Archive for July, 2014

Researchers have discovered a new, inexpensive way of getting the two fluids apart again.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Whenever there is a major spill of oil into water, the two tend to mix into a suspension of tiny droplets, called an emulsion, that is extremely hard to separate—and that can cause severe damage to ecosystems. But MIT researchers have discovered a new, inexpensive way of getting the two fluids apart again.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-07-membrane-highly-fine-oil-spill-residues.html#jCp