New Magnetic Soap Could Clean Up Oil Spills Quickly and Efficiently

January 24, 2012 by  
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With the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill still impacting the local environment and the recent Costa Concordia accident threatening to leak diesel off the Italian coast, there has never been a better time to research new ways of cleaning up disasters such as these. Luckily, the University of Bristol just developed a soap that responds to magnetic fields – meaning it could be used to scoop up large amounts of oil from water without leaving behind potentially harmful chemicals. Read the rest of New Magnetic Soap Could Clean Up Oil Spills Quickly and Efficiently Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: CLEAN UP MAGNET , clean up soap oil , gulf of mexico oil leak , oil clean up , oil leak , oil leak clean-up , OIL SPILLS SOAP , Professor Julian Eastoe , Sustainability Features , university of bristol , university of bristol magnetic soap

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