NOMINATION OF THE WEEK: OLEO SPONGE

We’ve all seen the environmental devastation of oil spills. It’s a problem that we can avoid but, once it happens, there’s little we can do to contain the damage. They often say the most simple solutions are the best ones. So, why not use the humble sponge to soak up the spill? The Oleo Sponge, developed by the Argonne National Laboratory, does exactly that.

Footage by the Argonne National Laboratory


 

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