Oil spill nano-fix

Supergelator advances show promise even though for the time being they are limited to the lab

Oil spills in the ocean tend to spread out to form a thin layer, even if in an enclosed container the oil seems so viscous it is almost lumpy.

This is premium content

Already a member? SIGN IN now


Sign up for FREE to continue reading!

It only takes a minute to sign up for a free account, and you’ll get to enjoy:

  • Weekly newsletters providing valuable news and information on the commercial marine sector
  • Access to the Maritime Journal Industry Database
  • Monthly Maritime Journal Magazine (Restricted digital edition)
  • Website access (3 standard news articles per month)

Get access and more free content sign up today

Does your organisation require more access? Upgrade to a subscription and enjoy unlimited news and additional features.