Scientists develop mesh that captures oil but lets water through


May 16, 2015 ‚óŹ 410 views

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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