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Baking soda dons silicone cape, mops up carbon dioxide in attempt to save planet

By April Gocha / February 13, 2015

A team of scientists at Harvard University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have devised microencapsulated sorbent materials to capture carbon dioxide from flue gas cheaper, safer, and more efficiently than current methods.

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Cheap material from asphalt shows promise for most efficient carbon capture yet

By April Gocha / January 14, 2015

Rice University scientists say they have developed a derivative of asphalt—asphalt-porous carbon (A-PC)—that can soak up 114% of its weight in CO2 and is much cheaper than any other carbon capture alternative available.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 3, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 3, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / September 2, 2011

Check ’em out: NIST: Iron ‘veins’ are secret of promising new hydrogen storage material With plutonium-238 supplies running low, the race is on to find new power sources for spacecraft Construction of US’s first large-scale industrial carbon capture and storage facility begins Dynamic windows improve efficiency, human experience in buildings India’s government plans to step…

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