Scientists develop mesh that captures oil but lets water through


May 16, 2015 ‚óŹ 401 views
Scientists develop mesh that captures oil but lets water through

The unassuming piece of stainless steel mesh in a lab at The Ohio State University doesn't look like a very big deal, but it could make a big difference for future environmental cleanups.

Water passes through the mesh but oil doesn't, thanks to a nearly invisible oil-repelling coating on its surface.

via phys.org

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