How To Clean The Gulf Of Mexico – Magic Cloth

Posted on Jun 9 2010 - 7:33am by Robby S.

This magic cloth, developed by Assistant Professor Di Gao from the University of Pittsburgh (Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering) might be a solution for the massive BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.  This magic cloth is basically a cotton cloth impregnated with a chemical polymer that is both hydrophilic and oleophobic.  Long story short, it filters oil out of water and can be used again and again.

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