Gallery: Carbon And Boron Nanosponge Cubes Absorb Oil From Water


After the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, we’ve been on the look out for new technologies that could help clean up similar disasters. With that in mind, we were intrigued by the news that Rice University and Penn State University researchers have developed a new type of nanosponge blocks that are capable of repeatedly absorbing spilled oil from water.

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  1. xlizx October 1, 2013 at 9:31 pm

    hi, I’m doing a science fair project on oil spills, and I was wondering if it was possible to purchase one of these?

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