Nanosponge developed that absorbs 100% it’s weight in oil

Nanosponge can absorb 100 times its weight in oil | Plugged In, Scientific American Blog Network
According to researchers at Rice University, a sponge made of pure carbon nanotubes with a dash of boron has been developed that can absorb up to …

But then what to do with the contaminated sponges? Do we just throw them into landfills and allow the oil to be there instead of in the water?

DE-OIL-IT leaves no bi-products that need to be disposed. Having no waste after a cleanup is simply a better solution, right?

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Scientific wonders – keep them coming. Hope this does not encourage oil companies to spill more oil.

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