Archive | June, 2008

MIT’s nano paper to clean up oil spills

1. June 2008


The mesh of nanowires behind MIT’s new material for absorbing oil and other organic pollutants, here shown at increasing magnifications (left to right). Image courtesy / Francesco Stellacci, MIT, and Nature Nanotechnology The researchers at MIT have made a nano paper which can absorb oil from water. The mesh of nano wires can absorb upto […]

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