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US20110056888 LOW POWER ATMOSPHERIC WATER GENERATOR  
Embodiments of the invention include a system and a method for purifying and storing water produced from atmospheric air to provide a safe, inexpensive source of potable water. Improvements over...
US20140083945 Reducing Soluble Urokinase Receptor in the Circulation  
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a common cause of proteinuric kidney disease, which comprises both native and transplanted kidneys. Treatment was limited in the past due to the...
US20140014587 OIL SPILL CONTAINMENT AND RECOVERY APPARATUS AND METHOD  
The present invention relates generally to a spill collection system comprising a boom for surrounding a spill area and a method for using the boom. In addition, the invention includes several...
US20130140239 USE OF MOSS TO REDUCE DISINFECTION BY-PRODUCTS IN WATER TREATED WITH DISINFECTANTS  
A method of reducing disinfection by-products in water treated with disinfectants including contacting the water with an amount of a non-decomposed moss effective to reduce the level of...
US20120111798 Process and Means for Treatment of an Oil Spill  
A method and a device are described to be able to neutralise the damages from an oil spill at sea or on a lake by rapid addition of an absorbent where this can also be carried out in very poor...
US20140175018 Diagnosing and Treating Inflammatory Diseases  
A method of diagnosing, monitoring progression of, or monitoring treatment of inflammatory bowel disease comprises determining the levels of CD14+HLA-DRhi monocytes or monocytes expressing CCR7 or...
US20140021137 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE TREATMENT OF WASTEWATER  
A system and method for the treatment of wastewater. In one aspect, the invention can be a method for treating wastewater comprising: a) introducing untreated wastewater into a holding tank: b)...
US20090098262 Optionally Modified/Insoluble Vegetable Gums for Removing Natural or Synthetic Organic Impurities from Liquid Media Contaminated Therewith  
Unwanted natural and synthetic organic impurities are removed from liquid media contaminated therewith, e.g., liquids and beverages intended for human consumption, or industrial/wastewaters, by...
US20140374357 METHODS FOR DECREASING AQUEOUS HALIDE AND ORGANOHALIDE LEVELS USING PLANT BIOMASS  
Disclosed are processes to treat water having halide ions and organohalides. The process comprises contacting a plant biomass with an alkaline solution to give an alkaline plant biomass, and...
US20130240454 LOW-ENERGY SYSTEM FOR COLLECTING MATTER  
A system for collecting matter provides a low energy, low cost and nearly zero pollutant process for extracting suspended matter in a medium. The system collects the matter on a material which is...
US20120061323 LIGHT WEIGHT ORIENTED NET ASSEMBLY FOR OIL CAPTURE AND CONTAINMENT  
A light weight oriented net or netting assembly is provided for oil capture and containment. The netting assembly is made by biaxially stretching or orienting starting materials to form a pattern...
US20150183661 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR ADSORPTION AND BIODEGRADATION OF PETROLEUM  
Provided are methods of petroleum sequestration, which use electrospun microtubes capable of sequestering the petroleum from the water, and method of depleting and optionally degrading petroleum...
US20150258589 TREATMENT OF CONTAMINATED SOIL AND WATER  
The present invention relates to a method of remediating an environmental medium which is contaminated with a halogenated organic contaminant and/or a heavy metal comprising treating such medium...
US20120305482 REMOVAL OF VIRULENCE FACTORS THROUGH EXTRACORPOREAL THERAPY  
A method to remove virulence factors from infected blood by passing the blood through a surface cartridge with immobilized carbohydrates, such as heparin, wherein the virulence factors are toxins...
US20150191368 Polysaccharide microgels for cleaning water of petroleum and petroleum products and method for using same (variants)  
The group of inventions relates to the field of organic chemistry and can be used for cleaning water, industrial and domestic waste water or waste water sediment, and for the containment and...
US20110031186 CALCIUM CARBONATE AND CALCIUM CARBONATE-CONTAINING MATERIALS FOR REMOVING BIOAGENTS FROM WATER  
Calcium carbonate (CaCO3; calcite) and CaCO3-containing materials are known to have high adsorption capacities for polar organic compounds. This invention includes the use of CaCO3 and CaC...
US20140179659 METHOD FOR SUPPRESSING SURGICAL SITE INFECTION AND COLUMN TO BE USED FOR THE METHOD  
An object of the present invention is to provide a method for suppressing surgical site infections (SSI) that have occurred at extremely high incidence rates at the time of surgical operations and...
US20050230317 Watershed runoff drainage device & method  
A watershed runoff drainage device is adapted to be used with a drain inlet vault for a storm drain. It includes a funnel member to be inserted into an inlet of the vault for directing...
US20120261611 RARE EARTH REMOVAL OF PHOSPHORUS-CONTAINING MATERIALS  
This disclosure relates generally to methods and rare earth-containing additives for removing inorganic and organic phosphorus-containing target materials.
US20130126435 ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION USING LIGNIN  
The present disclosure provides the use of lignin derivatives for remediation of oil discharge such as, for example, crude or refined oil spills. The present disclosure provides methods of...
US20090305933 LOW INTERFACIAL TENSION SURFACTANTS FOR PETROLEUM APPLICATIONS  
The invention relates to a class of novel surfactants that have utility in the recovery and/or extraction of oil.
US20150125514 BIOMARKER  
A method of diagnosis, prognosis or treatment of an autoimmune disease in a subject wherein the method comprises detecting aquaporin-1 (AQP1), aquaporin-2 (AQP2), aquaporin-5 (AQP5), aquaporin-7...
US20140021139 METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ORGANIC-INORGANIC HYBRID SORBENT BY IMPREGNATING AN OXIDE INTO NANOPORES OF ACTIVATED CARBONE AND USE THEREOF IN WATER TREATMENT  
This invention relates to a method of manufacturing an organic-inorganic composite hybrid adsorbent by impregnating activated carbon nanopores with an oxide and a water treatment method using the...
US20130240452 METHODS, APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS FOR POLISHING WASTEWATER UTILIZING NATURAL MEDIA FILTRATION  
Wastewater treatment systems, methods and apparatus for polishing a wastewater stream comprising a plurality of contaminants are provided. One system includes a vessel containing a plurality of...
US20120273427 SORBENT COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
Provided herein are compositions and methods for removing a variety of pollutants from wastewater. Such compositions are obtained by immobilizing barium-based hybrid materials, such as BaSO4:APRB....
US20130168323 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REMOVING OIL FROM FLUID STREAMS  
The invention provides systems and methods for removing a target oil from an aqueous fluid stream using a capture medium. In embodiments, the capture medium can comprise an anchor substrate and a...
US20080067124 Solvent recovery system for plastic dying operation  
An apparatus for recovering components of a material system containing dye, water, and solvents such as ethylene glycol monobutyl ether and diethylene glycol is provided. The apparatus comprises...
US20130306555 MATERIALS AND METHODS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANT REMEDIATION  
An anthropogenic sorbent material modified for sequestering and/or attenuating multiple chemical and/or biological pollutant species, both organic and inorganic, in an aqueous environment is...
US20130319948 REMEDIATION OF NAPHTHENIC ACID CONTAMINATION  
The present disclosure provides the use of a biomass-derived aromatic material as a sorbent for naphthenic acid. For example, the biomass-derived aromatic material may be a lignin derivative such...
US20080116141 COMPLETE PLANT GROWTH MEDIUM  
A naturally occurring zeolite is coated with a special nanophase Fe oxide, thereby forming a nanophase Fe oxide coated zeolite. The composition thus formed can be used for a variety of...
US20140163258 THERMO-REVERSIBLE PHASE SELECTIVE XEROGEL COMPOSITIONS  
Described herein are xerogels consisting essentially of 12-hydroxy-stearic acid (12-HSA) wherein the xerogel is characterized by a spherulitic fibrillar network structure. Also provided is a...
US20080116131 Surfactant-modified earth materials for the treatment of perchlorate and other emerging contaminants in water and brines  
Cost-effective tailored earth materials and methods of making and using these tailored earth materials are disclosed. These tailored earth materials can be used to treat (filter) emergent...
US20120061326 Method for the Environmental Remediation of Oil Spills and Other Chemical Contaminants  
Lipophilic, oil-absorbing and oil-adsorbing polymeric compositions are used to capture oily substances and hydrophobic materials from the surface of various aqueous media. The resultant compound...
US20150144565 Methods to Separate Brine From Invert Emulsions Used in Drilling and Completion Fluids  
Methods to separate or recover brine that is present in an invert emulsion are described. The brine is present as an internal phase in the invert emulsion. The brine can be a valuable component,...
US20150129505 LIQUID ABSORBENT  
An oleophilic product for absorbing and retaining a hydrophobic liquid such as oil. The product comprises cones of the plant species Pinus elliottii comminuted to a mixture of particles. A method...
US20080053911 SEPARATION OF AN ORGANIC PHASE FROM A MIXTURE COMPRISING ORGANIC AND AQUEOUS PHASES BY SOLID PHASE SYSTEMS  
The present invention relates to a method for separation of a mixture comprising an organic and an aqueous phase making use of a solid phase system. Still further the invention refers to a...
US20140061135 Water Detoxification by a Substrate-Bound Catecholamine Adsorbent  
A bio-inspired method for detoxifying contaminated water is disclosed. In the method, polydopamine, a mussel-inspired adhesive catecholamine was used as an adsorbent to effectively remove from...
US20150203372 METHOD FOR TREATING ALKALINE WASTEWATER  
The invention provides a method for the treatment of alkaline wastewater comprising sodium ions and organic impurities, the method comprising the steps of a) contacting part of the wastewater with...
US20110203996 Process for the containment of oil spills  
The inventive process involves the treatment of oil spills on a water or a solid surface. Once an oil spill has occurred, the oil spill is contained into a certain area. There after, the oil is...
US20080302730 SULFUR-IMPREGNATED ORGANOCLAY MERCURY AND/OR ARSENIC ION REMOVAL MEDIA  
The use of a sulfur-impregnated organoclay provides a mercury or arsenic removal media having increased reactivity, stability, and mercury removal ability. The Hg/As removal media described herein...
US20110247983 MINERAL COMPLEX, COMPOSITIONS THEREOF, AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
The invention provides inter alia a mineral complex comprising about 40 wt. % to about 60 wt. % SiO2, about 6 wt. % to about 16 wt. % Fe2O3, about 4 wt. % to about 12 wt. %. CaO, about 2 wt. % to...
US20140166578 EXTRACORPOREAL REMOVAL OF MICROVESICULAR PARTICLES  
The invention described herein teaches methods of removing microvesicular particles, which include but are not limited to exosomes, from the systemic circulation of a subject in need thereof with...
US20080185343 METHOD FOR SEPARATING AN ORGANIC PHASE FROM AN ELECTROLYTE-CONTAINING AQUEOUS AND ORGANIC PHASE  
A method for separating electrolyte-containing water from an organic phase by means of permeation on a hydrophobic separating means. The permeated organic solution is substantially depleted in...
US20140076815 SEPARATION OF OIL DROPLETS FROM WATER  
A treatment process for an aqueous phase which contains oil droplets, possibly of 10-50 nm diameter, in aqueous flow from a hydrocyclone separator, comprises bringing the water into contact with a...
US20120031848 Adjustable Oil Skimmer For Use With Absorbent Pads  
An adjustable and removable skimming assembly is provided for attaching to the bow of a watercraft. When mounted, the skimming assembly presents vertically orientated starboard, port and bow cages...
US20150175444 WASTEWATER FILTRATION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The wastewater filtration system and method relates to systems and methods that use Ruba Al-Khali Saudi sand as the filtration media in systems for treating industrial wastewater. Ruba Al-Khali...
US20120006753 FUNCTIONALIZED FLY ASH AND OIL SCAVENGING USING THE SAME  
A method of scavenging oil from an oil-water mixture includes providing a plurality of functionalized fly ash particles having functionalized surfaces including reactive groups or reactive...
US20080190856 Sorbent Composition  
The invention describes a sorbent composition consisting of a biomass material from which furfural has been removed for adapted to act as an absorbent. The sorbent composition can be sunflower...
US20150122737 BLOOD CLEANSING SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to removing disease material from the blood of a patient. Specifically, the invention relates to using biological binders to trap disease material that is desired to...
US20110240560 Method of adsorbing transforming growth factor ß  
An adsorbent for immunosuppressive substance, which can adsorb an excessive immunosuppressive substance directly from a body fluid, can carry out extracorporeal perfusion safely and can be...

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