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Hugh McTavish, John D Offerman: Bio-recycling of carbon dioxide emitted from power plants. Hugh McTavish, October 27, 2009: US07608439 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method to decrease emission of carbon dioxide from combustion of fossil fuels or other hydrocarbons and to enhance the efficiency of methane production from anaerobic biodigesters. The invention involves feeding carbon dioxide from the exhaust gas of hydrocarbon fuel combust ...


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Daniel G Ericson: Rapid and sensitive detection of bacteria in blood products, urine, and other fluids. Zybac, Hugh McTavish, September 2, 2008: US07419798 (20 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods of detecting bacteria in fluids, including blood, platelets and other blood products for transfusion, and urine. The methods are based on lysing the bacteria to release ATP and detecting the ATP. Eukaryotic cell contamination is a problem to be overcome, because eukary ...


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Don Churchill Augenstein, John Rudiger Benemann, Ramin Yazdani: Landfill design and method for improved landfill gas capture. Institute for Environmental Management, Hugh McTavish, November 11, 2008: US07448828 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an improved method of collecting biogas from a landfill that results in more complete collection of biogas produced in the landfill, and with less contamination with air. The method involves providing the landfill with an upper gas containment layer near the surface of the lan ...


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Don C Augenstein, John R Benemann: Collection of landfill gas at variable rates to match temporal needs for energy generation. Hugh McTavish, July 5, 2011: US07972082 (7 worldwide citation)

The invention involves a method of collecting biogas from a landfill with a variable rate of collection varied to match periods of greatest need for energy and greatest economic value of energy during a day. The variable collection rate is made possible by a landfill design that includes a gas perme ...


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Hugh McTavish: Tennis backboard. StrokeMaster Backboard, Hugh McTavish, March 16, 2010: US07677993 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a new tennis backboard design. The backboard includes a firm backing layer underlying a soft deadening layer. The rebound of a tennis ball from the backboard is reduced as compared to rebound from a rigid hard-surface backboard. This allows a player to stand fairly close to th ...


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Swati Sebastian Thomas, Swaminathan Kumaravel: Photoautotrophic growth of microalgae for omega-3 fatty acid production. Parry Nutraceuticals Division of E I D Parry, Hugh McTavish, October 4, 2011: US08030037 (6 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods of cultivating microalgae photoautotrophically outdoors to prepare concentrated microalgae products containing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) docosahexaenoic acid, two long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish oil that are very im ...


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Don Churchill Augenstein, John Rudiger Benemann, Ramin Yazdani: Landfill design and method for improved landfill gas capture. Institute for Environmental Management, Hugh McTavish, April 3, 2007: US07198433 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an improved method of collecting biogas from a landfill that results in more complete collection of biogas produced in the landfill, and with less contamination with air. The method involves providing the landfill with an upper gas containment layer near the surface of the lan ...


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Jong Y Lee: Purified human erythropoietin receptor protein fragment and antibodies derived therefrom. Hugh McTavish, May 30, 2006: US07053184 (5 worldwide citation)

A E. coli recombinant plasmid expressing a fusion protein having the human erythropoietin receptor extracellular domain is disclosed. A purified fusion protein produced from such a vector is also disclosed, the fusion protein having a cleavage site suitable for separating the erythropoietin receptor ...


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John D Offerman, Hugh McTavish: Bio-recycling of carbon dioxide emitted from power plants. Hugh McTavish, April 5, 2011: US07919290 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method to decrease emission of carbon dioxide from combustion of fossil fuels or other hydrocarbons and to enhance the efficiency of methane production from anaerobic biodigesters. The invention involves feeding carbon dioxide from the exhaust gas of hydrocarbon fuel combust ...


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Pedro J Medelius, Tracy L Gibson, Mark E Lewis: Method of fault detection and rerouting. The United States of America Represented by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Michelle L Ford, Hugh McTavish, November 26, 2013: US08593153 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for detecting damage in an electrical wire, including delivering at least one test electrical signal to an outer electrically conductive material in a continuous or non-continuous layer covering an electrically insulative material layer that covers an electrically conductive wire ...



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