Separating Oil From Water Using Cloth

by Christopher Paul on June 12, 2010

Slashdot points us to a press release from the University of Pittsburgh announcing a breakthrough in polymer technology that could help clean up the Gulf Oil Spill. Check out the demonstration in the video below. It hasn’t been tested on a larger scale but the promise is encouraging.

Pitt Researcher Says Simple Polymer-based Filter Successfully Cleans Water, Recovers Oil in Gulf of Mexico Tests – University of Pittsburgh [via /.]

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