Researchers have come up with reusable, oil-wicking sponges made of wood that can absorb more than 40 times their weight in oil.
Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/10/watch-these-wooden-sponges-wick-spilled-oil
Read the paper: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsnano.8b05763?journalCode=ancac3
Video credit: H. Guan et al., ACS Nano 2018
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