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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Osorb?

Yes, Osorb. Supposedly, ABS Materials of Wooster, Ohio has a material made from silicon polymer that can absorb eight times its own mass in oil, which can then be removed later. They're proposing it for use in the Gulf of Mexico; this article gives some details.

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