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Method for Treating Pain, Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, and Sleep Disorders

January 17, 2019 10:34 PM
ID: 2019-017 A seated whole-body vibration platform that provides relief of symptoms and physical signs of distress including pain, depression, anxiety, and addiction withdrawal.
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Developable / Fully Collapsible Mechanisms

February 15, 2018 01:11 PM
ID: 2018-045 A cylindrical shaft that conceals curved-links (developable) four-bar mechanisms that performs different tasks
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Developable Mechanisms On Developable Surfaces

February 02, 2018 01:28 PM
ID: 2018-032 Developable mechanisms are devices that emerge from or conform to developable (curved) surfaces.
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Self-Deployable Self-Stiffening And Retractable Space Structure (SDSR) Mechanism

February 01, 2018 01:29 PM
ID: 2018-031 The SDSR is origami-based, fabricated using planar materials, folds up to stow into small volumes, self-deploys, maintains stiffness, and is retractable.
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Exoskeleton For Pectus Excavatum Repair

January 23, 2018 01:32 PM
ID: 2018-023 An exoskeleton is proposed as an alternative to the repair of pectus excavatum.
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Prosthetic Venous Valve

January 02, 2018 01:43 PM
ID: 2018-002 A prosthetic venous valve that can be implanted in the veins of the legs to replace lost valve function due to varicose veins or related medical issues.
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MRSA And Oral Cancer Screening Using Electrochemical Sensing

January 24, 2017 03:13 PM
ID: 2017-024 A 3D interdigitated electrode (IDE) sensor using carbon nanotube templated manufacturing (CNT-M) for highly sensitivity, rapid, and point-of-care sensing.
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Controlling The Structure Of Crystalline Materials

February 08, 2016 10:02 AM
ID: 2016-038 Our technology provides a scalable way to control the arrangement of grains in crystalline materials which allows for production of significantly improved materials.
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Method For Producing Bendable / Flexible Circuit Boards

February 05, 2016 10:05 AM
ID: 2016-035 This invention covers the design and manufacture of flexible circuit boards; it enables the construction of circuit boards that are alternating parts flexible and rigid, so that they can move, bend, and wrap without compromising the stability of the circuit board itself.
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Folding Rigid-Panel Using Computed-Surface Rolling-Contact Joints

January 03, 2016 10:23 AM
ID: 2016-003 This invention allows for a folding mechanism with rigid panels to unfold to a planar flat position and then fold into a configuration where the panels are stacked parallel to one another and offset perpendicular to one another.
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Electrode Configuration For Monitoring Of A Tissue

February 18, 2015 10:27 AM
ID: 2015-048 A new development in the monitoring of tissues and organs
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Compliant Vertebral Attachment

January 04, 2015 10:37 AM
ID: 2015-004 A compliant mechanism clamp latches onto a spinal vertebra.
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Deployable Compliant Rolling-Contact Element (D-Core)

April 19, 2014 10:37 AM
ID: 2014-109 A structure that can go from a flat plane state to a bent state. It can be made out of water resistant material that is paper-like but strong.
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A Technique For Folding Thick Rigid Materials

March 25, 2013 10:44 AM
ID: 2013-085 A technique to design origami-inspired mechanisms using thick materials.
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Collapsible Solar Array

February 28, 2013 10:46 AM
ID: 2013-058 An origami-inspired foldable array of individual solar cells used to harvest the energy of the sun.
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Minimally Invasive Surgical Retractor

February 24, 2013 10:47 AM
ID: 2013-054 A simpler, safer, and more cost efficient means of handling organs during laparoscopic surgery.
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Oriceps: Origami Inspired Surgical Forceps

February 23, 2013 10:49 AM
ID: 2013-053 A simple solution that minimize the materials needed to perform a surgery.
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Electroplating Of CNT-M Structures

March 14, 2011 10:56 AM
ID: 2011-074 Three-dimensional microscale structures and methods
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