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MIT’s nano paper to clean up oil spills

1. June 2008

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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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