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August 1, 2013

Modified PU foam shows promise as sponge for soaking up oil spills

Paul Grad

Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing; www.cas.ac.cn) have found a way to transform polyurethane (PU) foam into a sponge that is strongly water-repellent and oil-absorbing, making it suitable for soaking up chemicals and petroleum from...

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