating a multi-function layer into the gate stacks

Approaches are provided for forming a semiconductor device (e.g., a fet) having a multi-function layer (e.g., niobium carbide (nbc)) that serves as a work function layer and a gate metal layer in gate stacks of solid state applications. By introducing a single layer with multiple functions, total number of layers that needs processing (e.g., recessing) may be decreased. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140361008

Induction coil unit

The induction coil unit for heating a component which is rotationally symmetrical relative to an axis, in particular a tool holder (5), comprises a plurality of coils (19) arranged about the axis (7) of the tool holder (5), with pole elements (2), which are movable radially with respect to the axis (7), of which pole elements each one consists of a stack of pole rods (25) that can be moved relative to one another. A yoke ring (17) connects the pole elements, which, when the coils (19) are excited by alternating current in the tool holder (5), produce a magnetic flux running in the peripheral direction to inductively heat the tool holder (5). ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140360945

Composition and process for removing ions

A process for removing polyvalent metal ions from a fluid includes disposing a precipitation composition comprising a precipitating agent in an environment; contacting, with the precipitation composition, a fluid comprising a produced water, a flowback water, or a combination thereof, a plurality of polyvalent metal cations being present in the fluid; forming a plurality of precipitate particles comprising the polyvalent metal cations from the fluid and a polyvalent anion from the precipitating agent; contacting the precipitant particles with a flocculant, a coagulant, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing, to form an aggregate comprising the precipitate particles; and separating the aggregate from the fluid to remove the polyvalent metal ions from the fluid. A composition includes a fluid comprising produced water, flowback water, or a combination thereof, a plurality of polyvalent metal cations being present in the fracturing fluid; a precipitation composition comprising a precipitating agent; and a flocculant, a coagulant, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing.. ... Conio Inc

12/11/14 / #20140360238

Engineered soilless plant culitvation medium

An engineered soilless plant cultivation medium for potting applications includes specific balanced amounts of nutrient additives. Major nutrient cations (ca, mg, k, na, h) are balanced according to optimal base saturation percentage ranges. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140359657

Method for embedding and multiplexing audio metadata in a broadcasted analog video stream

. . . . . . A method for embedding, multiplexing and broadcasting of multiple audio metadata in an analog video stream and thereby generating output analog video containing multiple separable audio-video tuples of optimum quality. Further, a user study is performed on a sample tutorial video for various frame rates and resolution to calculate the mean opinion score for deriving the degree of multiplexing that may be provided without deteriorating the quality of video.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140359644

Method and system for providing an interactive shopping channel

A method and system for providing an interactive shopping channel. A head-end server may be configured to access product information, to access customer information specific to a set-top receiver, and to process purchase requests. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140359057

Synchronizing an application on a companion device

A media server machine may be configured to provide media content within a datastream. This datastream may be provided to a media device that is configured to present the media content on a display. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140358933

Information association and suggestion

Methods and systems for processing, analyzing, and managing information are disclosed. An example method can comprise receiving at least two data groups. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140358349

Control device for vehicle

A control device of a vehicle includes a first electric motor; a differential mechanism having a rotating element coupled to the first electric motor, a rotating element that is an output rotating member coupled to drive wheels in a power transmittable manner, and a rotating element coupled to a non-rotating member by actuation of a lock mechanism; and a second electric motor coupled to the drive wheels in a power transmittable manner. During motor running for running with output torques from the first electric motor and the second electric motor used together in an actuated state of the lock mechanism, a drive torque shared by the first electric motor is made smaller in a requested drive torque when a rotation speed of a pinion making up the differential mechanism is higher.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140357896

Sulfonium salt and photo-acid generator

Wherein r1 represents an electron withdrawing group; r2 and r3 each independently represent an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, an alkoxy group, an acyl group, a halogenated alkyl group, a halogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a cyano group, or a nitro group; p and q each independently represent an integer of 0 to 5; and x− represents a monovalent counter anion.. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140357822

Fluorinated oligomers having pendant functional groups

Described herein is an oligomer according to formula i: (i) wherein y is an anionic group selected from the group consisting of: sulfates, carboxylates, phosphate, phosphonate, and sulfonate, wherein each x1, x2, and x3 are independently selected from f, cl, h, and cf3; r is a linking group; each z1 and z2 is independently selected from f and cf3; m is at least 2; and r1 and r2 are end groups, wherein the oligomer comprises substantially no pendant functional groups, except those selected from the group consisting of: sulfates, carboxylates, phosphate, phosphonate, and sulfonate.. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140357478

Novel olefin metathesis catalysts

The present invention refers to novel ruthenium- and osmium-based catalysts for olefin metathesis reactions, particularly to catalysts having stereoselective properties. Z-selectivity is obtained by utilising two mono-anionic ligands of very different steric requirement. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356970

Liquid crystal devices with mixed anion metal salts

Methods and devices for determining a preferred composition of anions in a liquid crystal device, and methods and devices for detecting a targeted agent in a sample using such preferred compositions, are disclosed. Such methods include the steps of preparing a liquid crystal device including a liquid crystal, a metal cation, a strongly coordinating anion, and a weakly coordinating anion, contacting the liquid crystal device with a sample suspected of including the targeted agent, and observing the orientational ordering of the liquid crystal at the surface.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356965

Method for determining the surface concentration of carboxyl groups on a lens

The invention is related to a method for qualifying and quantifying carboxyl groups on the surfaces of a silicone hydrogel contact lens. The method of the invention comprises the steps of: (a) obtaining silicone hydrogel contact lenses each of which comprises a silicone hydrogel lens body (i.e., bulk material) and a coating thereon, wherein the silicone hydrogel lens body is obtained from a lens formulation free of any polymerizable component including one or more carboxyl groups, wherein the coating comprises a polymer having carboxyl groups; (b) immersing a given number of the silicone hydrogel contact lenses in a fixed volume of a c1-c4 alcohol solution of a positively-charged dye having acetate as counter anion at a given initial concentration for a time period sufficient to stain the silicone hydrogel contact lens; and (c) determining the concentration of carboxyl groups per each silicone hydrogel contact lens and/or the thickness of the coating on the silicone hydrogel contact lens.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356928

Amadoriase with improved thermostability, gene and recombinant dna for the amadoriase, and method for production of amadoriase with improved thermostability

An amadoriase having a substitution or a deletion of one or more amino acid residues at positions corresponding to amino acids selected from the group consisting of three amino acid residues from the carboxyl terminal and amino acids at positions 151, 43, 53, 267, 350, 185, 196, 299 and 323 in the amino acid sequence of amadoriase derived from the coniochaeta species indicated in seq id no: 1. The amadoriase having a heat resistance which is superior to that of a conventional amadoriase.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356792

Composition for forming tungsten oxide film and method for producing tungsten oxide film using same

The present invention provides a tungsten oxide film-forming composition comprising: water, a water-soluble metatungstate, and at least one additive selected from the group consisting of anionic polymers, nonionic polymers, anionic surfactants, and tertiary amino group-containing nonionic surfactants. For forming a pattern, this composition can be employed in place of a silicon dioxide film-forming composition in a pattern formation process using an image reversal trilayer structure, a resist undercoat layer or a resist top protective film.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356787

Resist composition, compound, polymeric compound and method of forming resist pattern

A resist composition comprising a compound (m0) (wherein rb1 represents an electron withdrawing group; rb2 and rb3 each independently represents an aryl group, an alkyl group or an alkenyl group, provided that rb2 and rb3 may be mutually bonded to form a ring with the sulfur atom; and x0− represents a monovalent counteranion).. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356761

Catalysts

An electrocatalyst suitable for use in a fuel cell, the electrocatalyst comprising: palladium, iridium and an anionic polymer.. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356702

Positive electrode for alkaline storage battery and alkaline storage battery using the same

Provided is a positive electrode for an alkaline storage battery, capable of achieving a high charge efficiency over a wide range of temperature including high temperatures. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode material mixture including: a nickel oxide as a positive electrode active material; a first additive; and a second additive differing from the first additive. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356611

Sulfur and alkali metal containing imidazole fiber having ionically bound halides

The present invention concerns fiber made from a polymer comprising imidazole groups, the polymer further having: i) halide anions being present in an amount in the range of 0.05 to 20.1 weight percent, based on weight of fiber; ii) sulfur, wherein the sulfur is present in the fiber in an amount in the range of 0.05 to 3 weight percent, based on weight of fiber; and iii) alkali metal ion, wherein the alkali metal ion is present in the fiber in an amount in the range of 0.05 to 2 weight percent, based on weight of fiber.. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356610

Sulfur-containing imidazole fiber having ionically bonded halides

The present invention concerns fiber made from a polymer comprising imidazole groups, fiber further having: i) a halide anion, the halide anion being present in an amount of 0.05 to 20.1 weight percent, based on weight of fiber; and ii) sulfur, wherein the sulfur is present in the fiber in an amount of 0.05 to 3 weight percent.. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356525

Method of manufacturing magnetic recording medium

An aspect of the present invention relates to a method of manufacturing hexagonal ferrite magnetic powder. The method of manufacturing hexagonal ferrite magnetic powder comprises wet processing hexagonal ferrite magnetic particles obtained following acid treatment in a water-based solvent to prepare an aqueous magnetic liquid satisfying relation (1) relative to an isoelectric point of the hexagonal ferrite magnetic particles: ph0−ph*≧2.5, wherein, ph0 denotes the isoelectric point of the hexagonal ferrite magnetic particles and ph* denotes a ph of the aqueous magnetic liquid, which is a value of equal to or greater than 2.0, adding a surface-modifying agent comprising an alkyl group and a functional group that becomes an anionic group in the aqueous magnetic liquid to the aqueous magnetic liquid to subject the hexagonal ferrite magnetic particles to a surface-modifying treatment, and removing the water-based solvent following the surface-modifying treatment to obtain hexagonal ferrite magnetic particles.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356312

Compositions and their use

Aqueous compositions, methods of manufacturing such aqueous compositions, and methods of removing reducing and/or suppressing malodours using such aqueous compositions are described. These compositions utilize a combination of hydrogen peroxide, a source of copper ii, nonionic surfactant and alcohol to provide a highly effective and stable malodour removing, reducing and/or suppressing composition. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140356218

Method for producing high speed steel

A method for producing a high speed steel that with reference to its chemical composition consists of the following elements: 1-3 wt-% carbon (c), 3-6 wt-% chromium (cr), 0-7 wt-% molybdenum (mo), 0-15 wt-% tungsten (w), 3-14 wt-% vanadium (v), 0-10 wt-% cobalt (co), 0-3 wt-% niobium (nb), 0-0.5 wt-% nitrogen (n), 0.2-1 wt-% yttrium (y), and remainder iron (fe) and unavoidable impurities, and wherein mo+0.5w=2-10 weight %, characterized in that the method comprises the steps of: providing a powder comprising the elements of the high speed steel, forming a body of the powder, and subjecting the body to elevated heat and pressure such that a consolidation of the powder thereof is achieved.. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140354570

Haptic companion device

A haptic companion device may take the example form of a haptic cover that includes a housing and a transparent component. The housing may be shaped and dimensioned to receive a host device that includes a touch screen, and the touch screen may be configured to sense an input by a body member of a user of the host device. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140353464

High strength rebar

A high mechanical strength reinforcement steel comprising, in addition to iron, at most about 0.5% by weight carbon, at most about 0.5% by weight vanadium and/or niobium, and the usual residual elements of scrap steel. A method of reinforcing a dwelling from damage resulting from seismic activity, the method comprising providing, as a component of the dwelling, at least one rebar of a composition comprising, in addition to iron, at most about 0.5% by weight carbon, at most about 0.5% by weight vanadium and/or niobium, at most 1.7% by weight of manganese, at most 0.5% by weight of silicon, and the usual residual elements of scrap steel.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140353255

Porous composite particulate materials, methods of making and using same, and related apparatuses

In an embodiment, a porous composite particulate material includes a plurality of composite particles. Each composite particle includes an acid-base-resistant core particle at least partially surrounded by one or more layers of acid-base-resistant shell particles. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140353241

Resilient anion exchange membranes

A resilient anion exchange membrane including a porous matrix impregnated with a cross-linked homogenous ion-transferring polymer that fills the pores and substantially covers the surfaces of the porous matrix. The cross-linked homogenous ion-transferring polymer formed by polymerizing a homogeneous solution including (i) a hydrophilic ionic monomer selected from a group consisting of 3-methacryloylaminopropyl trimethylammonium chloride, vinylbenzyl trimethylammonium chloride, 3-acrylamidopropyl trimethylammonium chloride, 2-acryloyloxyethyl trimethylammonium chloride, and mixtures thereof, with (ii) a hydrophobic cross-linking oligomer selected from a group consisting of polyurethane oligomer diacrylate, polyester oligomer diacrylate, epoxy oligomer diacrylate, polybutadiene oligomer diacrylate, silicone diacrylate, dimethacrylate counterparts thereof, polyurethane oligomers having three or more vinyl groups, polyester oligomers having three or more vinyl groups, and mixtures thereof.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140353227

Purification apparatus, system, and method

A water purification apparatus comprising an injection moulded floating non-toxic, biodegradable, and recyclable polymer planar structures that are easily stackable, shippable, and connectable to as many companion units as the user desires; such apparatus further comprising many receiving structures made to accommodate plants without inhibiting them so that the user may create a film of plants over a toxic body of liquid for bioremediation purposes.. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140353069

Electric power steering apparatus for vehicle

Disclosed is an electric power steering apparatus for a vehicle. The electric power steering apparatus for a vehicle has a structure in which a motor shaft, an input shaft, a pinion shaft, and the like are coaxially disposed to improve a structure of a conventional art in which an electric motor is essentially exposed, so as to prevent interference with other structures, thereby forming a layout of the steering apparatus to be compact.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140353065

Electric power steering apparatus for vehicle

Disclosed is an electric power steering apparatus for a vehicle. The electric power steering apparatus for the vehicle has a structure in which a motor shaft, an input shaft, a pinion shaft, and the like are coaxially disposed to improve a structure of a conventional art in which an electric motor is essentially exposed, so as to prevent interference with other structures, thereby forming a layout of the steering apparatus to be compact.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140352962

Ampholyte polymeric compounds in subterranean applications

Ampholyte polymeric compounds that comprise at least one nonionic monomer, at least one sulfonic acid-containing monomer, and at least one cationic monomer may be useful as friction reducing agents in treatment fluids for use in subterranean operations at a concentration of about 0.001 v/v % to about 0.5 v/v % of the treatment fluid. Such operations may involve introducing the treatment fluid into a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation optionally at a rate and/or a pressure sufficient to create or extend at least one fracture in the subterranean formation.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140352960

Ampholyte polymeric compounds in subterranean applications

Ampholyte polymeric compound that comprises at least one nonionic monomer, at least one sulfonic acid-containing monomer, and at least one cationic monomer may be useful in viscosifying treatment fluids for use in subterranean operations at a concentration of about 0.5 v/v % to about 30 v/v % of the treatment fluid. Such operations may involve introducing the treatment fluid into a wellbore penetrating a subterranean formation optionally at a pressure sufficient to create or extend at least one fracture in the subterranean formation.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140352908

Niobium as a protective barrier in molten metals

Devices may be in contact with molten metals such as copper, for example. The devices may include, but are not limited to, a die used for producing articles made from the molten metal, a sensor for determining an amount of a dissolved gas in the molten metal, or an ultrasonic device for reducing gas content (e.g., hydrogen) in the molten metal. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140352723

Liquid cleaning composition with abrasives

A liquid cleaning and/or cleansing composition comprising abrasive cleaning particles; one or more surfactants selected from the group consisting of anionic, nonionic, cationic, amphoteric and mixtures thereof; and a first acidic component wherein said acidic component consists of one or more chelating acids; wherein at least one nonionic surfactant is comprised in said composition and the total level of nonionic surfactant is less than 2% by weight of the total composition and/or at least one anionic surfactant is comprised in said composition and the total level of anionic surfactant is less than 2% by weight of the total composition.. . ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140352720

Low voc content waterless cleaner and article impregnated therewith

An article is provided including composition of 0.5 to 15 total weight percent of a surfactant. The surfactant is a non-ionic surfactant, an anionic surfactant, or a combination thereof. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140352474

Rotation position detection mechanism for trunnion axis

The invention is provided with an operation lever one end side of which is supported by the trunnion axis so as to be incapable of relative rotation and which is configured to be capable of rotating the trunnion axis, a follower lever a middle portion of which is supported by the trunnion axis so as to be capable of free relative rotation, and a detection switch. For the operation lever, a link for operating the operating lever is connected to the middle portion thereof so that, when rotated by the link, the other side end portion of the operating lever comes into tactile contact with other side end portion of the follower lever so as to rotate the follower lever in order to on/off the detection switch.. ... Conio Inc

12/04/14 / #20140352076

Laundry detergents

A laundry detergent having a granulated foam control composition and an anionic surfactant, wherein said granulated foam control composition has a foam control agent having a polydiorganosiloxane fluid, hydrophobic filler, and the granulated foam control composition also has an organic additive composition, a water soluble particulate carrier and a charged cationic polymer. A method of cleaning a fabric, a method of conserving water when washing fabric and a method of saving time through when washing fabric.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140351834

Method and system for video-on-demand (vod)

A ni-based bulk metallic glass forming alloy is provided. The alloy includes ni(100-a-b-c-d)cranbbpcbd, where an atomic percent of chromium (cr) a ranges from 3 to 13, an atomic percent of niobium (nb) b is determined by x−y*a, where x ranges from 3.8 to 4.2 and y ranges from 0.11 to 0.14, an atomic percent of phosphorus (p) c ranges from 16.25 to 17, an atomic percent of boron (b) d ranges from 2.75 to 3.5, and the balance is nickel (ni), and where the alloy is capable of forming a metallic glass object having a lateral dimension of at least 6 mm, where the metallic glass has a stress intensity factor at crack initiation when measured on a 3 mm diameter rod containing a notch with length between 1 and 2 mm and root radius between 0.1 and 0.15 mm, the stress intensity factor being at least 70 mpa m1/2.. . . . . . . Providing video-on-demand (vod) content to a subscriber may be disclosed. First, a request for a vod session may be received from a companion device. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140351184

User specific plan generation method and system

The present invention envisages a personalized plan generation system and a method that satisfies maximum user preferences and constraints; besides including a number of enabling features like of plan repair or revision with dynamically changing situations or contextual information. Moreover, the system is able to perform a collaborative planning by opinion mining in social networks to achieve better optimization. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140351005

Data collection method and apparatus

Example implementations described herein are directed to collection of social media information based on a social media event. The example implementations provide for the service of digital marketing, especially for public sector marketing in which it may be necessary to collect user's needs and opinions at the early stage. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350829

Method for meshing a starter pinion of a starting device into a ring gear of an internal combustion engine

The invention relates to a method for meshing a starter pinion (19) of a starting device (16) into a ring gear (13) of an internal combustion engine (10). The internal combustion engine (10) has a driveshaft (22), and the starting device (16) has a starter motor (25), said driveshaft (22) having a variable rotational speed (n). ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350275

Mixed-valent transition metal-phosphoranimide catalysts

Phosphoranimide-metal catalysts are disclosed. The catalysts comprise first row transition metals such as nickel, cobalt or iron. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350268

Chiral imidodiphosphates and derivatives thereof

The compounds are suitable as chiral brønsted acid catalysts, phase-transfer catalysts, chiral anions for organic salts, metal salts or metal complexes for catalysis.. . ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350266

High-performing stable green replacements for ammonium perchlorate

A highly energetic, high-oxygen carrier suitable as high-performing green replacement for ammonium perchlorate includes halogen-free ionic salts consisting of fuel cations and over-oxidized anions containing multiple nitro- or nitromethyl-substituted azolyl ligands. The over-oxidized anions include a central atom selected from the group consisting of boron, aluminum, or gallium. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350253

Asymmetric electrophilic fluorination using an anionic chiral phase-transfer catalyst

The discovery of distinct modes of asymmetric catalysis has the potential to rapidly advance chemists' ability to build enantioenriched molecules. As an example, the use of chiral cation salts as phase-transfer catalysts for anionic reagents has enabled a vast set of enantioselective transformations. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350126

New thickening polymer reducing the stickiness of glycerine-based cosmetic formulas

A linear, branched or cross-linked anionic polyelectrolyte, resulting from the polymerisation, for 100 molar percentage: a) 50% to 99% of monomeric units including a strong, free and partially or completely salified acid function ; b) 1% to 50% of a monomeric units of formula (i): ch2═ch(r1)-c(=0)-0-(ch2)n-cf3 (i), wherein r1 represents h or ch3, and n is 1, 2 or 3; c) optionally greater than 0% to 5% of monomeric units of formula (ii): r2-c(=0)-0-[(ch2-ch(r4)-0]m-r3 (ii), wherein m is 0 to 50, r2 represents an unsaturated aliphatic monovalent radical with 2 to 4 carbon atoms, r4 represents h, ch3 or ch3ch2 and r3 represents a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon aliphatic radical with 8 to 30 carbon atoms, and d) optionally greater than 0% to 5% of at least one monomer with diethylenic or polyethylenic cross-linking. The use thereof as a thickener in topical compositions.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350125

Novel oil-in-water emulsions enriched with salt, which are stabilized using natural gums, highly viscous, and stable over time

An oil-in-water emulsion includes: 5 to 55 wt % of an oil phase consisting of at least one oil and/or one wax; 0.06 to 4.5 wt % of at least one cross-linked anionic polyelectrolyte resulting from the polymerization of at least one monomer having a strong acid function, the monomer being partially or totally salified 2-methyl 2-[(1-oxo 2-propenyl)amino] 1-propanesulfonic acid, with at least one neutral monomer selected from the n,n-dialkyl acrylamides, wherein each of the alkyl groups include between one and four carbon atoms, and at least one monomer of formula (i), where r is a straight or branched alkyl radical including eight to twenty carbon atoms and 1≦n≦20, in the presence of at least one cross-linking agent; and 0.0025 to 1 wt % of xanthan gum; 0.0025 to 1 wt % acacia gum; 38.5 to 94.835 wt % of a cosmetically acceptable aqueous phase.. . ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350077

Amphipathic co-oligomers for the delivery of sirna

Co-oligomer compounds, complexes of the same with polyanions, such as sirnas, and methods for using the same are provided. The delivery of polynucleotides, into a cell. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140350023

Amorphous form of sitagliptin salts

The present invention claims amorphous solid state forms of sitagliptin salts, processes for their preparation, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. As salt forming anions are claimed: the maleate, fumarate, besylate, mesylate and succinate.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349915

Cleaning composition

An industrial cleaning composition comprises (a) from 5 to 50% by volume of an anionic surfactant having a log10p value in the range 5 to 7, (b) from 5 to 50% by volume of a first non-ionic surfactant having a log10p value in the range 0.1 to 3 and having the general formula, r′-(a0)n-oh wherein r′ is c9 to c20 alkyl, each ao unit is either —och2ch2— or —och2ch(ch3)—; the molar ratio [—och2ch(ch3)—]/[—och2ch2—] is in the range up to 8 and n is greater than 6 and (c) from 5 to 50% by weight of a second non-ionic surfactant having a log10p value in the range 0.1 to 3 having the general formula, r′—(och2ch2)n—oh wherein r′ is c9 to c20 alkyl, and n is less than 6, each of said volume percentages being with respect to the total volume of (a), (b) and (c). Corresponding cleaners derived therefrom by water dilution are also disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349910

Branched alkoxylate surfactant composition

A composition is described containing a branched nonionic surfactant of formula (i): (i) wherein x is a real number from 1 to 11, y is a real number from 1 to 20, r 1 is an alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms, r 2 is an alkyl group having 4 to 6 carbon atoms, and a primary 5 alcohol ethoxylate.. . ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349908

Low ph detergent composition comprising nonionic surfactants

Detergent compositions and, more specifically, low ph detergent compositions comprising nonionic surfactants that are suitable for washing of clothes, and methods of making and using the same.. . ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349802

Pinion shaft bearing arrangement

A pinion shaft bearing arrangement including a pinion shaft, which is mounted by means of at least two rolling bearings in a pinion shaft housing, the pinion shaft bearing housing being a bearing cartridge, having running surface formed on the inner circumference for the rolling elements of the rolling bearings. The pinion shaft housing is sealed in the direction of the pinion shaft by means of a sealing element, and a first lubricant channel is provided in the region between the rolling bearings and a second lubricant channel is provided in the region in front of the sealing element.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349798

Power transmission device for hybrid vehicle

A power transmission device for a hybrid vehicle includes a series-parallel type power transmission path capable of varying an engine output for each driving mode, using a ravigneaux gear train and two or more clutches, to improve the fuel efficiency of the hybrid vehicle. The power transmission device includes two or more kinds of engine fixing gear stages capable of distributing the output of the engine to a driving wheel, which are implemented using the ravigneaux gear train, in which a single pinion planetary gear is integrally configured with a double pinion planetary gear including a carrier obtained by combining two pinion gears with the two or more clutches.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349771

Direct pinion mount rzeppa joint

One embodiment of a constant velocity joint has an inner race with a first set of splines. A sleeve is provided and it is engaged with the inner race. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349758

Game device, computer-readable recording medium, and game management method

A game device provides users with a game in which a companion relationship between the users is established. A control device executes an event in which a user and a preliminary user set including at least one constituent member participates, the at least one constituent member including a user who has not established a companion relationship with the user. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349709

Mobile digital communication/computing device having a context sensitive audio system

A mobile client device, such as a wireless mobile or a palm sized personal digital assistant, is provided with at least a first and second audio resources and companion programming instructions/circuitry to generate various audio signals in a more context sensitive manner, while multi-media resources are being utilized. The instructions/circuitry cause the mobile client device to determine a first audio volume level at which the mobile client device is being utilized by a user for a first audio signal. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349384

Composter

In a composter having a horizontally elongated rotating drum, material is fed into the drum through an opening in a stationary end plate having an annular marginal area which overlaps, in sealing relationship, an annular intake end wall of the drum. Material passes through a central opening in an annular exit end wall of the drum, and falls by gravity onto a cylindrical screen which is fixed to, and rotates with, the exit end wall. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349213

Composite membranes, methods of making same, and applications of same

In one aspect of the present invention, a method of fabricating a composite membrane includes: forming a first polymer solution from a first polymer and a second polymer solution from a second polymer, respectively, where the first polymer includes a charged polymer and the second polymer includes an uncharged polymer; electrospinning, separately and simultaneously, the first and second polymer solutions to form a dual fiber mat with first polymer fibers and second polymer fibers; and processing the dual fiber mat by softening and flowing one of the first or second polymer fibers to fill in the void space between the other of the first and second polymer fibers so as to form the composite membrane. In some embodiments, the composite membrane may be a proton exchange membrane (pem) or an anion exchange membrane (aem).. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349138

Drier for auto-oxidisable coating compositions

A drier for air-drying an auto-oxidizable resin composition, said drier comprising: 1,4,7-trialkyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane (l); a manganese salt having the general formula mn2+[x]n, wherein anion x is selected from pf6−, sbf6−, asf6−, bf4−, b(c6f5)4−, ci−, br−, i−, no3, or r2coo− in which case n=2, or the anion x is so42− in which case n=1, and wherein r2 is c1-c20 alkyl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, c6-c20) aryl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, or a polymeric residue; wherein the 1,4,7-trialkyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane (l) is present in the mixture in an amount such that the molar ratio of mn:l is at least 1.25:1 and preferably at least 1.5:1.. . ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140349136

Systems and methods for low-manganese welding alloys

The present disclosure relates generally to welding alloys and, more specifically, to welding consumables (e.g., welding wires and rods) for arc welding operations. In an embodiment, a welding consumable includes less than approximately 1 wt % manganese as well as one or more strengthening agents selected from the group: nickel, cobalt, copper, carbon, molybdenum, chromium, vanadium, silicon, and boron. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348940

Amniotic membrane hydrogel and methods of making

The present invention provides compositions and methods for wound healing and tissue regeneration. The compositions of the present invention comprise amniotic membrane of the placenta. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348927

Conditioning hair-cleaning agent

Cosmetic cleaning agents include in a cosmetically acceptable carrier a) at least one anionic surfactant, b) at least one cationic guar polymer, c) at least one silicone emulsion, in which the silicone particles have an average diameter of a maximum of 600 nm, and d) at least one wax. The cosmetic cleaning agents are suitable in particular for use as a shampoo. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348887

Surfactant responsive emulsion polymerized micro-gels

A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348884

Shampoo composition with associative thickeners

A shampoo composition with improved in use hair feel, comprising associative thickeners and liquid crystals formed from anionic surfactants and polydadmac and wherein the liquid crystals have a particle size greater than about 1 micrometer.. . ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348876

Stable aqueous formulations of adenovirus vectors

The present invention is based on the surprising discovery that the inclusion of an anionic polymer in the adenovirus formulation enhances long-term stability of the vector composition. An aqueous formulation comprising an adenovirus vector and at least one anionic polymer is provided, together with methods of the preparation of a storage stable adenovirus aqueous formulation.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348817

Companion diagnostic for anti-hyaluronan agent therapy and methods of use thereof

Methods and diagnostic agents for identification of subjects for cancer treatment with an anti-hyaluronan agent, such as a hyaluronan-degrading enzyme, are provided. Diagnostic agents for the detection and quantification of hyaluronan in a biological sample and monitoring cancer treatment with an anti-hyaluronan agent, for example a hyaluronan-degrading enzyme, are provided. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348770

Deformation means for keratin-containing fibers conveys strong hold and natural appearance

Agents for treating keratin-containing fibers, in particular human hair, comprising a cosmetically acceptable carrier, and: (a) at least one strengthening anionic copolymer, comprising at least one structural unit of formula (i) and at least one structural unit of formula (ii) and at least one structural unit of formula (iii), and (b) at least one polymer comprising at least one structural unit of formula (m1), produce an excellent hold of a shape imposed on the fibers, e.g. A hairstyle. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348760

Oral care compositions

Described herein are oral care compositions comprising (i) a magnesium alkali metal silicate complex clay, and (ii) an orally acceptable anionic polymer, in a dentifrice base, which compositions are useful for alleviating dental sensitivity. Also provided for, are methods of making and using the compositions described herein.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348728

Method for improving gold recovery

Disclosed are methods and compositions for improving metal extraction processes by introducing at least one cationically charged compound selected from a group consisting of amines, particularly quaternary amines such as alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chlorides (adbac compounds), polyamines and other suitable cationic organic materials, and mixtures thereof, for neutralizing and/or coagulating excess anionic organic compounds including, for example, flotation reagents, surfactants, polymers, flotation reagent by-products and/or anti-scalant additives found in metal concentrate streams, and thereby reduce the downstream fouling of the activated carbon by these compounds.. . ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140348579

Structure for preventing dropping of propeller shaft

A fall-off preventing structure of a propeller shaft does not allow a companion flange to be completely pulled off and dropped from a spline shaft when a nut loosens and comes off. In the propeller shaft, a round shaft part is provided on a front end of the spline shaft, a length of a threaded part of the spline shaft front end side on which the nut is screwed and the round shaft part is set longer than a length from a front end portion of the companion flange to a seat surface of the nut, and a total length of the length of the threaded part and the round shaft part and a length from the front end portion of the companion flange to the seat surface of the nut is set longer than the tolerable slide amount.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140346836

Auto-inflatable cushion to assist movement

An inflatable mobility assistant is an inflatable cushion that starts flat and inflates into in the shape of a wedge, giving a user, such as a senior, enough upward and forward momentum and/or movement to stand up on their own. Variations can be used for exiting a bed, sitting down, or assisting in any movements of persons or objects.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140346393

Precursor for preparing lithium composite transition metal oxide and method for preparing the same

The transition metal precursor according to the present invention contains a specific anion. A lithium composite transition metal oxide prepared using the transition metal precursor comprises the anion homogeneously present on the surface and inside thereof, and a secondary battery based on the lithium composite transition metal oxide thus exerts superior power and lifespan characteristics, and high charge and discharge efficiency.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140346371

Fluorescing gel formulations and their applications

Fluorescing gel formulations are disclosed for monitoring cleaning of a surface. The fluorescing gel formulations are stable, fluoresce under uv light, and do not leave a mark after drying and removal. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140346266

Spinning reel

A spinning reel includes a handle, a reel unit, a rotor, a spool, a rotor drive mechanism, and an anti-reverse mechanism. The reel unit has a fishing rod attachment portion and a mount portion. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140346259

Receiving, converting and emitting battery working according to the active magnetohydroresonant effect, method for preparing hydroresonant and biomagnetic compounds, method for preparing the battery, and general use of the same in the mineral, plant and animal kingdoms

Magnetohidroressonate active effect receiving, converting, transmitting battery, process of preparation of the battery including hydroresonating and biomagnetic compounds, technical application in mineral, plant and animal kingdoms, the battery being formed from a mixture comprising hydroresonance, biomagnetic, polypropylene and black tourmaline, comprising 09 to 19% p/p of hydroresonance, 81 to 89% p/p of polypropylene, biomagnetic comprises 09 to 19% p/p of hydroresonance, 18 to 39% p/p of black tourmaline and 67 to 84% p/p of polypropylene; the invention includes obtainment processes for the hydroresonating s and biomagnetic compounds to be used in the battery, whose use and operation are endowed with particular features; in the invention, occurs the ar/light conversion, extracting vital cosmic energy from neutrinos, permanently converting and emitting natural long infrared, vital cosmic energy, negative ions (anions) electromagnetic conversion into negative waves is the magnetohydroresonating active effect radiates in fundamental particles in oscillating strings, resonant, pulsating and perpetuating.. . ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140346087

Catalysts for hydrodesulfurization

Phosphoranimide-metal catalysts and their role in hydrodesulfurization and hydrogenation are disclosed. The catalysts comprise of first row transition metals such as nickel, cobalt and iron. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140346046

Polarized electrode for flow-through capacitive deionization

The polarized electrode flow through capacitor comprises at least one each electrode material, with a pore volume that includes meso and micropores, with contained anionic or cationic groups. The polarized electrodes are in opposite polarity facing pairs, separated by a flow path or flow spacer. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345867

Cementing composition comprising anionically- and hydrophobically-modified cellulose ethers and its use

Disclosed is a composition and a method for cementing a casing in a borehole of a well using an aqueous cementing composition comprising (a) water, (b) a cementing composition comprising (i) a hydraulic cement, (ii) an anionically- and hydrophobically-modified polymer, (iii) a dispersant, and optionally (iv) one or more other additives conventionally added to aqueous cementing compositions useful in cementing casings in the borehole of wells. Preferably the anionically- and hydrophobically-modified hydroxyethyl cellulose has an ethylene oxide molar substitution of from 0.5 to 3.5, a hydrophobe degree of substitution of from 0.001 to 0.025, an anionic degree of substitution of from 0.001 to 1, and a weight-average molecular weight of from 100,000 to 4,000,000 daltons and the dispersant is sulfonated polymer, melamine formaldehyde condensate, a naphthalene formaldehyde condensate, a branched or non-branched polycarboxylate polymer. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345817

System and process for improving paper and paper board

The invention relates to a process for making paper or paper board comprising forming a cellulosic suspension, flocculating the suspension, draining the suspension on a device to form a sheet and then drying the sheet, characterised in that the suspension is flocculated using a formation improving 3-component flocculation system comprising a) a linear cationic or ampoteric co-polymer of i) acrylamide, and ii) a substance with formula (i) with a halide as counter-ion; b) at least one water soluble component chosen from the group of anionic polyacrylamide non ionic polyacrylamide and polyethyleneoxide; and c) inorganic microparticles, whereby the flocculation system does not contain a wafer-dispersible or branched anionic organic polymer. The invention also relates to use of the flocculation/retention system in the manufacture of paper or paper board, and to paper and paper board thus produced.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345687

Niobium thin film stress relieving layer for thin-film solar cells

A photovoltaic device includes a thermal stress relieving layer on top of a substrate; a back ohmic contact on the thermal stress relieving layer; and a p-type semiconductor photon absorber layer on the back ohmic contact. The back ohmic contact comprises a metallic compound of the sacrificial back electrode metal layer and the absorber layer, in combination with the thermal stress relieving layer. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345640

Powdery hair cosmetics

Powdery compositions contain at least one particulate and amorphous metal oxide, with the proviso that at least one cosmetic active ingredient is present in said metal oxide in absorbed form, said active ingredient being selected from waxy esters, strengthening polymers, film-forming polymers, oxidation dye precursors, anionic surfactants, keratin-reducing compounds or mixtures thereof. Said powdery compositions are highly suitable for temporarily shaping keratin-containing fibers, especially human hair. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345405

Rsp-gearing insensitive to axis misalignment and other displacement and methods of producing gears

A gearing arrangement that includes a gear and a pinion with intermeshing teeth. The gear includes a base pitch and the pinion includes a base pitch. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345344

Anhydrous ammonia supplemented with agricultural actives

Agriculturally useful compositions comprise individual quantities of anhydrous ammonia, ammonia solution, and one or more agricultural actives different than anhydrous ammonia. The compositions may include polyanionic polymers, fertilizers, and/or biocidal agents. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345094

Jewelry clip used to attach jewelry to apparel and accessories

A jewelry clip used to attach jewelry to apparel or accessories. The jewelry clip comprises a clip apparatus including an s-shaped clip back that bows out from a top portion into a transitioning portion, the transitioning portion curving to a vertical front and tapering at a tapering portion into a pressure sensitive contact area portion that rests parallel to the vertical front, the pressure sensitive contact area portion including a base with a size that is proportional to the size of a companion jewelry, and the companion jewelry attached to the clip apparatus at the vertical front.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345066

Formulations having benzoate dye carriers for meta-aramid articles

Glycol ether benzoates, glycol benzoates and methyl benzoate facilitate the dyeing of the meta-aramid article, e.g., fibers, at or near neutral ph. The addition of an anionic surfactant, such as sodium lauryl sulfate, enhances the performance of the benzoates.. ... Conio Inc

11/27/14 / #20140345065

Foam-type hair dye composition for improving hair softness without dripping

The present invention relates to a hair dye composition, and more particularly, to a foam-type hair dye composition comprising: a first agent including a dye and an alkaline agent and a second agent including an oxidant; and a nonionic viscosity increasing agent of a peg-aliphatic acid ester or a ppg-aliphatic acid ester in one or both of the first agent and the second agent, thereby largely improving dyeing properties without dripping after the composition is coated on hair.. . ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140344039

Network based discussion forum system and method with means for improving post positioning and debater status by trading arguments, purchasing, acquiring and trading points

. . . . . . Method and system for online network based debate forums by using opinion trading exchange. Discussions are conducted in a format of challenges, wherein, in order to open the challenge or/and comment to it, participants are required to make an investment (bet) in their views in a forum currency; wherein the starting capital can be granted, bought with real currency or earned by participation in forum activities. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343923

Systems and methods for assessing constructed recommendations

A computer-implemented method of training an assessment model for assessing constructed texts expressing opinions on subjects includes accessing a plurality of training texts, which are constructed texts. The training texts are analyzed with the processing system to derive values of a plurality of linguistic features of an assessment model. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343688

Laminated tissue grafts composed of wharton's jelly and methods of making and using the same

Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta with improved physical and biological properties. In one aspect, the tissue graft includes a first membrane comprising wharton's jelly laminated with amnion, chorion, or a combination thereof. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343644

Medical leads and techniques for manufacturing the same

In some examples, the disclosure relates to a medical device comprising a lead including an electrically conductive lead wire; and an electrode electrically coupled to the lead wire, the electrode including a substrate and a coating on an outer surface of the substrate, wherein the lead wire is formed of a composition comprising titanium or titanium alloys, wherein the substrate is formed of a composition comprising one or more of titanium, tantalum, niobium, and alloys thereof, wherein the coating comprises at least one of pt, tin, irox, and poly(dioctyl-bithiophene) (pdot). In some examples, the lead wire may be coupled to the lead wire via a weld, such as, e.g., a laser weld.. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343552

Bone screw system and method

An improved bone screw is disclosed which includes a shaft with distal portion having a threaded surface thereon, a sleeve having an opening which receives the shaft such that the shaft is able to move within the sleeve without moving the sleeve. A compressive device may be incorporated between the sleeve and the proximal portion of the shaft such that the compressive device forces the shaft and sleeve towards at least a portion each other, thereby maintaining the compressive load at the union of the fracture. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343509

Medicament delivery device

A dose setting mechanism for a medicament delivery device is presented having a pinion mounted to a locking member where the axis of rotation of the pinion is offset and parallel to the longitudinal axis of the housing containing the dose setting components. Primary and secondary dose members are engaged with the pinion to indicate a set dose of medicament.. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343261

Sorbent comprising on its surface an aliphatic unit having an anionic or deprotonizable group for the purification of organic molecules

The present invention relates to a sorbent comprising a solid support material, the surface of which comprises a residue of a general formula (i), wherein the residue is attached via a covalent single bond to a functional group on the surface of either the bulk solid support material itself or of a polymer film on the surface of the solid support material. Furthermore, the present invention relates to the use of the sorbent according to the invention for the purification of organic molecules, in particular pharmaceutically active compounds, preferably in chromatographic application.. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343177

Block copolymers, their manufacture and their use

A functionalized block copolymer polymerized using vinylbenzylamino derivative monomers for use in such applications as anionic exchange membranes.. . ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343146

Methods of improving bone health and muscle health

The present invention comprises a method of improving bone health and muscle health in a companion animal comprising administering a composition comprising a fatty acid component to the companion animal wherein the fatty acid component comprises a ratio of docosahexaenoic acid (dha) to eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) from about 3:1 to about 25:1. The present invention additionally comprises a composition comprising a fatty acid component comprising docosahexaenoic acid (dha) and eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) wherein the ratio of docosahexaenoic acid (dha) to eicosapentaenoic acid (epa) is from about 3:1 to about 25:1.. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140343013

Stabalized glycosaminoglycan preparations and related methods

Compositions comprising a glycosaminoglycan (e.g., a hyaluronan, hyaluronic acid, hyaluronate, sodium hyaluronate, dermatan sulfate, karatan sulfate, chondroitin 6-sulfate, heparin, etc.) in combination with at least one component selected from; i) polyglycols (e.g., polyethylene glycol), ii) long chain hydroxy polyanionic polysaccharides (e.g., dextran, sodium alginate, alginic acid, propylene glycol alginate, carboxymethyl cellulose and carboxyethyl cellulose, hydroxyl ethyl starch, hydroxyl propyl methyl cellulose, hydroxy propyl ethyl cellulose, hydroxy propyl cellulose, methyl cellulose, polylysine, polyhistidine, polyhydroxy proline, poly ornithine, polyvinyl pyrolidone, polyvinyl alcohol, chitosan, etc.) and iii) long chain nitrogen containing polymers (e.g., polylysine, polyvinylpyrrolidone, and polyvinyl alcohol). The invention also includes methods for using such compositions (e.g., as substance delivery materials, tissue fillers or bulking agents, as moistening or hydrating agents, etc.). ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342869

Transmission having selectable power transfer shaft

A front wheel drive transmission is adapted for all-wheel drive by the addition of a selectively engageable power take-off shaft. When a disconnect clutch is engaged, power may be transferred to rear wheels via a power take-off unit and a rear drive unit to improve vehicle mobility. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342868

Lubricating structure of transmission

A carrier and a pinion of a transmission are lubricated more efficiently. To a side surface of the rotor mgb on a pump 8 side is formed with a tubular unit 84 which extends towards the pump 8 side, and an oil reservoir unit 85 which accumulates a lubricating oil discharged from the pump 8 is provided to an inner peripheral surface of the tubular unit 84. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342361

Methods and biomarkers for analysis of colorectal cancer

The present invention relates to methods and biomarkers (e.g., gene expression biomarkers) for detection of colorectal cancer in biological samples (e.g., tissue samples, biopsy samples, stool samples, blood samples, plasma samples, serum samples). In some embodiments, methods and biomarkers of the present invention find use in detection of colon cancer, providing a prognosis to colorectal cancer patients, and in companion diagnostics.. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342288

Radiation-sensitive resin composition, resist pattern-forming method, acid generator and compound

The present invention provides a radiation-sensitive resin composition that contains a polymer having a structural unit that includes an acid-labile group; and an acid generator, wherein the acid generator includes a compound including a sulfonate anion having so3−, wherein a hydrogen atom or an electron-donating group bonds to an α carbon atom with respect to so3−, and an electron-withdrawing group bonds to a β carbon atom with respect to so3−; and a radiation-degradable onium cation. The compound preferably has a group represented by the following formula (1-1) or (1-2). ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342245

Power storage device, lithium-ion secondary battery, electric double layer capacitor and lithium-ion capacitor

One object is to provide a power storage device including an electrolyte using a room-temperature ionic liquid which includes a univalent anion and a cyclic quaternary ammonium cation having excellent reduction resistance. Another object is to provide a high-performance power storage device. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342218

Gravoltaic cells

A gravoltaic cell converts a gravitational force into electrical energy. The cell includes a reaction vessel and a first stationary homogeneous phase of dissociated aqueous cations and a second stationary homogeneous aqueous phase of dissociated aqueous reactant cations, both phases being disposed within the reaction vessel, and providing bulk solvent and anions a stationary bulk volume of a homogeneous mixture of solvent and dissociated anions collectively disposed homogeneously throughout the two layers of dissociated aqueous cations. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342163

Drier for auto-oxidisable coating compositions

A mixture for use as a drier for air-drying an auto-oxidizable resin composition, said mixture comprising : 1,4,7-trialkyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane (l); and, a manganese salt having the general formula mn2+[x]n, wherein anion x is selected from pf6−, sbf6−, asf6−, bf4−, b(c6f5)4−, cl−, br−, i−, no3−, or r2coo− in which case n=2, or the anion x is so42− in which case n=1, and wherein r2 is c1-c20 alkyl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, c6-c20 aryl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, or a polymeric residue; wherein the 1,4,7-trialkyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane (l) is present in the mixture in an amount such that the molar ratio of l:mn is at least 1.25:1 and more preferably at least 1.5:1.. . ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342065

Process of food preservation with hydrogen sulfide

Food spoilage leads to food wastage, human morbidity and mortality. This food preservation takes advantage of use of hydrogen sulfide without or with hydrogen or helium into an environment where food is stored. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342015

Amniotic membrane powder and methods of making

The present invention provides compositions and methods for wound healing and tissue regeneration. The compositions of the present invention comprise amniotic membrane of the placenta. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140342014

Methods of sterilizing fetal support tissues

Disclosed herein, are methods of preparing sterilized amniotic tissues. Further disclosed herein, are methods of using the sterilized amniotic tissues.. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140341957

Surfactant responsive dispersion polymerized micro-gels

A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The crosslinked, nonionic amphiphilic polymer is prepared by dispersion polymerization in the presence of a stabilizing polymer. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140341839

Biocidal coating

The invention relates to a biocidal composition comprising a carboxyl functional polymer and biocidal quaternary ammonium ions. The polymer is a copolymer comprising maleic acid monomer units and/or anions thereof and vinyl ether comonomer units. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140341740

Wind turbine rotor

Wind turbine rotor comprising a hub, a plurality of blades and at least one pitch system for rotating a blade substantially along its longitudinal axis. The pitch system comprises a bearing, a gear and a pitch drive. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140339961

Thin-film piezoelectric element, thin-film piezoelectric actuator, thin-film piezoelectric sensor, hard drive disk, and inkjet printer

A thin film piezoelectric element according to the present invention includes a potassium sodium niobate thin film having a structure in which a plurality of crystal grains are present in a film thickness direction; and a pair of electrode films sandwiching the potassium sodium niobate thin film. When the potassium sodium niobate thin film is divided into three regions of the same thickness in the film thickness direction and average crystal grain sizes a1, a2, and a3 of the respective regions are determined, a ratio m/m of the smallest average crystal grain size m among a1, a2, and a3 to the largest average crystal grain size m among a1, a2, and a3 is 10% to 80%. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140339874

Adjustment drive of a motor vehicle seat

An adjustment drive of a motor vehicle seat is provided, the adjustment drive, having a control pinion. The control pinion, in the event of a collision, is subjected to a torque which acts from the structure of the motor vehicle seat. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140339817

Selectably engaged rotary union

Please replace the abstract of the present application with the following: a selectably engaged rotary union includes a stator body, and a rotor configured to rotate relative to the stator body, the stator body surrounding a portion of the rotor and configured to transfer a fluidic medium between the stator body and the rotor. The selectably engaged rotary union further includes a plurality of sealing elements affixed to the stator body and disposed between the stator body and the rotor, a gap being present between the plurality of sealing elements and the rotor, where the plurality of sealing elements are configured to selectably close the gap so as to produce a temporary seal between the stator body and the rotor enabling a transfer of the fluidic medium.. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140339518

Phosphorescent organic light emitting devices combined with hole transport material having high operating stability

An improved oled includes an emitter layer disposed between a cathode and an anode where the emitter layer includes a host material and a phosphorescent emitter material. A first hole transport layer is disposed between the emitter layer and the anode and a second hole transport layer is disposed between the first hole transport layer and the anode. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140339458

Piezoelectric ceramic and piezoelectric device containing the same

A piezoelectric ceramic contains a major proportion of potassium sodium niobate and has a carbon content after firing of 55 to 1,240 ppm by mass.. . ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140339172

Mineral separation using functionalized polymer or polymer-coated filters and membranes

An apparatus for collecting mineral particles in a slurry or the tailings is disclosed. The apparatus may take the form of a filter, a conveyor belt or an impeller to be used in a processor to collect mineral particles in the slurry, or in a tailings pond to collect mineral particles in the tailings. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140338696

Process for dissolving an oxide layer

The invention relates to a process for dissolving a chromium, iron, nickel, zinc and radionuclides containing oxide layer, in particular for breaking down oxide layers deposited on inner surfaces of systems and components of a nuclear power plant, by means of an aqueous decontamination solution containing methanesulfonic acid, which flows in a loop, wherein in regular intervals small amounts of permanganic acid are added, and following reaction of the permanganic acid a second loop is added on in bypass and the dissolved cations and anions are removed by ion-exchange resins from the decontamination solution.. . ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140338475

Rotary-to-linear motion actuator having a helical bevel gear and method of use thereof

A rotary-to-linear motion actuator having helical bevel gear and methods of use thereof are described. The actuator may be utilized with an apparatus for managing a fluid flow passage between one or more input ports and output ports. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140338155

Releasable balloon clip

At least one pair of opposed, congruent, transversely curved, longitudinally consistent, surfaces each presented by one of two portions hinged together at one end intended to traverse the stem of a balloon are brought into a close spaced apart parallel disposition tensioned between a pinion on one end and catch on the other. The spacing compresses the two walls of the stem of a conventional balloon together providing a tight seal that can be released manually for reuse if desired. ... Conio Inc

11/20/14 / #20140338135

Dyeing composition

The present invention relates to a dyeing composition. More particularly, the present invention provides a dyeing composition comprising an ether-based nonionic surfactant, an ether-based oil and alcohol. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140337902

System and method for delivering companion content

. . . . . . . . A system and method for providing companion content on a device that downloads content associated with a media presentation playing on a media player and displays the downloaded content at times synchronized to time-offsets (from the start of the program) of the presentation by signals from the media player.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140337343

Method, computer program and computer for detecting communities in social media

The present invention provides at least a method includes: extracting a plurality of partial communities from a plurality of users, based on the relationships of companion messages; computing a first degree of similarity for showing the similarity of the companion partial communities, based on the relationship of a user belonging to one partial community with a user belonging to the other partial community, from among the plurality of communities; computing a second degree of similarity for showing the similarity of companion partial communities, based on words within the messages sent by users belonging to both partial communities and under the condition that the first similarity be higher than a predetermined first threshold value; and creating an integrated community by integrating the companion partial communities under the condition that the second similarity be higher than a predetermined second threshold value.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140337328

System and method for retrieving and presenting concept centric information in social media networks

The embodiments herein provide a system and method for retrieving and presenting concept centric information in social media network that allows a user to search, read, express, and debate on opinions on a particular concept. The system comprises an input module for receiving an input query, a visualization module for visualizing the retrieved concept centric opinions, a topic mining module for mining a semantically related topics, a tweets tracking module for tracking influential tweets, an interesting comments searching module for searching comments posted by interested users from social media networks, public forums, blogs and other community portals, a posted comments counting module for calculating a total number of posts processed, a comments posting module for allowing users to post comments, a buzz words display module for displaying context words, and a new posts display module for displaying new post related to the user input query.. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140337254

Recommending actions for social media engagements

A recommendation of a direct engagements is made. A topic is received from a recommendee system, and a social media post is received from a social media server. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140337085

Contextual service workflow recommendation using random walk on social network and service network

The present invention generally relates to systems and methods for recommending specific service instances to fill a service workflow template and complete a user's service goal. Some embodiments utilize both a user trust network and a service trust network. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140336909

System and method of using rotational speed predictions for starter control

A system and method of coupling a pinion of a starter to a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine, including: predicting a future trajectory of the drop of the rotational speed of the crankshaft based on information associated with the drop of the rotational speed of the crankshaft and determining a timing of the driving of the starter based on the future trajectory of the drop of the rotational speed of the internal combustion engine.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140336799

Discovery of music artist and title via companionship between a cellular phone and a broadcast radio receiver

Radio receivers have wireless communication to an associated smart phone, and transmit a copy of the audio output in digital format to an application in the smart phone. The smart phone application detects the beginning of a song, creates an acoustic fingerprint of the song, and obtains the artist and title of the song from an acoustic fingerprinting database of songs. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140336600

Method for obtaining sterile human amniotic fluid and uses thereof

Provided herein is a pre-caesarean method for collecting amniotic fluid from a patient. A needle is inserted into the incision site for the future c-section, which may be under ultrasound guidance, through which the amniotic fluid is drawn under a low level suction and, optionally, gravity to a sterile collection container. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140336411

Catalyst for the oxidation of hydrocarbons consisting of molybdenum, vanadium, niobium, tellurium, manganese and cobalt

A catalyst material for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, in particular for the selective oxidation of propane to acrylic acid, comprising a) molybdenum (mo), b) vanadium (v), c) niobium (nb), d) tellurium (te), e) manganese (mn) and cobalt, in which the molar ratio of at least one element, which is selected from manganese and cobalt, to molybdenum lies in the range 0.01 to 0.2. Furthermore, a catalyst for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, a use of the catalyst material or of the catalyst, a method for producing a catalyst material for the oxidation and/or oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons, and a method for the selective oxidation of propane to acrylic acid.. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140336354

Salen complexes with dianionic counterions

The present invention describes metal salen complexes having dianionic counterions. Such complexes can be readily precipitated and provide an economical method for the purification and isolation of the complexes, and are useful to prepare novel polymer compositions.. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140336351

Method for removing sulfur from fiber using a weak base

The present invention concerns methods for removing sulfur from a fiber comprising the steps of: a) contacting never-dried sulfur-containing fiber in a yarn with an aqueous base having a pka less than or equal to 11 to release at least a portion of said sulfur, said sulfur comprising, at least in part, sulfate anions and said yarn comprising fiber derived from polymer comprising imidazole groups; and b) rinsing said yarn to remove at least a portion of released sulfur.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140336101

Novel thickening polymer

Polymer obtainable by radical emulsion polymerization of (a) at least one acidic vinyl monomer or salt thereof; (b) at least one nonionic vinyl monomer, particularly preferably a hydrophobic nonionic vinyl monomer; (c) at least one monomer containing an unsaturated end group and a polyoxyalkylene part; (d) at least one crosslinking monomer; and (e) optionally, a protective colloid, characterized in that the polymerization is controlled such that (f) the gel effect occurs, at least at times, achieved by adding monomers of type (a), (b), and (c) (dosing time) during 120 minutes; and such that (g) the crosslinking monomer (d) is added, at the very earliest, 10 minutes after the first addition of the monomers (a), (b), and (c).. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140336094

Cleaning composition and method of forming the same

A cleaning composition, useful for dishwashing, comprises about 1 to about 35 weight percent (wt. %) of an anionic surfactant, about 1 to about 35 wt. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140335999

Drive train of a purely electrically all-wheel drivable motor vehicle

A drive train (1) of a purely electrically all-wheel drivable motor vehicle has a first axle (2) having a differential (23), a second axle (3) having a differential (26), and at least one electric machine (11, 32) for driving the two axles (2, 3). The at least one electric machine (11, 32) is arranged transversely to the direction of travel (4) of the motor vehicle and is connected to the first axle (2) of the drive train (1) via a spur gear (12). ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140335990

Axle assembly

An axle assembly including a housing having a first axle tube and a second axle tube, a crown wheel mounted in the housing, a pinion in meshing engagement with the crown wheel, a first reservoir for retaining fluid in contact with the crown wheel for lubricating the crown wheel, a second reservoir for retaining fluid remote from the crown wheel, a first system for transferring fluid in the first reservoir to the second reservoir, a second system for transferring fluid in the second reservoir to the first reservoir, a sensor for generating a signal representative of an axle assembly characteristic, the axle assembly further including a control system for receiving said signal and operating said first system and or said second system to transfer fluid to or from the first reservoir in response to said signal.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140335375

Organic electronic material, ink composition, and organic electronic element

Provided is an organic electronic material which is excellent in curability at low temperatures in the case as an ink composition, and able to prepare an organic electronic element capable of reducing the driving voltage and of being driven stably for a long time. The organic electronic material is characterized by containing at least an ionic compound represented by the following general formula (1), and a compound including a charge transporting unit. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140335060

Equine amniotic membrane-derived mesenchymal stem cells

The present invention relates to equine amniotic membrane-derived mesenchymal stem cells (eam-mscs) and a preparation method thereof. More specifically, the present invention relates to equine amniotic membrane-derived mesenchymal stem cells, which show negative immunological responses to all of the human markers cd19, cd20, cd28, cd31, cd34, cd38, cd41a, cd62l, cd62p and cd200, and positive immunological responses to all of the human markers cd44, cd90 and cd105, and have the ability to be maintained in an undifferentiated state for 14 passages or more and the ability to differentiate into ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm-derived cells.. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140335044

Silicone elastomer particle and an aqueous dispersion comprising the same

One of the purposes of the present invention is to provide a silicone elastomer particle and an aqueous dispersion of the silicone elastomer particles, which prevent generation of odor from oxygenation of nonionic surfactants. The present invention provides a silicone elastomer particle having a crosslinking structure formed by an addition reaction of a monovalent aliphatic unsaturated group bonded to a silicon atom and a hydrogen atom bonded to another silicon atom, wherein the silicone elastomer particle contains an antioxidant. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140335039

Novel oil-in-water emulsions enriched with salt which are highly viscous and stable over time

Disclosed is a composition in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion, including: 5-55 wt % of an oil phase; 0.025-3.75 wt % of at least one cross-linked anionic polyelectrolyte resulting from the polymerization of partially or completely salified 2-methyl 2-[(1-oxo 2-propenyl)amino]1-propanesulfonic acid, with at least one neutral monomer selected from acrylamide, (2-hydroxy ethyl)acrylate, and n,n-dialkyl arylamides. Each alkyl group includes 1-4 carbon atoms, and at least one monomer, where r is an alkyl radical including 8-20 carbon atoms and n is a number no smaller than one and no larger than twenty, in the presence of a cross-linking agent; 0.025-3.75 wt % of a galactomannan having a degree of substitution of approximately 1/3; 37.5-94.95 wt % of a cosmetically acceptable aqueous phase, the aqueous phase including 1-25 wt % of a salt, the weight ratio between the galactomannan and the cross-linked anionic polyelectrolyte being 1:3 to 3:1.. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140334967

Wear resistant steel having excellent toughness and weldability

Provided is a wear resistant steel including 2.6 wt % to 4.5 wt % of manganese (mn), carbon (c) satisfying (6-mn)/50≦c≦(10-mn)/50, 0.05 wt % to 1.0 wt % of silicon (si), and iron (fe) as well as other unavoidable impurities as a remainder, wherein a brinell hardness of a surface portion is in a range of 360 to 440. The wear resistant steel further includes at least one component selected from the group consisting of 0.1 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of niobium (nb), 0.1 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of vanadium (v), 0.1 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of titanium (ti), and 0.02 wt % or less (excluding 0 wt %) of boron (b) to complement the performance thereof. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140334725

Method and apparatus for reconstructing indexed color spaces

A computer implemented method and apparatus for reconstructing indexed color spaces. The method comprises accessing a plurality of indexed color spaces, wherein each indexed color space comprises a bit depth; and creating one or more unions of two or more indexed color spaces from the plurality of indexed color spaces, wherein the bit depth of the union of the two or more indexed color does not exceed the bit depth of any of the two or more indexed color spaces.. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140333622

Building acceleration structures with synthetic acceleration shapes for use in ray tracing

A synthetic acceleration shape bound primitives composing a 3-d scene, and is defined using a group of fundamental shapes arranged to bound the primitives, and for which intersection results for group members yield an ultimate intersection testing result for the synthetic shape, using a logical operator. For example, two or more spheres are used to bound an object so that each of the spheres is larger than a minimum necessary to bound the object, and a volume defined by an intersection between the shapes defines a smaller volume in which the object is bounded. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140333437

Solitary senior people care system

A solitary senior people care system comprises: an electric device switch installed within a household where a senior resident resides; a household monitoring communication device configured to provide the on or off state information and identity information of the electric device switch together; an electric device switch history server computer that stores and provides solitary senior resident household electric device switch usage history information, electric device switch setting information, and electric device switching state information; and a care device configured to notify an emergency rescue center or a guardian contact number about occurrence of an emergency situation when an emergency situation occurs, the solitary senior resident household electric device switch usage history information, and the state value information indicating whether an emergency situation has occurred.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140333120

Motor-reducer with integrated brake and inverter for direct transmission to the wheel of an electrically driven vehicle

Gear-motor with integrated brake for direct drive to the driving-wheel of an electric-traction vehicle where a traction motor is integrated with a gear-reducing device connectable to the driving-wheel of the electric-traction vehicle in correspondence with a hub, where the gear-reducing device is housed into a structural supporting box connectable to the vehicle by means of fixing holes, the traction motor having a supporting casing fixed to the box as a cover, the box and the cover constituting a single structural supporting casing of the gear-motor, where the traction motor is a motor whose transmission shaft is coupled in correspondence of a first pinion of the gear-reducing device or is integral with it and where the motor control inverter is housed in correspondence of the closure head of the motor.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140333042

Door step device for vehicle

A door step device for a vehicle includes: a step panel; a rack gear part which extends from the a step panel and has a locking groove formed at a side thereof; a pinion gear part which gear-meshed with the rack gear part, and rotates by power from a driving motor; a tilting operation part including a projection pin and a solenoid adjusting a projected amount of the projection pin; and a control unit which controls the driving motor at the time of the operation of the step panel to draw the rack gear part and controls the solenoid to tilt the rack gear part and the step panel to the ground.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140332791

Organic electronic material, ink composition, and organic electronic element

[in the general formula (1), ra to rc each independently represent a hydrogen atom (h), an alkyl group, or a benzyl group, and n is not bonded to an aryl group. A represents an anion.]. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140332517

Systems and methods for low-manganese welding alloys

The present disclosure relates generally to welding alloys and, more specifically, to welding consumables (e.g., welding wires and rods) for welding, such as gas metal arc welding (gmaw), gas tungsten arc welding (gtaw), shielded metal arc welding (smaw), and flux core arc welding (fcaw). In an embodiment, a welding alloy includes less than approximately 1 wt % manganese as well as one or more strengthening agents selected from the group: nickel, cobalt, copper, carbon, molybdenum, chromium, vanadium, silicon, and boron. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140332393

Sn alloy plating apparatus and sn alloy plating method

An sn alloy plating apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a plating bath configured to store an sn alloy plating solution therein with an insoluble anode and a substrate immersed in the sn alloy plating solution, an sn dissolving having an anion exchange membrane therein which isolates an anode chamber, in which an sn anode is disposed, and a cathode chamber, in which a cathode is disposed, from each other, a pure water supply structure configured to supply pure water to the anode chamber and the cathode chamber, a methanesulfonic acid solution supply structure configured to supply a methanesulfonic acid solution, containing a methanesulfonic acid, to the anode chamber and the cathode chamber, and an sn replenisher supply structure configured to supply an sn replenisher, produced in the anode chamber and containing sn ions and a methanesulfonic acid, to the plating bath.. ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140331551

Method and composition for preventing oxidation

A composition for inhibiting oxidation includes an anionic, hydrophilic, water soluble polymer, an anionic surfactant, and water.. . ... Conio Inc

11/13/14 / #20140331415

Process for preparing aramid copolymer yarn using a halide acid wash

The present invention concerns methods for removing sulfur from yarn comprising the steps of: a) contacting never-dried polymeric yarn with an aqueous base, the polymer comprising imidazole groups and said polymer comprising sulfur atoms characterized as being in the form of sulfate anions; b) contacting the yarn with an aqueous acid comprising a halide; and c) rinsing the yarn.. . ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140330391

Placental tissue grafts

A method for preparing placenta membrane tissue grafts for medical use, includes obtaining a placenta from a subject, cleaning the placenta, separating the chorion tissue from the amniotic membrane, mounting a selected layer of either the chorion tissue or the amniotic membrane onto a drying fixture, dehydrating the selected layer on the drying fixture, and cutting the selected layer into a plurality of tissue grafts. Preferably, the drying fixture includes grooves or raised edges that define the outer contours of each desired tissue graft, after they are cut, and further includes raised or indented logos that emboss the middle area of the tissue grafts during dehydration and that enables an end user to distinguish the top from the bottom side of the graft. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140330246

Intrauterine fetal growth restriction - the biochemical rationale of treatment modalities including extraperitoneal transamniotic fetal supplements

Intrauterine fetal growth restriction (iugr) is an affliction of a disparaging spectrum, placental insufficiency being the major inciting pathology. The resultant fetal hypoglycemia is alleviated by intravenous hypertonic d-glucose 25-50% maternal supplements, by improving the vmax of placental transfer for d-glucose, in accordance with michaelis-menten model of substrate transfer. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329957

Sulfur acid functionalized latex polymer

The present invention is a process for preparing a multistage polymer by contacting under emulsion polymerization conditions an acrylic monomer, a sulfur acid monomer, and a phosphorous acid monomer as described herein. The present invention is also a composition comprising a nonionic surfactant and a stable aqueous dispersion of polymer particles comprising structural units of butyl acrylate, methyl methacrylate, a sodium vinylbenzenesulfonate, and phosphoethyl methacrylate; wherein the polymer particles have a tg of less than 10° c. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329926

Curable resin composition

The component (c) being a photobase generating agent containing a salt having an anion expressed by the following general formula (1);. . ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329885

Lipids, lipid complexes and use thereof

Y− is a pharmaceutically acceptable anion.. . ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329859

Ionic silicone hydrogels comprising pharmaceutical and/or neuticeutical components and having improved hydrolytic stability

The present invention relates to ionic silicone hydrogel polymers displaying improved thermal stability. More specifically, the present invention relates to a polymer formed from reactive components comprising at least one silicone component and at least one ionic component comprising at least one anionic group. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329775

Self delivering bio-labile phosphate protected pro-oligos for oligonucleotide based therapeutics and mediating rna interference

Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for generating ribo-nucleic neutral (rnn) or deoxyribo-nucleic-neutral (dnn) polynucleotides with reduced anionic charge, for improved intracellular delivery. Also disclosed herein are methods of using rnn and dnn compositions.. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329666

Low temperature sulfur tolerant tar removal with concomitant synthesis gas conditioning

A catalyst comprising nio, a metal mixture comprising at least one of moo3 or wo3, a mixture comprising at least one of sio2 and al2o3, and p2o5. In this embodiment the metal sites on the catalyst are sulfided and the catalyst is capable of removing tar from a synthesis gas while performing methanation and water gas shift reactions at a temperature range from 300° c. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329638

Disk continiously variable transmission & differential

Disk continuously variable transmission is a disk based, semi or full continuously variable transmission (dcvt) using a roller engaging and rotating with the surface of a typically power input disk. The roller is geared to and rotates a power output arm. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329636

Planetary gear assembly

A transmission planetary gear assembly, having: a carrier housing with axial orifice; a pinion shaft fitted through the axial orifice; a first fastener configured to axially secure the pinion shaft with respect to the carrier housing at one end of the shaft; and a second fastener configured to axially secure the pinion shaft with respect to the carrier housing at another end of the shaft.. . ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329287

Compositions and methods for lipid production

Described herein, inter alia, are compositions, oleagnious organisms, and methods useful for producing lipids, lipid precursors, and/or oleochemicals.. . ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329194

Orthodontic treatment planning using biological constraints

The invention relates to planning orthodontic treatment for a patient, including surgery, using biological constrains such as those arising from bone, soft tissue, and roots of patient's teeth. The invention disclosed herein provides capability to vary the movement ratio between the teeth and bone and soft tissue through treatment simulation to assess the risk factor associated with a particular treatment plan. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329175

Photosensitive negative resin composition, fine structure, production process of fine structure and liquid ejection head

A photosensitive negative resin composition containing a resin (a) having at least three cyclohexene oxide skeletons in its molecule, an onium salt (b) composed of a cation moiety structure represented by the formula b1 defined in the description and an anion moiety structure represented by the formula b2 defined in the description, a silane compound (c) and an organic solvent (d). A fine structure using the resin composition, a production process of the fine structure and a liquid ejection head.. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329135

Solid-state electrolytes for rechargeable lithium batteries

A lithium ion battery cell. The lithium ion battery cell includes a lithium-based anode, a cathode, and a solid-state electrolyte positioned between the lithium-based anode and the cathode. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329102

Water-based adhesives

An adhesive includes a polymeric latex, a penetrant selected from the group consisting of: terpenes, polylimonene, limonene, carvone, a-pinene, citral, dipentene, 1,8-cineole, eucalyptol, citronellol, geraniol, citronellene, terpinen-4-ol, borneol, camphor, guayule resin, and combinations thereof; and a reinforcing filler. The adhesive has a solids content of 35-65% and a ph of 9 to 12. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140329014

Composition and method for treating wood

The present invention relates to a composition for treating wood comprising a wood preserving compound and a carrier, wherein the carrier is an emulsion comprising a hydrophobic phase, a hydrophilic phase and a surfactant system. In particular, the surfactant system comprises a non-ionic polyethoxylated alkyl amine and an anionic c10-c16 alkylbenzene sulfonate. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140328897

Charge triggering of self-organized nanoparticles

The present application discloses a nanoparticle comprising compounds of the formula a-b-c(-d), wherein a designates an anchoring moiety having self-organizing properties in relation to the nanoparticle; b designates a cleavable linker; c designates an anionic moiety having a net charge of at least −2 at ph 6.0; and d, which is optional, designates a polymer moiety which induces long circulating properties of the nanoparticle in mammalian tissue; and wherein the average net charge of the compounds is at least −1 at ph 6.0. The application also discloses the individual compounds of the formula a-b-c(-d) as well as a drug delivery system comprising the self-organized nanoparticle having included in the interior thereof one or more pharmaceutically active agents and/or diagnostically relevant species, and a method of treating a cancerous or inflammatory condition in a mammal, involving the administration of the drug delivery system to the mammal.. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140328786

Cosmetic composition for coating keratinous fibres

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for coating keratinous fibres of the emulsion type, comprising: —an aqueous phase, —at least one wax, and —an emulsifying system comprising: i) at least one anionic surfactant in the salt form, ii) at least one cationic counterion, and iii) at least one basic amino acid, in which the total content of basic amino acid(s) and the total content of anionic surfactant(s) in the salt form are such that the ratio by weight of the basic amino acid(s) to the anionic surfactant(s) in the salt form is greater than or equal to 0.05. The present invention also relates to a method for coating keratinous fibres.. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140328149

Overmoulded timepiece wheel

A particular version is an escape wheel whose teeth are formed during overmoulding onto said arbour (2) and said washer (3), and it includes an escape pinion (5) mounted in abutment on said washer (3) or integral with said washer (3).. . ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140328143

Pressure transducer

The hammer union pressure transducer engages with a cinch nut of a hammer union coupling to cinch a nose end toward an internal sealing surface of a male component of the hammer union coupling. The transducer includes a connection end removably threaded to the nose end. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140327773

Automotive security system

An automotive security system enables users to remotely monitor their vehicles with the system providing a complete, recorded view of the interior and exterior of the car, while at the same time offering a remote alert that their car's security has been breached. The system comprises a 360 degree rotating camera mounted in the vehicle and a remote handheld, companion video monitor receiving s and control system for viewing and receiving an audible signal.. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140327628

Physical object detection and touchscreen interaction

An input device, such as a multifunction straight edge or a keyboard, has a recognizable contact shape when placed on a touchscreen display surface of a computing device. The contact shape of the input device can be a defined pattern of contact points, and a location and orientation of the input device on the touchscreen display surface is determinable from the defined pattern of the contact points. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140327355

Led par lamp in a wireless network environment

A flat led par lamp having an antenna secured to the exterior parabolic wall of the glass reflector for use in a wireless network. The interior wall is coated with an aluminized reflective coating that shields the antenna from the internally radiated noise. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140327210

Spirit realms: army, throne, barrier, weapon and defense stacking and stockpiling trading card game

Disclosed herein is a novel game that utilizes virtual or physical trading cards as game components. In one aspect of the game, game components/cards are used to build an army of minion, leader, and army cards, and further forming a perimeter comprising at least one of a barrier or fort card to protect a throne card. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140326716

Power cable connection assembly and method of operation

A quick disconnect union and method of use is provided for a power cable of an induction heating system with a power source, a coolant transporting device, and an induction coil capable heating a desired material. The power cable may connect the power source and the coolant transporting device to the induction coil.. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140326701

Process for the manufacture of semiconductor devices comprising the chemical mechanical polishing of borophosphosilicate glass (bpsg) material in the presence of a cmp composition comprising anionic phosphate or phosphonate

Provided is a process for the manufacture of semiconductor devices comprising the chemical mechanical polishing of borophosphosilicate glass (bpsg) material in the presence of a chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition which comprises: (a) inorganic particles, organic particles, or a mixture or composite thereof, (b) at least one type of anionic phosphate or phosphonate as dispersing agent or charge reversal agent, (c) at least one type of surfactant, and (d) an aqueous medium.. . ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140326696

Microetching solution for copper, replenishment solution therefor and method for production of wiring board

Disclosed is a microetching solution, a replenishment solution added to said microetching solution and a method for production of a wiring board using said microetching solution. The microetching solution for copper consists of an aqueous solution containing a cupric ion, an organic acid, a halide ion, a polymer and a nonionic surfactant. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140326675

Rheology modifying agents for slurries

Rheology modifying agents and methods of modifying the rheology of a slurry are disclosed, in addition to methods for the prevention of fouling. The slurry can be a lime slurry or a magnesium oxide slurry. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140326106

Starter

A starter (1) includes a motor unit (3), an output shaft (4) configured to receive a rotational force of the motor unit (3) and rotate, a pinion gear (74) (a pinion mechanism) helically engageable with a ring gear (23) of an engine, a clutch mechanism (5) configured to transmit the rotational force of the output shaft (4) to the pinion gear (74), and an electromagnetic device (9) configured to bias a pressing force toward the ring gear (23) to the clutch mechanism (5) and the pinion gear (74), wherein a plunger spring (91) (a backlash absorption mechanism) configured to bring one end (81a) (a point of action) of a plunger inner part (81) in constant elastic contact with the clutch mechanism (5) is installed at the electromagnetic device (9).. . ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140326032

Hard-rolling roller

The invention relates to a hard-rolling roller for a deep rolling tool having a torus-shaped base body for deep rolling of radiuses or recesses which limit the bearing trunnion on crankshafts on both sides, and two at least approximately truncated cone-shaped central bodies, rising on both sides of the body. A cylindrical body rises on the upper end surface of one of the two central bodies.. ... Conio Inc

11/06/14 / #20140325767

Method for removing sulfur from fiber using halide acid ion exchange

The present invention concerns methods for removing sulfur from a fiber made from a polymer comprising imidazole groups, said method comprising: a) contacting never-dried sulfate anion-containing polymeric-fiber with an halide-containing acid to displace at least a portion of the sulfate ions with halide anions; and b) rinsing the fiber to remove the displaced sulfate ions.. . ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140325565

Contextual companion panel

. . . . . . A client system obtains video content data from a remote system and obtains or determines corresponding video time data. Additionally, the client system obtains contextual content data and corresponding contextual time data from a remote system. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140325310

Threshold adjustment using data value balancing in analog memory device

A method, in a memory including multiple analog memory cells, includes segmenting a group of the memory cells into a common section and at least first and second dedicated sections. Each dedicated section corresponds to a read threshold that is used for reading a data page to be stored in the group. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140324653

Breakout indexes

Methods and systems for calculating values for indexes based on breakout currencies are provided. A prospective breakout index may be formed before an entity breaks out of a monetary union. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140324543

Systems and methods for providing an online voting system

A system and method for gathering user vote opinion. The method according to one embodiment presents a form representing a vote to a user, the form comprising a topic and a plurality of choices. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323714

Method and a system for manufacturing cellulose material

The invention relates to a method for manufacturing cellulose material, the method comprising introducing cellulose fibers as raw material pulp (1) to a system, adding an alkalizing agent into the system in order to absorb the alkalizing agent into the cellulose fibers (1), adding an anionic agent into the system in order to absorb said agent into the cellulose 2, 2a, 2b fibers (1), feeding the cellulose fibers (1) to a sieve plate press (6), performing a reaction between the cellulose fibers and the anionic agent at least partly in the sieve plate press (6) in order to produce anionized cellulose fibers having a degree of substitution between 0.05 and 0.35, wherein the reaction is performed at least partly at a consistency of at least 50%. In addition, the invention relates to a system for manufacturing cellulose material and to fibril cellulose produced from anionized cellulose fibers.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323685

Cross-linked polyzwitterion/anion for the removal of strontium from aqueous solutions

And the corresponding anion formed by treating the polyzwitterion with a base, e.g., sodium hydroxide. The cross-linked polyzwitterion/anion (cpza) was prepared using butler's cyclopolymerization protocol. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323655

Halogen-containing thermoplastic resins compositions

A halogen-containing thermoplastic resin composition comprises (i) a halogen-containing thermoplastic resin; and (ii) a graft copolymer comprising (a) a first polymer produced by emulsion polymerization of at least one vinyl ester of a c1 to c20 carboxylic acid in the presence of a nonionic surfactant and (b) a second polymer having a glass transition temperature of at least 45° c. Produced by emulsion polymerization of at least one monomer in the presence of the first polymer.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323626

Method and composition for preventing oxidation

A composition for inhibiting oxidation includes an anionic, hydrophilic, water soluble polymer, an anionic surfactant, and water.. . ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323573

Metabolizable salts and use thereof in diagnostics and therapy

The present invention proposes novel salt compounds for use in the diagnosis or therapy of a patient as well as drugs, medical products, diagnostic compositions or blood products containing a salt compound according to the invention. The salt compounds according to the invention comprise the cation of a metabolisable basic amino acid and the anion of a metabolisable carboxylic acid or an anion of carbonic acid. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323424

Methods for assessment and treatment of mood disorders via single nucleotide polymorphisms analysis

Described herein are assays, kits and methods for treating mood disorders by testing for one or more polymorphisms in a specific group of genes and for analyzing the results of polymorphism testing; the genes included may converge in one or more signaling pathways, and may be epigenetic. The genes are included based on the relationships of the proteins encoded by the genes in the context of particular signaling pathways and provide a diagnostically relevant nexus. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323422

Anionic conjugates of glycosylated bacterial metabolite

The invention relates to anionic conjugates of glycosylated bacterial metabolites that may be used to mimic the structure and/or activity of the anionic bioactive molecules known as glycosaminoglycans (gags). The invention also relates to processes for the preparation of the conjugates. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323382

Detergent compositions

The present invention relates a method of obtaining a detergent composition comprising introducing (a) a lipase variant of a parent lipase which variant has at least 60% sequence identity with seq id no: 2, a substitution at a position corresponding to d254 of the mature polypeptide of seq id no: 2 and has lipase activity and (b) an anionic surfactant, wherein said composition has increased stability in comparison with a corresponding composition comprising the parent lipase.. . ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323298

Herbicidal compositions comprising oxyfluorfen and haloxyfop

An herbicidal composition containing (a) oxyfluorfen and (b) haloxyfop or an agriculturally acceptable ester or salt thereof provides control of undesirable vegetation, e.g., in crops, including but not limited to direct-seeded, water-seeded and transplanted rice, wheat, barley, oats, rye, sorghum, corn/maize, cotton, pastures, grasslands, rangelands, fallowland, turf, tree and vine orchards, including, but not limited to, citrus, grapes and tree nuts, aquatics, vegetables (e.g., onions, shallots, peppers, tomatoes, artichokes, cole crops, guava, papaya and strawberries), industrial vegetation management, deciduous trees, conifers, perennial crops and plantation crops (including, but not limited to, coffee and palm oil) and rights of way.. . ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323269

Vehicle engine-starting device

An engine-starting device for a vehicle having an engine, a parking lock mechanism and an automatic transmission, the engine-starting device being provided with a drive plate connected to a crankshaft of said engine, an electric motor having a pinion selectively engageable with the drive plate, and an actuator device configured to move said pinion to an engaging position for engagement with said drive plate to start said engine, comprises: said parking lock mechanism having a manual shaft selectively switchable between a rotation permitting position for permitting a rotary motion of an output shaft of said automatic transmission, and a parking lock position for inhibiting the rotary motion of the output shaft; and said actuator device being configured to move said pinion between said engaging position and a non-engaging position for disengagement from said drive plate, said electric motor being connected to said manual shaft to rotate the manual shaft from one of said rotation permitting position and said parking lock position to the other, when said pinion is located at said non-engaging position by said actuator device.. . ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140323259

Electric drive device for vehicle

A vehicle electric drive device has an electric motor and is disposed with an engagement device between each end of an output shaft of the electric motor and each of left and right drive wheels, the vehicle electric drive device being disposed with a planetary gear device between each end of the output shaft of the electric motor and each of the left and right drive wheels, the engagement device being a brake fixing one rotating element of the planetary gear device to reduce rotation of the output shaft of the electric motor, the planetary gear device being made up of the sun gear coupled to the output shaft of the electric motor, the stepped pinion having the small-diameter gear and the large-diameter gear such that the large-diameter gear is meshed with the sun gear, the carrier supporting the stepped pinion rotatably and revolvably around the sun gear and coupled to the drive wheel, and the ring gear meshed with the small-diameter gear of the stepped pinion, and the engagement devices being disposed between the ring gear and a non-rotating member.. . ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322693

Student-to-student assistance in a blended learning curriculum

A method of providing primary and/or secondary education using a blended learning curriculum. The method is implemented in a school comprising students of mixed-age and/or mixed-grade level. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322628

Polymer electrolyte membrane, membrane electrode assembly using same and polymer electrolyte fuel cell

The polymer electrolyte membrane includes a block copolymer containing each one or more of: a segment (a1) containing anionic group; and a segment (a2) not containing an ionic group. The polymer electrolyte membrane forms a co-continuous (m1) or lamellar phase-separated (m2) structure, and gives a crystallization heat quantity of 0.1 j/g or larger determined by differential scanning calorimetry, or a degree of crystallinity of 0.5% or larger determined by wide-angle x-ray diffractometry.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322607

Surface protected lithium-metal-oxide electrodes

A lithium-metal-oxide positive electrode having a layered or spinel structure for a non-aqueous lithium electrochemical cell and battery is disclosed comprising electrode particles that are protected at the surface from undesirable effects, such as electrolyte oxidation, oxygen loss or dissolution by one or more lithium-metal-polyanionic compounds, such as a lithium-metal-phosphate or a lithium-metal-silicate material that can act as a solid electrolyte at or above the operating potential of the lithium-metal-oxide electrode. The surface protection significantly enhances the surface stability, rate capability and cycling stability of the lithium-metal-oxide electrodes, particularly when charged to high potentials.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322597

Metal-metal battery

An electrochemical cell includes a metal containing anode m′ capturing and releasing cations, a metal containing cathode m″ and an electrolyte including an anion x−and a cation m′+. During the charge process, the electrolyte allows reversible reactions wherein the anion dissociates from the electrolyte and reacts with the metal cathode forming m″xy. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322550

Compositions and articles comprising polymerizable ionic liquid mixture, and methods of curing

Presently described are curable compositions comprising a mixture of at least one (e.g. Free-radically) polymerizable ionic liquid and at least one other ethylenically unsaturated monomer, oligomer, or polymer. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322457

Adhesive composition, adhesive layer, polarizing film having adhesive agent layer, and image forming device

A pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, comprising a (meth)acryl-based polymer (a); and an ionic compound (b) comprising an anion component and a cation component, wherein the (meth)acryl-based polymer (a) is an aromatic ring-containing (meth)acryl-based polymer (a) containing a monomer unit derived from an aromatic ring-containing alkyl (meth)acrylate. It is preferred that the anion component is at least one of anion components represented by the following formula (1): (cnf2n+1so2)2n− (1) wherein n is an integer of 1 to 10; the following formula (2): cf2(cmf2mso2)2n− (2) wherein m is an integer of 2 to 10; and the following formula (3): −o3s(cf2)1so3− (3) wherein 1 is an integer of 3 to 10.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322411

Electrical machine for extracting liquids and method of use thereof

The present invention is an electric liquid extractor machine that is designed to carry out operations such as centrifuging, draining or extracting of liquids and a method of use thereof. The basic structure of the machine is comprised of a rigid assembly including at least one body and an interior base, a movable assembly including at least one motor element, a drive shaft and a perforated basket, and a movable cover for the passage of products to the interior of the machine. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322289

Placental tissue grafts and improved methods of preparing and using the same

Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta. The grafts are composed of at least one layer of amnion tissue where the epithelium layer has been substantially removed in order to expose the basement layer to host cells. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322182

Canine amniotic membrane-derived multipotent stem cells

The present invention relates to canine amniotic membrane-derived multipotent stem cells (cam-mscs) and preparation method thereof. More particularly, the present invention relates to canine amniotic membrane-derived multipotent stem cells, which show negative immunological properties on human markers cd3, cd11c, cd28, cd34, cd38, cd41a, cd45, and cd62l and positive immunological properties on human markers cd90 and cd105, and have the ability to be maintained in an undifferentiated state for 20 passages or more and the ability to be differentiated into fat, bones, nerves, cartilage, etc.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322068

Alloy composition

A molybdenum based alloy composition including between 15% and 20% niobium and 0.05% and 0.25% carbon. . ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140322067

Ultrahigh strength and ultralow elastic modulus titanium alloy showing linear elastic deformation behavior

A titanium alloy having ultrahigh strength and ultralow elastic modulus, and showing linear elastic deformation behavior is disclosed. The titanium alloy (ti-20nb-5zr-1fe-o) of the present invention consists of titanium, niobium, zirconium, iron and oxygen. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140321983

Mobile rotary drive for a rotor of a wind power plant

The invention relates to a mobile rotary drive for a wind rotor of a wind power plant having a frame comprising a drive wheel for driving a segment of a rotor shaft of the wind power plant and a drive set which drives the drive wheel in rotation as a drive pinion, wherein the drive wheel is a friction wheel and interacts with a pressing device in such a way that the pressing device generates a force which presses the friction wheel onto the segment with the result that the friction wheel can apply a drive torque to the segment through friction, wherein a torque support for supporting an opposing torque to the drive torque generated by the friction wheel is also provided. Thanks to the friction wheel drive, there is no need for specific pre-equipping of the wind power plant. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140321941

Device for introducing force into a component of fiber composite material

The invention relates to a device for introducing force into a component of fiber composite material by means of a screw connection having a bolt-like connecting element arranged in a passage of the component. The invention is based in particular on the problem of improving the durability of the screw connection on the component of fiber composite material. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140321826

Synchronizing external data to video playback

The subject disclosure is generally directed towards synchronizing live streaming videos with additional sources of contextually-related data. In one or more aspects, contextually-related data is marked with a timestamp, with a reference to each piece of data maintained in a manifest. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140321453

Method and system for routing media calls over real time packet switched connection

A method for routing media calls over a real time packet switch connection includes providing a session controller for connecting to a network. The method further includes providing a signaling switch for connecting to the session controller. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140320788

Mn-activated hexafluorosilicates for led applications

The invention provides a lighting unit comprising a light source, configured to generate light source light and a luminescent material, configured to convert at least part of the light source light into luminescent material light, wherein the light source comprises a light emitting diode (led) and wherein the luminescent material comprises a phosphor comprising m2ax6 doped with tetravalent manganese, wherein m comprises monovalent cations, at least comprising potassium and rubidium, wherein a comprises a tetravalent cation, at least comprising silicon, wherein x comprises a monovalent anion, at least comprising fluorine, and wherein m2ax6 has the hexagonal phase.. . ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140319827

Method and structure for preventing slipping-off of a tube in a pipe joint made of fluororesin

A pipe joint structure is used to prevent a tube and pipe joint, especially fluororesin pipe joint from slipping off. The pipe joint comprises a joint body, a fixed ring and a union nut. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140319660

Solid-state electronic device

A solid-state electronic device according to the present invention includes: an oxide layer (possibly containing inevitable impurities) that is formed by heating, in an atmosphere containing oxygen, a precursor layer obtained from a precursor solution as a start material including both a precursor containing bismuth (bi) and a precursor containing niobium (nb) as solutes, the oxide layer consisting of the bismuth (bi) and the niobium (nb); wherein the oxide layer is formed by heating at a heating temperature from 520° c. To 650° c.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140319418

Process for producing hydrogels

The invention relates to a process for producing a hydrogel, which is performed in a reactor which has a body a which rotates about an axis of rotation and a metering system. A component comprising at least i) a soluble salt of an acidic or amphoteric oxygen-containing molecular anion and ii) a component comprising a precipitant are applied with the aid of the metering system to the surface of the rotating body a, such that a mixture of components i) and ii) flows over the surface of the rotating body a to an outer region of the surface of the rotating body a, the mixture leaves the surface and the ph of the mixture after leaving the surface of the body a is between 2 and 12. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140319069

Method for the removal of submicron particulates from chlorinated water by sequentially adding a cationic polymer followed by adding an anionic polymer

A method for removing submicron colloidal particulates, such as hydrocarbons, from water. The method includes first adding a soluble, cationic polymer, such as chitosan, a salt, or solution of chitosan to water containing the submicron particulates and a halogenating agent, followed by adding a soluble, anionic polymer or anionic salt to the water. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140319066

Thin stillage clarification

Systems and methods for improving the quality of solids and liquids recovered at atmospheric pressure and temperature from a stillage stream generated as a by-product of an ethanol production process, the recovered solids having higher bio-available amino and fatty acids than evaporation-produced condensed solubles, the recovered liquids having less total solids and total suspended solids than evaporation-produced condensate. A static mixer includes an input for receiving the stillage stream combined with a gras anionic polymer, a cylindrical mixing chamber that controllably mixes the stillage stream and the polymer to generate wet flocculated solids and liquid co-product, and a discharge chute that outputs the wet flocculated solids and liquid co-products onto a moving, gravity filter belt having a membrane surface that separates the output from the static mixer into recovered liquids in the form of clarified, thin stillage and recovered solids in the form of dry flocculated solids.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140318551

Craniotomy drape and method of simultaneously draping a sterile barrier over a patient and navigation tracker

A sterile craniotomy drape and method of simultaneously draping a sterile barrier over a patient and a navigation tracker prior to performing a craniotomy procedure are provided. The sterile craniotomy drape has a flexible, sterile wall with opposite edges extending lengthwise between opposite ends. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140317858

Detergent granules with a water-swellable component

The present invention relates to a detergent granule comprising a water-swellable component (e.g., cmc), neutralizing agent (e.g., na2co3) and anionic surfactant, as well as a process for making same. Granular detergent compositions comprising the detergent granules and methods of using thereof are also encompassed.. ... Conio Inc

10/30/14 / #20140317842

Table and slide assemblies for patient transfer device

A table assembly for a patient transfer device has an upper table with side plates that are differentially extended at the ends, and valve control for pneumatic tubing integrated with retraction of the side plates. During patient delivery only the delivery side plate is raised, to avoid catching linens in the nip formed between upper and lower belts. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140317118

Context aware dynamic sentiment analysis

. . . . A system and method to perform context aware sentiment analysis on a project that includes two or more aspects are described. The method includes identifying one or more inputs related to the project. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140317089

Context aware dynamic sentiment analysis

A system and method to perform context aware sentiment analysis on a project that includes two or more aspects are described. The method includes identifying one or more inputs related to the project. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140316361

Process for the manufacture of a dressing and dressing obtained

A process for producing a salt of a chitosan acid anion derivative, which comprises contacting chitosan fibre (a) with a base in an aqueous or non-aqueous medium and (b) with a solution in an aqueous or non-aqueous medium of a salt of the formula (i): m-r-t wherein m is a group ia metal cation; r is a hydrocarbyl oxoacid anion, substituted by t; and t is a nucleophilic leaving group, all at a temperature below 50° c., preferably in the range of 30 to 40° c.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140316135

Process and intermediate compounds useful in the preparation of statins, particularly rosuvastatin

Wherein: r1 represents an alkyl group; r2 represents an aryl group; r3 represents a protecting group or an alkyl group; r4 represents a protecting group or a so2r5 group where r5 is an alkyl group; r6 represents (pr7r8)+x− or p(═o)r7r8 in which x is an anion and r7 and r8 each independently is an alkyl, aryl, alkoxy, or aryloxy group; p1 represents hydrogen or a protecting group; and w represents ═o or op2, in which p2 represents hydrogen or a protecting group.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140316115

Method of antibody purification

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a population of antibodies to have high purity and high quality by removing antibody isoforms and impurities through the use of a cation exchange column, a hydrophobic interaction column, and an anion exchange column successively, without using a protein a column; and to a population of antibodies prepared by the above method.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140316085

Process of producing polyolefins using metallocene polymerization catalysts and copolymers therefrom

An ethylene copolymer, a group 4 transition metal catalyst compound, and methods for polymerization using such a compound, said compound represented by the formula: (l)p(r′)zt(cp)(a)mx2, where m is a group 4 metal; z is 0 to 8; p is 1 to 3; x is an anionic leaving group; t is a bridging group; r1 to r4 are hydrogen, a hydrocarbyl group, a substituted hydrocarbyl group, aryl group, substituted aryl group, or a heteroatom-containing group (where adjacent r groups can form rings); r′ is hydrogen, a c1 to c10 alkyl group, a c6 to c24 aryl group, or a c7 to c40 alkylaryl group; and l is a heteroatom or heteroatom-containing group bound to t, cp is a cyclopentadienyl ring substituted with 0 to 4 substituent groups (where adjacent groups can form c4 to c20 rings); a is cp or (js′z*-1-y), where j is a group 15 or 16 element; s′ is a hydrocarbyl, substituted hydrocarbyl, or heteroatom; z* is 2 or 3, and y is 0 or 1, is provided.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140316005

Compositions for improved oxidative status in companion animals

A food composition that is useful for increasing antioxidant levels in the body is provided having increased levels of sulfur-containing amino acids, such as methionine, cysteine, or mixtures thereof. Methods of using these compositions for increasing antioxidant levels in the body in mammals, especially in companion animals, are also provided.. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315802

Derivatisation of erythropoietin (epo)

The present invention relates to a compound which is a polysaccharide derivative of epo, or of an epo like protein, wherein the polysaccharide is anionic and comprises between 2 and 200 saccharide units. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the novel compounds, and methods for making the novel compounds.. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315766

Methods and compositions of treating a subterranean formation with an optimized treatment fluid

Methods of treating a subterranean formation including providing a treatment fluid comprising a brine base fluid and an anionic carboxylated polysaccharide, wherein the brine base fluid comprises a concentration of salt in the range of from about 30,000 ppm to saturation and a ph in the range of from about 4 to about 8, and wherein the anionic carboxylated polysaccharide is present in the range of from about 0.05% to about 2% by weight of the treatment fluid; and introducing the treatment fluid into the subterranean formation.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315752

Methods and compositions for diagnosis and prognosis of renal injury and renal failure

The present invention relates to methods and compositions for monitoring, diagnosis, prognosis, and determination of treatment regimens in subjects suffering from or suspected of having a renal injury. In particular, the invention relates to using a one or more assays configured to detect a kidney injury marker selected from the group consisting of stanniocalcin-1, antithrombin-iii, toll-like receptor 2, triiodothyronine (t3), thyroxine (t4), extracellular matrix protein 1, coagulation factor xiii a chain, coagulation factor xiii b chain, interleukin-17f, interleukin-22, vitronectin, progesterone, estradiol, growth/differentiation factor 15, and proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 as diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers in renal injuries.. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315635

Method and apparatus to elicit market research using game play

A system and method are described for a computer-based picture association game that can be used to elicit market research data, specifically sentiment and awareness data, from consumers. In a first game mode, each player is given an image and a list of phrases, and tasked with selecting the phrase that best describes the image. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315326

Detection of amniotic fluid in vaginal secretions of pregnant women due to premature rupture of fetal membranes

A method is taught for the accurate determination of the premature rupture of membranes (prom), defined as spontaneous rupture of membranes before the onset of uterine contractions. More specifically, a lateral flow assay strip tests for at least two antigens to greatly limit or eliminate the possibility of false negatives. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315119

Highly conductive anion-exchange composite membrane with crosslinked polymer electrolyte for alkaline fuel cell and method for preparing the same

Disclosed are a new method for preparing a highly conductive anion-exchange composite membrane with a crosslinked polymer electrolyte for an alkaline fuel cell and a composite membrane prepared by the same. The method includes (a) mixing (vinylbenzyl)trimethylammonium chloride, 1,3,5-triacryloylhexahydro-1,3,5-triazine, and a mixed solution of deionized water and dimethyl formamide at a weight ratio of 1:1 together by stirring at a weight ratio of 60˜75:5˜16:20˜25; (b) mixing 100 parts by weight of the mixed solution with 0.5 to 2 parts by weight of a photoinitiator; (c) impregnating a porous polymer support with the solution so that a monomer solution soaks into the support; (d) interposing an electrolyte-impregnated membrane between polyethylene terephthalate (pet) films and irradiating the electrolyte-impregnated membrane with ultraviolet (uv) light having an energy of 30 to 150 mj/cm2 for crosslinking; and (e) after the crosslinking step, removing the pet films, and removing by-products on the membrane surface and washing the membrane.. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315115

Anion binder for solid alkaline fuel cell, method of preparing the same and membrane-electrode assembly

The present invention concerns the preparation of an anion binder for a solid alkaline fuel cell which enhances durability to electrochemical reactions and makes the production of electrode slurry easy. A method of preparing an anion binder for a solid alkaline fuel cell includes: (a) mixing an electrolytic monomer of quaternary ammonium salts having a cation group, a bisacrylicamide crosslinking agent having a tertiary amino group, and water together by stirring; (b) mixing the mixture with a photoinitiator; (c) interposing the solution between polyethylene terephthalate films and irradiating the solution with ultraviolet light for crosslinking and polymerization; and (d) pulverizing crosslinked polymerized resin to a nano size.. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315079

Method for preparing pentacyclic anion salt

A method for preparing an imidazole compound with the following formula: wherein rf is a fluorinated alkyl group comprising between 1 and 5 carbon atoms, said method including: (a) the reaction of the diaminomaleonitrile with the following formula: with the compound with the following formula: wherein y represents a chlorine atom or the ocorf group to form the salified amide compound with the following formula: at temperature t1, and (b) the dehydration of the salified amide compound with formula (iva) and/or the corresponding amino (ivb) to form the imidazole compound with formula (iii), at temperature t2 higher than t1.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140315024

Method for producing alkali metal niobate particles, and alkali metal niobate particles

Disclosed are a method of producing fine particulate alkali metal niobate in a liquid phase system, wherein the size and shape of the particulate alkali metal niobate can be controlled; and fine particulate alkali metal niobate having a controlled shape and size. One of specifically disclosed is a method of producing a substantially rectangular cuboid particulate alkali metal niobate represented by mnbo3 (1), wherein m represents one element selected from alkaline metals, including specific four steps. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140314951

Multilayer organic-templated-boehmite-nanoarchitecture for water purification

An adsorbent composition comprising a nanoscale shell of metal oxide or hydroxide on an organic-templated-boehmite-nanoarchitecture (otbn) is provided. The nanoscale shell is prepared by impregnating otbn with a metal or a non-metal ion, followed by in-situ hydrolysis of the deposited ion on the otbn surface. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140314835

Sustained release of antiinfectives

Provided are lipid antiinfective formulations substantially free of anionic lipids with a lipid to antiinfective ratio is about 1:1 to about 4:1, and a mean average diameter of less than about 1 μm. Also provided is a method of preparing a lipid antiinfective formulation comprising an infusion process. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140314819

Compositions and methods for treating dental conditions

The present disclosure provides methods and compositions for treating or reducing a dental condition in an animal, particularly in canine and feline companion animals. Compositions useful in the disclosed methods comprise an effective amount of lactic acid. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140314703

Immunogenic complexes of polyanionic carbomers and env polypeptides and methods of manufacture and use thereof

The present invention relates to immunogenic complexes formed between polyanionic carbomers and env polypeptides. Uses of the immunogenic complexes in applications including inducing an immune response and immunization generally are described. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140314702

Composition

Hair conditioning composition comprising: —from 0.1 to 10% wt. Silicone —from 0.1 to 5% wt. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140313056

Companion sympathetic alert

A system and method for enabling a mobile device in motion to perform near field radiation monitoring functions while implementing an alert for a companion (in vehicle or adjacent to) when potentially unsafe conditions due to mobile device distracted driving may be about to occur with or to companions. Also, providing alerts through near-field monitoring of mobile device transmissions to passing by vehicles with potentially unsafe distractions.. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140312269

Doped lithium titanium spinel compound and electrode comprising same

The present invention relates to a doped lithium titanium spinel with formula i li4−yk′yti5−zk″zo12−xax (i), wherein a is on or more anions selected from the group is consisting i, n, br, cl, f, k′, k″ are each one or more cations selected from the group consisting of na, k, cd, se, te, s, sb, as, p, pb, bi, hg, si, c and 0≦x, y, z≦0.4. Further, the present invention relates to an electrode comprising a layer of such lithium titanium spinel and a secondary non-aqueous electrolyte battery with such an electrode.. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140311915

Anode for oxygen evolution

An electrode for electrochemical processes comprises a substrate of titanium or other valve metal, an intermediate protection layer based on valve metal oxides and a catalytic layer based on oxides of tin and of iridium doped with small amounts of oxides of elements selected between bismuth, antimony, tantalum and niobium. The electrode used in electrometallurgical processes, for example in the electrowinning of metals, as anode for anodic oxygen evolution presents a reduced overvoltage and a higher duration.. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140311914

Composition for treating surface of metal, method for treating surface of metal using the composition, and coating film for treating surface of metal utilizing the composition and the method

A process for metal surface treatment includes dipping a metallic material with a cleaned surface into a composition containing 5 to 30% by weight of a nonionic and/or cationic water-based resin, 100 to 1,000 ppm of trivalent bi ions, and an aminopolycarboxylic acid at 0.5 to 10 times in molar concentration based on the bi ions, then performing a first electrolysis using the metallic material as a cathode at a voltage of 0 to 15 v for 10 to 120 seconds, and performing a second electrolysis at a voltage of 50 to 300 v for 30 to 300 seconds, in which the performing the first electrolysis is prior to the performing the second electrolysis, and thereafter rising with water, and baking to deposit a film over the metallic material.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140311817

Electric power steering system

An eps includes a first rack and pinion mechanism that converts rotation of a pinion shaft due to a steering operation, to reciprocating motion of a rack shaft; and a steering force assist device that applies a motor torque of a motor as an assist force by using a second rack and pinion mechanism; and an ecu that controls an operation of the steering force assist device. Rack teeth of the rack shaft constituting the first rack and pinion mechanism are formed so that a steering gear ratio is changed depending on a steering angle. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140311533

Process for the demulsifying cleaning of metallic surfaces

The demulsifying cleaning of metallic surfaces which may be contaminated with oil(s) with at least one further nonpolar organic compound, with fat(s), with soap(s), with particulate dirt or with at least one anionic organic compound using an aqueous, alkaline, surfactant-containing bath solutions.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140311419

Comestible play treat for companion animals

The disclosure provides comestible play treats that are adapted for contact-responsive, play-inducing movement. The shape of the treats makes them wobbly and prone to rocking, partially rolling and/or spinning when contacted by an animal. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140311362

Peeling machine

A peeling machine according to the present invention includes a cutter head and a feed mechanism having upper and lower feed rollers, and the feed mechanism includes a first holder that supports the lower feed roller, a second holder that supports the upper feed roller, a roller opening/closing driving mechanism, a synchronizing mechanism that has a pinion disposed in the same vertical plane as axes of the both feed rollers and first and second racks, and a grasping-force applying cylinder that applies a downward work grasping force to the second holder.. . ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140311358

Stain-resistant cooking surface and cookware item or electrical household appliance comprising such a cooking surface

Provided is a food cooking surface for a cookware item or an electrical household cooking appliance, consisting of a deposit of nitride of metal elements on a substrate, the metal elements of the deposit comprising one or more x transition metal(s) and aluminium. The production of the deposit comprises a nitridation step in arder to obtain a coating of type (x,al)n. ... Conio Inc

10/23/14 / #20140311154

Flow merging device for a fluid system of a gas turbine engine

A gas turbine engine is disclosed having a working fluid system capable of moving a working fluid. The working fluid system includes a flow union member capable of combining different streams of working fluid. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140310703

Multi-machine deployment and configuration of multi-tiered applications

. . . . . . Technologies are described herein for deploying and configuring a multi-tiered application to multiple computers. A selection of one or more application packages from multiple available application packages is received. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140310599

Automatic discovery and mirroring of server-client remote user interface (rui) session on a companion device and synchronously controlling both sessions using rui on companion device

A server sends to a video device such as a tv a remote user interface (rui) that is presented on the tv and manipulable to send control commands back to the server. A companion device such as a tablet computer discovers the rui session and is provided by the server with its own rui, which mirrors that on the tv, modified as appropriate for the screen of the companion device. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140310211

Method and device for creating a nonparametric, data-based function model

A method for creating a nonparametric, data-based function model having measuring points in multiple training data records, including the following: providing weighting specifications for the measuring points of each training data record; forming a set union of the measuring points of the multiple training data records; and creating the nonparametric function model from the set union of the measuring points of the training data records according to an algorithm which is dependent on the weighting specifications for the measuring points of the multiple training data records.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309702

Surgical screw magazine

In order to provide the surgeon with means which allow the surgeon to use screws in a gentle and time-efficient manner, particularly in the setting of craniotomy, a surgical screw magazine is proposed comprising a holding device and a plurality of surgical screws, the holding device of said surgical screw magazine comprising a screw-receiving body which comprises for each of the screws a receiving opening in which the screws are at least substantially received, wherein the receiving openings are formed in the screw-receiving body spaced apart a predetermined distance from one another.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309407

Derivatisation of erythropoietin (epo)

The present invention relates to a compound which is a polysaccharide derivative of epo, or of an epo like protein, wherein the polysaccharide is anionic and comprises between 2 and 200 saccharide units. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the novel compounds, and methods for making the novel compounds.. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309390

Stabilized multi-valent anionic polymerization initiators and methods for preparing the same

A stabilized initiator solution comprising a multi-valent lithiated containing initiator and an aliphatic or cycloaliphatic solvent.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309389

Tridentate pincer ligand supported metal-alkylidyne and metallacycloalkylene complexes for alkyne polymerization

Tridentate pincer ligand supported metal complexes are formed where the complex is a trianionic pincer ligand supported metal-alkylidyne complex or a tetra-anionic pincer-ligand supported metallacycloalkylene complex formed by addition of an alkyne to the trianionic pincer ligand supported metal-alkylidyne complex. The tridentate pincer ligand supported metal complex that includes a group 5-7 transition metal and an oco trianionic pincer ligand or an alkyne adduct thereof and methods of preparing the complexes are disclosed. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309166

Derivatisation of erythropoietin (epo)

The present invention relates to a compound which is a polysaccharide derivative of epo, or of an epo like protein, wherein the polysaccharide is anionic and comprises between 2 and 200 saccharide units. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising the novel compounds, and methods for making the novel compounds.. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309156

Ape free cleaning composition with reduced voc

The present disclosure provides a composition comprising at least one primary branched nonionic surfactant of formula (i) wherein x is an integer from 1 to 11, y is an integer from 0 to 25, r1 is an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, and r2 is an alkyl group having 3 to 7 carbon atoms; and a secondary alcohol ethoxylate of formula (ii): wherein r3 and r4 are linear alkyl groups each having from 1 to 12 carbon atoms, and n is an integer from 1 to 20.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309155

High performance low viscoelasticity foaming detergent compositions employing extended chain anionic surfactants

The invention meets the needs above by providing a surfactant system, mixture or blend that can be used as a part of a soaking composition. The surfactant system is capable of forming emulsions with, and thus removing, oily and greasy stains. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309154

Personal care composition comprising a pre-emulsified formulation

The present invention is directed to a personal care composition comprising a pre-emulsified emulsion comprising from about 0.25% to about 80% of one or more materials selected from the group comprising metathesized unsaturated polyol esters, sucrose polyesters, fatty esters with a molecular weight greater than or equal to 1500 and mixtures thereof or, by weight of said hair care composition; wherein an emulsifier is selected from the group consisting of anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric and mixtures thereof wherein the average particle size of the pre-emulsified emulsion is from about 20 nanometer to 20 microns; from about 5% to about 50% of one or more anionic surfactants, by weight of said hair care composition; at least about 20% of an aqueous carrier, by weight of said hair care composition wherein the composition is stable with respect to one of the following measures selected from emulsion particle size, viscosity or visual phase separation and mixtures thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309153

Nail polish remover composition and its use

The present invention relates to a water based nail polish remover composition comprising an anionic surfactant, a water soluble solvent, and water; wherein the anionic surfactant is selected from the group consisting of secondary c6-c22-alkane sulfonate trialcohol amine salts and mixtures thereof. The invention also relates to the use of the composition for removing nail polish.. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140309102

Water gas shift catalyst operating at medium temperature and a process for its preparation

Wherein (a2−) represents either a carbonate anion or a silicate anion, x>0, y>0, w>0, (x+y)=(1−w), 1<[(x+y)/w]<5, and 1/99≦x/y≦1/1; a synthesis process for its preparation; a catalyst obtained by its calcination and the subsequent reduction of the calcined product.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140308583

Nanocomposite anode materials for sodium-ion batteries

The disclosure relates to an anode material for a sodium-ion battery having the general formula aox—c or acx—c, where a is aluminum (al), magnesium (mg), titanium (ti), vanadium (v), chromium (cr), manganese (mn), iron (fe), cobalt (co), nickel (ni), zirconium (zr), molybdenum (mo), tungsten (w), niobium (nb), tantalum (ta), silicon (si), or any combinations thereof. The anode material also contains an electrochemically active nanoparticles within the matrix. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140308572

Cathode active material, cathode active material layer, all solid state battery and producing method for cathode active material

The main object of the present invention is to provide a cathode active material capable of reducing the initial interface resistance against a solid electrolyte material. The present invention solves the above-mentioned problems by providing a cathode active material comprising a cathode active substance exhibiting strong basicity and a coat layer formed so as to cover the surface of the above-mentioned cathode active substance and provided with a polyanionic structural part exhibiting acidity.. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140308535

Polylactic acid resin sheet and molded body

A polylactic acid based resin sheet having a laminated structure includes a layer a formed of a composition (a) containing polylactic acid and a layer b formed of a composition (b) containing a poly(meth)acrylate based resin, an ionic surface active agent, and a nonionic surface active agent, the layer b being an outermost layer at at least one surface of the sheet, the poly(meth)acrylate based resin accounting for 50 mass % or more and 99.5 mass % or less of the entire 100 mass % of the composition (b), and the ionic surface active agent and nonionic surface active agent in the composition (b) having a mass ratio as follows: 2≦ionic surface active agent/nonionic surface active agent≦25.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140308249

Stabilized biocontrol water dispersible granules

The present invention provides a stabilized water dispersible granule biocontrol composition comprising at least one non-toxigenic strain of aspergillus, at least one water-soluble filler and at least one anionic surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140308229

Aminofunctional silicone emulsions for fiber treatments

Methods for treating fibers are disclosed with aqueous silicone emulsions comprising: a) an aminofunctional organopolysiloxane, b) a quaternary ammonium surfactant having a formula r1r2r3r4n+ x−, where r1 is an organofunctional group containing at least 10 carbon atoms, r2 is r1 or a hydrocarbyl containing 1 to 12 carbon atoms, r3 is r1, r2, or an alcohol group containing 2 to 10 carbon atoms, r4 is r1, r2, or r3, x″ is a halide, sulfate, sulfonate, methosulfate, or ethosulfate, c) a nonionic surfactant, where the aqueous silicone emulsion contains less than 0.2 weight % of d4 and d5 cyclic siloxanes.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140308192

Cathode materials for secondary (rechargeable) lithium batteries

The invention relates to materials for use as electrodes in an alkali-ion secondary (rechargeable) battery, particularly a lithium-ion battery. The invention provides transition-metal compounds having the ordered-olivine or the rhombohedral nasicon structure and the polyanion (po4)3− as at least one constituent for use as electrode material for alkali-ion rechargeable batteries.. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140308131

Wind turbine rotor

Wind turbine rotor comprising a hub, a plurality of blades and at least one pitch system for rotating a blade substantially along its longitudinal axis, the pitch system comprising a bearing, a motor and a gear system, said gear system comprising a driving pinion operationally connected with the motor, an annular gear arranged to mesh with the driving pinion, and additional gear teeth, the additional gear teeth being arranged to mesh with other parts of the gear system at least in a predefined blade position for wind speeds at or below nominal wind speed, and arranged such that upon movement from said predefined blade position, the additional gear teeth come into contact with said other parts of the gear system before the driving pinion comes into contact with the annular gear.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140307022

Photosensitive negative resin composition

A photosensitive negative resin composition including (a) an epoxy-group-containing compound, (b) a first onium salt including a cation moiety structure represented by formula (b1) and an anion moiety structure represented by formula (b2), and (c) a second onium salt including a cation moiety structure represented by formula (c1) and an anion moiety structure represented by formula (c2).. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140306429

Cam mechanism to raise steering wheel of patient transfer device

A table assembly for a patient transfer device has an upper table with side plates that are differentially extended at the ends, and valve control for pneumatic tubing integrated with retraction of the side plates. During patient delivery only the delivery side plate is raised, to avoid catching linens in the nip formed between upper and lower belts. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140306168

Photosensitization of persulfate for photo-induced polymerization

The present invention relates to compositions and processes for photoinitiating polymerization. Process for photoinitiating polymerization with ‘persulfate anion’ via photosensitized decomposition of persulfate anion with a composition that includes a light absorber, an electron transfer donor or acceptor, and a persulfate are described.. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140306026

Volatile medium delivery device

A delivery device as disclosed herein includes an article, a cradle, and a reservoir. The cradle which supports the article includes a wicking protrusion and is adapted to engage with the article. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140305976

Hat clip or retainer

A hat clip or retainer includes an anterior planar surface, a rounded-shaped surface having an axis perpendicular to a length of the anterior planar surface, a inner planar surface, a abutting union, and a posterior planar surface. This hat clip or retainer is used for the purpose of holding or retaining a hat around the waistband or belt of a person by pinching either the bill of a hat or an adjustment planar member.. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140305870

Filtration medium comprising a metal-containing particulate

Described herein is a liquid filtration device is disclosed comprising a fluid conduit fluidly connecting a fluid inlet to a fluid outlet; and a water filtration medium disposed in the fluid conduit; the water filter medium comprising a metal-containing particulate, wherein the metal-containing particulate comprises a thermolysis product of a metal salt wherein the salt is selected from nitrogen-containing oxyanions, sulfur-containing anions, chlorides, phosphates, and combinations thereof; and methods of removing chloramines from aqueous solutions.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140305834

Child-resistant, senior-friendly package

A package for containing tablets or like items is provided and has child-resistant and senior-friendly dispensing properties. The package includes an outer sleeve having opposed first and second wall panels. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140305800

Sea water desalination system

There is disclosed an electrochemical cell for treating water comprising at least one water chamber configured to hold water to be treated; at least one redox electrode comprising reactants capable of accepting and having a reversible redox reaction with at least one negative ion in the water; at least one intercalation electrode capable of accommodating and intercalating at least one positive ion in the water, wherein the intercalation electrode is immersed in the water chamber or separated from the water chamber by an optional porous separator; and an anion exchange membrane separating the redox electrode from the water chamber. The cell can be used to desalinate water having a wide range of salinities, including sea water, and brackish water. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140305731

Reducer and electric power steering apparatus having the same

Disclosed are a reducer and an electric power steering apparatus having the same. According to the present invention, an input shaft, a driving shaft, and a pinion shaft are coaxially arranged. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140305396

Torque transfer unit for an engine starting system

A starting system for a vehicle including an internal combustion engine having a crankshaft includes a pinion gear driven by a starter motor. A drive plate includes a set of teeth in constant meshed engagement with the pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140305255

Pedal apparatus for vehicle

A pedal apparatus for a vehicle includes: a pedal arm mounted on a vehicle body by a hinge shaft and having one end connected with a pedal and the other end where a rack gear is formed; a link arm having a pinion gear at one end that meshes with the rack gear to pivot on a center shaft of the pinion gear with respect to the pedal arm, and having the other end where a locking pin is formed; and a plate mounted on the vehicle body, the plate having a sliding groove where the locking pin of the link arm is inserted, in which ridges and depressions are formed at regular intervals in the sliding groove so that the locking pin slides step by step while being locked to the ridges and depressions.. . ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140305240

Handbrake with a double-sided gear box

A handbrake for a railroad car includes a handbrake body having one or more gear train components therein and a drive shaft operatively connected to the one or more gear train components. An intermediate pinion shaft is operatively connected to the drive shaft through one or more gears. ... Conio Inc

10/16/14 / #20140304894

Rear access pants

Uniform pants are disclosed. The pants are well suited for all wearers of pants particularly persons in law enforcement, the military, security, construction and the like as well as medical patients and senior citizens who desire easy, convenient, safe, and sanitary access when attending to restroom needs. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140304814

System and methods for automatically detecting deceptive content

. . . . Systems and methods for detecting deceptive opinion spam. Certain embodiments include a classifier with improved accuracy for detecting deceptive opinion entries. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140304264

Mobile web-based platform for providing a contextual alignment view of a corpus of documents

A content platform for providing a mobile, web-based contextual alignment view of a corpus of documents is disclosed. A corpus of documents is mined to identify a set of topics. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140304145

Appraisal and mortgage document evaluation and scoring system and method

A system and related methods for the management and evaluation of real estate appraisals, broker price opinions, and mortgage documents. The system determines a standardized score representative of the accuracy and quality of a real estate appraisal broker price opinion, or mortgage documents, or combinations thereof. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140303559

Automatic syringe pumps for drug and fluid delivery

An automatic syringe pump is disclosed that includes at least four subsystems: mechanical power, electronic timing, mechanical power transfer, and user interface subsystems. In some embodiments, an occlusion detection subsystem is also present. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140303374

Method for producing compound with carbonyl group by using ruthenium carbonyl complex having tridentate ligand as dehydrogenation oxidation catalyst

Provided by the present invention is a method for efficient oxidation of alcohols by using, as a catalyst for dehydrogenation oxidation, a ruthenium complex which can be easily produced and easily handled and is obtainable at a relatively low cost. The invention relates to a method of producing a compound having a carbonyl group by dehydrogenation oxidation of alcohols by using as a catalyst the ruthenium carbonyl complex represented by the following general formula (1) ruxy(co)(l) (1) (in the general formula (1), x and y may be the same or different from each other and represent an anionic ligand, and l represents a tridentate aminodiphosphine ligand).. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140303326

Anion-paired cationic metallocene-containing compounds and polymers as antimicrobial agents

Anion-paired metallocene-containing compounds are generally provided, along with methods of making the same. In one embodiment, the anion-paired metallocene-containing compound includes a cationic metallocene moiety covalently connected to an organic functional group, and an anion paired to the cationic metallocene moiety. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140303317

Resins of b-hydroxy propyl gamma-polyoxyalkylene ethers and polymers thereof

The present invention provides aqueous compositions comprising β-hydroxy propyl gamma-polyoxyalkylene ether functional resins chosen from (poly)oxyalkylene ether β-hydroxy propyl (meth)acrylates, maleates and itaconates, water soluble copolymers thereof, and mixtures thereof. The water soluble copolymers are comb polymers and (meth)acrylate, maleate and itaconate monomer resins can be addition polymerized to form comb polymers suitable for many uses, such as superplasticizers, dispersants, detergents and floor care compositions. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140303145

Pharmaceutical composition comprising a poorly water-soluble active ingredient, a surfactant and a water-soluble polymer

Solid composition comprising (a) an anionic surfactant in combination with a water-soluble and basic polymer, or (b) a cationic surfactant in combination with a water-soluble and acidic polymer, and (c) at least one poorly water-soluble pharmaceutically active ingredient, and solid or liquid dosage forms, especially tablets, coated tablets, capsules or suppositories or aqueous solutions comprising the solid composition. The surfactant/polymer system is soluble in water and solubilises the active ingredient so that good bioavailability with therapeutical quantities may be attained. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140303126

Novel quinuclidine derivatives and medicinal compositions containing the same

A compound according to formula (i) wherein z© is a phenyl ring, a c4 to c9 heteroaromatic compound containing one or more heteroatoms, or a naphthalenyl, 5,6,7,8-tetrahydronaphthalenyl or biphenyl group; r1, r2 and r3 each independently represent a hydrogen or halogen atom, or a hydroxy group, or a phenyl, —or4, —sr4, —nr4r5, —nhcor4, —conr4r5, —cn, —no2, —coor4 or —cf3 group, or a straight or branched lower alkyl group which may optionally be substituted, for example, with a hydroxy or alcoxy group, wherein r4 and r5 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, straight or branched lower alkyl group, or together form an alicyclic ring; or r1 and r2 together form an aromatic, alicyclic or heterocyclic ring; n is an integer from 0 to 4; a represents a —ch2—, —ch═cr6, —cr6═ch—, —cr6r7—, —co—, —o—, —s—, —s(o)—, so2 or nr6— group, wherein r6 and r7 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, straight or branched lower alkyl group, or r6 and r7 together form an alicyclic ring; in is an integer from 0 to 8; provided that when m=0, a is not —ch2—; p is an integer from 1 to 2 and the substitution in the azoniabicyclic ring may be in the 2, 3 or 4 position including all possible configurations of the asymmetric carbons; b represents a group of formula (i) or (ii), wherein r10 represents a hydrogen atom, a hydroxy or methyl group; and r8 and r9 each independently represents formulae (a), (b), (c), (d) and wherein r11 represents a hydrogen or halogen atom, or a straight or branched lower alkyl group and q represents a single bond, —ch2—, —ch2—ch2, —o—, —o—ch2—, —s—, —s—ch2— or —ch═ch—, and when (i) or (ii) contain a chiral centre they may represent either configuration; x represents a pharmaceutically acceptable anion of a mono or polyvalent acid, which shows high affinity for muscarinic m3 receptors (hm3).. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140303058

Vehicle-glass cleaning fluid composition comprising anionic surfactant and tartaric acid

The present invention relates to a vehicle-glass cleaning fluid composition comprising an alcohol, an anionic surfactant, and tartaric acid as a corrosion inhibitor. The present invention provides a cleaning fluid composition entailing improved metal corrosion prevention, durability for rubbers and plastics, and performance in preventing the noise and wear which occur when there is friction between a wiper blade and glass surface. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302983

System and method for two and three way nb-zr catalyst

Disclosed here are material formulations of use in the conversion of exhaust gases, where the formulations may include niobium (nb), zirconium (zr) and combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302961

Axle assembly

An axle assembly having an axle housing, an input pinion, a ring gear, a ring gear bearing, a differential assembly and a pair of axle shafts. The input pinion is mounted to the axle housing for rotation about a first axis. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302627

Quantum dots, methods of manufacturing quantum dots and methods of manufacturing organic light emitting display devices using the same

In a method of manufacturing a quantum dot, a core may be formed using (utilizing) at least one cation precursor and at least one anion precursor. The core may be reacted with a shell forming precursor and a ligand forming precursor for more than one hour to form a shell enclosing the core and a ligand. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302592

Protein purification by anion exchange chromatography

The present invention relates to a two-step method for the purification of divalent cation binding proteins with high yield and high purity on anion exchange resin materials, to divalent cation binding proteins obtainable by said method, and to a kit comprising means for carrying out said method.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302591

Protein purification by anion exchange chromatography

The present invention relates to a two-step method for the purification of divalent cation binding proteins with high yield and high purity on anion exchange resin materials, to divalent cation binding proteins obtainable by said method, and to a kit comprising means for carrying out said method.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302564

Method for sterilizing microbial cells using polyethylene glycol-based nonionic surfactant

A method for sterilizing microbial cells is provided. According to the method, microbial cells or a culture containing microbial cells are treated with a polyethylene glycol-based nonionic surfactant so that almost all of the microbial cells are sterilized while the enzyme activity expressed in the microbial cells is maintained at a high level. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302534

Anti-canine n-terminal pro-atrial natriuretic peptide antibody, and immunological measurement method and immunologically measuring kit using the same

The anti-canine n-terminal pro-atrial natriuretic peptide antibodies (anti-canine nt-proanp antibodies) according to the present invention comprise anti-canine nt-proanp recognizing a partial portion or a whole portion of the amino acid sequence 31 to 67 of canine nt-proanp and anti-canine nt-proanp recognizing a partial portion or a whole portion of the amino acid sequence 68 to 98 thereof. The anti-canine nt-proanp antibodies are useful for immunologically measuring canine nt-proanp involved in heart diseases and infections of companion animals such as dogs, such as heart failure, mitral valve insufficiency and filariasis. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302421

Electrode for electrochemical cell and method of manufacturing such an electrode

The invention relates to an electrode for an electrochemical cell which exhibits good electron conductivity and good chemical conductivity, as well as good cohesion with the solid electrolyte of the electrochemical cell. To do this, this electrode is made from a ceramic, which is a perovskite doped with a lanthanide having one or more degrees of oxidation and with a complementary doping element taken from the following group: niobium, tantalum, vanadium, phosphorus, arsenic, antimony, bismuth.. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302420

Ceramic anode materials for solid oxide fuel cells

Novel anode materials including various compositions of vanadium-doped strontium titanate (svt), and various compositions of vanadium- and sodium-doped strontium niobate (snnv) for low- or intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cell (sofcs). These materials offer high conductivity achievable at intermediate and low temperatures and can be used as the structural support of the sofc anode and/or as the conductive phase of an anode. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302404

Magnesium-based energy storage systems and methods having improved electrolytes

Electrolytes for mg-based energy storage devices can be formed from non-nucleophilic mg2+ sources to provide outstanding electrochemical performance and improved electrophilic susceptibility compared to electrolytes employing nucleophilic sources. The instant electrolytes are characterized by high oxidation stability (up to 3.4 v vs mg), improved electrophile compatibility and electrochemical reversibility (up to 100% coulombic efficiency). ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302400

Energy storage devices having anodes containing mg and electrolytes utilized therein

For a metal anode in a battery, the capacity fade is a significant consideration. In energy storage devices having an anode that includes mg, the cycling stability can be improved by an electrolyte having a first salt, a second salt, and an organic solvent. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302338

Niobium powders having a particle shape

A valve metal powder having a particle shape factor mean value f, as determined by sem image analysis, of 0.65≦f≦1, said powder has an average agglomerate particle size d50 value, as determined with a mastersizer in accordance with astm b 822, of 40 to 200 μm and wherein the valve metal powder is niobium.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302335

Paper coating slip additive comprising acid monomer, associative monomer and nonionic monomer

A paper coating slip additive obtainable by free-radical polymerization, its preparation and its use in paper coating compositions are described. The additive is formed from (a) acid monomers selected from ethylenically unsaturated c3 to c8 carboxylic acids, (b) associative monomers of the general formula h2c═cr1—coo-(eo)n—(po)m—r2 where r1 is hydrogen or methyl, n is at least two, m is from zero to 50, eo is an ethylene oxide group, po is a propylene oxide group and r 2 is a c8-c30 alkyl group or a c8-c30 alkaryl group, and (c) nonionic copolymerizable monomers other than a) and b), wherein said additive has a weight average molecular weight of below 200 000 and wherein tert-dodecyl mercaptan is used as chain transfer agent.. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302314

Pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, and pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet

Provided is a water-dispersible acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition which can form a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer excellent in antistatic property, repeeling property (light peeling property), and appearance property. The repeelable water-dispersible acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition of the present invention contains an acrylic emulsion-based polymer composed of 70 to 99.5% by weight of a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester and 0.5 to 10% by weight of a carboxyl group-containing unsaturated monomer as monomer components, a crosslinking agent, an ionic compound, and a nonionic surfactant with an hlb value of 6 or more.. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302149

Selective chemokine modulation

A method of treating or preventing a disease characterized by adverse expression and/or release of 10 kda interferon-γ inducible protein, ip-10, comprises administering granules or particles made of a metal or an oxide of a metal to a subject suffering from the disease. A method of reducing ip-10 in a subject suffering from a disease characterized by adverse expression and/or release of ip-10 comprises administering granules or particles made of a metal or an oxide of a metal to the subject. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140302103

Hair care composition comprising a pre-emulsified formulation

A hair care composition comprising from about 0.25% to about 80% of a pre-emulsified emulsion comprising from about 0.005% to about 80% of one or more materials selected from the group comprising metathesized unsaturated polyol esters, sucrose polyesters, fatty esters with a molecular weight greater than or equal to 1500 and mixtures thereof and mixtures thereof or, by weight of said hair care composition; wherein an emulsifier is selected from the group consisting of anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric and mixtures thereof wherein the average particle size of the pre-emulsified oil in water emulsion is from about 20 nanometers to 20 microns; and a cationic surfactant system wherein the composition is stable with respect to one of the following measures selected from emulsion particle size, viscosity or visual phase separation and mixtures thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140301965

Cleaning agent having high conditioning effectiveness

The invention relates to a cosmetic cleaning agent including in a cosmetically acceptable carrier a) at least one anionic surfactant, b) at least one amphoteric and/or zwitterionic surfactant of the following formula (i), in which—r denotes a straight-chain or branched, saturated or mono- or polyunsaturated alkyl or alkenyl residue having 8 to 24 carbon atoms, and—r1 and r2 independently of one another denote the groups —(ch2)n—coox, —(ch2)n—o—(ch2)n—coox or —(ch2)n—oh, wherein n is an integer from 1 to 4 and x is an alkali, an alkaline-earth, an ammonium or an alkanolamine ion, c) at least one silicone of the following formula (ii), in which—the residue r denotes a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 12 c atoms, an alkoxy group having 1 to 12 c atoms or a hydroxyl group,—x denotes a number from 1 to 100,—y denotes a number from 1 to 20, and—a and b independently of one another denote numbers from 0 to 50, and d) at least one cationic polymer selected from quaternized cellulose derivatives.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140301957

Enamel protectant and repair brushing gels

Substantially aqueous-free, enamel protectant and repair brushing gels containing: stannous fluoride, calcium and a substantivity agent comprising: an emulsion of polydimethylsiloxane in a nonionic surfactant, wherein substantivity of said stannous fluoride and calcium into biofilm present on enamel is enhanced through calcium binding shifting from bidentate to monodentate in the presence of stannous fluoride; and said brushing gels have substantially improved, enamel protectant factor (epf) and enamel repair factor (erf) values compared to fluoride brushing treatments with comparable or higher fluoride levels.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140301956

Methods for protecting and reparing enamel

A method of treatment for enamel with substantially aqueous-free, enamel protectant and repair brushing gels containing: stannous fluoride, calcium and a substantivity agent comprising: an emulsion of polydimethylsiloxane in a nonionic surfactant, wherein substantivity of said stannous fluoride and calcium into biofilm present on enamel is enhanced through calcium binding shifting from bidentate to monodentate in the presence of stannous fluoride; and said brushing gels have substantially improved, enamel protectant factor (epf) and enamel repair factor (erf) values compared to fluoride brushing treatments with comparable or higher fluoride levels.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140301941

System and method for extracting and collecting substances from a molecular combination

A process for extracting hydrocarbons from a molecular combination is provided. The process includes heating a molecular combination to dissociate it into a particle stream of carbon cations, hydrogen cations, and oxygen anions; guiding the stream through a non-conductive conduit; moving the dissociated particle stream through a magnetic field to separate the cations from the anions; and isolating the separated cations from the anions. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140301918

Process for recovery of technical grade molybdenum from diluted leaching acid solutions (pls), with highly concentrated arsenic, from metallurgical residues

A method for recovering technical-grade molybdenum from diluted acid leaching solutions (pls) that have a high arsenic concentration is disclosed. The method includes: (a) bringing a pre-filtered acid leaching solution (pls), originating from the leaching of smelter dust, into contact with an anionic ion-exchange resin; (b) washing the loaded resin with water; (c) extracting molybdenum from the ion-exchange resin with an alkaline ammonium regenerant solution to form ammonium molybdenum in solution; (d) washing the unloaded resin with water; (e) adding iron and/or magnesium salts to the recovered ammoniacal solution to obtain a precipitate which is transferred to the arsenic abatement step and a solution containing ammonium molybdate in solution; (f) adding sulphuric acid to the arsenic-free ammoniacal solution in order to precipitate the moylbdenum in the form of ammonium molybdate; (g) separating the precipitate by filtering the molybdate and re-circulating the solution obtained with the initial pls solution; (h) calcining the separated precipitate to obtain ammonia and molybdenum trioxide; and (i) recovering the released ammonia for its subsequent use in the method as a recirculated regenerant solution.. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140301792

Interim solution method for dust control on saline dry lakebeds using minimal water resources

A method for controlling dust on a saline dry lakebed or similar environment enriched with sodium carbonate and sodium sulfate is disclosed comprising, the interim solution method that achieves resistance to windborne dust release. The interim solution is a dilute aqueous solution containing a divalent cation chloride salt and anionic polyacrylamide that can be applied to dust-emission prone lakebed surfaces by spraying or other means that achieves a relatively even application. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140300247

Reactive ionic liquid, and ion-immobilized metal oxide particle, ion-immobilized elastomer, and transducer using same

A reactive ionic liquid to be used as an ionic component that is contained in an ion-containing layer in a transducer arranged in contact with a high-resistance layer as a dielectric layer of the transducer, and is restrained from migrating from the ion-containing layer to the high-resistance layer on application of a voltage is provided. The reactive ionic liquid comprises an ion pair that consists of an anion and a cation. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140299823

Aqueous suspensions of calcium carbonate-comprising materials with low deposit built up

The present invention concerns an anti-deposit additive and a deposit and/or corrosion reducing aqueous slurry containing a calcium carbonate containing material. In particular, the present invention is directed to the use of at least one anionically charged comb polymer as an anti-deposit agent in an aqueous slurry comprising a calcium carbonate containing material.. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140299548

Selective chemokine modulation

A body fluid purifying arrangement comprises a purifying chamber having a fluid input and a fluid output, a first filter arranged in connection the fluid input, and a second filter arranged in connection with the fluid output. In another embodiment, a body fluid purifying arrangement in the form of a syringe comprises a purifying chamber having a common fluid input and fluid output, and a filter arranged in connection with the common fluid input and output. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140299437

Friction starter drive unit for engagement with a starter ring gear of a thermal engine, and starter of a thermal engine comprising a starter drive unit of this type

A friction starter drive unit for a starter, comprising: a pinion including a hole for the passage of a drive shaft; a drive part including a hole for the passage of a drive shaft, said drive part being mounted such as to be rotationally fixed with the pinion; a drive element including a hole for the passage of a drive shaft of a starter, which element can move in translation along axis x of the hole in relation to the drive part between an uncoupled position and a coupled position; and a friction coupling means arranged to couple the drive element to the drive part when the drive element is in the coupled position. The starter drive unit comprises a return means that exerts a force on the drive element and a force on the drive part in the direction of the uncoupled position.. ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140298896

Method and device for monitoring a meshing process of a meshing pinion of a starter motor

A method for monitoring a meshing process of a meshing pinion of a starter motor for a vehicle drive, in which an armature of the starter motor is moved by a magnet, has the following steps: detecting a solenoid signal when a solenoid of the magnet is energized in order to obtain a signal profile, in particular a current profile; generating a differential profile by differentiating the signal profile; determining zero crossings in the differential profile; and monitoring the meshing process on the basis of the determined zero crossings.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140298599

Compositions for colouring keratinous fibres

An active agent combination of (a) at least one water-soluble polymer comprising at least one *—si(or)x(r′)3-x residue, in which r and r′, independently of one another, denote a (c1 to c4)alkyl group, and x denotes 1, 2 or 3, and (b) at least one polar alkoxysilane compound of formula (si), in which g denotes a (c1 to c3)alkylene group, k″ denotes a connectivity selected from a covalent bond or from a molecular fragment having two free valences, r1 denotes a molecular fragment comprising at least one polar substituent selected from the group consisting of quaternized nitrogen atoms, amino groups, anionic residues, and combinations thereof, x denotes 1, 2 or 3, r and r′, independently of one another, denote a (c1 to c4)alkyl group, is suitable for improving synthetic colorings of coloring compounds on keratin-containing fibers.. . ... Conio Inc

10/09/14 / #20140298592

Compositions for dyeing keratin fibers

Star polymers comprising (1) a structural fragment acting as a center, and (2) at least three groups radially bound to this center, wherein these groups (i) each have at least one polyether structural unit comprising a polyoxyalkylene chain consisting of either ethylene oxide units or both ethylene oxide and propylene oxide units, wherein the polyoxyalkylene chain has a maximum proportion of 50 wt. % of propylene oxide units, relative to the weight of the polyoxyalkylene chain, and (ii) each have at least one residue comprising: (a) at least one *—si(or)x(r′)3-x group, in which r and r′, independently of one another, denote a (c1 to c4) alkyl group, x denotes 1, 2 or 3; (b) at least one anionic group; (c) at least one quaternized nitrogen atom; or (d) combinations thereof; are suitable for improving synthetic colorings of coloring compounds on keratin-containing fibers.. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140298060

Asymmetric multi-core processor with native switching mechanism

. . . . . . A processor includes first and second processing cores configured to support first and second respective subsets of features of its instruction set architecture (isa) feature set. The first subset is less than all the features of the isa feature set. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140297641

Discussion support method, information processing apparatus, and storage medium

A storage medium storing a discussion support program that causes a computer to execute a process, the process includes collecting opinion data obtained from each information terminal and a group characteristic corresponding to the opinion data collected in each group including a plurality of information terminals set in advance, and calculating a point of a participant related to the information terminal based on representative opinion data chosen from the opinion data collected in each group and the group characteristic corresponding to the group to which the information terminal having transmitted the representative opinion data belongs.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140297015

System and method for mass custom manufacturing of dental crowns and crown components

A mass custom manufacturing system and methods are provided. A single master file is created for a restoration (or multiple restorations for a single patient) from a scan. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296722

Device and method for digital-to-analog transformations and reconstructions of multi-channel electrocardiograms

The present invention includes a method and apparatus for digital to analog conversion and reconstruction of multichannel electrocardiograms. The method may include receiving digital information representative of a plurality of independent signals, producing a plurality of analog outputs from said digital information wherein a first analog output is designated as a common reference, and imposing a predetermined voltage on a second analog output with respect to said common reference, which provides for a substantial recreation of the original independent signals. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296574

Process for preparing cinacalcet hydrochloride

Wherein z is chloride or another pharmaceutically acceptable anionic counterion.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296522

Catalytic carbonylation catalysts and methods

In one aspect, the present invention provides catalysts for the carbonylation of heterocycles. The inventive catalysts feature metal-ligand complexes having cationic functional groups tethered to the ligand, wherein the tethered cationic groups are associated with anionic metal carbonyl species. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296485

Anionic displacer molecules for hydrophobic displacement chromatography

A process for separating organic compounds from a mixture by reverse-phase displacement chromatography, including providing a hydrophobic stationary phase; applying to the hydrophobic stationary phase a mixture comprising organic compounds to be separated; displacing the organic compounds from the hydrophobic stationary phase by applying thereto an aqueous composition comprising a non-surface active hydrophobic anionic displacer molecule and about 10 wt % or less of an organic solvent; and collecting a plurality of fractions eluted from the hydrophobic stationary phase containing the separated organic compounds; in which the non-surface active hydrophobic anionic displacer molecule comprises a hydrophobic anion and a counterion, ci, having the general formula a or b, as defined in the disclosure: [cm][cl]d [cm-r*—cm′][cl]d a b.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296455

Multinuclear metallocene catalyst compound for olefin polymerisation and copolymerisation and method for making thereof

The invention relates to a multinuclear metallocene catalyst compound according to formula (1), wherein y and y′ are the same or different and independently selected from the group consisting of c1-20 linear, branched or cyclic hydrocarbyl groups, c1-30 aryl and substituted aryl groups; l and l′ are the same or different and are electron-donating groups independently selected from the elements of group 15 of the periodic table; q and q′ are the same or different and independently selected from the group consisting of c1-30 alkylene groups; m″ is a metal selected from groups 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 or from lanthanide series elements of the periodic table; z is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a halogen and c1-20 hydrocarbyl, c1-20 alkoxy and c1-20 aryloxy groups; z is an integer from 1 to 4; n and n′ are independently 0 or 1, with 1≦(n+n′)≦2; b and b′ are the same or different and each is a metallocene compound, with b being represented by the compound of formula (2) and b′ being represented by the compound of formula (3), wherein si is silicon; r and r′ are the same or different and independently a hydrogen or a c1-20 alkyl or aryl group; d, d′, e and e′ are independently ligand compounds having a cyclopentadienyl skeleton selected from cyclopentadienyl, substituted cyclopentadienyl, indenyl, substituted indenyl, fluorenyl and substituted fluorenyl; m and m′ are the same or different and each is independently selected from the group consisting of scandium, yttrium, lanthanoid series elements, titanium, zirconium, hafnium, vanadium, niobium, and tantalum; x and x′ are the same or different and each is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a halogen, a c1-20 hydrocarbyl group, c1-20 alkoxy group; and c1-20 aryloxy group; x and x′ are independently integers from 1 to 3. This invention also relates to a catalyst system comprising said multinuclear metallocene catalyst compound and a co-catalyst, to a method of making the multinuclear metallocene catalyst compound and to a process for the polymerisation and copolymerisation of an olefin in the presence of said catalyst system. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296440

Ionic silicone hydrogels having improved hydrolytic stability

The present invention relates to ionic silicone hydrogel polymers displaying improved thermal stability. More specifically, the present invention relates to a polymer formed from reactive components comprising at least one silicone component and at least one ionic component comprising at least one anionic group. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296372

Binder composition for making self-hardening foundry molds, and method of producing foundry mold using the same

The present invention relates to a binder composition for making self-hardening foundry molds that is capable of improving the hardening speed of the molds and the strength of the molds, and is excellent in storage stability; and a method for producing a foundry mold, using this composition. The binder composition for making self-hardening foundry molds of the present invention is a binder composition for making self-hardening foundry molds, comprising a furan resin and an ion compound, wherein the ion compound contains at least one anion selected from the group consisting of a hydrogensulfite ion, a sulfite ion, a pyrosulfite ion, a thiosulfate ion, a thionate ion, and a dithionite ion; the content of the anion is from 0.006 to 0.60 parts by weight for 100 parts by weight of the furan resin; and the composition has a ph of 6 or less at 25° c.. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296197

Combinations comprising antimuscarinic agents and beta-adrenergic agonists

Combinations comprising (a) a β2 agonist and (b) an antagonist of m3 muscarinic receptors which is 3(r)-(2-hydroxy-2,2-dithien-2-ylacetoxy)-1-(3-phenoxypropyl)-1-azoniabicyclo[2.2.2]octane, in the form of a salt having an anion x, which is a pharmaceutically acceptable anion of a mono or polyvalent acid are useful, e.g., for the treatment of respiratory disease, e.g., asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296173

Stable nanocomposition comprising epirubicin, process for the preparation thereof, its use and pharmaceutical compositions containing it

A nanoparticulate composition is disclosed for the targeted therapeutic treatment of tumours. The stable self assembled nanocomposition according to the invention comprises (i) a carrier and targeting system comprising an optionally modified polyanion, and optionally a polycation, which may also be modified; at least one targeting agent which is linked to either the polycation/modified polycation or the polyanion/modified polyanion, or both; (ii) an active compound selected from the group of epirubicin and its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, especially hydrochloride; and optionally (iii) at least one complexing agent, metal ion and stabilizer/formulating agent. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296126

Cationic micelles with anionic polymeric counterions compositions thereof

The invention relates to polymer-micelle complex. The polymer-micelle complexes include a positively charged micelle selected from the group consisting of a monomeric quaternary ammonium compound, a monomeric biguanide compound, and mixtures thereof. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140296041

Weight apparatus including weight adjustment arrangement

A weight apparatus includes a bar including a handle, an anchorage rotatably mounted to an end of the handle, the handle and the anchorage having an axially extending opening, a pinion gear rotatably mounted in the axially extending opening, a rod slidably disposed inside the axially extending opening and having a rack arranged to be moved axially relative to the axially extending opening upon rotation of the pinion gear, and a gear drive arrangement for rotating the pinion gear upon rotation of the handle relative to the anchorage.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140295396

Device and method for learning support

A computer-readable storage medium storing a computer executable program that, when executed, causes a computer to perform a method for learning support includes collecting a first opinion information and a second opinion information from a plurality of information terminals of a group, determining whether a representative opinion information of a group is included in a majority opinion information among collected opinion information of a first opinion information and a second opinion information, and outputting a minority opinion information among the collected opinion information when the representative opinion information is included in the majority opinion information.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140295345

Method for manufacturing electrostatic latent image developing toner

An electrostatic latent image developing toner is manufactured by mixing an aqueous medium dispersion liquid (x) containing negatively chargeable toner cores and an aqueous medium dispersion liquid (y) containing positively chargeable resin particulates, followed by stirring the mixture liquid to form shell layers each on a surface of the toner cores with the resin particulates. The shell layers are formed with the resin particulates subjected to a stirring treatment together with an anionic surfactant.. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140295317

Solid oxide fuel cell and method for producing the same

Provided is a solid oxide fuel cell which includes a fuel electrode, a solid electrolyte, and an air electrode, each being sequentially laminated on the surface of a porous support. The porous support comprises forsterite and a nickel element. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140295295

Rechargeable anion battery cell using a molten salt electrolyte

A rechargeable electrochemical battery cell includes a molten carbonate salt electrolyte whose anion transports oxygen between a metal electrode and an air electrode on opposite sides of the electrolyte, where the molten salt electrolyte is retained inside voids of a porous electrolyte supporting structure sandwiched by the electrodes, and the molten salt includes carbonate including at least one of the alkaline carbonate including li2co2, na2co2, and k2co2, having a melting point between 400° c. And 800° c.. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140295247

Battery active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, and battery pack

According to one embodiment, there are provided an active material for a battery having a high effective capacity, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery, and a battery pack. The active material contains a niobium-titanium composite oxide. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140295165

High porosity mesoporous siliceous structures

A process comprising: a) contacting one or more of sources of silicon oxide, selected from water sol-uble.silica sources arid alkali metal silicates, with an aqueous reaction medium, comprising one or more nonionic surfactants and thereby forming mesoporous structures comprising crosslinked silicon oxide units, wherein said cross-linked silicon oxide units have pores of about 1 to about 100 nanometers and wherein the aqueous reaction medium exhibits a ph of about 0 to about 4.0; b) exposing the aqueous reaction medium containing the mesoporous structures to elevated temperatures for a time sufficient to achieve the desired structure and pore size. Preferred water soluble silica sources comprise silicic acid, or po!ysilicic acids, the aqueous reaction, medium is prepared by combining one or more nonionic surfactants and water, theteby forming an aqueous, reaction medium. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140294983

Stable nanocomposition comprising doxorubicin, process for the preparation thereof, its use and pharmaceutical compositions containing it

A nanoparticulate composition for the targeted therapeutic treatment of tumours. The stable self assembled nanocomposition according to the invention comprises (i) a carrier and targeting system comprising an optionally modified polyanion, and optionally a polycation, which may also be modified; at least one targeting agent which is linked to either the polycation/modified polycation or the polyanion/modified polyanion, or both, or to the surface of the nanoparticle; (ii) an active compound selected from the group of doxorubicin and its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, especially hydrochloride; and optionally (iii) at least one complexing agent, a metal ion, a stabilizer/formulating agent, or a pegylating agent. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140294967

Stable nanocomposition comprising paclitaxel, process for the preparation thereof, its use and pharmaceutical compositions containing it

A nanoparticulate composition is disclosed for the targeted therapeutic treatment of tumours. The stable self assembled nanocomposition according to the invention comprises (i) a carrier and targeting system comprising an optionally modified polyanion, and optionally a polycation, which may also be modified; at least one targeting agent which is linked to either the polycation/modified polycation or the polyanion/modified polyanion, or both or to the surface of the nanoparticle; (ii) paclitaxel as active compound; and optionally (iii) at least one complexing agent, a metal ion and a stabilizer/formulating agent or a pegylating agent. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140294966

Stable nanocomposition comprising docetaxel, process for the preparation thereof, its use and pharmaceutical compositions containing it

A nanoparticulate composition is disclosed for the targeted therapeutic treatment of tumours. The stable self assembled nanocomposition according to the invention comprises (i) a carrier and targeting system comprising an optionally modified polyanion, and optionally a polycation, which may also be modified; at least one targeting agent which is linked to either the polycation/modified polycation or the polyanion/modified polyanion, or both or to the surface of the nanoparticle; (ii) an active compound selected from the group of docetaxel and its pharmaceutically acceptable salts and derivatives especially its hydrates, especially docetaxel trihydrate and docetaxel trihydrate monohydrochloride; and optionally (iii) at least one complexing agent, a metal ion and a stabilizer/formulating agent, or a pegylating agent. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140294932

Temperature sensitive liposome including cationic lipid and use thereof

Provided are a liposome including a cationic lipid, a pharmaceutical composition for the delivery of anionic drugs, and a method for delivering anionic drugs to a target site.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140294909

Nanocomposites of gold and polymers

A layer-by-layer (lbl) system, which alternately ionically complexes anionic aunps to two unique cationic polymers (disulfide-reducible and hydrolytically degradable) and two anionic nucleic acids, is disclosed.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140294777

Immunocompatible amniotic membrane products

Provided herein is a placental product comprising an immunocompatible amniotic membrane. Such placental products can be cryopreserved and contain viable therapeutic cells after thawing. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140294746

Aminofunctional silicone emulsions

Aqueous silicone emulsions are disclosed comprising: a) an aminofunctional organopolysiloxane, b) a quaternary ammonium surfactant having a formula r1 r2 r3 r4 n+ x−, where r1 is an organofunctional group containing at least 10 carbon atoms, r2 is r1 or a hydrocarbyl containing 1 to 12 carbon atoms, r3 is r1, r2, or an alcohol group containing 2 to 10 carbon atoms, r4 is r1, r2, or r3, x− is a halide, sulfate, sulfonate, methosulfate, or ethosulfate, c) a nonionic surfactant, where the aqueous silicone emulsion contains less than 0.2 weight % of d4 and d5 cyclic siloxanes.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140294741

Enamel protectant and repair toothpaste treatments

Substantially aqueous-free, enamel protectant and enamel repair toothpaste treatments containing: stannous fluoride, calcium and a substantivity agent comprising: an emulsion of polydimethylsiloxane in a nonionic surfactant, wherein: (a) substantivity of said stannous fluoride and calcium into biofilm present on enamel is enhanced through calcium binding shifting from bidentate to monodentate in the presence of stannous fluoride; and (b) said toothpaste treatments indicate substantially improved, enamel protectant factor (epf) and enamel repair factor (erf) values compared to fluoride brushing treatments with comparable or higher fluoride levels.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140292473

Actuator device with stable working positions

A device is described wherein an actuator (3, 4; 103, 104) drives a member, such as a rack (6) meshed with a pinion (5), between two stable positions. For this purpose, elements for stopping the movable member are provided, which cooperate with elements present on the outer housing (2, 21), in which the actuator and the movable member (5, 51) are arranged, for holding at least one of said stable conditions. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140292139

Actuator device

A device is described wherein a pair of thermal or electrothermal actuators (3, 4; 103, 104) actuate a member, such as a pinion (5), between two stable positions. The actuators are alternately activated for moving the pinion between the stable positions. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140291919

Recording medium feeding unit and image forming apparatus including the same

A recording medium feeding unit includes a recoding medium loading plate, a main body, positioning members, racks, a pinion, a rotating shaft and an adjustment member. The main body holds the recording medium loading plate. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140291346

Inventory storage and dispensing mechanism

A vending arrangement for computerized vending machines, retail displays, automated retail stores, utilizes a centralized, robotic gantry associated with companion modules for vending selectable products. The modularized design enables deployment of half-sized or full-sized machines. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140291137

Contoured humidification-dehumidification desalination system

A humidification-dehumidification water desalination system uses a contoured interior chamber, essentially onion shaped, in order to balance the thermodynamics of the evaporation/condensation process completely by facilitating the needed fluid bypass with air and the contoured shape of the interior chamber so that the desalination can occur energy efficiently in a single stage humidification-dehumidification system. The contour of the internal wall of the interior chamber is loosely proportional to the differential of the percentage of water vapor that can be carried by air as a function of temperature, with the interior chamber being essentially symmetrical about a horizontal midplane through the interior chamber.. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140291072

Ladder leveler apparatus

A ladder includes a leveler engages a bottom of each side rail for 1) causing extendable legs to move to a level ground-engaging position, 2) causing the legs to lock when both legs engage the ground, and 3) causing the extendable legs to move to a centered/retracted position when lifted from the ground. The leveler includes pawls, links, pinions, and a shaft forming a four-bar linkage for selectively moving the pawls inward to the disengaged position when the pinion and shaft are each freely rotatable, but selectively moving the pawl outward into locking engagement when the shaft resists movement due to ground engagement by both legs. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140290922

Heat exchanger and system for warming and cooling a fluid circulating in a housing

A system for warming/cooling oil circulating within a power and torque transfer system of an automotive vehicle is disclosed. The system incorporates at least a first heat exchanger positioned between the inner wall of the outer housing and the outer surface of a gear forming part of the gear system enclosed within the housing, for instance a ring gear and/or pinion gear. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140290837

Placental tissue grafts and improved methods of preparing and using the same

Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta. The grafts are composed of at least one layer of amnion tissue where the epithelium layer has been substantially removed in order to expose the basement layer to host cells. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140290687

Hair cleaning composition

(d): anionic surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140290615

Dual synchronized vehicle starter motors

A vehicle starter motor arrangement comprises a battery, a first vehicle starter motor including a first pinion and a second vehicle starter motor including a second pinion. The first vehicle starter motor is connected in series to the battery and the second vehicle starter motor is connected in series to the first vehicle starter motor. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140290534

Sizing compositions for glass fibers and sized fiber glass products

Various embodiments of the present invention provide sizing compositions, fiber glass strands, cement boards, and other products incorporating fiber glass. In some embodiments, a sizing composition of the present invention comprises a starch, a nonionic lubricant, a silane comprising at least one amine and at least one aryl or arylene group, and an aminofunctional oligomeric siloxane.. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140290393

Sample introduction device and charged particle beam instrument

A sample introduction device (100) is adapted to introduce a sample (s) into the sample chamber (1) of a charged particle beam instrument. The device includes: a pre-evacuation chamber (2) for performing a pre-evacuation; a sample holder (10) having a sample holding portion (12) capable of holding the sample (s); a support portion (20) for supporting the sample holder (10); mechanical drives (30); and goniometer (50) for moving and rotating the support portion (20) such that the sample holding portion (12) moves from inside the pre-evacuation chamber (2) into the sample chamber (1). ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140289971

Substance for dyeing keratin fibers, including cationic anthraquinone dyes and anionic polymers

The present disclosure provides an agent for coloring keratinic fibers comprising, in a cosmetic carrier, (a) at least one compound of formula (i) and (b) at least one anionic polymer. The present disclosure also provides a method of using such an agent to produce increased shine, an intense color result with improved fastness properties, or reduced selectivity.. ... Conio Inc

10/02/14 / #20140289970

Anionic azo dyestuffs for coloring keratin-containing fibers

R1 and r2 independently of one another denote hydrogen, a c1-c6 alkyl group, a c2-c6 alkenyl group, a hydroxyl group, a halogen, a c1-c6 alkoxy group, an amino group, a nitro group, an acetyl amino group, or a sulfonamide group; or when in ortho-position to one another, form a 5- or 6-membered, saturated or unsaturated ring, which optionally include further heteroatoms.. . ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140289470

Computing device having optimized file system and methods for use therein

A computing device having an optimized file system and methods for use therein. File system optimizations include sector-aligned writes, anchored cluster searches, anchored index searches, companion caches dedicated to particular file management data types and predictive cache updates, all of which expedite processing on the computing device. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140289269

Method, device and system for data searching

A method, device and system for data searching are described. The method includes: acquiring a searching string input by a user; acquiring an attribute type of a first character string in the searching string that at least includes the first character string and a second character string; performing a data searching according to the searching string, the first character string and the attribute type of the first character string. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140288790

Multi-disc clutch lock having a differential housing

The invention relates to a multi-disc clutch lock having a differential housing in which a differential pinion between axle bevel wheels, disc sets between the axle bevel wheels and the differential housing is untwisted, but thrust rings are arranged such as to be axially movable. The multi-disc clutch lock comprises outer discs of the disc sets that are non-rotatably connected to the differential housing and inner discs that are non-rotatably connected to the axle bevel wheels. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140288398

Compositions and devices for the detection of biomarkers in the gastrointestinal tract and methods for making and using them

In alternative embodiments, the invention provides compositions such as devices, pills, beads, capsules, products of manufacture, particles, microparticles, nanoparticles, gels, liquid gels, liquid gel capsules, capsules, tablets, geltabs, liquids, sprays, emulsions, suspensions, pastes or yogurts, for the detection and isolation of biomarkers, nucleic acids, proteins or peptides, proteoglycans, lipids, fats, sugars or polysaccharides in the gastrointestinal tract for e.g., detecting the presence of particular exogenous or endogenous nucleic acids, e.g., dna or rna, or proteins, in the gastrointestinal tract, for example, to diagnose the presence of an infectious or exogenous agent such as a virus, a fungus, a parasite, a bacteria, intestinal helminths and protozoan parasites, and the like, or a biomarker such as a cancer-causing or cancer-predisposing allele, e.g., mutations of the kras2 oncogene in pancreatic cancer. In alternative embodiments, compositions of the invention comprise magnetic particles such as a magnetically-responsive microparticle or nanoparticle; a superparamagnetic bead or polystyrene bead; a superparamagnetic fine particle; a ferrimagnetic particle; or, a magnetic microsphere, nanosphere, microbead or nanobeads. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140288366

Endoscopic system

When light reflected off a treatment tool and light reflected off an organ during in vivo observation are equal in brightness and wavelength, both the treatment tool and organ appear clear with an unwanted object acting as a disturbing element. Also, there is a problem in that a desired object cannot be observed conversely in amniotic fluid due to high transparency when fiber is used alone. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140288278

Chromatography process for resolving heterogeneous antibody aggregates

Disclosed are methods and processes utilizing multi-modal chromatography as a polishing step to separate heterogeneously charged (basic and acidic) aggregates and other impurities from partially a partially purified bulk product monoclonal antibody product. The resulting chromatographic process provides a scaleable production process that is cost effective and increases the productivity of the purification process over a platform utilizing a combination of anion and cation exchange chromatography to resolve heterogeneous aggregates.. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140288271

Method for producing a collagen membrane and uses thereof

The present invention relates to a method of producing a collagen membrane that has particular mechanical properties. In particular, the present invention relates to a method a of producing a collagen membrane comprising the steps of (i) isolating a collagen-containing tissue and incubating same in an ethanol solution; (ii) incubating the collagen-containing tissue from step (i) in a first solution comprising an inorganic salt and an anionic surfactant in order to denature non-collagenous proteins contained therein; (iii) incubating the collagen-containing tissue produced in step (ii) in a second solution comprising an inorganic acid until the collagen in said material is denatured; and (iv) incubating the collagen-containing tissue produced in step (iii) in a third solution comprising an inorganic acid with simultaneous mechanical stimulation for sufficient time to enable the collagen bundles in said collagen-containing tissue to align; wherein the mechanical stimulation comprises applying tension cyclically to the collagen-containing tissue.. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287981

Foam stabilization with polyethyleneimine ethoxylates

The invention involves foam stabilization compositions that rely upon an electrostatic charge interaction. According to the invention, the positively charged class of polymers such as polyethyleneimine (pei) polymers are used to provide a long range electrostatic interaction with detersive anionic or amphoteric surfactants present in the same. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287980

Foam stabilization and oily soil removal with associative thickeners

The invention involves foam stabilization compositions that rely upon anonionic/hydrophobic interaction. According to the invention, an associative thickener is used to provide long range nonionic/hydrophobic interaction with the hydrophobic groups of the surfactants present in the same. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287967

Water-soluble polymers for oil recovery

The present invention refers to the use of anionic water-soluble polymers being partially or totally neutralized with an organic counter-ion for oil filed application, especially tertiary oil recovery steps.. . ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287899

Electrophotographic member, process cartridge and electrophotographic apparatus

An electrophotographic member is provided in which conductivity barely reduces and sufficient conductivity is obtained even under a low temperature and low humidity environment, a reduction in resistance beyond necessity is readily suppressed even under a high temperature and high humidity environment, and the bleeding of the quaternary ammonium salt can be suppressed. There is provided an electrophotographic member including an electroconductive mandrel and an electroconductive layer, wherein the electroconductive layer includes a resin having at least one of a structure represented by the following formula (1) and a structure represented by the following formula (2) in the molecule, and an anion:. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287864

Pinion lubrication structure of planetary gear mechanism

A pinion lubrication structure of a planetary gear mechanism includes a hollow portion, an annular oil catcher, an oil gallery, and an aperture. The annular oil catcher is supported by a carrier to collect oil to flow into the hollow portion. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287863

Drive apparatus for an electric automobile

Construction capable of improving the convenience of an electric automobile is achieved by making the drive apparatus for an electric automobile in which a planetary-gear transmission 11 is assembled more compact and simple, and increasing the distance traveled per charge. The planetary-gear transmission 11 comprises a single-pinion first planetary-gear mechanism 12 and a double-pinion second planetary-gear mechanism 13, and reduces power from an electric motor 1a by a desired reduction ratio before transmitting that power to a driven-side rotating shaft 5a. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287429

Pretreatment solution for immunohistochemical staining and condensed solution thereof

Disclosed are a pretreatment solution for immunohistochemical staining, which elutes a paraffin-containing embedding medium from a glass slide with a tissue specimen embedded in the medium, and retrieves antigenicity of the tissue specimen, and which is usable three or more times, and a pretreatment solution concentrate for immunohistochemical staining which allows ready preparation of the pretreatment solution and a method of immunohistochemical staining using the same. The pretreatment solution contains an antigen retrieving agent, particular nonionic surfactants, and cyclodextrin or a derivative thereof, with the balance being not less than 80 mass % of water. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287342

High performance fuel electrode for a solid oxide electrochemical cell

A high performance anode (fuel electrode) for use in a solid oxide electrochemical cell is obtained by a process comprising the steps of (a) providing a suitably doped, stabilized zirconium oxide electrolyte, such as ysz, scysz, with an anode side having a coating of electronically conductive perovskite oxides selected from the group consisting of niobium-doped strontium titanate, vanadium-doped strontium titanate, tantalum-doped strontium titanate and mixtures thereof, thereby obtaining a porous anode backbone, (b) sintering the coated electrolyte at a high temperature, such as 1200° c. In a reducing atmosphere, for a sufficient period of time, (c) effecting a precursor infiltration of a mixed catalyst into the backbone, said catalyst comprising a combination of noble metals pd or pt or pd or ru and ni with rare earth metals, such as ce or gd, said infiltration consisting of (1) infiltration of pd, ru and cgo containing chloride/nitrate precursors and (2) infiltration of ni and cgo containing nitrate precursors, and (d) subjecting the resulting structure of step (c) to heat treatments, including heat treatments in several steps with infiltration.. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287151

Reaction-based laser marking compositions, systems and methods

In general, according to one embodiment, the active material for a battery contains a niobium composite oxide represented by the formula: lixm(1-y)nbynb2o(7+δ). M represents at least one kind selected from the group consisting of ti and zr. An ink formulation comprises a binder and at least one marking component, which comprises at least one metal oxides or oxyanion and at least one oxidizing/reducing agent, which absorbs laser irradiation between wavelengths of 780-10,600 nm, thereby causes the formulation to change color.. . ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287136

Lanio3 thin film-forming composition and method of forming lanio3 thin film using the same

This lanio3 thin film-forming composition includes: lanio3 precursors; and acetic acid, wherein a ratio of an amount of the lanio3 precursors to 100 mass % of an amount of the lanio3 thin film-forming composition is in a range of 1 mass % to 20 mass % in terms of oxides, and the composition further includes a stabilizer containing n-methyl formamide in an amount of more than 0 mol to 10 mol or less per 1 mol of the total amount of the lanio3 precursors in the composition.. . ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287072

Broad spectrum natural preservative composition

Disclosed herein are preservative compositions comprising effective amounts of an alcohol, such as benzyl alcohol (“ba”), ethyl alcohol or phenyl ethanol, and cinnamon bark oil (“cb”), cinnamaldehyde (“cma”), thyme oil, thymol, galangal oil, botanical extracts or combinations thereof, each of which are preferably obtained from natural sources. These preservatives have been observed to show broad spectrum anti microbial efficacy in both anionic and cationic formulations. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140287061

In-situ cross-linkable polymeric compositions and methods thereof

A biocompatible polymeric composition for cross-linking in-situ in a wound is disclosed comprising 1) one or more polyanionic polymers such as alginates or hyaluronates, able to be cross-linked the surface of the wound and 2) one or more polycationic polymers such as chitosan or deae-dextran, that assists in the solidification process as well as speeds up hemostasis without the need for applying pressure. The biocompatible polymeric composition may further comprise a cross-linking agent such as aqueous calcium chloride. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140286914

Protein therapy for treatment of eye diseases

The present invention encompasses methods, compositions, and devices for treating an ocular disease, disorder or condition in a mammal. The invention includes polypeptides that possess anti-inflammatory, anti-apoptotic, immune modulatory and anti-tumorigenic properties, and their application in the treatment of eye disease, particularly diseases of the retina. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140286853

Processes and systems for recovering bromine using bromide liquids

Processes and systems for recovering bromine. A process may comprise contacting a gas stream comprising bromine with a liquid bromide stream comprising bromide anions to produce at least an off-gas stream that is substantially bromine free and a liquid stream comprising bromine anionic complexes; and heating at least a portion of the liquid stream to produce at least bromine from at least a portion of the bromine anionic complexes.. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140286775

Pitch drive system

Pitch drive system for a wind turbine comprising a motor, a drive pinion operationally connected with the motor and a gear arranged to mesh with the drive pinion, wherein a first plate is provided on one side of the drive pinion, the first plate comprising one or more channels adapted to provide a lubricant to a tooth of the drive pinion that is in meshing engagement with teeth of the gear. The disclosure further relates to a wind turbine rotor.. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140285952

Distortion-free screen-printed anodes on ta/nb sheet

A process for producing anodes includes providing a foil comprising tantalum or niobium. A surface of the foil is oxidized so as to form oxides on the foil surface. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140285133

Power metering and control system adaptable to multi-standard device

A power control device has a voltage-regulator from power source to load, the load configurable to receive power at least at a first or second rate. The device has monitor circuitry to measure power; signal circuitry for signaling a power-reception rate to the load; and circuitry for resetting the load when the power source is overloaded. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140285069

Piezoelectric thin-film multilayer body

A piezoelectric thin-film multilayer body includes a substrate, an adhesive layer on the substrate, a lower electrode layer on the adhesive layer, and a lead-free piezoelectric thin-film layer on the lower electrode layer. The lead-free piezoelectric thin-film layer is composed of lithium potassium sodium niobate (composition formula (naxkyliz)nbo3, 0<x<1, 0<y<1, 0≦z≦1, x+y+z=1). ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140285068

Piezoelectric thin-film element, piezoelectric sensor and vibration generator

A piezoelectric thin-film element includes a substrate, a lower electrode layer formed on the substrate, a piezoelectric thin-film layer that is formed on the lower electrode layer and includes potassium sodium niobate having a perovskite structure represented by the composition formula of (k1-xnax)nbo3 (0.4≦x≦0.7), and an upper electrode layer formed on the piezoelectric thin-film layer. The piezoelectric thin-film layer is formed such that a value of (ec−+ec+)/2 is not less than 10.8 kv/cm and a value of (pr−+pr+)/2 is not more than −2.4 μc/cm2 where ec− and ec+ are intersection points of a polarization-electric field hysteresis loop and the x-axis indicating an electric field and pr− and pr+ are intersection points of the polarization-electric field hysteresis loop and the y-axis indicating polarization.. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140284531

Orbital winch

Orbital winch having: lower and upper frames; spool having upper and lower flanges with lower flange attached to lower frame; axial tether guide mounted to upper frame; secondary slewing ring coaxial with spool and rotatably mounted to upper frame, wherein secondary slewing ring's outer surface has gearing; upper tether guide mounted to inner surface of secondary slewing ring; linear translation means having upper end mounted to upper frame and lower end mounted on lower frame; primary slewing ring rotatably mounted within linear translation means allowing translation axially between flanges, wherein primary slewing ring's outer surface has gearing; lower tether guide mounted on primary slewing ring's inner surface; pinion rod having upper end mounted to upper frame and lower end mounted to lower frame, wherein pinion rod's teeth engage primary and secondary slewing rings' outer surface teeth; and tether passing through axial, upper, and lower tether guides and winding around spool.. . ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140284514

Electrolytic solution for aluminum electrolyte capacitor, and aluminum electrolyte capacitor using the same

The invention provides an electrolytic solution for an aluminum electrolyte capacitor with which there is little deterioration of the electrolytic solution properties, the sparking voltage is high, and shorting does not occur, even when the voltage used is high. The invention also provides an electrolyte (c) formed from anions of at least one phosphoric acid alkyl ester (a) and amidinium cations (b), at least one boric acid compound (f) selected from the group consisting of boric acid and boric acid esters, a c2-15 carboxylic acid (d) formed from carbon atoms, oxygen atoms, and hydrogen atoms only, and an organic solvent (e).. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140284176

Conveyor lubricants including emulsion of a lipophilic compound and an emulsifier and/or an anionic surfactant and methods employing them

The present invention relates to conveyor lubricant compositions including an emulsion of a lipophilic compound and also including an emulsifier and/or an anionic surfactant. The present invention also relates to methods employing such lubricant compositions. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140283990

Placental tissue grafts and improved methods of preparing and using the same

A method for preparing placenta membrane tissue grafts for medical use, includes obtaining a placenta from a subject, cleaning the placenta, separating the chorion tissue from the amniotic membrane, mounting a selected layer of either the chorion tissue or the amniotic membrane onto a drying fixture, dehydrating the selected layer on the drying fixture, and cutting the selected layer into a plurality of tissue grafts. Preferably, the drying fixture includes grooves or raised edges that define the outer contours of each desired tissue graft, after they are cut, and further includes raised or indented logos that emboss the middle area of the tissue grafts during dehydration and that enables an end user to distinguish the top from the bottom side of the graft. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140283865

Hair cleaning kit

A kit for cleansing hair comprising: •a) a dry shampoo, in which the dry shampoo comprises a particulate material, preferably aluminium octenyl succinate starch or rice starch, preferably in the form of an aerosol; and •b) a substrate, preferably a flexible sheet comprising a non-woven material, preferably comprising cellulose fibre or polyester fibre and mixtures thereof, the substrate comprising a surfactant selected from the group consisting of nonionic, anionic, amphoteric and mixtures thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140283447

Seed pellets and soils for growing plants

The invention relates to the field of seed germination and growing of plants. A composition comprising a clay, an inert material, optionally a fibrous material, and a fourth component is provided, characterized in that said fourth component comprises a cation selected from the group consisting of al, zr and ti and an anion selected from the group consisting of oxyhydroxide, oxychloride, nitrate, sulfate, chloride, hydroxide and alkoxide, and wherein the concentration of said fourth component ranges from 0.1 to 70 percent by weight (w %), preferably 0.5-25 w %, more preferably 1-10 w %, of the total weight of the clay, the inert material, and optionally the fibrous material, together.. ... Conio Inc

09/25/14 / #20140283315

Hair cosmetic

A problem to be solved by the present invention is to provide a hair cosmetic which can be easily applied to the hair uniformly, and at the same time, does not drip from the hair, does not spatter when applied to the hair, and does not dirty the surrounding, clothing, the skin or the like. The present invention relates to a hair cosmetic comprising (a) a cationic surfactant, (b) a nonionic surfactant, (c) a higher alcohol, (d) an oil having an iob value of 0.1 or lower, and (e) water, which is used after being mixed with a gas to be thickened.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140282669

Methods and apparatus to identify companion media interaction

. . . . . . Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture are disclosed to identify companion media interaction. An example method includes identifying primary media corresponding to a primary media presentation generated by a primary media device of an environment. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140282642

Attention estimation to control the delivery of data and audio/video content

A method implemented in a computer system for controlling the delivery of data and audio/video content. The method delivers primary content to the subscriber device for viewing by a subscriber. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140280750

Providing user content with streamed media chunks

In a streaming server, companion content may be received and incorporated along with media that is streamed to clients. The companion content may originate from one of the clients, in some cases. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140280427

Method and system for decomposing single-qubit quantum circuits into a discrete basis

A target quantum circuit expressed in a first quantum gate basis may be transformed into a corresponding quantum circuit expressed in a second quantum gate basis, which may be a universal set of gates such as a v gate basis set. The target quantum circuit may be expressed as a linear combination of quantum gates. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140280170

Computer-readable storage medium storing a grouping support program, grouping support method and grouping support server

A computer-readable storage medium storing a grouping support program of opinion information that, when executed by a computer, performs a grouping support method includes specifying a related opinion information related to a first opinion information and a second opinion information among a plurality of collected opinion information based on a related word guided from the first opinion information and the second opinion information selected from the plurality of collected opinion information; and grouping the specified related opinion information in the same group as the first opinion information and the second opinion information.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140280037

Pushdown of sorting and set operations (union, intersection, minus) to a large number of low-power cores in a heterogeneous system

A system and method for performing a query operation on a pair of relations in a database system coupled to a heterogeneous system (hs) is disclosed. Assuming that that pair of relations is partitioned and already loaded into the hs, the database system receives a query on the pair of relations and based on the type of query operation computes the cost of performing the query operation on the database alone or the costs of performing the query operation with the assistance of the hs, each of the costs corresponding to a particular algorithm. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140279233

System and method for an affinity capture, user feedback and affinity analysis

Provided in some embodiments is a social platform for soliciting qualified opinions and facilitating shopping, engaging shoppers, and delivering feedback. The social platform can communicate or integrate with existing sites to provide options for interacting with other qualified users. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140279232

System and method for an affinity capture, user feedback and affinity analysis

Various affinity systems and methods are provided to enable the capture of unique end-to-end purchase intent information. In some embodiments, the data collected through affinity systems and methods can be used to develop insights into the purchase making decision processes of users at any point of a shopping experience. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140279202

Recommendations based upon explicit user similarity

A system and method for providing recommendations to individuals on a social network, in which the recommendations include information indicating the similarity of the individuals to one another, to aid the individuals in judging the degree to which the opinions of the others are applicable to the themselves.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140279130

System and method for an affinity capture, user feedback and affinity analysis

Various affinity systems and methods are provided to enable the capture of unique end-to-end purchase information. In some embodiments, the data collected through affinity systems and methods can be used to develop insights into the purchase making decision processes of users at any point of a shopping experience. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140278835

System and method for recording and analyzing opinions

A method includes electronically receiving a first statement from a first user; electronically publishing the first statement; allowing a second user to electronically vote an opinion regarding the validity of the first statement; and receiving a second statement from the first user, the second statement and the first statement forming an argument. A non-transitory machine-readable storage medium, having encoded thereon program code, wherein, when the program code is executed by a machine, the machine implements the method is also provided.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140278738

Systems and methods for unified scoring

A scoring system and methodology thereof that is capable of combining quantitative and qualitative aspects to produce a composite score. A task can be performed and performance metrics can be recorded. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140278562

System and method for underwriting alimony and child support

A sophisticated underwriting system to insure the continuation of payments under a child support/alimony/prenuptial/palimony/civil union agreement in the event of unintentional default and pay legal expenses for enforcement due to intentional default by the payer is disclosed through which either party can purchase coverage.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140278485

Systems and methods for market participant-based automated decisioning

One embodiment includes an environment and system for analyzing, including predictive analysis of, various data associated with industry participants, processing the data to generate one or more participant influence scores and/or to identify key opinion leaders, and for utilizing such data to assess or optimize a practice, company, product or service, and/or to automate decisions regarding a company's operations, product development, marketing and/or allocation of resources.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140278217

Method to reduce data rates and power consumption using device based attitude quaternion generation

A method includes generating motion data by receiving a gyroscope data from a gyroscope sensor, performing integration using the gyroscope data and generating an integrated gyroscope data using a first processor. The method further includes receiving a data from one or more sensors, other than the gyroscope sensor, and performing sensor fusion using the integrated gyroscope data and the data to generate motion data using a second processor.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140277735

Apparatus and methods for providing a persistent companion device

A method includes providing a telecommunications enabled robotic device adapted to persist in an environment of a user, receiving an instruction to photograph one or more persons in the environment according to a time parameter and photographing the one or more persons in accordance with the time parameter resulting in one or more photographs.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140277579

Uses of amnion constructs in minimally invasive surgeries

A construct for use in a minimally invasive surgery is described. The construct contains an allograft having at least one layer of human amnion and chorion tissues, and is adapted for insertion into a small incision or a cannula employed in the minimally invasive surgery for access to the surgical site. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140277508

Plif hinged spacer

A spinal implant formed from a hinged distractor having an upper and lower support body that is hinged by use of pinions. An insert body is constructed and arranged to slide between the section to expand and maintain a space therebetween. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140277307

Companion animal convective air blankets

Apparatus for convective air therapy blankets for companion animals. Convective air blankets include two sheets joined together to form an inflatable chamber. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140277177

Bone fixation and reduction apparatus and method for fixation and reduction of a distal bone fracture and malunion

Apparatus for fixation and reduction of a fractured distal portion of a bone. A bone plate includes an elongated body portion adapted for attachment to a shaft portion of the bone, the body portion defining a longitudinal axis; a head portion connected to the body portion, and projecting therefrom at a first angle with respect to the longitudinal axis, the head portion adapted for attachment to the fractured distal portion of the bone; an alignment tab projecting from the perimeter of one of the head portion in the body portion; and a flex tab connected to a surface of an opening defined in the head portion, the flex tab being pivotable into contact with, and attachable to, the shaft portion of the bone at one of the shaft portion of the bone proximate the fractured distal portion of the bone and the fractured distal portion of the bone.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140276896

Instruments for use during spine surgery

Surgical instruments and devices including drivers, inserters, and reducers. The driver includes a ratcheting mechanism configured to provide uni-directional motion when engaged. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140276723

Electrosurgical device with disposable shaft having rack and pinion drive

An apparatus comprises an end effector, a shaft assembly, and an interface assembly. The end effector is coupled with the shaft assembly. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140276242

Wearable body 3d sensor network system and method

The disclosed principles provide wearable body sensor systems and related methods to evaluate the whole body movement with or without an assistive walking device. More specifically, the disclosed principles monitor the whole body movement including cog & bos with a 3-dimensional (3d) mapping over a given period of time. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140276095

System and method for enhanced goniometry

The invention comprises a computer-based system and method for enhanced goniometry using consumer grade data capture components coupled with software to monitor, track, and diagnose joint pain, injuries, and disorders. A video capture device is used to capture and display the movements of a patient in real time and stored in a database for review on a time-delayed basis. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275679

Reactor, process, and system for the oxidation of gaseous streams

A reactor and process capable of concurrently producing electric power and selectively oxidizing gaseous components in a feed stream, such as hydrocarbons to unsaturated products, which are useful intermediates in the production of liquid fuels. The reactor includes an oxidation membrane, a reduction membrane, an electron barrier, and a conductor. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275484

Method for producing factor h from a plasma precipitation fraction

The present disclosure provides, among other aspects, improved methods for the manufacture of factor h compositions from plasma precipitation fractions. In some aspects, the methods include an improved process step for extracting factor h from a plasma precipitate fraction with reduced co-extraction of amidolytic activities. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275466

Production of a polycarbonate with limited metal residuals

A method for producing a polycarbonate comprising: reacting a diaryl carbonate with a dihydroxy compound to form a polycarbonate, wherein the polycarbonate comprises: less than or equal to 1000 ppb of molybdenum; less than or equal to 33 ppb of vanadium; less than or equal to 33 ppb of chromium; less than or equal to 375 ppb of niobium; less than or equal to 33 ppb of nickel; less than or equal to 10 ppb of zirconium; and less or equal to 10 ppb iron.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275458

Methods of preparing a polymerization catalyst

A method comprising contacting a silica support material with a sulfating agent to form a sulfated silica support material comprising sulfate anions; thermally treating the sulfated silica support material to form a thermally treated sulfated silica support material; contacting the thermally treated sulfated silica support material with a chromium-containing compound to form a mixture; and thermally treating the mixture to form a polymerization catalyst. A method comprising thermally treating a silica support material to form a thermally-treated silica support material; contacting the thermally-treated silica support material with a sulfating agent to form a thermally treated sulfated silica support material; thermally treating the thermally treated sulfated silica support material to form a processed silica support material; contacting the processed silica support material with a chromium-containing compound to form a precursor polymerization catalyst; and thermally treating the precursor polymerization catalyst to form a polymerization catalyst.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275428

Copolymers of conjugated dienes and vinyl organophosphines prepared by anionic polymerization

A process for preparing a copolymer including one or more phosphorus-containing mer units, the process comprising anionically polymerizing conjugated diene monomer, vinyl organophosphine monomer, and optionally monomer copolymerizable therewith.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275411

Dispersions, process for preparing dispersions, inks and uses

A process for the preparation of a dispersion, comprising: dispersing a composition comprising a particulate solid, a liquid medium and a dispersant; wherein the dispersant is obtained by a process comprising at least the steps a) and b): a) co-polymerising a monomer composition comprising at least the components i) and ii) so as to form a phospho-ester functional polymer: i) a monomer having at least one phospho-ester group and two groups independently selected from hydroxyl, amino, thiol and hydrazo groups, ii) a diisocyanate; and b) hydrolysing at least some of the phospho-ester groups in the phospho-ester functional polymer so as to result in a dispersant having phosphorus containing anionic groups.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275363

Heat-curable silicone rubber composition

The present invention provides a heat-curable silicone rubber composition having antistatic properties, even after secondary vulcanization at high temperatures. Specifically disclosed is a heat-curable silicone rubber composition which is obtained by adding 0.05 to 1000 ppm of (b) a poorly water-soluble or water-insoluble ionic substance whose anionic component is bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide, to 100 parts by weight of (a) a heat-curable silicone rubber.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275316

Photoinitiating system for anionic polymerization

The present disclosure concerns embodiments of a polymeric compound, embodiments of a method for making and using the disclosed polymeric compound, and embodiments of a polymerizable composition. The polymeric compound is formed via photopolymerization of a photoinitiator and various polymerizable monomers. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140275300

Poly(arylene)-based anion exchange polymer electrolytes

Poly(arylene) electrolytes including copolymers lacking ether groups in the polymer may be used as membranes and binders for electrocatalysts in preparation of anodes for electrochemical cells such as solid alkaline fuel cells.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274978

Phytosterol spirostane and spirostene derivatives having a wide variety of utilities in humans and other animals

The present invention utilizes phytosterol, phytoecdysteroid, sapogenin, triterpene, terpene, spirostane, spirostene and androstene derivative compounds to provide a wide variety of utilities to humans and other animals. The compounds and methods provide numerous and wide-ranging benefits including biochemical and constructive metabolic benefits including increases in protein synthesis and synthesis efficiency, ergogenic, adaptogenic, cosmetic and medicinal skin agents and veterinary utilities. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274940

Use of pectin or other anionic polymers in the stabilization and controlled release of nicotine in oral sensorial tobacco products or nicotine containing non-tobacco oral sensorial products

The use of pectins and/or polymers to prevent nicotine oxidation in tobacco containing products is disclosed. These polymers may be naturally occurring anionic polymers or synthetic polymers. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274864

Process of forming a personal care article

A process for forming a personal care article, the process including (a) adding one or more water soluble polymers and one or more plasticizers to a kneader to form a premix; (b) adding one or more anionic surfactants to the premix to form a mixture; (c) kneading the mixture until homogeneous; and (d) forming the personal care article. The personal care article includes (i) from about 10% to about 60% of one or more anionic surfactants; (ii) from about 10% to about 50% of one or more water soluble polymers; (iii) from about 1% to about 30% of one or more plasticizers; and (iv) from about 10% to about 50% water. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274860

Synergistic effect of soil release polymers on wash performance of fabrics

The present invention is a dry granular laundry detergent comprising builder, alkaline agent, filler, and surfactant, and a synergistic blend of polymeric soil release agents consisting essentially of from about 0.1 wt. % to about 0.5 wt. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274858

Vehicle wash pod

A wash pod is provided that includes unit dose of anhydrous wash concentrate surfactant containing at least one cationic surfactant and at least one nonionic surfactant in water soluble hygroscopic polymeric package containing the concentrate. The film encapsulates the wash formula unit dose and dissolves when placed in a bucket of water while also being chemically and physically strong enough to hold a more preferred alkaline formula as well as to remain stable during storage is provided. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274855

Formula for removing color coats and various soil layers from surfaces, method for producing the agent, and method for cleaning

The invention relates to the manufacture and use of a cleaning agent, characterized in that the cleaning agent comprises a microemulsion or a fluid nanophase system, and has the following components: a) at least one non-water-soluble substance having a solubility in water of less than 4 g per liter, b) at least one amphiphile substance, np-mca, that has no tenside structure, does not form structures on its own, has a solubility in water or oil between 4 g and 1000 g per liter, and preferably does not accumulate at the oil-water boundary, with the provision that np-mca is not selected from among 2-ethyl-1,3-hexanediol, 2-methyl-2,4-pentanediol, 2-(n-butyl)-2-ethyl-1,3-propanediol and/or 1,2-diols; c) at least one anionic, cationic, amphoteric and/or non-ionic tenside; d) water and/or a water-soluble solvent having hydroxyl functionality and, optionally, additives.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274813

Chemical synthesis and analysis via integrated, sequential and series-parallel photochemical and other chemical processes for microfluidic, lab-on-a-chip, and green-chemistry applications

A microfluidic system comprising a plurality of photochemical reaction stages, the microfluidic system comprising a computational processor, a plurality of electrically-controllable photochemical reaction stages, and a series of controllable interconnections for connecting the photochemical reaction stages. In an implementation, the computational processor controls the electrically-controllable photochemical and other chemical reaction stages together with controllable interconnections so as to implement multi-step chemical processes. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274677

System and method for optimized oxygen storage capacity and stability of osm without rare metals

It is an object of the present disclosure, to provide an oxygen storage material which may include optimum composition and structure of cu—mn spinel as osm, with a suitable doped zirconia, including niobium-zirconia support oxide for osm applications, which may include a chemical composition substantially free from rare metals. The osc properties of cu—mn spinel with a suitable doped zirconia, including niobium-zirconia support oxide as osm may be determined by comparing variations of cu—mn composition for determination of the optimum structure of spinel to achieve optimal osc properties and thermal stability, which may be particularly useful for treating exhaust gases produced by internal combustion engines, where lean/rich fluctuations in operating conditions may produce high variation in exhaust contaminants that may be removed, achieving optimal osc property of spinel at different temperatures, as well as thermal stability behavior of osm.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274664

Dewaxing catalysts

Provided are catalysts including: a zeolite component selected from zeolites having 10-member ring pores, zeolites having 12-member ring pores and a combination thereof, 0.1 to 5 weight % of a hydrogenation component selected from pt, pd, ag, ni, co, mo, w, rh, re, ru, ir and a mixture thereof, and a hydrothermally stable binder component selected from tantalum oxide, tungsten oxide, molybdenum oxide, vanadium oxide, magnesium oxide, calcium oxide, yttrium oxide, lanthanum oxide, cerium oxide, niobium oxide, tungstated zirconia, cobalt molybdenum oxide, cobalt molybdenum sulfide, nickel molybdenum oxide, nickel molybdenum sulfide, nickel tungsten oxide, nickel tungsten sulfide, cobalt tungsten oxide, cobalt tungsten sulfide, nickel molybdenum tungsten oxide and nickel molybdenum tungsten sulfide, cobalt molybdenum tungsten oxide and cobalt molybdenum tungsten sulfide, wherein the weight ratio of the zeolite to the hydrothermally stable binder is 85:15 to 25:75.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274550

Carrier structure for planetary gear set

A carrier structure is provided for a planetary gear set. The carrier structure includes a carrier body, a shaft part and a planetary pinion. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274544

Axle assembly

An axle assembly having an input pinion with a pinion gear, which is received in an axle housing and rotatable about a first axis, and a pinion shaft. The pinion gear is meshed with a ring gear that is coupled to a differential assembly. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274541

Axle assembly having an angular contact bearing that supports a ring gear for rotation on an axle housing

An axle assembly that includes a housing, an input pinion, a ring gear, an angular contact bearing, and a differential assembly. The input pinion has a plurality of pinion teeth and is received in the housing for rotation about a first axis. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274530

Bi-directional overrunning clutch with improved indexing mechanism

A bi-directional overrunning clutch assembly for engaging secondary driven shafts in a four wheel drive vehicle. The assembly includes a differential housing with a pinion input gear rotatably disposed within it that is engaged to a drive shaft. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274427

Multilink constant velocity joint

An apparatus comprising a rotor hub system comprising a floating plate, a plurality of drive link trunnions each comprising a pivoting arm and positioned radially about the floating plate, wherein each drive link trunnion is coupled to the floating plate via the pivoting arm, and a housing disposed about the floating plate, coupled to each of the drive link trunnions, and configured to couple to a mast. Included is an apparatus comprising a floating plate, a plurality of drive link trunnions each comprising a pivoting arm and positioned radially about the floating plate, wherein each drive link trunnion is coupled to the floating plate via the pivoting arm, and wherein the drive link trunnions are configured to move the floating plate in response to a force applied to the drive link trunnions, and a housing disposed about the floating plate and coupled to each of the drive link trunnions.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140274271

System and method of revealing the outcomes of real world wagers through win-win reveals

The invention relates to systems and methods of selecting and placing real-world wagers responsive to one or more wager triggers, obtaining outcomes of the real-world wagers, facilitating user interactions with various interactive media, and revealing the outcomes of the real-world wagers through the interactive media to give an appearance that the outcomes of the real-world wagers resulted from the user interactions even though the outcomes resulted from the real-world wagers and were determined before the user interactions. The system may enhance a perceived value of a payout by providing one or more companion items. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140273125

Processes for the anaerobic bioconversion of syngas to oxygenated organic compound with in situ protection from hydrogen cyanide

Processes are disclosed for the anaerobic bioconversion of syngas to oxygenated organic compound that use an in situ method for protecting the microorganisms from hydrogen cyanide contained in the syngas that passes to the fermentation broth. The fermentation broth is maintained at a ph of between about 4 and 6, and dissolved metal cation of one or more of iron, cobalt, nickel and zinc is provided to the fermentation broth in an amount sufficient to form, under the conditions of the fermentation broth, a substantially insoluble metal complex with the metal cation and cyanide anion. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272710

Lithographic printing plate precursor and method of preparing the same

A lithographic printing plate precursor in a positive-type with an infrared-sensitivity, having a support and an image recording layer provided on the support, the support having a hydrophilic surface, the recording layer having a particular resin, an amphoteric surfactant and/or an anionic surfactant, and an infrared absorbing agent, wherein the particular resin being at least one of resins selected from the group consisting of a polyurethane resin, a poly(vinyl acetal) resin, and maleimide resin a.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272707

Sulfonium salt, polymer, resist composition, and patterning process

A sulfonium salt having formula (1a) is provided wherein r1 is h, f, ch3 or cf3, r1a to r1m are each independently h or a monovalent hydrocarbon group, l is a single bond or divalent hydrocarbon group, x is a divalent alkylene group optionally substituted with fluorine, and n is 0 or 1. The sulfonium salt having a polymerizable anion provides for efficient scission of acid labile groups in a chemically amplified resist composition, and it is a very useful monomer from which a base resin for resist use is prepared.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272601

Anions and derived salts with high dissociation in non-protogenic solvents

Salts with formula x−m+ wherein m+ is li, na, k, an ammonium, a phosphonium, an imidazolium, a pyridinium, or a pyrazolium and x− is an anion formed from covalent linking of two negative moieties to a positive onium-type core are provided. Also provided are electrolytes and batteries produced from these salts.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272600

Block copolymer including a polyanion based on a tfsili anion monomer as a battery electrolyte

The invention relates to a ba diblock or bab triblock copolymer, in which the a block is a non-substituted poly-oxyethylene chain having a mean molecular weight that is higher than 100 kda and the b block is an anionic polymer which can be prepared using one or more monomers selected from among the vinyl monomers and derivatives thereof, said monomers being substituted with a (trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide (tfsi) anion. The invention also relates to the uses of such a copolymer, in particular for preparing an electrolyte composition for lithium metal polymer (lmp) batteries.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272598

Method for producing porous aluminum foil, porous aluminum foil, positive electrode current collector for electrical storage devices, electrode for electrical storage devices, and electrical storage device

A method for producing a porous aluminum foil of the present invention is characterized in that a porous aluminum film is formed on a surface of a substrate by electrolysis using a plating solution containing at least (1) a dialkyl sulfone, (2) an aluminum halide, and (3) a nitrogen-containing compound, and having a water content of 100 to 2000 ppm, and then the film is separated from the substrate. The nitrogen-containing compound is preferably at least one selected from the group consisting of an ammonium halide, a hydrogen halide salt of a primary amine, a hydrogen halide salt of a secondary amine, a hydrogen halide salt of a tertiary amine, and a quaternary ammonium salt represented by the general formula: r1r2r3r4n.x (r1 to r4 independently represent an alkyl group and are the same as or different from one another, and x represents a counteranion for the quaternary ammonium cation).. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272588

Alkali metal oxyanion electrode material having a carbon deposited by pyrolysis and process for making same

An alkali metal oxyanion cathode material comprising particles, where the particles carry, on at least a portion of the particle surface, carbon deposit by pyrolysis is described. The particles have the general formula a:m:m′:xo4 where the average valency of m is +2 or greater; a is at least one alkali metal selected from li, na and k; m is at least fe and/or mn; and m′ is a metal of valency of 2+ or more.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272580

Complexometric precursor formulation methodology for industrial production of fine and ultrafine powders and nanopowders of layered lithium mixed metal oxides for battery applications

A battery with improved properties is provided. The battery has a cathode material prepared by the complexometric formulation methodology comprising mjxp wherein: mj is at least one positive ion selected from the group consisting of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals and transition metals and n represents the moles of said positive ion per mole of said mjxp; and xp is a negative anion or polyanion selected from groups iiia, iv a, va, via and viia and may be one or more anion or polyanion and p representing the moles of said negative ion per moles of said mjxp. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272579

Complexometric precursor formulation methodology for industrial production of fine and ultrafine powders and nanopowders for lithium metal oxides for battery applications

A compound mjxp which is particularly suitable for use in a battery prepared by the complexometric precursor formulation methodology wherein: mj is at least one positive ion selected from the group consisting of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals and transition metals and j is an integer representing the moles of said positive ion per moles of said mjxp; and xp, a negative anion or polyanion from groups iiia, iv a, va, via and viia and may be one or more anion or polyanion and p is an integer representing the moles of said negative ion per moles of said mjxp.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272568

Complexometric precursor formulation methodology for industrial production of fine and ultrafine powders and nanopowders for lithium metal oxides for battery applications

A compound mjxp which is particularly suitable for use in a battery prepared by the complexometric precursor formulation methodology wherein: mj is at least one positive ion selected from the group consisting of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals and transition metals and j is an integer representing the moles of said positive ion per moles of said mjxp; and xp, a negative anion or polyanion from groups iiia, iv a, va, via and viia and may be one or more anion or polyanion and p is an integer representing the moles of said negative ion per moles of said mjxp.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272455

Titanium nickel niobium alloy barrier for low-emissivity coatings

A method for making low emissivity panels, including control the composition of a barrier layer formed on a thin conductive silver layer. The barrier structure can include a ternary alloy of titanium, nickel and niobium, which showed improvements in overall performance than those from binary barrier results. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272441

Trivalent chromium-containing composition for aluminum and aluminum alloys

A low sludge trivalent chromium based conversion coating bath is provided which forms corrosion resistant coatings on aluminum and aluminum alloys by contact with the bath, which is suitable for use as a rinseable or dry-in place conversion coating for metal, that comprises trivalent chromium cations, fluorometallate anions, guanidinium ions and at least one organic anti-corrosion additive, and other optional components, as well as methods of making and using same, and metals coated using the compositions, the coated aluminum serving as an effective base for paint primers.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272232

Antithrombic coatings and uses thereof

Provided are multi-layer antithrombic coatings comprising an outermost layer of an antithrombic agent, such as a heparin conjugate, bound to a penultimate polymeric layer comprising cationic polymer species that is bound alternating polymeric layers comprising anionic polymer species and cationic polymer species, and uses thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140272041

Methods of reducing pathogens during processing or post-processing of beef, poultry and other meat products

A method for reducing the incidence of e. Coli and salmonella in slaughtered beef or other meat during processing or post-processing by treating the meat with an effective antimicrobial solution comprising lactic acid and a water soluble anionic or zwitterionic surfactant at a ph of about 3.2 or less. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271773

Medical device

The invention is directed to an improved medical device. In particular, the invention is directed to an improved medical device having a coating comprising novel cellular factor-containing solution compositions (referred to herein as cfs compositions), such cfs compositions including conditioned medium compositions obtained from culturing extraembryonic cytokine secreting cells (ecs cells), including amnion-derived cellular cytokine solution (referred to herein as accs) obtained from culturing amnion-derived multipotent progenitor (amp) cells, dispersed in a polymeric coating material.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271769

Preparation for the manufacture of an implant

The invention relates to a preparation for manufacturing an implant, preferably a bone implant, a process for said manufacture and mouldings obtainable therefrom. The preparation comprises the following components: a) mineral cement powder comprising at least one calcium-ion-containing and/or at least one magnesium-ion-containing inorganic compound as a reactive component; b) at least one organic carrier liquid; c) at least two surfactants selected from at least two of the groups of anionic, cationic, amphoteric and nonionic surfactants; d) less than 1% w/w water based on the total mass of the composition, wherein the weight ratio of the total solids present in the formulation solids to the sum of the weight of the organic carrier liquid and the at least two surfactants is more than if the cement powder contains calcium-ion-containing and no magnesium-ion-containing compounds as the reactive component, or is more than 6 if the cement powder contains magnesium-ion-containing or magnesium-ion- and calcium-ion-containing compounds as the reactive component.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271762

Non-sorptive or minimally sorptive disinfectant wipes

A disinfectant wipe is provided including a substrate that is substantially free of polyamides, and an acid anionic disinfectant is adsorbed to the substrate such that the disinfectant readily releases from the substrate to allow at least 65% delivery of the disinfectant when wiped on a surface. The substrate may be a woven, nonwoven, knit fabric, a foam, sponge or film composition and may be formed from polyester, polypropylene, nylon, cotton, rayon, acrylic, or combinations thereof. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271759

Antimicrobial chemical compositions

Antimicrobial chemical compositions comprise an aluminum phosphate (alp) solid dispersed within a binding polymer, wherein one or more bioactive materials are disposed within alp forming a bioactive-alp complex. The complex may comprise the bioactive material chemically bonded with the alp, physically combined with the alp, or a combination of both. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271745

Personal care article comprising dissolvable fibers

Provided is a personal care article including one or more extruded dissolvable fibers. The extruded dissolvable fibers include (a) from about 10% to about 60% of one or more anionic surfactants; (b) from about 10% to about 50% of one or more water soluble polymers; (c) from about 1% to about 30% of one or more plasticizers; and (d) from about 0.01% to about 30% water. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271744

Process of forming a dissolvable fiber

Provided is a process for forming a dissolvable fiber, the process including (a) producing an extrudate from a twin screw extruder; and (b) forming the extrudate into the dissolvable fiber. The dissolvable fiber includes (i) from about 10% to about 60% of one or more anionic surfactants; (ii) from about 10% to about 50% of one or more water soluble polymers; (iii) from about 1% to about 30% of one or more plasticizers; and (iv) from about 0.01% to about 30% water. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271708

Novel methods for providing long-term protective immunity against rabies in animals, based upon administration of replication-deficient flavivirus expressing rabies g

The present invention relates to compositions comprising replication defective chimeric flavivirus anti-rabies vaccines, methods of producing the vaccines, and the administration of such vaccines to companion animals, including dogs. The invention further relates to methods for providing long-term protective immunity against rabies in companion animals, including dogs and cats.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271702

Vaccination of companion animals to elicit a protective immune response against tick infestations and tick-borne pathogen transmission

Compositions of either the aquaporin protein from the cattle tick, rhipicephalus microplus, or a nucleic acid construct incorporating a nucleic acid sequence encoding this aquaporin protein, are effective for eliciting a protective immune response against other tick species in non-bovine animals. The r. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271521

Process of forming a personal care article

A process for forming a personal care article, the process including (a) producing an extrudate from a twin screw extruder, and (b) forming the extrudate into the personal care article. The personal care article includes (i) from about 10% to about 60% of one or more anionic surfactants, wherein the one or more anionic surfactants have a krafft point of less than 30° c.; (ii) from about 10% to about 50% of one or more water soluble polymers; (iii) from about 1% to about 30% of one or more plasticizers; and (iv) from about 10% to about 50% water.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271504

Composition and method of producing personal care compositions with improved deposition properties

The presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates generally to the use of nonionic hydrophobically modified polysaccharides in personal care and household care compositions. More specifically, but not by way of limitation, the presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates to the use of hydrophobically-modified cellulose ethers, such as hydrophobically-modified hydroxyethylcellulose (hmhec) polymers in personal care and household care compositions. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271446

Catalyst for direct synthesis of hydrogen peroxide

A catalyst comprising: a platinum group metal, silver or gold, and a carrier containing niobium or tantalum oxide or niobium or tantalum phosphate, and an oxide other than niobium or tantalum oxide, as well as its use in production of hydrogen peroxide. A process for producing hydrogen peroxide, comprising reacting hydrogen and oxygen in the presence of such catalyst in a reactor, and a process for producing such catalyst.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271441

Process for pure carbon production

The disclosure provides for methods of oxidizing carbide anions, or negative ions, from salt like carbides at low temperatures below about 600° c. In another aspect, the disclosure provides for reactions with intermediate transition metal carbides. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271392

System and method for two and three way zpgm catalyst

Disclosed here are material formulations of use in the conversion of exhaust gases, where the formulations may include copper (cu), cerium (ce), tin (sn), niobium (nb), zirconium (zr), calcium (ca) and combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271384

System and methods for using copper- manganese- iron spinel as zero pgm catalyst for twc applications

A cu—mn—fe spinel on a plurality of support oxides is disclosed as zpgm catalyst. The active phase for zpgm samples may be cu—mn—fe spinel on zro2 or niobium-zirconia support oxide. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271335

Super elastic zirconium alloy for biological use, medical instrument and glasses

Provided is a super elastic alloy for biological use having a high biocompatibility, good processability and super elasticity, said super elastic alloy being a super elastic zirconium alloy for biological use comprising 27-54 mol % inclusive of titanium, 5-9 mol % inclusive of niobium which is a β phase-stabilizing element capable of stabilizing the β phase of zirconium, and 1-4 mol % inclusive in total of tin and/or aluminum which are ω phase-suppressing elements capable of suppressing the ω phase of zirconium, with the balance consisting of zirconium and inevitable impurities.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271311

Internal gear pump

An internal gear pump includes a pinion and an annulus as a return pump in a hydraulic vehicle brake system. The internal gear pump further includes an axial disk and an intermediate piece. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271192

Actuation mechanisms for load management devices on aerodynamic blades

Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for actuating one or more load management devices on a wind turbine and/or a wind turbine blade. Each actuator may exhibit one or more beneficial qualities including appropriate actuation speed/force characteristics, size and/or weight characteristics, and/or increased reliability and consistent operation in a variety of operating conditions. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140271010

Methods for generating gear teeth of a double involute pinion-face gear drive system

Methods for generating gear teeth of a double involute-face gear drive system, curved in their longitudinal direction in form of either shortened, normal or an extended involute curve, include methods for generating the teeth of both components. Methods for generating the teeth of a double involute pinion, shaped in form of a normal involute in their profile direction and curved in their longitudinal direction in form of an either shortened, a normal or an extended involute curve, include the use of one of the following tools (1) a face hob and (2) a conical hob. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140270905

Rotary flex union

A rotary union is disclosed for use in semiconductor processing applications. The rotary is coupled between a platen base and a platen of a rotating platen assembly. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140270617

Stable lithium niobate waveguide devices, and methods of making and using same

Embodiments of the present invention provide stable lithium niobate waveguide devices, and methods of making and using the same. A lithium niobate-based waveguide device may include a z-cut lithium niobate substrate having upper and lower surfaces, an optical waveguide embedded within the lithium niobate substrate, a signal electrode disposed on the upper surface of lithium niobate substrate and parallel to the optical waveguide, guard electrodes disposed on the upper surface of the lithium niobate substrate and flanking but spaced apart from the signal electrode, and a conductive layer on the lower surface of the lithium niobate substrate, wherein the conductive layer serves as a common ground reference for the signal and guard electrodes.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140270586

False flange child resistant closure for recloseable pouch and methods

A reclosable zipper pouch includes a flange in covering relation to a portion of a first wall panel extending between a first zipper profile member and a mouth, when viewed from the open mouth, to provide difficulty to a child to open the pouch, and remain easy for an adult or senior citizen to open the pouch.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140270585

Child resistant pouch having recloseable zipper and methods

A reclosable zipper pouch includes a zipper-operable section and a zipper-non-operable section to provide difficulty to a child to open the pouch, and remain easy for an adult or senior citizen to open the pouch.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140268501

Solid electrolytic capacitor for use in extreme conditions

A capacitor assembly that is capable of performing under extreme conditions, such as at high temperatures and/or high voltages, is provided. The ability to perform at high temperature is achieved in part by enclosing and hermetically sealing the capacitor element within a housing in the presence of a gaseous atmosphere that contains an inert gas, thereby limiting the amount of oxygen and moisture supplied to the solid electrolyte of the capacitor element. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140267367

Expert color system for color selection with color harmony and color emotion intelligence

An expert color selection system that assists the user in selecting color combinations is disclosed. The expert system suggests combinations of colors that are harmonious with each other. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140265872

Device for generating light with a variable color

An illumination system and method is disclosed. In one example, the illumination system comprises a lamp assembly for generating color-variable light, a controller for generating control signals for the lamp assembly, source color input means, preferably a color sensor, for inputting to the controller information defining a source color; a memory associated with the controller, containing information defining at least one color harmony rule. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140265798

Direct drive rack & pinion lift mechanism for refrigerated storage bin

A refrigerator is provided including a refrigerator compartment having a bin door. A storage bin is positioned within the refrigerator compartment. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140265724

Piezoelectric element, piezoelectric actuator, piezoelectric sensor, hard disk drive, and inkjet printer device

A piezoelectric element includes, as a piezoelectric layer, a thin film of potassium sodium niobate that is a perovskite compound represented by a general expression abo3, in which ta (tantalum) is substituted on both of an a site and a b site. Accordingly, the piezoelectric element is provided to increase a reliability of the piezoelectric element using the thin film of potassium sodium niobate and to improve piezoelectric characteristics thereof.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140265723

Piezoelectric element, piezoelectric actuator, piezoelectric sensor, hard disk drive, and inkjet printer device

A piezoelectric element includes, as a piezoelectric layer, a thin film of potassium sodium niobate that is a perovskite compound represented by a general expression abo3, in which sr (strontium) is substituted on both of an a site and a b site and mn (manganese) is substituted only on the a site. Accordingly, the piezoelectric element is provided to decrease a leak current of the piezoelectric element using the thin film of potassium sodium niobate, to increase a withstand voltage thereof and to improve piezoelectric characteristics thereof.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140265680

Starter

Embodiments of the invention provide a starter that includes a motor with an armature that is coupled to a pinion. In some embodiments, the starter can include a main field coil that can be configured and arranged to produce a main magnetic field flux. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140265679

Starter

Embodiments of the invention provide a starter that includes a motor with an armature that is coupled to a pinion. In some embodiments, the starter can include a main field coil that can be configured and arranged to produce a main magnetic field flux. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140265517

Belt tensioner for a safety belt system

A belt tensioner for a seat belt system includes a belt shaft housing, a belt shaft pivoted about an axis in the belt shaft housing, a rope reel tightly connected to the belt shaft. A tensioner drive includes a tensioner tube, a deformable plastic element guided to be longitudinally movable in the tensioner tube, a drive pinion and a pull rope which is partly wound onto the rope reel. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140264994

Process of forming a personal care article

Provided is a process for forming a personal care article comprising producing a personal care article from a twin screw extruder employing blowing agents, the personal care article including (i) from about 10% to about 60% of one or more anionic surfactants, wherein the one or more anionic surfactants have a krafft point of less than about 30° c.; (ii) from about 10% to about 50% of one or more water soluble polymers; (iii) from about 1% to about 30% of one or more plasticizers; and (iv) from about 0.01% to about 40% water. The personal care article has a density of from about 0.05 g/cm3 to about 0.95 g/cm3.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140264328

Semiconductor element

Provided is a semiconductor element including a p-type semiconductor layer that is used in combination with an n-type zno-based semiconductor layer, and that can be formed, even at relatively low temperature, to have a small thickness, high crystallinity, and surface smoothness. The semiconductor element is expected to achieve high performance when used for a large-screen display. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140263821

Automatic pitch change rotary wing rotor system and method of rotor control

A helicopter main rotor control system includes a trunnion head mountable to a rotatable helicopter mast wherein the trunnion head has a control bar pivot supported by the trunnion head and pivotal about an axis substantially at a right angle to the helicopter mast. A control bar extends through the control bar pivot at a right angle thereto, and a pair of opposing leaf hinges are pivotal about the control bar and centered about said trunnion head. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140263272

Yttria-based material coated chemical vapor deposition chamber heater

Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to heated substrate supports having a protective coating thereon. The protective coating is formed from yttrium oxide at a molar concentration ranging from about 50 mole percent to about 75 mole percent; zirconium oxide at a molar concentration ranging from about 10 mole percent to about 30 mole percent; and at least one other component, selected from the group consisting of aluminum oxide, hafnium oxide, scandium oxide, neodymium oxide, niobium oxide, samarium oxide, ytterbium oxide, erbium oxide, cerium oxide, and combinations thereof, at a molar concentration ranging from about 10 mole percent to about 30 mole percent. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140263257

Multi-fuction orbital welding system

A torch head in a welding system for applying a weld to a workpiece, the torch head including a torch head body having a first side, a second side, an inward side and a outer side, the torch head body further including a lower surface and a top surface forming a solid; the torch body defining a slot extending from the lower surface to the top surface on the first side; an electrode assembly including an electrode mounted on the torch body, the electrode extending downward relative to the lower surface of the torch body; a wire adjustment assembly including a bracket supporting a wire guide that receives a wire from a wire supply; the bracket being attached to a rack and pinion supported within the slot, the rack being located inward of the pinion and slideable within the slot, the pinion being rotatable within the slot, and engaged with the rack to move the bracket vertically upon rotation of the pinion to adjust the vertical position of the wire.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140263184

Cmp compositions with low solids content and methods related thereto

Disclosed are a polishing composition and method of polishing a substrate. The composition has low-load (e.g., up to about 0.1 wt. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140262954

Process, method, and system for removing heavy metals from oily solids

Oil is recovered from a mercury containing hg-containing solids containing abradants by mixing the solids with a sulfidic compound in a molar ratio of sulfur compound to mercury from 5:1 to 5,000:1, and the sulfidic compound when dissolved in water, yields s2-, sh—, sx2-, or sxh— anions, and optionally a solvent, forming a mixture. The mixture is then separated to recover a first phase containing treated oil in water, and a second phase containing treated abradants having a reduced concentration of mercury. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140262791

Electrodeposition of an autodepositable polymer

Coating bath compositions and processes useful in depositing organic polymeric coatings on metal substrates at low voltages are provided, the baths comprising one or more dispersed organic film forming polymers; and an etchant; wherein the principle film forming polymer is stabilized in the bath by the presence of anionic surfactant, but can be readily anodically deposited under low voltage. The invention also relates to processes of depositing a coating and metal substrates coated using the baths and processes of the invention.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140262379

Tandem conditioning reels for cultivator with bearing system

A tandem conditioning reel subsystem for use with a fully-integrated tillage implement including two modes of transportation: a working implement mode and a transportation mode, wherein the tandem conditioning reel subsystem includes trunnion bearing joint and a torsion axle arrangement which allows for superior coverage of the surface of a field.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140261910

Nickel beryllium alloy compositions

Disclosed herein are nickel beryllium alloys having improved corrosion and hardness characteristics relative to known nickel beryllium alloys. The alloys have a chemical composition with about 1.5% to 5% beryllium (be) by weight, about 0.5% to 7% niobium (nb) by weight; and nickel (ni). ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140261580

Single-lance reel for internal cleaning and inspection of tubulars

A single-lance reel assembly comprising a reel assembly received onto and disposed to rotate about an axle at a rotary union. The reel assembly further comprises a plurality of spokes separating a rim from a hub. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140261561

Automatic dishwashing detergent compositions comprising ethercarboxylic acids or their salts, which are free of nonionic surfactants

The inventive automatic dishwashing detergent compositions in particular possess an advantageous anti-spotting behavior.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140261454

Tinted antiseptic solutions having improved stability

An antiseptic solution including, a cationic antiseptic agent, a film forming polymer, an anionic tinting agent, and a solvent, wherein the cationic antiseptic agent, the film forming polymer and the anionic tinting agent each remain solubilized within the solution for greater than about 1 hour at 25° c. And 60% relative humidity. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260822

Hammer union wrench

A tool for actuating hammer unions. The tool provides for an arcuate tool head having an aperture which receives the lug or tab of the union. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260821

Hammer union wrench

A tool for actuating hammer unions. The tool provides for an arcuate tool head having a disposed variant and an aperture which receives the lug or tab of the union. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260817

Tool system for hammer union

A tool, a tool system, and method for applying torque to a hammer union. The tool includes a handle attached to a tool head, and the tool head further includes at least two indentations, the indentations having a curved rearward wall and forming a mouth with a first width and a mid-section with a second width, wherein the mid-section width is greater than the mouth width.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260796

Starter for an internal combustion engine

A starter for an internal combustion engine comprises a starter motor and a starter pinion which can be displaced transversely to the longitudinal axis of the motor. The starter pinion is rotatably mounted in an eccentric component which is connected in a rotationally fixed manner to a rotatable transmission component of a transmission that is disposed between the starter motor and the starter pinion.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260795

Starter with speed sensor assembly

A starter assembly adapted for use with an engine having a flywheel and electronic control unit. The starter includes a motor, magnetic field source and a pinion gear engageable with the flywheel. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260793

Starter motor for a motor vehicle

A starter motor includes a motor portion having a stationary field, an armature rotatable relative to the stationary field, an armature shaft coupled to the armature, and a pinion gear slideably disposed relative to the armature shaft and rotatably fixed relative to the armature. The starter motor also includes a solenoid mounted to the motor portion. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260792

Starter

Some embodiments include a starter that includes at least one solenoid coil winding that is integrated with a pinion and plunger assembly. Some embodiments include a starter with an output shaft including a rotational axis coupled to a pinion including pinion teeth, and at least one solenoid coil winding at least partially circumferentially surrounding the pinion, the pinion teeth and the output shaft. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260743

Wheel driving apparatus

A wheel driving apparatus driving a wheel of a forklift, includes a casing; and a reduction gear mechanism section that is disposed inside the casing. A trunnion disposition portion in which a trunnion member is disposed to support a mast of the forklift is provided on an outer periphery of the casing, and an internal gear that configures the reduction gear mechanism section is provided on an inner side of the trunnion disposition portion in a radial direction. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260742

Rack and pinion wear compensation

An automotive steering system includes a steering assembly including a rack and a pinion, and a rack bearing configured to contact the rack, the rack bearing disposed in a rack bearing bore of a housing. The system also includes a wear compensation assembly in fluid communication with a rack bearing bore cavity disposed within the rack bearing, the wear compensation assembly configured to draw fluid into the rack bearing bore cavity in response to movement of the rack bearing within the rack bearing bore.. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260719

Rack bar support device of a steering gear

A rack bar support device supports a rack bar of a steering device of a vehicle toward a pinion shaft, and includes a rack bearing which is disposed opposite the pinion to contact the rack bar and a biasing assembly providing a force of pushing the rack bearing along a biasing axis toward the rack bar to urge the rack bearing to push the rack bar is engaged with the pinion shaft. The biasing assembly includes an adjustment plug, an adjustment assembly and a support plate assembly. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260716

Stop teeth for a pinion and input shaft assembly

A steering system having a pinion and an input shaft is disclosed. The pinion includes an outer surface and at least one pinion stop tooth located along the outer surface. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260564

Connector with structural reinforcement and biocapatible fluid passageway

A connector with a biocompatible fluid passageway and method for manufacturing thereof is described. The biocompatible connector may be used in an analytical instrument (ai) system as a union, an adapter, a tee, a cross, a manifold, a valve, or for other fittings or components. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140260443

Docking apparatus

Some examples of a docking apparatus can be implemented to include a key-lockable mechanical mount. The mount includes a housing, a locking unit, a pinion and a lock plate. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140259937

Low profile latch and closing panel for pet door

The present invention provides improved pet doors, systems and related methods that may be used or installed on the fixed panel of a new or existing sliding door, such as a patio door, without interfering with the sliding movement of the companion door by providing a low profile closing panel and latch.. . ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140259690

Moveable lubrication assembly for power operated rotary knife

A power operated rotary knife (100) and method of operation includes an annular rotary blade (380). The knife further comprises a head assembly (300) extending from a handle assembly (200), the head assembly for rotatably supporting the annular rotary blade. ... Conio Inc

09/18/14 / #20140259329

Decorative foam and method

Decorative foamed articles are prepared from foamed pellets, beads, particles, or other articles of a thermoplastic elastomer infused with a supercritical fluid in a pressurized container, then rapidly depressurized and heated either by immersion in a heated fluid that can rapidly heat the article or with infrared or microwave radiation to heat and foam the pellets, beads, particles, or other articles that are then molded into the articles. The pellets are dyed with a nonionic or anionic dye one of: (1) before being infused with the supercritical fluid, (2) during being infused with the supercritical fluid by a nonionic or anionic dye dissolved or dispersed in the supercritical fluid, which optionally comprises a polar liquid, (3) during immersion in the heated fluid, where the heated fluid contains the dye, or (4) after being foamed.. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140258427

Systems and methods for communicating opinions about and/or to individuals and/or organizations

. . . . Systems and methods allow users to communicate opinions about one or more organizations directly to the one or more organizations. Specifically, a user may communicate praise and/or a grievance relating to an organization. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140257247

Guide wire utilizing a nickel-titanium alloy having high elastic modulus in the martensitic phase

Guide wire devices fabricated from a linear pseudo-elastic ni—ti alloy and methods for their manufacture. The ni—ti alloy that includes nickel, titanium, and about 3 atomic % (at %) to about 30 at % niobium (nb). ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140257197

Multiple dosage injector with rack and pinion dosage system

A dispensing mechanism for delivering a dosage of medicament including a housing, a push button, a crank arm that is slideably engageable with the push button, a ram, and a ratchet gear releasably engageable with the crank arm and ram, translation of the push button along an axis causing the crank arm to engage and rotate the ratchet gear which causes the ram to distally advance relative to the housing.. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140257003

Chemical reaction process with addition of metal halides

The present invention relates to a chemical reaction process, preferably an isomerization process, of at least one hydrocarbon in the presence of an ionic liquid. The chemical reaction is carried out in an apparatus (v1) with at least one metal halide, preferably aluminum halide, being introduced repeatedly or continuously into the apparatus (v1). ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140256960

Gene expression cassette and a transformant, and a method for manufacturing 2-deoxy-scyllo-inosose and a method for purifying 2-deoxy-scyllo-inosose using said transformant

A transformant is prepared to insert at least a gene expression cassette comprising a gene involved in the synthesis of 2-deoxy-scyllo-inosose into e. Coli as host cells. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140256916

Immuno imaging agent for use with antibody-drug conjugate therapy

The invention relates to a companion diagnostic antibody-like binding protein based on the humanized monoclonal antibody, ds6, to be used as diagnostic tool for in vivo detection and quantification of the tumor-associated muc1-sialoglycotope, ca6.. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140256758

Methods for reducing the risk of an adverse teriflunomide and rosuvastatin interaction in multiple sclerosis patients

This invention relates to a method for managing the risk of an adverse interaction between teriflunomide and a substrate of breast cancer resistance protein (bcrp) and/or organic anion transporting polypeptide b1 and b3 (oatp1b1/b3).. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140256675

Ophthalmic compositions and methods for treating eyes

Ophthalmic compositions including compatible solute components and/or polyanionic components are useful in treating eyes, for example, to relieve dry eye syndrome, to protect the eyes against hypertonic insult and/or the adverse effects of cationic species on the ocular surfaces of eyes and/or to facilitate recovery from eye surgery.. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140256604

Cationic viscoelastic surfactant with non-cationic corrosion inhibitor and organic anion for acidizing

A treatment fluid and method treating a zone of a subterranean formation penetrated by a wellbore. The treatment fluid includes: (i) water; (ii) a strong acid; (iii) a cationic viscoelastic surfactant; (iv) an anionic organic component having at least 4 carbon atoms; and (v) a non-cationic corrosion inhibitor; wherein the ph of the treatment fluid is less than 0.5. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140256538

Zeolite core/silica zeolite shell composite, preparing method of the same, and catalyst including the same

The present disclosure relates to a preparing method of a zeolite core/silica zeolite shell composite, which includes adding a zeolite seed crystal into a gel solution containing a silicon-source compound, a structure directing agent and a fluorine anion-source compound, and then, crystallizing the gel solution for growing a silica zeolite shell containing a crystal structure which is coherent with that of the zeolite seed crystal; a zeolite core/silica zeolite shell composite prepared by the preparing method above; and catalytic use of the zeolite core/silica zeolite shell composite.. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140256468

Method for dyeing golf balls and dyed golf balls

A golf ball of a first color is dyed to a second color with an anionic or nonionic disperse dye. Either or both of the cover or an optional clear coating layer on the cover comprises a member selected from the group consisting of polyurethanes, polyureas, polyamides, and combinations thereof, which can be dyed by the anionic or nonionic disperse dye.. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255904

Modulating ischemic injury and preserving/storing tissue

The invention is directed to methods of modulating ischemic injury in tissues and organs, including donor tissue and organs and intact tissue and organs. The invention is further directed to methods of increasing time to ischemic injury in such tissues and organs. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255813

Energy generation and storage using electro-separation methods and devices

Systems and methods for the storage of energy that can be easily converted to electrical power are disclosed. A concentration battery includes a stack of alternating cation and anion exchange membranes separated from one another by alternating first and second spaces; a first reservoir containing a concentrated ionic solution; a second reservoir containing a dilute ionic solution; multiple spaced first fluid pathways in fluid communication with the first reservoir and configured to flow concentrated ionic solution flows into the first spaces; and multiple spaced second fluid pathways in fluid communication with the second reservoir and configured to flow dilute ionic solution flows into the second spaces. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255514

Defoamer useful in a peracid composition with anionic surfactants

Low foaming, highly acidic peroxycarboxylic acid sanitizing compositions are disclosed as having both improved antimicrobial efficacy in comparison to conventional peroxyoctanoic acid and peroxyacetic acid compositions for sanitizing applications. The compositions include a combination of a low-foaming surfactant and an aluminum sulfate (or other metal salt) defoaming agent that is compatible with the highly acidic peroxycarboxylic acid sanitizing compositions. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255473

Steroid hormone delivery systems and methods of preparing the same

The present invention is directed to steroid hormone delivery systems and methods of preparing the same. In particular, the steroid hormone delivery systems provided include a primary construct having one or more hydrophobic steroid hormone esters in the form of a liposome, a lipid particle, a micelle, an emulsion or a niosome which is then formulated into a secondary construct for administration. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255417

Modulation of macrophage activation

The invention is generally directed to promoting m1-type (macrophage m1 polarization) immune response by administering a compound that modulates macrophage activation. The invention is directed to the use of an antibody able to bind to csf-ir for modulating macrophage activation. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255407

Bispecific molecules that are immunoreactive with immune effector cells of a companion animal that express an activating receptor and cells that express b7-h3 and uses thereof

The present invention relates to bispecific molecules that are immunoreactive to an activating receptor of a companion animal immune effector cell and to b7-h3, and to the use of such bispecific molecules in the treatment of cancer in companion animals.. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255384

Methods of treating and preventing social communication disorder in patients by intranasal administration of insulin

Methods for delivering an effective amount of insulin to the central nervous system to treat social communication disorder while minimizing systemic exposure to the administered insulin. The present invention provides these advantages by administering at least an effective amount of insulin and/or pharmaceutical composition(s) thereof, to the upper third of the nasal cavity, thereby bypassing the blood-brain barrier and delivering an effective amount of insulin and/or pharmaceutical compound(s) thereof directly to the cns. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255305

Immuno imaging agent for use with antibody-drug conjugate therapy

The invention relates to a companion diagnostic antibody-like binding protein based on the humanized monoclonal antibody, ds6, to be used as diagnostic tool for in vivo detection and quantification of the tumor-associated muc1-sialoglycotope, ca6.. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255246

Medical device having niobium nitinol alloy

Guide wire devices and other intra-corporal medical devices fabricated from a ni—ti—nb alloy and methods for their manufacture. The ni—ti alloy includes nickel, titanium, and niobium either up to its solubility limit in ni—ti, or in amounts over 15 atomic percent so as to provide a dual phase alloy. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140255236

Internal gear pump

An internal gear pump for a hydraulic vehicle brake system includes a bearing formed for a pump shaft in a tubular form. The bearing is integrally formed with a housing of the internal gear pump. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140252727

Chuck for apparatus for machining a tubular rotating workpiece

The invention relates to a chuck (1) for a machine tool for machining a tubular workpiece which rotates about a rotational axis (4) that coincides with the centre of the chuck, comprising at least two chucking slides (7a, b, c) that are designed to be positionable radially with respect to the rotational axis (4) in order to release and chuck the workpiece, are arranged on the end side of and in a manner distributed uniformly around the circumference of a chuck head plate (2), and bear chucking jaws (8a, b, c). The operating characteristics for the central and/or balancing chucking of a tube are improved when each chucking slide (7a, b, c) is assigned firstly transverse slides (9a, b, c) which are provided tangentially to the rotational axis (4) in the head plate (2), are acted upon by an adjusting means and have a slide block (11) formed as a rack (12) on a longitudinal side, and secondly separate toothed wheels (19a, b, c) which mesh with the racks (12), wherein each chucking slide (7a, b, c) is provided on its underside with a driving claw (17) which, in order to deflect the movement of the transverse slide (9a, b, c) in an adjusting movement, extending at right angles to the pp rotational axis (4), of the chucking slide (7a, b, c), is in engagement with a slot-like guide groove (16) provided in the slide block (11) of the transverse slide (9a, b, c), and wherein the toothed wheels (19a, b, c) are assigned a coupling pinion (20) that can be engaged and disengaged axially with respect to the rotational axis.. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140251920

Enhanced foam removal of total suspended solids and multiply charged cations from aqueous or aqueous/oil mixed phase via increased viscoelasticity

The present invention provides improved methods for purifying and/or removing multiply charged cations and suspended solids from water. In particular the process relates to an additive composition that has the appropriate surfactant characteristics for effectively removing multiply charged cations and suspended solids from an aqueous or oil/aqueous mixed phase via foam fractionation. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140251810

Method for regenerating aqueous dispersions and cell package for electrodialysis

The present invention relates to a method for reducing the ionic strength or the concentration of certain polyvalent ions in aqueous dispersions of organic binding agents or inorganic solid bodies by electrodialysis, and a cell package suitable for use in the method. This method permits stabilization of aqueous compositions of the dispersed components by regulating the ionic strength or the concentration of certain polyvalent ions thereby increasing the durability and throughput times of coating baths. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140251624

Method of servicing a wellbore with an aqueous gel containing a friction reducer

A well may be serviced with a fluid formulated with components comprising a friction reducer having at least one polymer unit chosen from acrylamide groups, acrylate groups, sulfo groups, and maleic acid groups; and an anionic surfactant, a cationic surfactant and an aqueous base capable of forming a viscoelastic gel.. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140251607

Nonionic surfactants for enhanced crude oil recovery

The present disclosure provides methods of using a nonionic surfactant for enhanced oil recovery, where the nonionic surfactant is prepared with a double metal cyanide catalyst. The present disclosure also provides for an emulsion that includes carbon dioxide, a diluent and the nonionic surfactant.. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140251196

Compact self-monitoring self-stabilizing air displacement watercraft lift

A free-floating, compact, self-stabilizing, self-monitoring, remote-controlled, shallow-water, solar, high-speed, air displacement watercraft lift constructed of polyethylene tanks, and non-metallic structure. This device provides vertical lifting by inflating 4 or more air tanks at once using a blower for each tank, pushing water out an exit hole on the bottom of each tank. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140251087

Production of nanostructures

Methods of producing nanowires and resulting nanowires are described. In one implementation, a method includes heating a reaction mixture including (i) a solvent; (ii) a metal-containing reagent; (iii) a templating agent; and (iv) a seed-promoting agent (spa) that is a source of halide anions, thereby producing a product that includes nanowires of the metal. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140251046

Multi-speed transmission

A vehicle transmission includes first, second, third and fourth meshing gear-pinion pairs. The transmission produces a first speed ratio through a power path that includes first and second input shafts, a gear coupler and the first, second and third gear-pinion pairs. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140251035

Steering rack wear compensator assembly

A wear compensator assembly configured for exerting a predetermined biasing force on a rack and a pinion shaft of a steering gear assembly is disclosed. The wear compensator assembly includes a cam member having a seating surface and a biasing member seated against the seating surface of the cam member. ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140250711

Electrical machine for extracting liquids

The present invention is an electric liquid extractor machine of the type that includes a basket for holding the product and that is designed to carry out operations such as centrifuging, draining or extracting of liquids, or other processing operations of habitual products in industrial kitchens or other types, structured on the basis of a rigid assembly including at least one body and an interior base, a movable assembly including at least one motor element, a drive shaft and a perforated basket, and a movable cover for the passage of products to the interior of the machine, characterised in that the union between the rigid assembly and the movable assembly is done by means of anti-vibration or flexible anchors.. . ... Conio Inc

09/11/14 / #20140250609

Method for dyeing golf balls and dyed golf balls

A golf ball of a first color is dyed to a second color with an anionic or nonionic disperse dye. Either or both of a pigmented coating layer or an optional clear coating layer on the pigmented coating layer comprises a member selected from the group consisting of polyurethanes, polyureas, polyamides, and combinations thereof, which can be dyed by the anionic or nonionic disperse dye.. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140250112

Systems and methods using reputation or influence scores in search queries

One or more processors determine reputation scores for one or more subjects based on connections. One or more processors use a plurality of citations, with each citation representing an expression of opinion or description by a subject on an object. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140250102

Method and apparatus for data preheating

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and an apparatus for data preheating, which relate to database technologies, so as to increase a responding speed of a database system, reduce frequent io on a magnetic disk, and improve overall performance of the database system. The method includes: when a database is started, reading hit ratio information from a flash memory device and reading user configuration information from a hard disk; obtaining a union set of a preset hot data table in the user configuration information and a hot data table in the hit ratio information; determining the total number of to-be-loaded hot data blocks from the union set; according to the storage proportions, determining the to-be-loaded hot data block to be stored into a shared buffer and the flash memory device; and separately storing the to-be-loaded hot data block into the shared buffer and the flash memory device.. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140249888

Method and apparatus for conducting an information brokering service

A system and method is provided that provides an early indication of consensus of opinion among a number of users regarding an event or observation indicated by a user. Such an opinion may be interesting to an information consumer, who may be interested in determining the outcome of the consensus relating to the event or observation, or may otherwise desire to perform surveillance or survey of a particular issue or subject. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140249606

Organic ionic compounds, compositions and electronic devices

The present invention relates inter alia to novel compositions, compounds and formulations of multi-charged organic cations or anions having a functional organic group or a non-functional organic group. The present invention further relates to devices comprising the these compositions, compounds or formulations.. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140249310

Tridentate platinum (ii) complexes

In which ar1 is a 1,2-diazole ring, ar2 is a pyridine ring, and ar3 is a phenyl ring. Ar1, ar2, and ar3 together form a tridentate ligand coordinated to the platinum through atoms x, y, and z, respectively, and x, y, and z are independently carbon or nitrogen. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140249284

Cross-linked polyaminocarboxylates for the removal of metal ions from aqueous solutions

The cross-linked polyaminocarboxylates for the removal of metal ions from aqueous solutions of the present invention are cross-linked anionic polyelectrolytes cape 6 and cape 9, containing ph-responsive amino acid residues. The cross-linked anionic polyelectrolytes have been synthesized via cycloco-polymerization and ter-polymerization of a diallylammonioethanoate monomer (90 mol %) and a cross-linker, 1,1,4,4-tetraallylpiperazinium dichloride (10 mol %) in the absence of so2 (cape 6) and in the presence of so2 (cape 9), respectively. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140249278

Novel ionomer

An ionomer has an aba-type triblock structure, wherein an a-block is an ionic polymer block including a structural unit having a general formula (i) expressed as follows: —(ch2—cr1(coom1/y)- where r1 is one of a methyl group and hydrogen, m is one of metal, nh4, organic ammonium and imidazolium, and y is a valence of an m ion, and a b-block is a nonionic polymer block selected from a group consisting of an olefin (co) polymer block, a vinyl (co) polymer block, a diene (co) polymer block, a polyester resin block and a polycarbonate resin block.. . ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140249079

Injectable solution at ph 7 comprising at least one basal insulin the isoelectric point of which is between 5.8 and 8.5 and a hydrophobized anonic polymer

The invention relates to a composition in the form of an injectable aqueous solution, the ph of which is between 6.6 and 7.8, including at least: a) a basal insulin, the isoelectric point pi of which is between 5.8 and 8.5; and b) a hydrophobized anionic polymer. In one embodiment, the compositions according to the invention also includes a prandial insulin.. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140249068

Concentrated alkyl ether sulfate amine salt compositions

Phase stable, concentrated liquid detergent compositions containing from 21% to 74% by weight of at least one alkyl ether sulfate amine salt anionic surfactant are disclosed. The concentrated liquid detergent compositions also include from 2% to 50% by weight nonionic surfactants and contain less than 50% by weight water. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140249059

Ashless or reduced ash quaternary detergents

A composition of an oil-soluble ionic detergent that does not contribute metal ions to the composition, and which comprises a quaternary non-metallic pnictogen cation and an organic anion having at least one hydrocarbyl group of sufficient length to impart oil solubility to the detergent, the detergent having a total base number (tbn) to total acid number (tan) ratio of at least 2:1 imparts ash-free basicity to a lubricant composition.. . ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248637

Composition for diagnosis of lung cancer and diagnosis kit of lung cancer

Disclosed is as a biomarker useful in early diagnosis of lung cancer, at least one protein selected from the group including quescin-sulfhydryl oxidase 1, fibrillin-1, isoform a of lamin-a/c, latent-transforming growth factor beta-binding protein 2, galectin-1, highly similar to dickkopf-related protein 3, isoform a1-b of heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein a1, 14-3-3 protein epsilon, stanniocalcin-2, cystatin-c, isoform 1 of connective tissue growth factor, profilin-1, isoform 1 of extracellular matrix protein 1, histone h2b type 2-e, kinesin-like protein kif26a, zinc finger protein 516, and isoform 1 of a-kinase anchor protein 9.. . ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248531

Negative electrode active material for energy storage devices and method for making the same

The described embodiments provide an energy storage device that includes a positive electrode including a material that stores and releases ion, a negative electrode including nb-doped tio2(b), and a non-aqueous electrolyte containing lithium ions. The described embodiments provide a method including the steps of combining at least one titanium compound and at least one niobium compound in ethylene glycol to form a precursor solution, adding water into the precursor solution to induce hydrolysis and condensation reactions, thereby forming a reaction solution, heating the reaction solution to form crystallized particles, collecting the particles, drying the collected particles, and applying a thermal treatment at a temperature >350° c. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248335

Compositions of multicationic drugs for reducing interactions with polyanionic biomolecules and methods of use thereof

The present invention relates, in part, to a composition comprising a multicationic drug and an organic multianion. In some embodiments, the multicationic drug is enclosed within a carrier. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248332

Composition comprising an onion extract and liposomes

The present invention relates to a composition comprising a first onion extract (a), and liposomes, wherein at least a portion of the onion extract is encapsulated in the liposomes. Furthermore the present invention relates to a method for preparing a composition comprising a first onion extract (a), and liposomes, wherein at least a portion of the onion extract is encapsulated in the liposomes. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248328

Methods of treating amniotic membranes using supercritical fluids and compositions and apparatuses prepared therefrom

A method of sterilizing compositions prepared from amniotic membrane tissues may include harvesting placental tissue, separation of amniotic membrane tissue, and treatment of the amniotic membrane tissue with a supercritical fluid such as carbon dioxide. Treatment with supercritical fluid may subject the amniotic membrane tissue to conditions sufficient to sterilize the tissue yet maintain at least some biological function of the sterilized composition. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248325

Cell-free tissue replacement for tissue engineering

The present invention is a natural, cell-free tissue replacement that does not require difficult or extensive preparation made by washing tissue replacement in a solution including one or more sulfobetaines and an anionic surface-active detergent and washing the tissue replacement in serial solutions of the buffered salt to remove excess detergent. The natural, cell-free tissue replacement may be a nerve graft that supports axonal regeneration, guides the axons toward the distal nerve end and/or is immunologically tolerated. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248230

Hair care treatment agent

Hair treatment agents include at least one quaternary ammonium compound according to formula (i), in which n denotes an integer from 10 to 24 and x− denotes an anion, at least one quaternary ammonium compound according to formula (ii) in which m denotes an integer from 10 to 24 and x− denotes an anion, at least one quaternary ammonium compound of formula (iii) in which r and r′ independently of one another each denote a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched hydrocarbon residue having a chain length of 18 to 30 carbon atoms and x″ denotes an anion, and at least one cationic copolymer, including monomers of formula (iv) and monomers of formula (v) in which r1 to r9 independently of one another denote hydrogen or c1-4 alkyl (r6, r7, r8 or r9 denotes c1-4 alkyl), n denotes integers from 1 to 8 and a− denotes a physiologically acceptable anion. . ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248229

Nourishing hair treatment composition

Hair treatment compositions, including at least one quaternary imidazoline derivative having at least two long fat residues of the formula (i) set forth herein, in which the r1 and r2 residues are each independently a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched hydrocarbyl residue having a chain length of 18 to 30 carbon atoms and x— is an anion, at least one amine and/or a cationized amine and at least one esterquat, are enhanced when they additionally include poly(2-methacryloyloxyethyltrimethylammonium chloride) (inci name: polyquaternium-37) to improve combability, shine and elasticity.. . ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248228

Hair treatment composition with cationic care substance and uv filter

Hair treatment agents combining improved care effects, in particular improved combability, softness and shine of the hair, with a viscosity stability over wide temperature ranges include—relative to their weight—0.1 to 20 wt. % of at least one uv filter and 0.1 to 30 wt. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248214

High-concentration aqueous dispersions of graphene using nonionic, biocompatible copolymers

Methods of using a surface active block copolymer to disperse graphene in an aqueous medium, such dispersions which can be subsequently separated and processed for a range of end-use applications, including biomedical applications.. . ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248151

Floating water wave energy collecting and transducing system

Provided is a floating water wave energy collection and conversion system, which comprises at least two buoyant members (101, 102) floating on the surface of the water and connected movably with each other in series, wherein the movable connection can be a hinged connection. A power transmission device and an energy conversion device (103) are provided on the buoyant members and the power transmission device and the energy conversion device (103) of adjacent buoyant members (101, 102) are movably connected with each other, being able to make a relative movement with respect to each other. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140248118

Start-up method for a wind turbine and a control assembly

A method for starting-up a wind turbine having a rotor with at least one rotor blade is provided. The method includes rotating the at least one rotor blade towards a main operating position using a pitch drive system including a pitch bearing supporting the at least one rotor blade, and a pitch-driving pinion meshing with the pitch bearing; and activating a pump to feed a lubricant to a lubrication pinion meshing with one of the pitch bearing and the pitch-driving pinion before the at least one rotor blade reaches the main operating position so that the lubricant is mainly transferred to a load portion of the pitch bearing and/or a load portion of the pitch-driving pinion. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140247394

High definition media content processing

High definition media content processing techniques are described in which enhanced media content rendering techniques may be performed to output high definition media content. In an implementation, luma keying may be provided to define clear pixels in a composite output using an optimum set of graphics processing instructions. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140246539

Landing gear drive systems

A drive system for rotating a wheel of an aircraft landing gear includes a motor operable to rotate a first drive pinion via a first drive path and a driven gear adapted to be fixed to the wheel. The drive system has a first configuration in which the first drive pinion is capable of meshing with the driven gear to permit the motor to drive the driven gear via the first drive path. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140246318

Desalination system and method

A desalination system comprises at least one desalination cell. The at least one desalination cell comprises first and second electrodes, an anion exchange layer and a cation ion exchange layer disposed on the respective first and second electrodes, and a spacer disposed between the first and second electrodes. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140246265

Hydraulic motor driven rack and pinion steering assembly

A rack and pinion steering apparatus for a heavy-duty vehicle includes a housing, a gear rack slidably coupled to the housing and including a plurality of rack gear teeth, and a pinion gear including a plurality of pinion gear teeth in meshing engagement with the plurality of rack gear teeth. The apparatus also includes a hydraulic motor including an output shaft coupled to and configured to rotate the pinion gear and a limiter coupled to the housing and configured to reduce an output steering force of the gear rack.. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140245984

Mobile assembly comprising a starter drive unit and a control lever, for meshing with a starter ring gear of a heat engine, and a heat engine starter comprising such an assembly

Mobile assembly (500) for meshing with a toothed starter ring gear (c) of a heat engine comprises: a drive unit (1) provided with a pinion (11); a starter drive element (118); a pivoting control lever (20) including a lower forked end having two arms; and a friction clutch (300), pinion being rotationally fixed with a casing partially housing the drive element (118) and comprising the reaction plate (112) of the clutch. The lever (20) is associated with means for closing the clutch and is configured to move the casing axially, while the closure means are configured to move the drive element axially in order to tighten the friction clutch. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140245853

Landing gear drive systems

A drive system for rotating a wheel of an aircraft landing gear includes a motor operable to rotate a first drive pinion via a first drive path and a driven gear adapted to be fixed to the wheel. The drive system has a first configuration in which the first drive pinion is capable of meshing with the driven gear to permit the motor to drive the driven gear via the first drive path. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140245852

Drive unit for a vehicle wheel

The drive unit (19) according to the invention for light vehicles, in particular bicycles, comprises a wheel unit (20) and a motor unit (21). The wheel unit (20) includes a gear ring (27) and at least one, preferably two support tracks (31, 35) on which the motor unit (21), which is movably supported but circumferentially fixed to the frame (11), runs. ... Conio Inc

09/04/14 / #20140245543

Foam dye composition comprising at least one particular oxyethylenated nonionic surfactant

The invention relates to a composition for dyeing human keratin fibres such as the hair, in foam form, comprising at least one alkaline agent, at least one oxidizing agent, at least one oxidation dye precursor and at least one nonionic surfactant of forty (i) r-0-(ch2—ch2-0)n-h (i) in which r represents a linear or branched c10-c18 alkyl or alkenyl radical, n represents a number ranging from 10 to 15. The invention also relates to a process for dyeing human keratin fibres using this composition. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140244496

Systems, apparatus and methods for mobile companion prepaid card

. . . . . . Systems, apparatus and methods for providing an un-personalized and un-embossed mobile companion prepaid card to a consumer having a mobile wallet account. An embodiment includes a wallet provider computer receiving an approval request from an agent device for a mobile companion prepaid card for a consumer. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140244476

Continuous dialog to reduce credit risks

A financial interaction related to personal data analytics and behavioral data is facilitated. The financial interaction drives behaviors to affect a real-time credit risk, and provides direct feedback during the financial interaction. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243911

Biodegradable, magnesium-containing bone screws, methods for their preparation and medical applications therefor

The invention relates to a biodegradable, magnesium-containing bone screw for implanting into a patient body for use in medical applications, such as, orthopedic, craniofacial and cardiovascular surgery. The bone screw has a head, shaft and tip. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243801

Surgical instrument end effector articulation drive with pinion and opposing racks

An apparatus comprises a body and a shaft assembly. The shaft assembly is in communication with the body and comprises an end effector, first cam gear, second cam gear, and a lock bar. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243612

Simultanious multi-parameter physiological monitoring device with local and remote analytical capability

Handheld medical diagnostic instrument that provides high time-resolution pulse waveforms associated with multiple parameters including blood pressure measurements, blood oxygen saturation levels, electrocardiograph (ecg) measurements, and temperature measurements. The device stores and analyzes the pulse waveforms simultaneously obtained from all tests, and thereby allows an unusually detailed view into the functioning of the user's cardiovascular heart-lung system. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243480

Novel anionic polymerization initiator, use thereof for synthesizing a diene elastomer having an alkyne function at the chain end, and funcionalized diene elastomer

The use of such a polymerization initiator makes possible the synthesis of a diene elastomer bearing, at one or each of its chain ends, a group comprising an alkyne functional group with a high degree of functionalization.. . ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243468

Cross-linkable monomers and polymers and the use thereof

The invention relates to novel cross-linkable monomers that may be polymerized with ethylenically unsaturated comonomers to form cross-linkable copolymers. Said copolymers may particularly be used in the form of aqueous dispersions as formaldehyde-free adhesives or as coatings with good water resistance. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243458

Powdery hydrophilic polymer, method for producing the same, and flocculating agent using same

Provided is a powdery hydrophilic polymer by aggregating a hydrophilic polymer comprising a water-in-oil emulsion in a liquid form by emulsion breaking and granulating the aggregate, followed by drying. As an emulsion breaker, ionic surfactants, nonionic surfactants having an hlb value of 11 to 20, or oil-soluble polymer compounds having a hydrophilic group and a hydrophobic group can be used. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243349

Gamma-diketones as wnt/beta -catenin signaling pathway activators

The present disclosure provides γ-diketones or analogs thereof, that activate wnt/β-catenin signaling and thus treat or prevent diseases related to signal transduction, such as osteoporosis and osteoarthropathy; osteogenesis imperfecta, bone defects, bone fractures, periodontal disease, otosclerosis, wound healing, craniofacial defects, oncolytic bone disease, traumatic brain injuries or spine injuries, brain atrophy/neurological disorders related to the differentiation and development of the central nervous system, including parkinson's disease, strokes, ischemic cerebral disease, epilepsy, alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia; otic disorders like cochlear hair cell loss; eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema or retinitis pigmentosa and diseases related to differentiation and growth of stem cell, such as hair loss, hematopoiesis related diseases and tissue regeneration related diseases.. . ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243253

Structured detergent or cleaning agent having a flow limit

The invention describes a stable liquid washing agent or liquid cleaning agent having a yield point and very good dispersing properties. The agents contain anionic and nonionic surfactants as well as inorganic salt, at a specific ratio to one another. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243247

Ashless or reduced ash quaternary detergents

A composition of an oil-soluble ionic detergent that does not contribute metal ions to the composition, and which comprises a quaternary non-metallic pnictogen cation and an organic anion having at least one hydrocarbyl group of sufficient length to impart oil solubility to the detergent, the detergent having a total base number (tbn) to total acid number (tan) ratio of at least 2:1 imparts ash-free basicity to a lubricant composition.. . ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243216

Methods for separating nucleic acids by size

The present invention pertains to a method for isolating nucleic acids by size from a sample comprising nucleic acids of different sizes using an anion exchange matrix, wherein nucleic acids of a preselected size or a preselected size range are isolated by varying the ph value during elution and/or binding.. . ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243145

Planetary gear device for vehicle power transmission device

A planetary gear device of vehicular power transmitting system includes a carrier, pinion gears, a sun gear, a ring gear, and a cylindrical output member disposed coaxially with the carrier and having the ring gear on inner surface, and a radially outer output gear on outer surface. The carrier is supported by a stationary support wall non-rotatably. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243144

Planetary pinion shaft

A planetary drive including a planet carrier with two axially spaced supports that include aligned bores is provided. A planetary gear is located on a through hardened pinion shaft extending axially through the aligned bores. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140243136

Drive apparatus for an electric automobile

A drive apparatus for an electric automobile in which a planetary gear transmission 12 is assembled for which it is possible to lengthen the traveling distance per one electric charge, and thus improve the convenience of the electric automobile. A planetary gear transmission 12 comprises a first single-pinion planetary gear mechanism 16 and a second double-pinion planetary gear mechanism 17, and after changing the power from first and second electric motors 10, 11 by a desired gear ratio, transmits the power to a driven-side rotating shaft 15. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242798

Polishing composition

A polishing composition of the present invention is used for polishing an object containing a phase-change alloy and is characterized by containing an ionic additive. Examples of the ionic additive include a cationic surfactant, an anionic surfactant, an amphoteric surfactant, and a cationic water-soluble polymer.. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242743

Sensor integrated slit for pushbroom hyperspectral system

An entry slit panel for a push-broom hyperspectral camera is formed at least partly from a silicon wafer on which at least one companion sensor is fabricated, whereby the companion sensor is co-planar with the slit and detects light imaged on the panel but not on the slit. In embodiments, the companion sensor is a panchromatic sensor or a sensor that detects light outside the wavelength range of the camera. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242741

Material for forming passivation film for semiconductor substrate, passivation film for semiconductor substrate and method of producing the same, and photovoltaic cell element and method of producing the same

The invention provides a material for forming a passivation film for a semiconductor substrate. The material includes a polymer compound having an anionic group or a cationic group.. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242474

Electrochemical energy storage device, and active material for the same and production method thereof

Disclosed is a high-capacity electrochemical energy storage device in which a conversion reaction proceeds as the oxidation-reduction reaction, and the separation (hysteresis) between the electrode potentials for oxidation and reduction is small. The electrochemical energy storage device includes a first electrode including a first active material, a second electrode including a second active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte interposed between the first and second electrodes. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242376

Polyelectrolyte multilayers having salt-controlled internal structures

A method, and an article made therefrom, of: contacting a substrate with a first solution of a first polyelectrolyte polymer to form a layer of the first polyelectrolyte polymer on the substrate; and contacting the layer of the first polyelectrolyte polymer with a second solution of a second polyelectrolyte polymer to form a layer of the second polyelectrolyte polymer on the layer of the first polyelectrolyte polymer. The first polyelectrolyte is a polyanion or polycation polymer. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242290

Laser-markable compositions

A laser-markable composition comprises a binder and an oxyanion of a multivalent metal.. . ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242174

Treating cough and tussive attacks

The invention is directed towards carcainium in the form of a salt having an anion an−, wherein an− is an anion of pharmaceutically acceptable acid for use in the treatment and/or suppression of cough, tussive attacks or tussive episodes in a patient.. . ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242145

Chitosan nanofiber for anionic protein drug delivery, method of preparing the same, and pharmaceutical preparation for transmucosal administration comprising the chitosan nanofiber

A chitosan nanofiber for delivering an anionic protein drug, a method of preparing the same, and a pharmaceutical preparation for transmucosal administration including the chitosan nanofiber are provided. The chitosan nanofiber including an anionic protein drug in a core and chitosan in a shell is prepared by coaxial electrospinning an aqueous solution of the anionic protein drug through an inner nozzle and a solution of the chitosan or a chitosan derivative through an outer nozzle.. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242097

Methods

A method for promoting entry of an agent (introduced agent) into a cell, the method comprising the step of complexing the introduced agent in the presence of an entry-promoting agent and then exposing to cells, wherein the entry-promoting agent comprises a linear and/or branched or cyclic polymonoguanide/polyguanidine, polybiguanide, analogue or derivative thereof according to the following formula 1a & b. The method also provides a means for formation of nanoparticles formed between the entry promoting agent and the introduced agent. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140242043

Methods for preventing or treating optic neuritis

The invention is directed to methods for preventing and/or treating optic neuritis. The invention is further directed to reducing inflammation associated with the development of optic neuritis. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140239920

Supercapacitor with metal cyanometallate anode and carbonaceous cathode

A method is provided for charging a supercapacitor. The method initially provides a supercapacitor with a metal cyanometallate (mcm) particle anode, an electrolyte including a salt (db) made up of cations (d+) anions (b−), and a cathode including carbonaceous materials (□). ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140239641

Apparatus for starting engine mounted on-vehicle

In a starter for starting an on-vehicle engine, a solenoid is provided to push a pinion gear. The solenoid has an electromagnetic coil composed of a single coil and electrically separated from a motor circuit, a fixed core, and a plunger. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140239074

Method of designing & manufacturing an anti-counterfeiting rfid tag, the anti-counterfeiting rfid tag and the anti-counterfeiting package

The invention relates to a method of designing & manufacturing anti-counterfeiting rfid tags, the anti-counterfeiting rfid tags obtained and the anti-counterfeiting package related. The invention belongs to application of radio frequency identification technology. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140238949

Multi-compartment drink bottle

A multi-compartment drink bottle comprising at least two nipples, at least two end caps and at least one union. Each nipple includes a substantially cylindrical hollow tube having two opposingly disposed ends, a diameter and an external mating surface disposed on each of the two opposingly disposed ends of the nipple. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140238943

Method for treating suspensions of solid particles in water using post hydrolyzed polymers

A method for treating a suspension of mineral particles in water, such as mineral tailings, includes the step of contacting the suspension of mineral particles in water with a specific water-soluble polymer. This polymer is preferably a water-soluble polymer having an anionicity of between 10 to 55 mol %, and more preferably 20 to 50 mol %. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140238935

Mixed-mode chromatography membranes

Described are composite materials and methods of using them for mixed-mode chromatography. In certain embodiments, the composite material comprises a support member, comprising a plurality of pores extending through the support member; and a multi-functional cross-linked gel. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140238665

System, method and apparatus for manufacturing stable cement slurry for downhole injection

A method for manufacturing stable lightweight cement slurry in a continuous manner for downhole injection comprising the steps of manufacturing a foamed gas having desired density ranging from about 2.15 to about 2.35 lb/cubic ft. And utilizing foam stabilizing nonionic surfactant. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140238445

Two step method of cleaning, sanitizing, and rinsing a surface

Methods employing detergent compositions comprising phosphinosuccinic acid oligomers (pso) in combination with a sanitizing rinse aid are disclosed. The methods beneficially clean, sanitize and rinse a surface in an efficient two-step process. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140238160

Oil pumping unit with pinion reciprocating on rack

An oil pumping unit with pinion reciprocating on rack has a base, a housing, crown block, a steel wire rope, a motor, a reducer, a pinion, and a rack. Rack seats are fixed on the inner sides of the front portion of the housing, and the rack is secured on the rack seats. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140237935

Ultra-high strength rebar

A high mechanical strength reinforcement, hot rolled steel, in particular, rebar suitable for construction in areas prone to seismic activity, comprising iron, at most 0.4 weight percent carbon, at most about 0.4 weight percent vanadium and/or niobium, at most about 1.6 weight percent of manganese, at most about 0.5 weight percent of silicon, and the usual residual elements of scrap steel. A method of reinforcing a dwelling from damage resulting from seismic activity, the method comprising providing, as a component of the dwelling, at least one high strength, hot rolled steel rebar with high mechanical strength which meets the requirements of construction, in particular, rebar suitable for construction in areas prone to seismic activity, comprising iron, at most 0.4 weight percent carbon, at most about 0.4 weight percent vanadium and/or niobium, at most about 1.6 weight percent of manganese, at most about 0.5 weight percent of silicon, and the usual residual elements of scrap steel.. ... Conio Inc

08/28/14 / #20140237734

Color intensification by polyquaternium

An agent for coloring keratinic fibers included in a cosmetic carrier includes at least one cationic acrylic acid ester copolymer including at least one structural unit of the general formula (i), at least one structural unit of the general formula (ii), and at least one structural unit of the general formula (iii), in which r1, r2, r3, r4, r6 mutually independently denote a hydrogen atom or a c1 to c6 alkyl group, r5, r5′, r5″ mutually independently denote a c1 to c20 alkyl group, a c2 to c6 alkenyl group, or a c2 to c6 hydroxyalkyl group, r7 denotes a c1 to c6 alkyl group, a c2 to c6 hydroxyalkyl group, or a c2 to c6 polyhydroxyalkyl group, n denotes an integer from 1 to 50,000, m denotes an integer from 2 to 6, x− denotes a physiologically acceptable anion. The agent further includes at least one color-changing compound.. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140237206

Managing personal information on a network

. . . . Devices, systems, and methods are provided for managing personal information by providing a centralized source or database for a user's information and enabling the user to regulate privacy levels for each information item or category of information. Templates are provided as a table of hierarchies or an onion layers model. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140236966

Methods and systems to estimate query responses based on data set sketches

Methods and systems for estimate derivation are described. In one embodiment, a query may be received with a predicate for sets over a collection of items. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140236453

Method and device for monitoring an engagement process of an engaging pinion of a starter motor

A method for monitoring an engagement process of an engaging pinion of a starter motor for a vehicle drive, in which an armature of the starter motor is moved, includes detecting a magnetic coil signal while current is applied to the magnetic coil of the magnet, in order to obtain a signal profile, particularly a current profile; generating a frequency profile by transforming the signal profile using a time-frequency transform; comparing the frequency profile to at least one reference frequency profile; and monitoring the engagement process based on the comparison.. . ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140235881

Method for producing 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furfural or alkyl ether derivatives thereof using an ion exchange resin in the presence of an organic solvent

The present invention relates to a method for producing a furan-based compound using an ion exchange resin in the presence of an organic solvent. In the method for producing a furan-based compound according to the present invention, a furan-based compound is made from an aldose-type hexose compound in the presence of an organic solvent by using an anion exchange resin and a cation exchange resin. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140235795

Highly functional graft copolymer and method for preparing the same

This invention relates to a highly functional graft copolymer and a method of preparing the same, and more particularly, to a highly functional graft copolymer including a main chain of a highly elastic ethylene-based terpolymer including, at a predetermined molar ratio, an ethylene unit, an α-olefin unit having 6 to 12 carbon atoms, and at least one functional unit selected from the group consisting of divinylbenzene and p-methylstyrene, and a side chain of a polar polymer for imparting functionality, and to a method of preparing the highly functional graft copolymer by performing anionic polymerization after catalytic polymerization using a metallocene catalyst.. . ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140235589

Mixed agrochemical emulsion composition comprising organic phosphorous pesticide and chlorpicrin

(wherein, r1 represents a c1-4 linear or branched alkyl group; r2 represents a c1-4 linear or branched alkyl group; r3 represents a nitrogenated heterocyclic group which may have a substituent or a group —or4 (wherein r4 represents a nitrogenated heterocyclic group which may have a substituent; and x and y each independently represent an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom, wherein y is a sulfur atom when x is an oxygen atom, and y is an oxygen atom when x is a sulfur atom); chloropicrin; and a nonionic surfactant. The composition has excellent storage stability and excellent emulsifying properties in water and can be sprayed and applied conveniently by diluting the composition with water, in spite of a fact that both chloropicrin and the organic phosphorous pesticide, which are effective for the control of pests, are contained.. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140235524

Structured detergent or cleaning agent having a flow limit ii

The invention describes a stable liquid washing agent or liquid cleaning agent having a yield point and very good dispersing properties. The agents contain anionic and nonionic surfactants as well as inorganic salt and cosurfactant. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140235420

Control system for a decanter centrifuge

A torque sensing device capable of measuring the force exerted by a torque arm on a lever is positioned between the torque arm and the lever. The torque arm is connected to the pinion of a planetary gearbox for rotating the bowl and screw conveyer of a decanter centrifuge at different speeds. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234987

Methods for predicting time-to-delivery in pregnant women

The present disclosure relates to methods for predicting time-to-delivery in pregnant women. The methods include predicting that a pregnant woman will deliver within a predetermined time frame if pamg-1 is determined to be present at a level above a predetermined detection threshold in a vaginal fluid sample obtained from the pregnant woman. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234812

Artificial horse leg stand

An artificial horse leg stand includes a planar base, outer and inner tubular members providing height adjustment with an angled bracket at an upper end of the inner member. The bracket has a mounting feature located adjacent the distal end for attachment of a rotating trunion and a lower shock mount at the proximate end. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234783

Rinse solution for lithography and pattern formation method employing the same

The present invention provides a rinse solution for lithography and a pattern formation method using the solution. They can improve the pattern collapse, surface roughness and surface defects. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234778

Method for recycling plate-making processing waste solution

A method of recycling waste liquid from a plate-making process, including: performing a plate-making process using a development replenisher liquid that includes at least one selected from the group consisting of anionic surfactants having a naphthalene skeleton and nonionic surfactants having a naphthalene skeleton at a total content of from 1% by mass to 10% by mass, includes no or not more than 2% by mass of organic solvent having a boiling point of from 100° c. To 300° c., and has a ph of from 10 to 13; concentrating, by evaporating, the discharged plate-making process waste liquid, such that the ratio of the volume of the plate-making process waste liquid after concentration to the volume of the plate-making process waste liquid before concentration is within a range of from 1/10 to 1/2, thereby separating water vapor; and using the obtained regenerated water as diluent water and/or rinse water.. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234728

Electrolyte for secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same

Disclosed are an electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery which includes a non-aqueous solvent and a lithium salt, wherein the non-aqueous solvent includes an anion receptor, a cyclic carbonate, and a linear solvent, wherein an amount of the cyclic carbonate is in a range of 1 wt % to 30 wt % based on a total weight of the non-aqueous solvent, and a lithium secondary battery including the same.. . ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234701

Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

The object is to provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery which can improve performance (increase in capacity) and reduce cost by improvement in heat stability. There are provided a positive electrode including a metal halide and a positive electrode active material containing a lithium transition metal oxide which includes nickel and manganese, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material, and a nonaqueous electrolyte including a nonaqueous solvent, a fluorine-containing lithium salt, and a lithium salt which includes an oxalate complex as an anion.. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234653

Thermal spray powder and film that contain rare-earth element, and member provided with film

A thermal spray powder of the present invention contains a rare earth element and a group 2 element, which belongs to group 2 of the periodic table. The thermal spray powder, which contains a rare earth element and a group 2 element, is formed, for example, from a mixture of a rare earth element compound and a group 2 element compound or from a compound or solid solution containing a rare earth element and a group 2 element. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234643

Thermal expansion suppressing member and anti-thermally-expansive member

Provided are a thermal expansion suppressing member having negative thermal expansion properties and a metal-based anti-thermally-expansive member having small thermal expansion. More specifically, provided are a thermal expansion suppressing member, including at least an oxide represented by the following general formula (1), and an anti-thermally-expansive member, including a metal having a positive linear expansion coefficient at 20° c., and a solid body including at least an oxide represented by the following general formula (1), the metal and solid being joined to each other: (bi1-xmx)nio3 (1) where m represents at least one metal selected from the group consisting of la, pr, nd, sm, eu, gd, tb, dy, ho, er, tm, yb, lu, y, and in; and x represents a numerical value of 0.02≦x≦0.15.. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234628

Conductive belt and electrophotographic apparatus

Provided is a conductive belt in which a time-dependent fluctuation in electrical resistance value is suppressed even in long-term use. The conductive belt is a conductive belt for electrophotography, including: a matrix containing polyester; and a domain containing polyether ester amide, in which the conductive belt further includes a particle containing a silicone resin; the domain further contains a salt that can dissociate into a cation and an anion; and the anion has a predetermined structure.. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234428

Topical dermal delivery compositions using self assembling nanoparticles with cetylated components

The invention, a transdermal delivery method, relates to penetration-enhancing pharmaceutical compositions comprising a novel, stable mixture of cetylated esters, cetyl or stearyl alcohols, polar solvents and surfactants, which, under appropriate conditions, combine into amphiphilic nanoparticles within a stabilized liquid dispersion for use in delivery of medicinal agents through the skin. The term cetosomes is used to describe these particles in order to differentiate them from other nanoparticles, such as niosomes, cerasomes, polymeric micelles, dendrimers, liposomes, lipoids, solid lipid nanoparticles and other particles. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234424

Prame purification

Methods and processes for the purification of prame are provided. In particular, methods for reducing the aggregation of prame during a diluent exchange from diluent a to diluent b comprising: (i) adding a polyanionic compound to diluent a prior to or contemporaneously with the exchange; and (ii) exchanging protein from diluent a to diluent b are provided. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234387

Placental tissue grafts and improved methods of preparing and using the same

Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta. The grafts are composed of at least one layer of amnion tissue where the epithelium layer has been substantially removed in order to expose the basement layer to host cells. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234308

Treatment of breast cancer with companion diagnostic

Despite advances in therapy, breast cancer remains the most common malignancy in women. Of particular concern is the aggressive triple negative subtype that lacks the brca1 mutation, estrogen receptor, and epidermal growth factor type 2 receptor (her-2/neu), which accounts for approximately half of all breast cancer deaths. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234297

Antibody constant domain regions and uses thereof

The invention provides recombinant protein (e.g., a recombinant antibody or soluble receptor) having (i) a binding domain capable of specific binding to an epitope (for example an antibody variable domains, a receptor, a growth factor, a cytokine, or a fragment of any of the foregoing which is capable of specifically binding the desired epitope) and (ii) an effector domain comprising a constant domain region which is derived from immunoglobulin of a first species which is a companion mammal, e.g. Dog, cat, or horse, having engineered substitutions at one or more positions and having an altered interaction with one or more fcrs or other ligands, and optionally enhanced effector function, relative to the parent constant domain region.. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234153

Cost reduced steel for hydrogen technology with high resistance to hydrogen-induced embrittlement

A corrosion-resistant, hot and cold formable and weldable steel for use in hydrogen-induced technology with high resistance to hydrogen embrittlement has the following composition: 0.01 to 0.4 percent by mass of carbon, ≦3.0 percent by mass of silicon, 0.3 to 30 percent by mass of manganese, 10.5 to 30 percent by mass of chromium, 4 to 12.5 percent by mass of nickel, ≦1.0 percent by mass of molybdenum, ≦0.2 percent by mass of nitrogen, 0.5 to 8.0 percent by mass of aluminum, ≦4.0 percent by mass of copper, ≦0.1 percent by mass of boron, ≦1.0 percent by mass of tungsten, ≦5.0 percent by mass of cobalt, ≦0.5 percent by mass of tantalum, ≦2.0 percent by mass of at least one of the elements: niobium, titanium, vanadium, hafnium and zirconium, ≦0.3 percent by mass of at least one of the elements: yttrium, scandium, lanthanum, cerium and neodymium, the remainder being iron and smelting-related steel companion elements.. . ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234089

Actuating assembly for a thrust reverser of an aircraft engine

An actuating assembly for an aircraft engine thrust reverser includes a drive shaft bearing a master pinion; a ball screw bearing a slave pinion engaging with the master pinion; a nut capable of translating over the ball screw as a result of the rotation of the ball screw; an extension tube rigidly secured to the nut and a lock assembly to block the rotation of the drive shaft in a so-called direct jet position of the reverser. The extension tube includes, at its free end, a member for connecting to a portion of the reverser prior to being actuated. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140234087

Inlet guide vane retention feature

A variable vane assembly includes a vane having a trunnion. The trunnion includes a partial flange. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140232778

Star wheel with adjustable directional biaser

A print media feed system in a inkjet printer, the system has a media feed roll, a star wheel mounted opposing the roll, an adjustable biaser coupled to the star wheel, and a controller coupled to the biaser. The controller varies a magnitude, a direction or a magnitude and direction of a biasing force applied to the star wheel by the biaser. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140231570

Pinion gear for dual-bearing reel and dual-bearing reel including same

A pinion gear for a dual-bearing reel, the pinion gear is configured to be meshed with a drive gear. The pinion gear includes a first support portion, a gear portion, a clutch control portion, and a plated coating. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140231310

Process for hydrodesulphuration of gasoil cuts using a catalyst based on heteropolyanions trapped in a mesostructured silica support

The invention relates to a process of hydrodesulphuration of at least one gasoil cut implementing a catalyst containing, in its oxide form, at least one metal from group vib and/or at least one metal from group viii of the periodic table, present in the form of at least one polyoxometalate of the formula (hhxxmmoy)q−, said polyoxometalates being present within a mesostructured silicon oxide matrix having a pore size within the range 1.5 to 50 nm and having amorphous walls of thickness within the range 1 to 30 nm, the said catalyst being sulphured before being implemented in the said process.. . ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140231148

Composite materials including inorganic fullerene-like particles and inorganic tubular-like particles in a polymer matrix

A composite including a dispersed phase of an inorganic material of a metal chalcogenide composition with a fullerene-like or tubular-like geometry that is present in a polymeric matrix, wherein the inorganic material of the metal chalcogenide has a molecular formula mx2, where m is a metallic element selected from the group consisting of titanium (ti), vanadium (v), chromium (cr), manganese (mn), iron (fe), cobalt (co), nickel (ni), copper (cu), zinc (zn), zirconium (zr), niobium (nb), molybdenum (mo), technetium (tc), ruthenium (ru), rhodium (rh), palladium (pd), silver (ag), cadmium (cd), hafnium (hf), tantalum (ta), tungsten (w), rhenium (re), osmium (os), iridium (ir), platinum (pt), gold (au), mercury (hg) and combinations thereof, and x is a chalcogen element selected from the group consisting of sulfur (5), selenium (se), tellurium (te), oxygen (o) and combinations thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140230841

Cosmetic composition comprising an anionic surfactant, a nonionic or amphoteric surfactant and a solid fatty alcohol, and cosmetic treatment process

The present invention relates to a composition for washing and conditioning keratin materials, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium: a) one or more anionic surfactants, b) one or more surfactants chosen from nonionic surfactants, and amphoteric or zwitterionic surfactants, and c) one or more solid branched fatty alcohols containing more than 25 carbon atoms. The invention also relates to the use of the said composition for washing and conditioning keratin materials, and to a process for washing and conditioning keratin materials using it.. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140230652

Drying substances, preparation and use thereof

There is provided herein a dryer polymer substance adapted to pervaporate a fluid (such as water, water vapor or both), the polymer substance includes: a porous support member having a plurality of pores, wherein at least a portion of the pores are filled with a cross-linked co-polymer comprising (i) a cationic monomer and an anionic monomer, (ii) a zwitterionic monomer, or a combination thereof. The substance may include a membrane or a tube. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140230604

Recovery of metals from ores

A process for using an aqueous oxidizing solution includes at least steps of formulating the aqueous oxidizing solution by addition of ingredients to water; a metal solubilization step of oxidizing and thereby rendering soluble a desired at least one metal from a ground amount of ore in suspension; collecting a pregnant liquor from the suspension; and selectively removing at least a portion of the at least one metal from the liquor while at a ph of less than 3, such that any remaining liquid is a recyclable liquor. The aqueous oxidizing solution has a ph of less than 0.7 primarily as a result of the presence of at least one strong acid and persulphate anions. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140230592

Drive with transmission system

A transmission system includes a first gear which has an outer toothing; a plurality of pinions which mesh with the outer toothing of the first gear, each pinion being connected to an electric machine which is designed as a motor or a generator; a second gear which is coaxially connected to the first gear and which has an outer toothing; a plurality of third gears which mesh with the second gear and which have an outer toothing, each of the third gears being coaxially connected to a fourth gear which has an outer toothing; and a fifth gear which meshes with the fourth gears, which is connected to a drive or output shaft, and which has an outer toothing, with the first gear and the drive or output shaft being coaxially arranged.. . ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140230352

Tank stand

A tank base for supporting a conforming tank. A pair of base elements each includes mating edges which conform to one another. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140230348

Tank stand

A tank base for supporting a conforming tank. A pair of base elements each includes mating edges which conform to one another. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140230159

Compositions and methods for providing a benefit

Compositions and methods useful for providing one or more benefits, including a color rejuvenation and/or color maintenance benefit to a fabric are disclosed. The disclosed compositions contain at least one cationic polymer. ... Conio Inc

08/21/14 / #20140230156

Method of laundering a fabric

A method of laundering a fabric, comprising the steps of; (i) contacting a fabric with a lipid esterase; (ii) contacting the fabric from step (i) with a cationically charged fabric softening active, wherein the cationically charged fabric softening active is a substrate for the lipid esterase; (iii) contacting the fabric from step (ii) with a laundry detergent composition, wherein the laundry detergent composition comprises an anionic surfactant, wherein the anionic surfactant is present at the ratio of anionic surfactant to fabric on a weight to weight basis of from 1:200 to 1:500.. . ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140229975

Systems and methods of out of band application synchronization across devices

. . . . . . . . The systems and methods of out of band application synchronization across devices disclosed herein include a companion application running on a secondary device, such as a mobile device. An out-of-band file containing program event markers is transmitted to a set top box. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140229966

Real-time viewing and opinion analytics for connected devices

The embodiments disclosed herein relate to a method and system for viewership analysis of a program with or without user intervention as disclosed in the embodiments herein. The system uses either a comment analysis method which requires user inputs or a time measurement method which does not require user inputs, based on user preference. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140229608

Parsimonious monitoring of service latency characteristics

Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method of evaluating cloud network performance. The method includes: measuring a latency of a plurality of service requests in a cloud-network; determining a mean latency; and determining a variance of the plurality of service requests; comparing the mean latency to a first threshold; comparing the variance to a second threshold; and determining that the cloud-network is deficient if either the mean latency exceeds the first threshold or the variance exceeds the second threshold.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140229253

System and method for promoting social interaction and efficient information exchange

Personal experiences of users are cataloged into a library, all aspects of which are specifically tied to a location. Users are linked to other users and to groups of common interest. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228563

Ruthenium polymerisation catalysts

Cis and trans ruthenium complexes that can be used as catalysts for ring opening metathesis polymerisation (romp) are described. The complexes are generally square pyramidal in nature, having two anionic ligands x. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228555

Preparation process of erythromycin thiocyanate

Disclosed is a preparation process of erythromycin thiocyanate, which belongs to the pharmaceutical field. The preparation process provided by the invention uses erythromycin or its salt(s) as raw material(s), dissolves it/them in acetone or the mixed solvent containing acetone and obtains erythromycin thiocyanate rich in erythromycin thiocyanate a as the main component and low in the content of impurities. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228531

Method for manufacturing fluoropolymers

Wherein x1, x2, x3, equal or different from each other are independently selected among h, f, and c1-6 (per)fluoroalkyl groups, optionally comprising one or more catenary or non-catenary oxygen atoms; l represents a bond or a divalent group; rf is a divalent fluorinated c1-3 bridging group; y is a hydrophilic function selected among anionic functionalities, cationic functionalities and non-ionic functionalities.. . ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228444

Otic composition for companion animals

The invention relates to a composition containing cetrimide suitable for cleaning inflamed or non-inflamed ears of animals, preferably of companion animals such as dogs and cats. The composition further comprises one or more carriers, such as for example wetting agents and humectants.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228384

Assays and biomarkers for lrrk2

Biomarkers for screening subjects for parkinson's disease and providing companion diagnostic tools for therapies using lrrk2 modulators, and assays for screening compounds and compositions for modulation of lrrk2 activity.. . ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228334

Production of inorganic-organic composite materials by reactive spray-drying

Process for producing composite materials by reactive spray-drying, where a liquid phase a, which comprises inorganic cations, and a liquid phase b, which comprises anions which, with the inorganic cations, form a salt that is insoluble in the mixture of the liquid phases are sprayed together using at least one multi-substance nozzle, and where at least one hydrophobic active ingredient is present in dissolved form in at least one liquid spraying phase, and where the salt formed from the cations of phase a and the anions of phase b has a solubility of less than 0.02 mol/l in the neutral aqueous medium.. . ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228274

Liquid detergent composition

In a liquid detergent comprising a subtilisin and optionally a second (non-subtilisin) enzyme, the combination of a peptide aldehyde (or hydrosulfite adduct thereof) with a salt of a monovalent cation and a monovalent organic anion has a synergistic stabilizing effect on the subtilisin and/or the second enzyme. The improved enzyme stability is of particular interest in liquid detergent compositions where the enzyme would otherwise have poor storage stability.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228271

Dishwasher rinse aids and detergents

Rinse aids and dishwashing agents that contain anionic surfactant(s) having at least one sulfate group or sulfonate group, as well as nonionic surfactant(s), produce very good drying of the dishes cleaned in an automatic dishwashing method. The automatic dishwashing agents additionally contain polycarboxylic acid in combination with methyglycinediacetic acid or glutaminediacetic acid or ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid, or salts thereof.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140228162

Manufacture and use of parallel eccentric electro-mechanical actuator

A parallel eccentric electro-mechanical actuator provides motive power and includes an electric prime mover that drives the reducer's pinion gear. This pinion drives minimum three star gears with stationary shaft bearings. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227862

Semiconductor nanocrystals and methods

In one embodiment, a method for forming a coating comprising a semiconductor material on at least a portion of a population of semiconductor nanocrystals comprises providing a first mixture including semiconductor nanocrystals and an aromatic solvent, introducing one or more cation precursors and one or more anion precursors into the first mixture to form a reaction mixture for forming the semiconductor material, reacting the precursors in the reaction mixture, without the addition of an acid compound, under conditions sufficient to grow a coating comprising the semiconductor material on at least a portion of an outer surface of at least a portion of the semiconductor nanocrystals, and wherein an amide compound is formed in situ in the reaction mixture prior to isolating the coated semiconductor nanocrystals. In another embodiment, method for forming a coating comprising a semiconductor material on at least a portion of a population of semiconductor nanocrystals comprises providing a first mixture including semiconductor nanocrystals and a solvent, introducing an amide compound, one or more cation precursors and one or more anion precursors into the first mixture to form a reaction mixture for forming the semiconductor material, and reacting the precursors in the reaction mixture in the presence of the amide compound, under conditions sufficient to grow a coating comprising the semiconductor material on at least a portion of an outer surface of at least a portion of the semiconductor nanocrystals. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227712

Rapid method for isolating extracellular nucleic acids

The present invention pertains to a method for isolating extracellular nucleic acids from a sample, wherein said sample is optionally stabilized, by binding the extracellular nucleic acids to a solid phase which carries anion exchange groups, comprising the following steps: binding the extracellular nucleic acids to the solid phase in a binding mixture having a first ph which allows binding the extracellular nucleic acids to the anion exchange groups of the solid phase; wherein the sample makes up at least 85% of the volume of the binding mixture; separating the solid phase with the bound extracellular nucleic acids; optionally washing the extracellular nucleic acids; optionally eluting extracellular nucleic acids from the solid phase. The method has the advantage that large sample volumes can be processed and that extracellular nucleic acids can be isolated rapidly with a high yield. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227627

Anion transport membrane

An anion transport membrane is provided enabling efficient anion exchange across the membrane, which could be used in applications like fuel cells, water electrolyzers, or water filtration systems. The structural membrane morphology is based on a hydrophobic polysulfone membrane backbone and co-grafted thereon hydrophilic poly(ethylene glycol) grafts and anion conducting quaternary ammonium species. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227624

Electrolyte formation for a solid oxide fuel cell device

A method of fabricating a ssz/sdc bi-layer electrolyte solid oxide fuel cell, comprising the steps of: fabricating an nio-ysz anode substrate from a mixed nio and yttria-stabilized zirconia by tape casting; sequentially depositing a nio-ssz buffer layer, a thin ssz electrolyte layer and a sdc electrolyte on the nio-ysz anode substrate by a particle suspension coating or spraying process, wherein the layers are co-fired at high temperature to densify the electrolyte layers to at least about 96% of their theoretical densities; and painting/spraying a ssc-sdc slurry on the sdc electrolyte to form a porous ssc-sdc cathode. A ssz/sdc bi-layer electrolyte cell device and a method of using such device are also discussed.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227606

All solid state battery and method for producing same

An all solid state battery can inhibit interface resistance between a cathode active material and a solid electrolyte material from increasing with time. The battery includes a cathode active material layer, an anode active material layer, and a solid electrolyte layer formed therebetween. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227544

Aqueous coating liquid and coated film

An aqueous coating liquid containing a polyvinyl alcohol resin (a), a polyethyleneimine (b), a nonionic surfactant (c), and an aqueous solvent (d).. . ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227542

Halogen-free polymer blend

The invention concerns a halogen-free polymeric blend capable of ionic conductivity comprising either one or more polyether-based polymers or copolymers that have favorable structures to facilitate polymer chain segmental motion and ion hopping environment, selected from the group of polyether-block-polymers and polyether-based polyurethanes, or said polyether based polymers or copolymers together with one or more ionomers formed by neutralization of ethylene acid co-polymers, as well as one or more specific halogen-free ionic complexes or salts comprising a weakly coordinating anion and a cation of an alkali metal or alkaline earth metal. Further, the invention concerns the use of said blend and a plastic material containing said blend as an additive.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227433

Lanio3 thin film-forming composition and method of forming lanio3 thin film using the same

A lanio3 thin film having extremely few voids is uniformly formed. Provided is a lanio3 thin film-forming composition for forming a lanio3 thin film. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140227090

Stainless steel alloys, turbocharger turbine housings formed from the stainless steel alloys, and methods for manufacturing the same

Disclosed is an austenitic stainless steel alloy that includes, by weight, about 16% to about 21% chromium, about 4.5% to about 5.5% nickel, about 2% to about 5% manganese, about 1% to about 2% silicon, about 0.8% to about 1.2% tungsten, about 0.4% to about 0.8% molybdenum, about 0.4% to about 0.6% niobium, about 0.4% to about 0.5% carbon, and a balance of iron. The alloy is suitable for use in turbocharger turbine housing applications for temperature up to about 1020° c.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140225025

Heat transfer system additive package

Disclosed herein is heat transfer system, comprising a brazed aluminum component, and a heat transfer fluid in fluid communication with the brazed aluminum component, wherein the heat transfer fluid comprises a liquid coolant, an oxy-anion of molybdenum, tungsten, vanadium, phosphorus, antimony, or a combination thereof, and a corrosion inhibitor. Also disclosed is a method of preventing corrosion in the heat transfer system, and a heat transfer fluid and additive package for use in the heat transfer system.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224915

Pre-tensioning mechanism

In a webbing take-up device, due to actuation of a pre-tensioning mechanism when a vehicle collision, a piston is moved, rack teeth of the piston mesh with pinion teeth of a pinion, causing the pinion rotate and a spool to be rotated in the take-up direction. In a state where a large rotational force in the pull-out direction is acting from an occupant on the pinion, through a webbing and the spool, a rack tooth is broken by a pinion tooth when the rack teeth initially mesh with the pinion teeth, especially by a tip end of the rack tooth meshing with the pinion tooth. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224912

Webbing take-up device

In a webbing take-up device, a cylinder includes a housing portion that houses a piston and a guide portion that extends from one end portion in length direction of the housing portion. A pinion is rotatably supported at the guide portion. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224642

Production of carbon nanostructures from functionalized fullerenes

Electromagnetic irradiation of functionalized fullerenes in an oxygen-free environment induces conversion of the functionalized fullerenes to carbon nanotubes, carbon nanohorns, carbon onions, diamonds and/or carbon schwarzites. The carbon nanotubes can be multi-wall carbon nanotubes. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224561

Vehicle

A vehicle includes a pair of front wheels, a frame portion, a drive source, a pair of suspension assemblies, a pair of drive shafts, a steering wheel, and a transfer mechanism which transfers movement of the steering wheel to the pair of front wheels. Each of the pair of suspension assemblies includes an upper arm supported pivotably by the frame portion, a lower arm supported pivotably by the frame portion below the upper arm, and a knuckle arm connecting the upper arm and the lower arm to each other. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224490

Composition and method for enhanced hydrocarbon recovery

The invention relates to a method of treating a hydrocarbon containing formation, comprising: (a) providing a composition to at least a portion of the hydrocarbon containing formation, wherein the composition comprises water and an anionic surfactant which is an internal olefin sulfonate (ios), which has a weight ratio of branched ios molecules to linear ios molecules n which is greater than 0 to smaller than 11:89; and (b) allowing the composition to interact with the hydrocarbons in the hydrocarbon containing formation. Further, the invention relates to a hydrocarbon recovery composition which comprises the composition used in said method, and to a hydrocarbon containing composition produced from a hydrocarbon containing formation which in addition to hydrocarbons contains the composition used in said method.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224484

Use of carbon dioxide soluble nonionic surfactants for enhanced crude oil recovery

The present disclosure includes a nonionic surfactant and a method of providing the nonionic surfactant, where the nonionic surfactant is soluble in carbon dioxide and is used as part of a dispersion for enhanced crude oil recovery. The nonionic surfactant can be part of an emulsion that includes carbon dioxide and a diluent.. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224120

Adsorbent

This object can be achieved by an adsorbent material comprising a composition comprising a metal complex (a) and an elastomer (b), the metal complex (a) containing an anionic ligand and at least one metal ion selected from ions of metals belonging to groups 1 to 13 of the periodic table, the metal complex (a) being capable of undergoing a volume change upon adsorption, and the mass ratio of the metal complex (a) and the elastomer (b) being within the range of 1:99 to 99:1.. . ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224114

Gas piston operated upper receiver system

Disclosed is an upper receiver assembly for use with an ar15-type lower receiver. The upper receiver assembly includes a monolithic upper receiver and forearm housing. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224064

Rotary actuator with shortest force path configuration

A parallel eccentric electro-mechanical actuator provides motive power and includes an electric prime mover that drives the reducer's pinion gear. This pinion drives minimum three star gears with stationary shaft bearings. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140224058

Joint mechanism and robot

A joint mechanism includes a motor including a motor shaft and a hypoid pinion provided at a tip end of the motor shaft and a speed reducer configured to reduce a rotation speed of the motor at a speed reduction ratio. The speed reducer includes a screw-shaped input shaft and a ring-shaped gear meshing with the screw-shaped input shaft and three-dimensionally intersecting the screw-shaped input shaft at a right angle. ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140223900

Thermal-powered device

The present invention discloses a device capable of converting thermal energy into kinetic energy, in particular a thermal-powered device, including a housing (1) and a transmission device (2) disposed in the housing (1). Alloy sheets (3) are disposed at the transmission device (2). ... Conio Inc

08/14/14 / #20140223669

Compositions and methods for providing a benefit

Compositions and methods useful for providing one or more benefits, including a color rejuvenation and/or color maintenance benefit to a fabric are disclosed. The disclosed compositions contain at least one cationic polymer. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140223329

Enhancing public opinion gathering and dissemination

A system to conduct a public-initiated opinion poll on a media space or in a consumer space is discussed. Simple activation of software- or hardware-based buttons or otherwise by speaking into or tapping on a device are provided and enables the public to express its likes/dislikes about anything, anyone, anywhere, anytime and merely when he/she decides to do so. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140223272

Selective synchronous presentation

A selective synchronization service may facilitate the synchronous presentation of corresponding audio content and textual content. Corresponding words in companion items of audio and textual content may be selected for synchronous presentation. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140223105

Method and apparatus for cutting senior store latency using store prefetching

In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, there are provided methods, systems, mechanisms, techniques, and apparatuses for cutting senior store latency using store prefetching. For example, in one embodiment, such means may include an integrated circuit or an out of order processor means that processes out of order instructions and enforces in-order requirements for a cache. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140222693

Claim and dispute resolution system and method

Dispute or claim resolution is facilitated within an online community of users. An initial claim is used to form reference user opinions that may resolve later received claims or disputes. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140222481

Electronic calendar

The invention comprises a system and method for enabling a user to specify groups of dates using user-defined rules specified in plain english. These rules define lists of dates that are specified using a set of predefined atomic entities, boolean logic, predicates, set operations such as union and intersection, and other rules. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140222369

Simplified method for estimating the orientation of an object, and attitude sensor implementing such a method

A system and method for estimating the orientation of an object in space at the instant k using measurements of the total acceleration (ya), of magnetic field (ym) and of the speed of rotation (yg) of said object in relation to three space axes, comprising a step of preprocessing said measurements (ya, ym, yg) at an instant k so as to detect the existence of a disturbance in said measurements and to compute corrected measurements at the instant k and a step of estimating the orientation ({circumflex over (q)}k) at the instant k by an observer on the basis of the corrected measurements ({tilde over (y)}a,k, {tilde over (y)}m,k, {tilde over (y)}g,k) at the instant k obtained from the preprocessing step. The estimation step advantageously uses matrices for transforming the frame of the object into a fixed frame which are applied, in case of disturbance, to a quaternion deduced from the integration of a measurement of speed of rotation composed with a quaternion of orientation computed at the instant k−1.. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221520

Coating composition and use thereof

The invention relates to composition comprising at least one modified alkyd binder, selected from a (meth)acrylate modified alkyd binder and a vinyl modified alkyd binder, wherein the (meth)acrylate modified alkyd and the vinyl modified alkyd binder comprise at least one —c(r100)═ch2 group, wherein r100 is hydrogen or methyl; and at least one metal complex comprising a metal or a metal salt of an organic acid or inorganic anion and at least one ligand, wherein the metal is selected from fe and mn, and wherein said at least one ligand is a nitrogen donor ligand, selected from the group comprising monodentate, bidentate, trident ate, tetradentate, pentadentate and hexadentate nitrogen donor ligands.. . ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221509

Highly basic ionomers and membranes and anion/hydroxide exchange fuel cells comprising the ionomers and membranes

This invention provides a family of functionalized polymers capable of forming membranes having exceptional oh− ionic conductivity as well as advantageous mechanical properties. The invention also provides membranes including the provided polymers and aemfc/hemfc fuel cells including such membranes. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221271

Shk-based pharmaceutical compositions and methods of manufacturing and using the same

Disclosed herein are pharmaceutical compositions having the sequence arg-ser-cys-ile-asp-thr-ile-pro-lys-ser-arg-cys-thr-ala-phe-gln-cys-lys-his-ser-xaa-lys-tyr-arg-leu-ser-phe-cys-arg-lys-thr-cys-gly-thr-cys (seq id no: 1). The disclosed compositions can include an acid or amide at the c-terminus of seq id no: 1 and the polypeptide can be attached to an organic or inorganic chemical entity that has an anionic charge. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221267

Cleaning compositions employing extended chain anionic surfactants

The invention discloses synergistic combinations of surfactants blends and cleaning composition. In certain embodiments a surfactant system is disclosed which includes extended anionic surfactants, linker surfactants, and a multiply charged cation component. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221266

Detergent

A liquid detergent comprising from about 5% to about 20% by weight thereof of a surfactant system wherein the surfactant system comprises a branched anionic surfactant having a level of branching of from about 5% to about 40% and wherein the detergent at 20° c. Has a pouring viscosity of from about 2500 mpa s to about 6000 mpa s as measured at 20° c. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221206

Herbicidal composition comprising polymeric microparticles containing a herbicide

The invention provides a herbicidal composition comprising a mixture of: (a) polymeric microparticles containing a first herbicide, wherein the first herbicide is a synthetic auxin herbicide (e.g. Dicamba, mcpa or 2,4-d) or an acetolactate synthase (als) inhibitor herbicide (e.g. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221184

Electrophotographic member, process cartridge and electrophotographic apparatus

The electrophotographic member is an electrophotographic member including an electro-conductive mandrel and an electro-conductive layer, wherein the electro-conductive layer has a resin having a structure represented by the following structural formula (1), and an anion.. . ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221143

Hybrid powertrain unit for motor vehicles

A hybrid powertrain unit includes an internal-combustion engine, and a gearbox device with a primary shaft that can be connected to the shaft of the internal-combustion engine via a clutch device. The gearbox device includes a secondary shaft with an output pinion meshing with a first crown wheel of a differential, the casing of which is rigidly connected to the casing of the gearbox device. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140221062

Game system, information storage medium and game proecssing method

A game system can implements a multiplayer game. The game system includes: a union event processing section that disposes a united object in an object space instead of player objects respectively operated by a plurality of players when a union event has occurred, and sets the plurality of players to a cooperative play state; an individual play processing section that controls the player objects respectively operated by the plurality of players based on input information input by each of the plurality of players; and a cooperative play processing section that controls the united object based on the input information input by the plurality of players, the union event processing section determining a relative advantage of positions of the player objects respectively operated by the plurality of players before occurrence of the union event, and determining a placement position of the united object based on determination results.. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220842

Process for the treatment of synthetic textiles with cationic biocides

A process for the treatment of a synthetic textile (t) with a cationic biocide (b) and at least one anionic polymer (p) which comprises the step of treating the synthetic textile with an aqueous composition containing the cationic biocide (b) in a concentration (c1) and containing the anionic polymer (p) in a concentration (c2), wherein the concentrations (c1) and (c2) are selected so that the ratio (r) of negative charges of the anionic polymer (p) to the positive charges of the cationic biocide (b) is between 10:1 and 1:1, leads to textiles with long term biocide activity.. . ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220704

Articles comprising templated crosslinked polymer films for electronic detection of nitroaromatic explosives

The present invention provides devices and articles of manufacture comprising a low-voltage operable, highly sensitive, and selectively responsive polymer for the detection of nitroaromatic compounds, including explosives. Resistive devices were fabricated by simple spin-coating on flexible and transparent substrates as well as silicon substrates, and were stable under ambient temperature and oxygen levels before exposure to the nitroaromatics. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220649

Method for producing c4 oxygentates by fermentation using high oxidation state sulfur

The invention relates to improvements in the production of butanol and butyrate by microbial fermentation, particularly to production of alcohols by microbial fermentation of a substrate comprising co and the addition of an inorganic sulfur additive. It more particularly relates to the provision of an inorganic organic sulfur source to a fermentation system such that one or more micro-organisms convert a substrate comprising co to butanol. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220633

Purification of not-glycosylated polypeptides

The current invention reports a method for the purification of a not-glycosylated, heterologous polypeptide, which has been recombinantly produced in a prokaryotic cell, wherein the method comprises three chromatography steps of which the first chromatography step selected from i) hydrophobic charge induction chromatography, or ii) hydrophobic interaction chromatography, or iii) affinity chromatography, or iv) ion exchange chromatography, the second chromatography step is selected from i) anion exchange chromatography, or ii) cation exchange chromatography, or iii) hydroxylapatite chromatography, or iv) hydrophobic interaction chromatography, and the a third chromatography step is selected from i) hydrophobic charge induction chromatography, or ii) anion exchange chromatography, or iii) cation exchange chromatography, or iv) hydrophobic interaction chromatography, whereby the first chromatography step is an affinity chromatography in case of polypeptides capable of interacting with metal ligands, the second chromatography step is not a hydroxylapatite chromatography step in case of polypeptides with an isoelectric point below 6.0, and the third chromatography step can be performed in flow-through mode with polypeptides having a low or high isoelectric point.. . ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220513

Senior driver training

A driver training system comprising computerized means for presenting a user of the system with simultaneous footage of a driving environment recorded from cameras directed to four active visual zones comprising a driver's forward view, rear mirror view, and respective left and right side mirror views; computerized means for tracking the driving environment found within the two visual neutral zones comprising a driver's respective left and right blind spots; computerized means for presenting a user with questions regarding events in the footage occurring within the four active visual zones and the two visual neutral zones; and a database for recording responses and response times to the questions or driving challenges requiring a response to the questions; where the forward view comprises a view comprising a view from a camera depicting the view from the windshield combined with a camera depicting the view from the driver's window.. . ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220285

Component carrier reel splicing tape

A splicing tape for accurately aligning and joining spliced component carrier reels is disclosed. The flexible splice tape allows the components to remain aligned and picked from a component carrier reel without interruption at the union of a first and second reel. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220112

Transformation of drug cyclodextrin complex compositions into compositions of mixtures of lipid vesicle encapsulated drug and cyclodextrin drug complexes

Sparingly water-soluble agents can be formulated as cyclodextrin complexes, however, these water-soluble drug-cyclodextrin complexes dissociate when the complex is administered into patients. The dilution of the complex in the patient leads to the drug being released from the complex, so the drug is not effectively targeted. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220102

Ectocornea-like sheet and method of constructing the same

It is intended to provide a transplantation material applicable to ocular surface diseases with a need for ectocornea transplantation (i.e., an ectocornea-like sheet). Oral mucosal epithelial cells are inoculated onto an amnion and then cultured in the coexistence of supporter cells. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140220082

Adhesive complex coacervates and methods of making and using thereof

Described herein is the synthesis of adhesive complex coacervates and their use thereof. The adhesive complex coacervates are produced by reacting (a) at least one poly anion comprising a plurality of activated ester groups, and (b) at least one polycation comprising a plurality of nucleophilic groups, wherein the nucleophilic groups react with the activated ester groups to produce a new oovalent bond between the polycation and the polyanion. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140219994

Molybdate-free sterilizing and pasteurizing solutions

The present invention concerns a composition and method of using non-molybdate corrosion inhibitors in sterilizing and pasteurizing applications. The composition is a blend of one or more components including corrosion inhibitors, surfactants, hydrotropes, polymer dispersants, ph adjusting agents and water. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140219946

Use of microemulsions in cosmetic cleaning compositions

These microemulsions may be used for producing cleaning compositions and also cosmetic cleaning compositions, comprising: (a) any microemulsion provided herein, (b) one or more anionic surfactants, (c) one or more cationic polymers; (d) optionally further surfactants; (e) optionally cosmetic additives, and (f) water.. . ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140219932

Enamel protectant and repair toothpaste

Substantially aqueous-free, enamel protectant and enamel repair toothpastes containing: stannous fluoride, calcium and a substantivity agent comprising: an emulsion of polydimethylsiloxane in a nonionic surfactant, wherein: (a) substantivity of said stannous fluoride and calcium into biofilm present on enamel is enhanced through calcium binding shifting from bidentate to monodentate in the presence of stannous fluoride; and (b) said toothpastes indicate substantially improved, enamel protectant factor (epf) and enamel repair factor (erf) values compared to fluoride brushing treatments with comparable or higher fluoride levels.. . ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140219541

Method for determining markings in relief on the outer surface of the sidewall of a tyre

A method of determining relief markings on a tyre's sidewall surface includes assigning, to each pixel of a three-dimensional image of the surface, a grey-level value proportional to an elevation point corresponding to the pixel, to obtain a starting image. Using linear structuring elements of successively increasing sizes and oriented circumferentially, a series of successive morphological openings is performed iteratively on the starting surface. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140217037

Methods of producing iodinated resins

Methods for producing or regenerating an iodinated resin are presented. The methods include converting iodide residues on a surface of and in pores of an iodide loaded anion exchange resin to iodine and iodine intermediates using a source of active halogen to form an iodinated resin having iodine and iodine intermediate residues on the surface of and in the pores of the iodinated resin. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140217026

Draw solute for forward osmosis, forward osmosis water treatment device, and forward osmosis method for water treatment

A method of manufacturing polymer hydrogel for an osmosis solute may include cross-linking polymerizing a zwitterionic monomer (including an anionic group and a cationic group) and a temperature-sensitive monomer. Example embodiments also relate to a draw solute for forward osmosis including polymer hydrogel manufactured according to the method, and a forward osmosis water treatment device and method using the forward osmosis draw solute.. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140217024

Water purification

The invention provides an efficient method to purify an aqueous solution, typically mine drainage water, especially of anions and cations present in the aqueous solution as dissolved solids, the anions and cations are removed by treatment with a positively charged extractant having at least eight carbon atoms, whereby an unstable emulsion is formed; the unstable emulsion is allowed to break into an extract phase loaded with the anions and cations, and a water phase depleted in anions and cations; a floc inherently forms in the loaded extractant phase and then the loaded extractant phase and floc are separated from the purified water and treated to remove the anions and cations as concentrated useful products; the treated aqueous phase now reduced in anion and/or cation content is also separated from the emulsion as a purified aqueous solution. The extractant phase is preferably recycled. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140216718

Frac adapter for wellhead

There is provided a frac adapter configured to couple a frac tree to a wellhead component. The frac adapter may couple the frac tree to a casing head without a tubing head, thereby enabling the well to be fractured before the tubing head is installed. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140216392

Motorcycle engine

A motorcycle engine comprises an oil pump and a cam chest cover. The cam chest cover comprises a crankshaft pinion bearing and a camshaft bearing. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140216191

Pinion vibration damping using viscoelastic patch

A gearwheel extending in an axial direction and in a radial direction, the gearwheel including a radial web carrying an axial annular rim, the rim carrying gear teeth. The web includes a vibration damper device including a layer of viscoelastic material and a backing layer. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140216184

Toothed-rack steering gear

The invention relates to a rack and pinion steering gear for a motor vehicle, having a steering pinion (1), which is connected to a steering shaft and is engaged with a gear rack (2) which is movably mounted in a housing (3), and having a pressure piece (8), which is arranged in the housing (3) in a pressure piece bore (7) and keeps the gear rack (2) engaged free from play with the steering pinion (1), and a pressure piece (8) for a rack and pinion steering gear, wherein the pressure piece (8) has an outer metallic casing (15) which is inserted with a press fit into the pressure piece bore (7), at least one elastomer damping element, in particular an elastomer casing (14), is arranged in the metallic casing (15) and a metallic pressure piece core is arranged which is enclosed by the at least one elastomer damping element.. . ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140216183

Steering system

A steering system includes: pinion teeth coupled to a steering shaft to transmit steering torque; pinion teeth that transmit assist torque based on the steering torque; a rack shaft that meshes with the pinion teeth at a first meshing portion and meshes with the pinion teeth at the second meshing portion; a tubular rack housing that accommodates the rack shaft; and a rack bushing that supports the rack shaft in the rack housing. The rack busing supports the rack shaft, at a position between the first meshing portion and the second meshing portion.. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140215784

Method for manufacturing a high-temperature ultrasonic transducer using a lithium niobate crystal brazed with gold and indium

A process for manufacturing a high-temperature ultrasonic transducer, said transducer comprising a steel or metal top electrode, a piezoelectric converter, a steel or metal support ensuring the interface between the converter and the propagation medium of the acoustic waves, a first joint between the support and the piezoelectric crystal, and a second joint between the converter and the top electrode, comprises, to produce said gold-and-indium-based joints, a brazing and diffusing operation comprising the following steps: a first step of increasing temperature to a first temperature comprised between about 150° c. And about 400° c. ... Conio Inc

08/07/14 / #20140215727

Cleansing composition

Present invention relates to an aqueous cleansing composition for keratin fibres, especially human hair, comprising at least one mono ester anionic surfactant, at least one anionic amide surfactant, at least one anionic surfactant which is different from the foregoing two surfactants and the composition is substantially free from amphoteric surfactant.. . ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140215515

Television receiver, portable information terminal and information exchange system including same

. . . . An information exchange system is provided in which users passing each other can realistically exchange opinions on a television program. Hence, the information exchange system includes a television receiver and a portable information terminal which performs short-range communication with the television receiver and another portable information tenuinal, where the television receiver acquires, from a broadcast wave, program information including an identifier and a program name of a specified program, and transmits the program information to the portable information terminal within a range of the short-range communication, and the portable information terminal acquires the program information from the television receiver, associates a comment with the acquired program information to receive an input of the comment and exchanges the comment with another portable information terminal which comes into the range of the short-range communication.. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140215457

Downloading and launching an app on a second device from a first device

The user experience of application downloading and usage between multiple devices in a network is enhanced. One instance of an app on a first device is able to identify and verify installation and/or execution of a companion app on a second device where the two devices may have entirely different platforms (e.g., smartphone operating system and tv platform). ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140214570

Method and system for content submission continuation

Techniques for collection of user-generated content, such as reviews and/or ratings relating to products, are described. User-generated content relating to an opinion of a product may be received at a first location, such as a point of sale of the product (e.g., content may be collected by a device at a store). ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140214437

Medical advisory system

A method and computer program product is provided for a medical advisory system. The method may include receiving an anonymous request for a medical opinion by a user. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140214431

Sample rate scalable lossless audio coding

A transmitter in an audio coding system generates an encoded audio signal that conveys a losslessly encoded representation of an audio signal at a first sample rate and losslessly encoded representations of related audio information at other sample rates. A companion receiver with limited computational resources can generate a high-quality output audio signal at a desired sample rate by losslessly decoding the encoded representation of the audio signal and possibly other portions of the encoded audio signal as needed to obtain an output signal at one of the other sample rates.. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140214176

Placental tissue grafts and improved methods of preparing and using the same

Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta. The grafts are composed of at least one layer of amnion tissue where the epithelium layer has been substantially removed in order to expose the basement layer to host cells. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140214071

Embolic coil delivery system and method of using same

A device and method of treating an aneurysm in a cranial artery of a patient includes providing a coil delivery system having a bypass catheter with a proximal end portion, a distal end portion, and an intermediate portion. The bypass catheter also includes a bypass lumen extending from the proximal end portion to the distal end portion and a coil delivery lumen that extends from the proximal end portion to a coil delivery opening in a side wall of the bypass catheter. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140213892

System for tracking microsurgical instrumentation

An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a tracking system architecture for tracking surgical tools in a surgical field. The system architecture is integrated into a mask placed directly on the face of the patient. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140213726

Polymerizable ionic liquid comprising multifunctional cation and antistatic coatings

A multifunctional polymerizable ionic liquid is described comprising an anion and a cationic group having at least two ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups, each bonded to the cationic group via a divalent non-alkyl linking group. The multifunctional linking groups independently comprise a heteroatom such as oxygen or nitrogen. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140213720

Compositions of ionisable fluoropolymers

The invention relates to a composition of ionisable fluoropolymers, in particular to polymer compositions comprising: a) at least one fluorinated ionisable polymer (a), which comprises recurring fluorinated blocks and recurring functional blocks, each of said recurring functional blocks comprising at least one ionisable anionic group, and in which polymer (a) at least one of the said recurring functional blocks is comprised between two fluorinated blocks; b) at least one fluorinated ionisable polymer (b), which comprises recurring fluorinated blocks and recurring functional blocks, each of said recurring functional blocks comprising at least one ionisable cationic group, and in which polymer (b) at least one of the said recurring functional blocks is comprised between two fluorinated blocks; wherein the ratio between the ionic equivalents of polymer (a) and the ionic equivalents of polymer (b) ranges from 1.1 to 0.9.. . ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140213672

Phosphonic acid-containing blends and phosphonic acid-containing polymers

The invention relates to blends and blend membranes from low-molecular hydroxymethylene-oligo-phosphonic acids r—c(po3h2)x(oh)y and polymers, the group r representing any organic group and the polymers containing the following functional groups: cation exchanger groups or their nonionic precursors of the type so2x, x═hai, oh, ome, nr1r2, or1 with me=any metal cation or ammonium cation, r1, r2=h or any aryl- or alkyl group, pox2, cox and/or basic groups such as primary, secondary or tertiary amino groups, imidazole groups, pyridine groups, pyrazole groups etc. And/or oh groups. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140213624

Method for treating and curing leishmaniosis using fexinidazole

The present invention encompasses methods of using fexinidazole to treat and eliminate and/or cure l. Infantum infections in canines.. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140213496

Novel method for improving the foaming properties of cleaning compositions for topical use

Method for improving foaming properties of cleaning compositions for topical use, having a 4.0≦ph≦6.5, and including at least one foaming surfactant, includes incorporating an effective quantity of a cross-linked anionic polyelectrolyte into the cleaning composition, the cross-linked anionic polyelectrolyte being obtained through polymerization, in the presence of at least one cross-linking agent, of at least one monomer having a strong acid function, the monomer being 2-methyl 2-[(1-oxo 2-propenyl)amino]1-propanesulfonic acid, which is partially or completely salified, with at least one neutral monomer selected from the n,n-dialkyl acrylamides, wherein each of the alkyl groups includes between one and four carbon atoms and at least one monomer of formula (i), in which r is a linear or branched alkyl radical including eight to twenty carbon atoms, and n is a number greater than or equal to one and less than or equal to twenty.. . ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140213402

Automatic transmission with integrated engine starter, remote mounted pump and drive system

An automatic transmission includes a plurality of planetary gear assemblies, an integrated starter, a remote mounted hydraulic pump and a common drive system. An input shaft of the automatic transmission is coupled to and drives a ring (spur) gear. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212913

Embedding resin composition for electron microscope, and method for observing sample on electron microscope using said composition

An anion selected from the group consisting of bf4−, pf6−, (cf3so2)2n−, a halide ion, a conjugate base of carboxylic acid, a conjugate base of sulfonic acid and a conjugate base of an inorganic acid.. . ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212899

Method for noninvasive prediction or diagnosis of inflammation and infection in amniotic fluid of patients with premature rupture of membranes

Provided is a method for noninvasive prediction or diagnosis of inflammation and/or infection in amniotic fluid leaked through the cervix into the vagina to predict the concentration of inflammatory markers in the amniotic fluid inside uterus by measuring the concentration of inflammatory markers (various cytokines). Further provided is a method for prediction or diagnosis of inflammation and/or infection in amniotic fluid by measuring the concentration of markers (il-6, il-1β il-8, mcp-1, gro-α) in the amniotic fluid leaked through the cervix into the vagina in patients with premature rupture of membranes. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212884

Composition and methods for rt-pcr comprising an anionic polymer

The present invention is in the fields of molecular biology. The present invention is directed to novel compositions, methods and kits useful for the generation of nucleic acids from an rna template and further nucleic acid replication. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212754

Battery

Provided is a battery having a high charging/discharging capacity density as compared with a conventional one. The battery (1) is characterized by comprising a positive electrode (2), a negative electrode (3), and an electrolytic solution interposed between the positive electrode (2) and the negative electrode (3) and formed by dissolving an electrolytic solution in a solvent, wherein the positive electrode (2) includes rubeanic acid or a rubeanic acid derivative as an active material and the solvent includes an ionic liquid. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212707

Low temperature secondary cell with sodium intercalation electrode

The present invention provides a molten sodium secondary cell. In some cases, the secondary cell includes a sodium metal negative electrode, a positive electrode compartment that includes a positive electrode disposed in a molten positive electrolyte comprising na—fsa (sodium-bis(fluorosulonyl)amide), and a sodium ion conductive electrolyte membrane that separates the negative electrode from the positive electrolyte. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212672

One-dimensional conductive nanomaterial-based conductive film having the conductivity thereof enhanced by a two-dimensional nanomaterial

A one-dimensional conductive nanomaterial-based conductive film having the conductivity thereof enhanced by a two-dimensional nanomaterial in which the conductive film includes a substrate, a one-dimensional conductive nanomaterial layer formed on the substrate, and a two-dimensional nanomaterial layer formed on the one-dimensional conductive nanomaterial layer, wherein the one-dimensional conductive nanomaterial layer includes a one-dimensional conductive nanomaterial formed of at least one selected from a carbon nanotube, a metal nanowire, and a metal nanorod, and the two-dimensional nanomaterial layer includes a two-dimensional nanomaterial formed of at least one selected from graphene, boron nitride, tungsten oxide (wo3), molybdenum sulfide (mos2), molybdenum telluride (mote2), niobium diselenide (nbse2), tantalum diselenide (tase2), and manganese dioxide (mno2). A two-dimensional nanomaterial, such as graphene may be stacked on a one-dimensional conductive nanomaterial such as a carbon nanotube or a metal nanowire to enhance the conductivity of the one-dimensional conductive nanomaterial film.. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212662

Multi-functional spinning staple fiber master-batches

The invention relates to multi-functional spinning staple fiber master-batches, mainly comprising a multi-functional ester fiber chip serving as a base material. Main components of the multi-functional ester fiber chip comprise alumina, zirconium oxide, magnesium oxide, tourmaline, zinc oxide, silver ions, porphyries andesite and rare trace elements of deep seaweed mud. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212511

Precursor polyelectrolyte complexes compositions

The invention relates to compositions and methods of treatment employing compositions comprising polyelectrolyte complexes. The compositions include a water-soluble first polyelectrolyte bearing a net cationic charge or capable of developing a net cationic charge and a water-soluble second polyelectrolyte bearing a net anionic charge or capable of developing a net anionic charge. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212480

Ceramide anionic liposome compositions

Described herein are pharmaceutical compositions according to aspects of the present invention which include one or more hydrophilic antineoplastic chemotherapeutics, such as vinca alkyloid antineoplastic chemotherapeutics, encapsulated in ceramide anionic liposomes. Methods of treatment of a subject having cancer using the pharmaceutical compositions are described, along with methods of making ceramide anionic liposomes which encapsulate one or more hydrophilic antineoplastic chemotherapeutics in the aqueous interior of the ceramide anionic liposomes.. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212465

Treatment and prevention of dental pathology in humans and non-human animals

The present invention relates to methods and compositions for inhibiting, treating, and preventing dental diseases in human and non-human animals, particularly domesticated companion animals. More particularly, the present invention relates to the unexpected discovery that the combination of micron-sized particulate bioactive glass and a topical bisphosphonate yields a composition that is capable of treating and/or preventing dental problems such as periodontal disease, tooth decay and tooth resorption in animals, particularly small mammals such as cats.. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212380

Targets and agents for the treatment of impaired bone fracture healing

The application teaches a composition comprising one or more pharmaceutical active ingredients selected from the group consisting of interleukin-8 (il-8 or cxcl8), a functional fragment of il-8, a functional variant of il-8, and an agonist of il-8 receptor, for therapeutic and/orprophylactic interventions in impaired bone fracture healing, such as but not limited to non-union fractures, mal-union fractures, or delayed union fractures.. . ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140212080

Component for use in a bearing device and a method for forming a lubricant layer

A component for use in a bearing device according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a lubricant layer on a surface of the component. Here, the lubricant layer contains a rod-like ionic liquid crystal compound having a cation group and an anion group.. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140211542

Memory element with a reactive metal layer

A memory cell including conductive oxide electrodes is disclosed. The memory cell includes a memory element operative to store data as a plurality of resistive states. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140210317

Composite substrate

A composite substrate according to the present invention includes a piezoelectric substrate that is a single-crystal lithium tantalate or lithium niobate substrate, a support substrate that is a single-crystal silicon substrate, and an amorphous layer joining together the piezoelectric substrate and the support substrate. The amorphous layer contains 3 to 14 atomic percent of argon. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140210316

Composite substrate and method for manufacturing the same

The present invention provides a composite substrate comprising a piezoelectric substrate that is a single-crystal lithium tantalate or lithium niobate substrate, a support substrate that is a single-crystal silicon substrate, and an amorphous layer containing argon and joining together the piezoelectric substrate and the support substrate. The amorphous layer includes, in order from the piezoelectric substrate toward the composite substrate, a first layer, a second layer, and a third layer. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140210205

Pipe connecting device

A pipe connecting device having a joint body including a fitting cylinder to which a flared synthetic resin-made tube is to be externally fitted, an external thread formed on a radially outward side of the fitting cylinder; and a union nut including an internal thread screwed with the external thread, and a tube pressing portion that presses a diameter changing portion formed between a flared portion in the tube, and a non-flared portion, in the direction of the axis. In a fastening completion state in which the tube pressing portion is caused to press the diameter changing portion by a screw advancement of the union nut, the screw advancement being produced by screwing the internal thread to the external thread, positions of a basal end of the external thread and a tip end of the union nut in the directions of axes coincident with each other.. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140210141

Process of making dimensionally stable nonwoven fibrous webs

Dimensionally stable nonwoven fibrous webs include a multiplicity of continuous fibers formed from one or more thermoplastic polyesters and polypropylene in an amount greater than 0% and no more than 10% by weight of the web. The webs have at least one dimension which decreases by no greater than 10% in the plane of the web when heated to a temperature above a glass transition temperature of the fibers. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140209534

Filters for oil-water separation having zwitterionic polymers coated or grafted thereon

A filter for the separation of oil and water from oil-water mixtures comprising a porous filter media, wherein the porous filter media has a zwitterionic polymer grafted or coated thereon. The zwitterionic polymers can be formed from zwitterionic monomers, the zwitterionic polymers having positive and negative charges in series on the same side chain; zwitterionic polymers formed from a mixture of cationic and anionic monomers, the zwitterionic polymers having positive and negative charges on two different side chains; and zwitterionic polymers formed from monomers with cationic-anionic pairs, the zwitterionic polymers having positive and negative charges in parallel on the same side chain. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140209407

Electrical power-steering system for a motor-vehicle

An electrical power-steering system for motor-vehicles includes a first pinion and a second pinion meshing with two portions of a rack member which controls the steering angle of the wheels. The two pinions are driven by respective electric motors which are in turn controlled by an electronic control unit. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140209212

Log rest with rack and pinion system

A new log support and clamp system (log rest) for a portable sawmill, having a log rest and a log dog. The log rest features a rack and pinion for adjusting a vertical position of the log rest using an actuation mechanism located on the operator's side of the portable sawmill, which improves the ability of the user to affix the log in place for sawing. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140209043

Companion water heater jacket

A jacket for a hot water heater appliance includes a top, bottom, front, back, and a fastener. The top is configured to insulate an upper portion of a hot water tank. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140209042

Dual sensor companion water heater

A hot water heater appliance includes a boiler, companion water heater, and a controller. The companion water heater has a hot water storage tank. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140209041

Companion water heater

A hot water heater appliance includes a boiler, a companion water heater and a controller. The controller is configured to control the water heater appliance in response to a scheduled plurality of performance modes based on a preset schedule. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140208894

Torque sharing drive and torque sharing process

A torque sharing drive and process for sharing torque accommodates tooth inaccuracies on the rack and outer pinions. A driving pinion mates with first and second gears. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140208819

Device for shaping a metal sheet by die stamping

A device for shaping a metal sheet by die stamping, the device including first and second trunnions configured to be fastened respectively to two opposite ends of a sheet, the sheet being configured to be shaped by die stamping, wherein the first and second trunnions define respective first and second bearing surfaces configured respectively to guide turning of the trunnions, the first bearing surface defining a peripheral groove around a pivot axis of the first trunnion while the second bearing surface is smooth along a pivot axis of the second trunnion.. . ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140208634

Control of zebra mussels in flow-through service water systems

A method for controlling bivalve growth in a service water system of a plant is disclosed. Upon detecting an increase in the number of veligers or settlement stage bivalves, chlorine anion is introduced into the service water to obtain a chlorine anion concentration of between 0.10 and 2.0 mg/l for a period of 10 to 40 days. ... Conio Inc

07/31/14 / #20140208526

Dye composition using a long-chain ether of an alkoxylated fatty alcohol and a cationic polymer, processes and devices using the same

The present invention relates to a composition for dyeing keratin fibers, comprising: at least one oxidation dye; at least one nonionic ether of a polyoxyalkylenated fatty alcohol of formula (i) r—(o-alk)nor (i); in which formula (i): r denotes a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated c10-c30 hydrocarbon-based radical, r′ denotes a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated c10-c30 hydrocarbon-based radical, which may be substituted with a hydroxyl radical, n is an integer between 1 and 100 inclusive, and alk represents a linear or branched, preferably linear, (c1-c6)alkylene group such as ethylene or propylene, preferably ethylene; at least one cationic polymer; at least one fatty substance at a concentration of at least 25% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition; at least one chemical oxidizing agent. The present invention also relates to a process using this composition, and to multi-compartment devices that are suitable for implementing the invention.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140207680

System and method for providing a mobile wallet shopping companion application

A system and method in accordance with example embodiments may include systems and methods for providing a mobile wallet shopping companion application. In an example embodiment, a method for providing a mobile wallet shopping companion application includes, receiving, via a network, confirmation of a transaction using a financial account; receiving, via a network, data relating to both the financial account and a customer associated with the financial account; and transmitting, via a network, processing the data relating to the financial account and the customer associated with the financial account in order to create a tailored offer and/or targeted data for the customer.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140207496

Incentive program

A method of establishing a referral network for the enrollment of individuals in a geriatric healthcare insurance plan comprising identifying an age-eligible population; developing and implementing recruiting strategies to establish a relationship with the age-eligible population; and generating potential members from the age-eligible population for enrollment in a geriatric healthcare insurance plan as senior class members; and engaging senior class members to become ambassadors that represent the geriatric healthcare insurance plan to other potential members. Ambassadors may be remunerated under an incentive program which pays a predetermined bonus for every potential member that enrolls in the geriatric healthcare insurance plan due to the direct or indirect participation of the ambassador prior to the potential member's actual enrollment.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140207237

Porous biocompatible polymer material and methods

Embodiments described include devices and methods for forming a porous polymer material. Devices disclosed and formed using the methods described a spacer for spinal fusion, craniomaxillofacial (cmf) structures, and other structures for tissue implants.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140207102

Medicament dispensing device

A portable medicament dispensing device having a mechanism which is not susceptible in jamming for dispensing the medication to a user. The device employs employs a coupling for coupling the relative motion between reciprocating body members housing the ancillary components and a barrel plunger associated with the syringe. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206959

Transceiver unit in a measurement system

A measurement system may comprise a sensor wire and a transceiver unit. The sensor wire may comprise an insertable portion configured to be inserted in a blood vessel of a patient's body and a sensor disposed within the insertable portion at a distal end of the senior wire. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206893

Process for the alkoxycarbonylation of functionalized alkenes

This invention relates to a process for the alkoxycarbonylation of carboxylic acid functionalized alkenes or esters thereof, said process comprising: (a) reacting (i) a carboxylic acid functionalized alkene or ester thereof; (ii) a catalyst system comprising a source of pd and a ligand, (iii) a source of anions derived from an acid with a pka<3, (iv) carbon monoxide, and (v) a hydroxylgroup comprising compound, under conditions wherein an ester carbonylation product is produced, whereby the process is carried out in the initial presence of an ester carbonylation product. The presence of the ester carbonylation product results in stabilization of the catalyst system and prevents the formation of pd black.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206824

Rubber compound microwave curing method

A method of curing a compound having a cross-linkable, unsaturated-chain polymer base and a curing system; the method employing microwaves as a form of energy to promote curing reactions; and the curing system including compounds of general formula (i) ([r1r2r3nr5 (nr4r6r7)n](n+1)+) y(n+1)xy− (i) where: x is an atom or anionic group; r1, r2, r3, which are the same or different, are each cmh2m+1, where m is 1 to 3, or ch2chch2 or chchch3, r4, r6, r7, which are the same or different, are each ch2chch2 or chchch3; n is 0 or 1; y is 1 when n is 1; y is 1 or 2 when n is 0; r5 is an aliphatic group c15-c22 when n is 0; is an aliphatic group c8-c16 when n is 1; when n is 0, at least one of r1, r2, r3, r5 has a double bond.. . ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206784

Polyurethane resin composition for support pad and polyurethane support pad using the same

The present invention relates to a polyurethane resin composition for a support pad including a polyurethane resin, a dmf solvent, an anionic surfactant, and polyethylene glycol (peg), and a polyurethane support pad including the polyurethane resin composition for a support pad. According to the present invention, long and large pores may be uniformly formed therein, and thus a support pad having an excellent compression rate and compression recovery rate may be provided.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206737

Application of clonidine hydrochloride as an information intervention agent and an information intervention product and the method of making the same

This invention relates to a new application of compound clonidine hydrochloride in a use of preparation of information intervention agent, a new preparation method of information intervention agent, and a product. The clonidine hydrochloride interacts with the human information receptor, therefore realizing the intervention through the clonidine hydrochloride information physical method, and treatment was not a chemical treatment. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206653

[cu(thp)4]n[x]-n compounds for the treatment of a broad range of human solid tumors, including refractory tumors

Cu(i) complexes of the type [cu(thp)4]n[x]−n, wherein thp is a tris(hydroxymethyl)phosphine, x is a counteranion, n=1-4, for the use as antineoplistic agents against solid tumors in humans.. . ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206644

Methods and compositions for inhibiting cellular proliferation and surgical adhesion

The present invention provides compositions and methods to inhibit fibrosis and scarring associated with surgery. The present invention relates to the discovery that a synthetic anionic polymer consisting of dextran-sulfate (anionic carbohydrate) conjugated to tirofiban (an anti-platelet agent which prevents platelet activation and aggregation) can effectively inhibit adhesions that form during surgery. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206592

Detergent

A liquid detergent comprising from about 5% to about 20% by weight thereof of a surfactant system wherein the surfactant system comprises an alkoxylated anionic surfactant having and alkoxylation degree of from 0.20 to 1.75 and wherein the detergent at 20° c. Has a pouring viscosity of from about 2500 mpa s to about 6000 mpa s and a ratio of medium to high shear viscosity of from about 2 to about 1.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206591

Detergent

A liquid detergent comprising from about 5% to about 20% by weight thereof of a surfactant system wherein the surfactant system comprises an anionic and an amphoteric surfactant comprising an amine oxide surfactant wherein the anionic and amphoteric surfactants are in a weight ratio of from about 1:1 to about 8.5:1 and wherein the detergent at 20° c. Has a pouring viscosity of from about 2500 mpa s to about 6000 mpa s and a ratio of medium to high shear viscosity of from about 2 to about 1.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206586

Lubricating oil compositions

A lubricating oil composition is disclosed which comprises (a) a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) one or more non-halogen-containing oil-soluble titanium complexes comprising at least one ligand comprising an anion of a carboxylic acid; (c) one or more dispersants; and (d) one or more detergents, wherein the lubricating oil composition is free of any zinc dialkyldithiophosphate.. . ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140206498

Planetary carrier

A planetary carrier having: a first carrier member that has a first shaft support portion that supports respective first ends of a plurality of pinion shafts inserted through the pinion gears, and a plurality of first leg portions extended from the first shaft support portion; a second carrier member that has a second shaft support portion that supports respective second ends of the plurality of pinion shafts, and a plurality of second leg portions extended from the second shaft support portion; and an annular member that has one end surface with which the plurality of first leg portions of the first carrier member and the plurality of second leg portions of the second carrier member are brought into abutment, and a welded portion to which the plurality of first leg portions and the plurality of second leg portions are welded at different positions in a circumferential direction.. . ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140205928

Ternary platinum alloy catalyst

A platinum alloy catalyst ptxy, wherein x is nickel, cobalt, chromium, copper, titanium or manganese and y is tantalum or niobium, characterised in that in the alloy the atomic percentage of platinum is 46-75 at %, of x is 1-49 at % and of y is 1-35 at %; provided that the alloy is not 66 at % pt 20 at % cr14 at % ta or 50 at % pt, 25 at % co, 25 at % ta is disclosed. The catalyst has particular use as an oxygen reduction catalyst in fuel cells, and in particular in phosphoric acid fuel cells.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140205910
07/24/14 / #20140205890

All-solid-state cell

An all-solid-state cell contains a combination of an electrode active material and a solid electrolyte, and has a plate-shaped fired solid electrolyte body of a ceramic containing a solid electrolyte, a first electrode layer (e.g. A positive electrode) integrally formed on one surface of the fired solid electrolyte body by mixing and firing an electrode active material and a solid electrolyte, and a second electrode layer (e.g. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140205723

Stabilization of oxidized fats

A method for improving the palatability of a livestock feed or companion animal food product comprising a basal composition containing unsaturated fatty acids that oxidize to form aldehydes or ketones by contacting the basal composition with a source of bisulfite anions so that any aldehydes or ketones present form organosulfite salts. Bisulfite-treated livestock feed and companion animal food products, and palatability enhancing composition containing a source of bisulfite anions are also disclosed.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140205683

Method for preventing nasolacrimal duct obstruction

The invention is directed to a method for preventing nasolacrimal duct obstruction (nldo) in a patient receiving high dose radioactive iodine for treatment of cancer. The method includes administering an effective amount of perchlorate anion to the eyes of the patient.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140205646

Tissue grafts modified with a cross-linking agent and method of making and using the same

Described herein are tissue grafts derived from the placenta that possess good adhesion to biological tissues and are useful in would healing applications. In one aspect, the tissue graft includes (1) two or more layers of amnion, wherein at least one layer of amnion is cross-linked, (2) two or more layers of chorion, wherein at least one layer of amnion is cross-linked, or (3) one or more layers of amnion and chorion, wherein at least one layer of amnion and/or chorion is cross-linked. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140205490

Nickel-based alloy and turbine component having nickel-based alloy

A nickel-based alloy and a turbine component including a nickel-based alloy are disclosed. The nickel-based alloy includes, by weight, between about 8% and about 11% cobalt, up to about 3% niobium, up to about 3% titanium, up to about 2.3% aluminum, up to about 3% tungsten, up to about 25% chromium, up to about 0.1% carbon, up to about 0.01% boron, and a balance nickel, or the nickel-based alloy includes, by weight, between about 1% and about 3% niobium, between about 1% and about 3% titanium, between about 2.1% and about 2.5% aluminum, up to about 3% tungsten, up to about 11% cobalt, up to about 25% chromium, up to about 0.1% carbon, up to about 0.01% boron, and a balance nickel. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140205456

Wind turbine auxiliary drive system

Wind turbine auxiliary drive system comprising a motor, a drive pinion, a bearing and a lubrication system, the bearing comprising an outer bearing ring, an inner bearing ring and, between these two bearing rings, one or more rows of rolling elements which allow both bearing rings to rotate relative to each other, the inner bearing ring having an inner side comprising a gear which meshes with the drive pinion, wherein a height of the gear in an axial direction is smaller than the height of the inner bearing ring such that a gearless portion is defined, and wherein at least one lubricant inlet and/or at least one lubricant outlet is arranged on said gearless portion.. . ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140205449

Superalloys and components formed thereof

A gamma prime nickel-base superalloy and components formed therefrom that exhibit improved high-temperature dwell capabilities, including creep and hold time fatigue crack growth behavior. A particular example of a component is a powder metallurgy turbine disk of a gas turbine engine. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140204447

Electrochromic lithium nickel group 5 mixed metal oxides

Multi-layer electrochromic structures comprising an anodic electrochromic layer comprising a lithium nickel oxide composition on a first substrate, the anodic electrochromic layer comprising lithium, nickel and a group 5 metal selected from niobium, tantalum and a combination thereof, wherein (i) the atomic ratio of lithium to the combined amount of nickel, niobium and tantalum in the anodic electrochromic layer is at least 0.4:1, respectively, (ii) the atomic ratio of the combined amount of niobium and tantalum to the combined amount of nickel, niobium and tantalum in the anodic electrochromic layer is at least about 0.025:1, respectively, and (iii) the anodic electrochromic layer exhibits an interplanar distance (d-spacing) of at least 2.5 Å as measured by x-ray diffraction (xrd), comprises at least 0.05 wt. % carbon, and/or has a coloration efficiency absolute value of at least 19 cm2/c.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140204445

Electrochromic lithium nickel group 5 mixed metal oxides

Multi-layer devices comprising a layer of an electrochromic lithium nickel oxide composition on a first substrate, the lithium nickel oxide composition comprising lithium, nickel and a group 5 metal selected from niobium, tantalum and a combination thereof.. . ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140203225

Complex compounds having anionic ligands containing two p donors and the use thereof in the opto-electronic field

The invention describes electronic devices comprising a metal complex compound having at least one anionic ligand containing two p donors, having the formula (i), in which r1 to r4 are, independently of one another, an atom or radical from the group comprising hydrogen, a halogen, r, ro—, rs—, rco—, rcoo—, rnh—, r2n—, rconr— and —si(r)x(or)3-x, where r=a c1-c40-hydrocarbon and x=1, 2 or 3, and e is a bridge atom from the group with carbon or boron, where an atom or radical from the group with hydrogen, halogen, —cn, r, ro—, rs—, rco—, rcoo—, rnh—, r2n—, rconr— and —si(r)x(or)3-x, where r=the c1-c40-hydrocarbon and x=1, 2 or 3, is optionally bonded to the carbon, and two radicals from the group with halogen, r, ro—, rs—, rco—, rcoo—, rnh—, r2n—, rconr— and —si(r)x(or)3-x, where r=the c1-c40-hydrocarbon and x=1, 2 or 3, are optionally bonded to the boron. The invention furthermore describes a process for the production of an electronic device of this type and processes for the generation of light or blue emission using a metal complex compound of this type.. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140202867

Electrodeionization apparatus for producing deionized water

Provided is an electrodeionization apparatus for producing deionized water, capable of removing or reducing a biased flow of electric current in a deionization chamber. In the electrodeionization apparatus for producing deionized water, at least one deionization treatment unit including the deionization chamber and a pair of concentration chambers adjacent to both sides of the deionization chamber is disposed between a cathode and an anode. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140202273

Floating time bar

A rack-and-pinion mechanism includes a first rack and a second rack, a first pinion and a second pinion, and a timing bar. Each of the racks includes a first set of teeth provided longitudinally therealong. ... Conio Inc

07/24/14 / #20140201931

Dye composition comprising an alkoxylated fatty alcohol ether and a fatty alcohol

The present invention relates to a composition for dyeing keratin fibers, comprising: at least one nonionic ether of a polyoxyalkylenated fatty alcohol of formula (i) r—(o-alk)nor′ (i), in which: —r denotes a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated c10-c30 hydrocarbon-based radical, —r′ denotes a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated c10-c30 hydrocarbon-based radical, which may be substituted with a hydroxyl radical, —n is an integer between 1 and 100 inclusive, and —alk represents a linear or branched, preferably linear, (c1-c6)alkylene group such as ethylene or propylene, preferably ethylene, —at least one fatty alcohol comprising at least 20 carbon atoms; —at least one chemical oxidizing agent. The present invention also relates to a process using this composition, and to a multi-compartment device that is suitable for implementing the invention.. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140201819

Method and system for managing user's reputation information for a given service

. . . . A method and a system for managing user's reputation information for a given service. The method includes managing said user's reputation information by means of a global and centralized reputation management unit for a plurality of given services, said managing including generating and storing said reputation information for a user based on context variables and the historic of the activity or experience of said user in specific service fields in which the user generates content or provides an opinion or a recommendation. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140201378

Generic companion-messaging between media platforms

Various embodiments, methods, and systems for communicating via a generic companion-messaging session are provided. The generic companion-messaging session includes a base platform running a base platform application and a companion platform running a companion platform application. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140201125

Conversation management systems

Systems and method for conversation management and opinion tracking systems, whereby a conversation management engine can generate on-line conversations based on rules sets such that the generated conversation and the content submitted by participants conforms to a conversation or debate style. The conversation management engine can further implement curation policies that can curate content presented to a conversation such that the presented conversation fits curation rules of the policies. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140200824

K-partite graph based formalism for characterization of complex phenotypes in clinical data analyses and disease outcome prognosis

Systems and methods are disclosed that can analyze relationships between parameters in data matrices (e.g., collections of individual profiles). A graph topology can be defined on a data matrix with partitions as variables and vertices in all partitions and their potentials and edges as the co-occurrence of a pair of variable values in a profile. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140200537

Ostomy ring

The ostomy ring offers a reliable means of attaching an ostomy or other type bag to a patient via a surgically implanted magnetically susceptible material ring and an approximately sized magnetic ring placed over the skin and bag to secure the union and prevent leakage. Even a blind person could change their own bags without fear of leakage. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140200345

Production method for 2-alkenylamine compound

Provided is a method for producing a 2-alkenylamine compound efficiently and at low cost, using a primary or secondary amine compound and a 2-alkenyl compound as the starting materials therefor. The 2-alkenyleamine compound is produced by 2-alkenylating a primary or secondary amine compound, using a specified 2-alkenylating agent and in the presence of a catalyst comprising a complexing agent and a transition metal precursor stabilized by a monovalent anionic five-membered conjugated diene.. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140200300

Precursor polyelectrolyte complexes compositions

The invention relates to compositions and methods of treatment employing compositions comprising polyelectrolyte complexes. The compositions include a water-soluble first polyelectrolyte bearing a net cationic charge or capable of developing a net cationic charge and a water-soluble second polyelectrolyte bearing a net anionic charge or capable of developing a net anionic charge. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140200280

Anion exchange membrane and method for producing same

There is provided an anion exchange membrane comprising, as a main element, a block copolymer having a vinyl alcohol polymer block and a cationic-group containing polymer block as components and which is subjected to a crosslinking treatment. An anion exchange membrane is produced by heating a film obtained from a solution of the block copolymer at a temperature of 100° c. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140200193

Thixotropic biological adhesive for use in internal body cavities

A biological thixotropic adhesive that contains dextrin, and at least a structural component that provides thixotropy to the adhesive, and optionally at least an antibiotic that is very useful to stimulate the process of healing of tissues in a patient, for example, to prevent anastomotic leaks of the gastrointestinal system, to affix a prosthesis in inguinal hernioplasties, in a patient and to oclude a fistula in a patient. The biological thixotropic dahesive also has anti-inflammatory properties and can be used with a fatty tissue patch.. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140200139

High residual effect and low off-site movement auxin herbicide formulations

The present invention generally relates to high residual effect and/or low off-site movement anionic herbicide formulations and, more particularly, auxin herbicide formulations. Generally, the formulations of the present invention include an anionic herbicide (e.g., an auxin herbicide), a particulate sorbent (e.g., silica), a cationic surfactant, and water.. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140199921

Method for manufacturing screw-shaped tool

A method for manufacturing a screw-shaped tool for grinding a face gear with high precision. The tool is formed in such a manner that the diameter thereof gradually increases from an axial end to an intermediate section in the axial direction, and is used for cutting a face gear. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140199250

Personal care composition and methods containing hydrophobically-modified hydroxyethylcellulose

Described are personal care compositions, comprising water, nonionic cellulose ethers having hydroxyethyl groups and being further substituted with one or more hydrophobic substituents, and at least one hair fixative polymer, moisturizer, conditioner, humectant, cationic conditioning polymer, antioxidant, anti-aging active, or sun care active.. . ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140199217

Mineral separation using functionalized filters and membranes

An apparatus for collecting mineral particles in a slurry or the tailings is disclosed. The apparatus may take the form of a filter, a conveyor belt or an impeller to be used in a processor to collect mineral particles in the slurry, or in a tailings pond to collect mineral particles in the tailings. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140199164

Nickel-based alloy and turbine component having nickel-based alloy

A nickel-based alloy and a turbine component are disclosed. The alloy includes, by weight, between about 0.8% and about 1.3% hafnium, between about 5.7% and about 6.4% aluminum, between about 7.0% and about 10.0% cobalt, up to about 0.1% carbon, up to about 8.7% chromium, up to about 0.6% molybdenum, up to about 9.7% tungsten, up to about 0.9% titanium, up to about 0.02% boron, up to about 0.1% manganese, up to about 0.06% silicon, up to about 0.01% phosphorus, up to about 0.004% sulfur, up to about 0.02% zirconium, up to about 1.8% niobium, up to about 0.1% vanadium, up to about 0.1% copper, up to about 0.2% iron, up to about 0.003% magnesium, up to about 0.002% oxygen, up to about 0.002% nitrogen, and a balance nickel. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140197917

Laminated coil component and method for manufacturing same

A laminated coil component that has dc superimposition characteristics improved without causing an increase in direct-current resistance, and reduces stress which can be generated in a magnetic body. A laminated coil component includes a magnetic section of magnetic layers stacked and a conductor section which has a plurality of conductor pattern layers arranged between the magnetic layers, and interconnected in a coiled shape to pass through the magnetic layers, and which is buried in the magnetic section. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140197083

Exchange based-water treatment

A water treatment system comprising an ion exchange vessel, a cationic resin located within the ion exchange vessel, and an anionic resin located within the ion exchange vessel.. . ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140197034

Capacitive conveyor-belt desalination

Described herein is a novel deionization process for seawater desalination: seawater is contained in—or streams through—a semi-rectangular ionizing-chamber, two of its facing walls are wide electrostatic charged belts that continuously move through this chamber in a loop. The ions within the seawater separate under the force of the electrostatic field, the anions adhere to the anode belt and move with it, while the cations adhere to the cathode belt and move with it. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140197032

Anion exchange block copolymers, their manufacture and their use

Or a corresponding onium salt.. . ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140197029

Method, apparatus and system for desalinating saltwater

An apparatus, method and plant for desalinating saltwater and contaminated saltwater. The apparatus includes a stack and a manifolding assembly. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140196681

Engine control apparatus

Upon gear disengagement, a pinion gear drive means actuates a pinion gear to disengage from a ring gear while the starter motor of a starting device is rotated or while injectors of an engine are caused to inject fuel into cylinders of the engine to ignite an air-fuel mixture therein, thereby releasing the gear disengagement. Applied to an idling stop-capable vehicle that engages the starter pinion gear with the engine ring gear beforehand to shorten the time to restart, the inventive control apparatus with the above feature releases unfailingly the engagement against metal-to-metal frictional force that causes the gears to be stuck with each other upon engine stop.. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140196678

Gasoline fuel composition for improved performance in fuel injected engines

A method for improving performance of fuel injectors, and a method for cleaning fuel injectors for an internal combustion engine. The methods include operating the engine on a fuel composition comprising a major amount of fuel and from about 1 to about 200 ppm by weight based on a total weight of the fuel of a reaction product of (i) a hydrocarbyl substituted compound containing at least one tertiary amino group and (ii) a halogen substituted c2-c8 carboxylic acid, ester, amide, or salt thereof, wherein the reaction product as made is substantially devoid of free anion species.. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140196222

Conditioning dyeing agent for keratinous fibers

The specification describes an agent for coloring keratinic fibers. The agent includes, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, at least one oxidation dye precursor, a precursor of a nature-analogous dye, a substantive dye, or combinations thereof. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140196220

Cleaning compositions and emulsions or microemulsions employing extended chain nonionic surfactants

Synergistic combinations of extended chain surfactants and co-surfactants, emulsions or microemulsions and cleaning compositions incorporating the same are provided. In certain embodiments a surfactant system is disclosed which includes extended nonionic surfactants, and a linker surfactant. ... Conio Inc

07/17/14 / #20140196201

Spinning, cheese dyeing, knitting and weaving process of a high performance flame-resistant modacrylic/cotton safety apparel fabric

The present invention relates to flame retardant fabrics and safety apparel, especially yarn used for high flame resistant safety apparel fabric, the yarn uses a cheese method; the yarn is used to weave fabric. The fabric as described contains at least 60% high flame resistant modacrylic fiber, after cheese dyeing, weave the fabric, the safety apparel use this fabric will not continue to burn after leaving the fire, will no melt and will not cause the wearer secondary injury, comply with the relevant standards of the european union, the united states, and china.. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140194977

Methods and apparatuses for deploying minimally-invasive heart valves

. . Methods and systems for delivering and deploying a prosthetic heart valve include a deployment mechanism coupled to the prosthetic heart valve, the deployment mechanism comprising a longitudinal shaft that when rotated in a first direction, expands the prosthetic heart valve from a contracted state to an expanded state, and optionally, when rotated in a second direction opposite the first direction, re-contracts the prosthetic valve from the expanded state. Embodiments of the deployment mechanism comprise a pinion gear that engages a gear track on the prosthetic heart valve.. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140194638

Spirobenzylamine-phosphine, preparation method therefor and use thereof

The present invention relates to a spirobenzylamine-phosphine, preparation method therefor and use thereof. The compound has a structure represented by formula (i), wherein n=0 to 3; r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8 and r9 having a value as defined in claim 1. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140194589

Water-dispersible amphoteric polyurethane, preparation method therefor, and use thereof in reinforcing concrete

A water-dispersible amphoteric polyurethane and a preparation method therefor. The water-dispersible amphoteric polyurethane is prepared from a polyisocyanate compound, a polyol compound, a dial compound having an anionic group or a potential anionic group, a compound having a tertiary or quaternary amine cationic group at least having two active h functional groups and a polyamine compound having a polyoxyethylene group. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140194574

Method for producing water-absorbent resin, and water-absorbent resin obtained by same

A method for producing a water-absorbent resin including the step of subjecting a water-soluble ethylenically unsaturated monomer to a reversed phase suspension polymerization in a petroleum hydrocarbon dispersion medium in the presence of a radical polymerization initiator and a dispersion stabilizer, wherein the method is characterized by the use of an ether-ester type nonionic surfactant as the dispersion stabilizer, and a water-absorbent resin obtained by the method, wherein the water-absorbent resin has a water-retention capacity of saline solution of 25 g/g or more, a water-absorption rate of saline solution of 50 seconds or less, and a flow index under moisture absorption of 70% or more. According to the method of the present invention, a water-absorbent resin having high water-retention capacity, excellent water-absorption rate, and further having excellent flowability under moisture absorption can be produced. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140194262

Electronic exercise monitor with human facsimile and audible feedback

An interactive electronic exercise software program and mobile electronic device application with audible feedback resides in a human facsimile apparatus used as a dance partner during aerobic exercises. The interactive software program creates the illusion of working out with a friend, companion or personal trainer, providing interactive visual and auditory stimulus designed to make the workout enjoyable so that the user will continue to work out on a regular basis. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140194244

Axial bearing of pinion gears of a planetary gear set

An axial mounting of the planetary gearwheels of a planetary gearset having a sun gear that meshes with at least one planetary gearwheel mounted on a planetary bolt that is supported on the planetary carrier. The at least one planetary gearwheel meshes with a ring gear. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140194239

Hybrid vehicle driving device

A hybrid vehicle driving device includes a first planetary gear mechanism, a second planetary gear mechanism, a clutch configured to connect and disconnect a carrier of the first planetary gear mechanism to and from a ring gear of the second planetary gear mechanism, and a brake configured to regulate a rotation of the ring gear of the second planetary gear mechanism by being engaged. The second planetary gear mechanism is of a double pinion type, a sun gear of the first planetary gear mechanism is connected to a first electric rotating machine, a carrier thereof is connected to an engine, and a ring gear thereof is connected to a driving wheel, respectively, and a sun gear of the second planetary gear mechanism is connected to a second electric rotating machine, and a carrier thereof is connected to the driving wheel, respectively.. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140193644

Polyelectrolyte multilayers having salt-controlled internal structures

A method, and an article made therefrom, of: contacting a substrate with a first solution of first polyelectrolyte chains to form a layer of the first polyelectrolyte on the substrate; and contacting the layer of the first polyelectrolyte with a second solution of second polyelectrolyte chains to form a layer of the second polyelectrolyte. The first polyelectrolyte has a polyanion or polycation chain. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140192111

Ink, ink cartridge, and ink jet recording method

The present invention provides an ink that can achieve image characteristics for recording an image having excellent optical density, bleeding resistance, and white blur resistance and also can achieve reliability that provides excellent sticking resistance to a recording head. The ink is one for ink jet containing a first pigment and second pigment. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140192082

Methods and systems for generating an aggregated data visualization

Generating a data visualization by receiving one or more user-defined data sets corresponding to a data graphic, where each of the user-defined data sets may be based on an opinion value assigned to a selected portion of the data graphic. The methods may also include generating a data visualization, where the data visualization may indicate an aggregate opinion value for a particular portion of the data graphic. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140191841

Conformal coating to scavenge elemental sulfur

A corrosion-resistant apparatus may contain an electronic component having a first metal and a polymer coating covering the electronic component. The polymer coating includes polymer chains with unsaturated groups to scavenge sulfur and an anionic initiator dispersed in the polymer coating to convert cyclic elemental sulfur to linear polysulfide.. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140191157

Composition for acid gas tolerant removal of mercury from a flue gas

Compositions and method useful for removal of mercury from a flue gas stream with relatively high concentrations of acid gas precursors and/or acid gases. The method includes contacting the flue gas stream with a sorbent composition comprising a sorbent material and a multi-functional agent, where the multi-functional agent includes a compound having a metal of valency 3 or higher. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140191142

Nuclear fusion reactor first wall component and production process thereof

A nuclear fusion reactor first wall component includes a copper alloy element, an intermediate metal layer made from niobium and a beryllium element, directly in contact with the intermediate metal layer. The intermediate niobium layer is further advantageously associated with a mechanical stress-reducing layer formed by a metal chosen from copper and nickel. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140190895

Calcium salfate scale -inhibiting compositions

The calcium sulfate scale-inhibiting compositions are polyelectrolyte antiscalant compositions for the inhibition of calcium sulfate scale formation in desalination plant feed brine, such as that typically used with reverse osmosis desalination plants. In order to inhibit the formation of calcium sulfate scale, the polyelectrolyte antiscalant compositions are mixed at a concentration between approximately 1 ppm and approximately 50 ppm into the desalination plant feed brine. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140190893

Ampholytic polymeric system

The present invention relates to an ampholytic polymeric system obtainable by a process comprising the copolymerisation of (i) a monomer according to formula (1), (ii) an ethylenically unsaturated cationic monomer and (iii) a (co)polymer comprising an ethylenically unsaturated anionic monomer which comprises a sulfonate group: (1) wherein x is o or nr2, r1 and r2 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and c1-c6 alkyl groups or wherein r1 and r2 form together a (cr1r2)n- chain, wherein n is 3 to 12, and wherein r3 is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and ch3. The present invention further relates to the use of ampholytic polymeric system in separation processes.. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140190599

Hypergolic bipropellants

A hypergolic bipropellant. The hypergolic bipropellant includes an ionic liquid fuel and nitric acid, which is operable as an oxidizer. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140190526

Methods of using enzyme compositions

The present disclosure relates to compositions and methods for cleaning medical and dental instruments. The disclosed compositions are preferably non-foaming or generate low foam to allow visual inspection of the cleaning process as well as safe handling of the instruments. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140190321

Pipe machining apparatuses and methods of operating the same

Pipe machining apparatuses and methods of operating are provided. In one aspect, a pipe machining apparatus includes an advancement mechanism coupled to a frame and adapted to move relative to the frame between a first position, in which the advancement mechanism is in a travel path of an advancement member and is adapted to be engaged by the advancement member to advance a tool, and a second position, in which the advancement mechanism is positioned out of the travel path of the advancement member and is not adapted to be engaged by the advancement member. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140190315

Gear head socket tool

A non-ratcheting socket tool for loosening or tightening nuts or bolts, especially when the nut or bolt head is located in a crowded area where there is inadequate space to pivot or rotate a handle of a wrench or ratchet. The gear head socket tool includes a slim streamlined housing including a straight beveled gear coaxially arranged around a sleeve or ring having a plurality of internal nut/bolt gripping wrench teeth, wherein the straight beveled gear teeth mate with beveled pinion gear teeth perpendicular thereto. ... Conio Inc

07/10/14 / #20140190084

Gate with variable gate control for handling agricultural granular materials

A variable gate with control for grain elevator applications utilizes a sliding gate panel. Two proximity sensors are arranged to provide full sensing and control functions of the gate remotely located. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140188764

Breakout indexes

. . . . . . . . Methods and systems for calculating values for indexes based on breakout currencies are provided. A prospective breakout index may be formed before an entity breaks out of a monetary union. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140188694

Prospective currency units

Methods and systems for calculating values for indexes based on breakout currencies are provided. A prospective breakout index may be formed before an entity breaks out of a monetary union. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140188692

System and method for optimizing fixed rate whole loan trading

Optimizing fixed rate whole loan trading. Specifically, the invention provides computer-based systems and methods for optimally packaging a population of whole loans into bonds in either a senior/subordinate bond structure or into pools of pass through securities guaranteed by a government agency. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140188578

Keychain poll type device

The i2c mini tool is personal, pocketable, non-class oriented, and will be part of a simplified, secure system designed to provide unbiased input by all vote eligible citizens on selected topics, assisting government to make better decisions. Input will occur responding to centrally posed statements and questions. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140187816

Method for recovering anionic fluorinated emulsifier

To provide a method for recovering an anionic fluorinated emulsifier, whereby an anionic fluorinated emulsifier adsorbed on a basic ion exchange resin can be simply and efficiently recovered. A mixed liquid of an aqueous inorganic acid solution, a fluorinated medium and a non-fluorinated medium, is contacted to a basic ion exchange resin having an anionic fluorinated emulsifier adsorbed thereon, to recover a liquid phase containing the fluorinated medium, or an aqueous inorganic acid solution is contacted to a basic ion exchange resin having an anionic fluorinated emulsifier adsorbed thereon, then a mixed liquid of a fluorinated medium and a non-fluorinated medium is contacted thereto, and thereafter the basic ion exchange resin and a liquid phase are separated to recover the liquid phase, whereupon from each liquid phase, an acid of the anionic fluorinated emulsifier is recovered.. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140187788

Processes for the preparation of thietanamine

The present invention provides processes for the preparation of compounds of formula (i) including processes comprising a. Reacting a a compound comprising a thietane moiety in which the carbon atom at the 3 position of the thietane moiety is bonded to a nitrogen atom; wherein the nucleophile is selected the group consisting of: n3−, a sulfonamide having two hydrogen atoms bound to the nitrogen atom, a diimide having a hydrogen atom bound to the nitrogen atom or an anion thereof, nh2oh and nh3; and b. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140187749

Single unit chromatography antibody purification

The present invention relates to a method for the purification of antibodies from a protein mixture produced in a bioreactor, at least comprising the steps of intermediate purification and polishing, wherein the intermediate and polishing step comprises in-line anion exchange chromatography (aex) treatment and mixed mode chromatography (mimo) treatment in flow through mode. The present invention further relates to a single operational unit comprising both an anion exchange chromatography part and a mixed mode chromatography part, which are serially connected, wherein the unit comprises an inlet at the upstream end of the anion exchange chromatography part and an outlet at the downstream end of the mixed mode chromatography part and wherein the unit also comprises an inlet between the anion exchange chromatography part and the mixed mode chromatography part.. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140187684

Liquids

The present invention relates to an ionic liquid comprising an anion and a cation, wherein the cation is a primary, secondary or tertiary ammonium ion containing a protonated nitrogen atom.. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140187499

Substituted anionic compounds consisting of a backbone made up of a discrete number of saccharide units

The invention relates to substituted anionic compounds consisting of a backbone made up of a discrete number u of between 1 and 8 (1≦u≦8) of identical or different saccharide units, linked via identical or different glycosidic bonds, said saccharide units being chosen from the group consisting of pentoses, hexoses, uronic acids, n-acetylhexosamines in cyclic form or in open reduced form, which are randomly substituted. It also relates to the process for the preparation thereof and to the pharmaceutical compositions comprising same.. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140187466

Laundry detergents and methods for making laundry detergents containing methyl ester ethoxylates

Laundry detergents, aqueous liquid laundry detergents, and methods for making laundry detergents are provided herein. In one embodiment, a laundry detergent includes an anionic surfactant and a nonionic surfactant including a methyl ester ethoxylate stable in an alkaline environment.. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140187374

Liquid-lubricated bearing and vehicle pinion shaft support device

An outer lubricating liquid inflow passage that provides communication between an outside of a liquid-lubricated bearing and a rolling element arrangement chamber is formed between an outer ring and a cage, on the lubricating liquid inflow side. The outer lubricating liquid inflow passage has an annular axially extending outer passage portion that extends in the axial direction, and an annular radially extending outer passage portion. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140187337

Tripod joint

The present invention discloses a tripod joint including: a housing having one or more radially positioned track grooves; a spider having one or more radially positioned trunnions protruding from the outer circumferential surface of the spider, the one or more radially positioned trunnions disposed within the one or more radially positioned track grooves of the housing, wherein the spider is configured to move in the axial direction of the housing one or more rollers disposed on the one or more radially positioned trunnions, the one or more rollers in contact with the inner circumferential surface of the one or more track grooves of the housing; and a lubricating mechanism configured to supply oil to the trunnions and the rollers.. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186837

Methods for diagnosing cancer

Methods and kits for the detection of cancer and for pre-cancer screening based on the expression of genes associated with altered metabolism and apoptosis in cancerous cells, particularly the expression of a mitochondrial antiviral-signaling (mavs) or a voltage-dependent anion channel 1 (vdac1) protein or mrna in combination with additional genes associated with cell metabolism and/or apoptosis.. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186770

Dendritic compounds, photoresist compositions and methods of making electronic devices

Dendritic compounds are provided. The dendritic compounds include an anionic dendron that has a focal point having an anionic group and a linking group, and a photoreactive cation. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186696

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

To provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, containing: a positive electrode, which contains a positive electrode active material capable of inserting and detaching anions; a negative electrode, which contains a negative electrode active material capable of accumulating and releasing metal lithium, or lithium ions, or both thereof; and a nonaqueous electrolyte formed by dissolving a lithium salt in a nonaqueous solvent, wherein the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery contains a solid lithium salt at 25° c., and discharge voltage of 4.0 v.. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186533

Method for inkjet textile printing

[two of r1 to r4: alkyl having 8 to 18 carbon atoms; the remaining two: methyl or ethyl; x−: anion.]. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186461

Human amniotic membrane lyophilized grafts

Described herein are human amniotic membrane tissue grafts derived from the placenta. The grafts are composed of three layers as seen in the amniotic membrane in utero. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186286

Biomimetic adhesive and preparation method and application thereof

Disclosed is a biomimetic adhesive belonging to prevention and treatment of plant pest. The components and ratio of raw materials thereof are as follows: 25-50% of soft acrylic monomer, 1-5% of acrylic monomer, 0.1-0.3% of nonionic emulsifier, 0.1-0.8% of anionic emulsifier, 0.2-0.6% of catalyst, 0.1-0.3% of antiseptic, 0.02-0.05% of defoamer, and deionized water as remainder. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186284

Conditioning compositions for keratinous substrates

The present invention is directed towards a conditioning composition comprising, in an aqueous medium, at least one nonionic film forming polymer; at least one viscosity modifying agent; at least one cationic polymer; at least one cationic surfactant; and wherein the composition is free of silicones. Preferably, the composition is clear in appearance. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186275

Toothpaste for electric toothbrushes

Agents and methods are provided for toothpaste for an electric toothbrush. The oral and dental care and cleaning agent includes at least one anionic surfactant and at least one amphoteric surfactant. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186270

Cosmetic compositions containing a silicone-organic polymer hybrid compound

The present invention is directed towards a composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, at least one silicone-organic polymer hybrid compound; at least one nonionic film forming polymer; at least one amphoteric film forming polymer; and a neutralizer. The present invention also relates to methods for imparting shape to or maintaining the shape of hair wherein the composition provides style memory, strong hold and good shine, while at the same time, providing smoothness and a natural feel to the hair.. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140186206

Ferritic stainless steel for egr system

Disclosed is a ferritic stainless steel for an egr system, more particularly, a ferritic stainless steel for an egr system which may suppress the ferritic stainless steel from being discolored and which improves the moldability, oxidation resistance, and corrosion resistance by including iron (fe) as a base material, about 18 to 20% by weight of chromium (cr) based on a total weight of an alloy, molybdenum (mo), carbon (c) and niobium (nb).. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140185768

Method of measuring scattering of x-rays, its applications and implementation device

Method of measuring scattering of x-rays, characterized in that a compound to be analyzed is installed in a receptacle (1) comprising a flat bottom permeable to x-rays, in that an analysis by scattering of the x-rays is carried out by sending a stream of x-rays upwards in the direction of said bottom permeable to the x-rays and by measuring the stream of scattered x-rays that is reflected downwards, and in that a thermostatically controlled fluid at the same temperature as that of the compound to be analyzed in the receptacle is projected towards the flat bottom (3) permeable to x-rays, from outside the receptacle (1), and device for measuring scattering of x-rays characterized in that it comprises a receptacle (1) comprising a bottom shut off by a membrane (3) transparent to x-rays, as well as a diffractometer whose goniometer (4, 5) is installed so as to direct a beam of x-rays from below towards the membrane (3) transparent to x-rays and the detector (5) being installed for the measurement of the x-rays scattered therebelow.. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140185747

Apparatus and method for reducing examination time in molecular breast imaging

A nuclear medicine mammography system and method for conducting concurrent examinations of both breasts of a patient, thereby reducing examination time in molecular breast imaging. The system comprises first and second pairs of generally opposed articulatable gamma photon detectors, wherein each pair of detectors can be arranged to image a respective breast independently from the other pair of detectors. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140183919

Fitting for an adjustment device of a motor vehicle seat

A fitting (1) for an adjustment device, in particular inclination adjustment of a motor vehicle seat, includes a fitting upper part (2) having a first internal toothing (4), a fitting lower part (3) which is adjustable relative to the fitting upper part about a fitting axis and has a second internal toothing (5) arranged coaxially with respect to the first internal toothing, at least two, preferably, three, rotatably arranged planet gears (7) which are in engagement with the first and second internal toothings, and a drive shaft (6) which is in operative connection with the at least two planet gears by means of a pinion (23). Noise loads and buckling effects are avoided even after a relatively long period of operation, with a spring element (11) prestressing the planet gears (7) in the direction of the axis of rotation onto the fitting lower part (3) or fitting upper part (2).. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140183835

Side-step device

A side-step device that includes a driving unit, a pinion gear, a driving gear unit, and a step. The driving unit is mounted on a vehicle body, and the pinion gear is connected to the driving unit and is configured to rotate. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140183211

Dispensing mechanism for centralized robotic gantry

A vending arrangement for computerized vending machines, retail displays, automated retail stores, utilizes a centralized, robotic gantry associated with companion modules for vending a plurality of selectable products. The modularized design enables deployment of half-sized or larger, full sized machines. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140183100

Process for hydrodesulphuration of gasoline cuts using a catalyst based on heteropolyanions trapped in a mesostructured silica support

The invention relates to a process of hydrodesulphuration of at least one gasoline cut implementing a catalyst comprising, in its oxide form, at least one metal from group vib and/or at least one metal from group viii of the periodic table, present in the form of at least one polyoxometalate of the formula (hhxxmmoy)q−, wherein x is an element selected from phosphorus (p), silicon (si), boron (b), nickel (ni) and cobalt (co), the said element being taken alone, m is one or more element(s) selected from molybdenum (mo), tungsten (w), nickel (ni) and cobalt (co), o is oxygen, h is hydrogen, h is an integer within the range 0 to 12, x is an integer within the range 0 to 4, m is an integer equal to 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 18, y is an integer within the range 17 to 72 and q is an integer within the range 1 to 20, the said polyoxometalates being present within a mesostructured silicon oxide matrix having a pore size within the range 1.5 to 50 nm and having amorphous walls of thickness within the range 1 to 30 nm, the said catalyst being sulphured before being implemented in the said process.. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140183005

Roller frame

A roller frame including at least two rollers mounted in a housing between which a nip can be formed. The ends of the rollers are supported in rotary fashion in bearings and at least one of the rollers is embodied as an advancing roller and has an adjusting system by which it is possible to move die bearings of the advancing roller, thus changing the nip. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140182851

Novel anionic polyalkoxy group comprising surfactants on basis of guerbet-alcohols, method of manufacture and use in enhanced oil recovery (eor) applications

Compositions and methods of synthesis of anionic surfactants by alkoxylation of a guerbet alcohol (ga) having 12 to 36 carbon atoms using butylene oxide, and optionally propylene oxide and/or ethylene oxide followed by the incorporation of a terminal anionic group are described herein. The ga of the present invention is made by a facile and inexpensive method that involves high temperature base catalyzed dimerization of alcohols with 6 to 18 carbon atoms. ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140182680

Electrolyte formulations

The present invention relates to electrolyte formulations comprising at least one compound comprising a dihydridodicyanoborate anion and their use in an eletrochemical and/or optoelectronic device such as a photovoltaic cell, a light emitting device, an electrochromic or photo-electrochromic device, an electrochemical sensor and/or biosensor, preferably their use in a dye or quantum dot sensitized solar cell.. . ... Conio Inc

07/03/14 / #20140182105

Systems and methods for fence gate assembly

Systems and methods are presented herein for assembling a fence gate on-site. The system may include a fence press and a nail plate. ... Conio Inc

06/26/14 / #20140180501

Control system and method for automated vehicle fleet

. . . . A control system and method of a fleet of automated vehicles moving through a road network, which comprises some stationery and mobile control devices, of which some are fully independent of the mechanisms and technologies implemented in the vehicles, and some media to establish communication between the control devices by using, in some media, open communion protocols and, in others, closed protocols for the control of the different variables involved in the safe efficient operation in the transport of persons, cargo or both.. . ... Conio Inc

06/26/14 / #20140180303

Surgical bag device and remote operating mechanism

A surgical bag device is provided. The device includes a surgical bag with a pocket at the open top and elongate biasing member disposed in conjunction with the pocket and translatable between a first open position where the biasing member extends through a substantial portion of a circumference of the pocket, to a second closed position. ... Conio Inc

06/26/14 / #20140179973

Method of olefin metathesis using a catalyst based on a spherical material comprising oxidised metal particles trapped in a mesostructured matrix

A process for metathesis of olefins, bringing olefins into contact with a catalyst activated by heating to a temperature in the range 100° c. To 1000° c. ... Conio Inc

06/26/14 / #20140179954

Transition metal catalysts for c-o hydrogenolysis and hydrodeoxygenation

Phosphoranimide-metal catalysts and their role in c—o bond hydrogenolysis and hydrodeoxygenation (hdo) are disclosed. The catalysts comprise of first row transition metals such as nickel, cobalt and iron. ... Conio Inc

06/26/14 / #20140179946

Transition metal catalysts for hydrogenation and hydrosilylation

Phosphoranimide-metal catalysts and their role in hydrogenation and hydrosilylation are disclosed. The catalysts comprise first row transition metals such as nickel, cobalt or iron. ... Conio Inc

06/26/14 / #20140179943

Transition metal-phosphoranimide catalysts

Phosphoranimide-metal catalysts are disclosed. The catalysts comprise first row transition metals such as nickel, cobalt or iron. ... Conio Inc

06/26/14 / #20140179936

Epoxidation of glycerol and derivatives therefrom

A method producing a surfactant from glycerol by converting glycerol, in a first step, to glycidol, polymerizing glycidol to an aliphatic alcohol and finally substituting a hydroxyl group with a substitute anion.. . ...