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Science on Tap forum features Purdue expert on BP Gulf oil spill

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue mechanical engineering professor Steve Wereley, who has gained international attention for his analysis of the potential size of the BP PLC oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, will be the featured speaker Thursday (June 17) at the next Science on Tap forum. Wereley’s presentation, “Analyzing Disaster: A Nanoscale Guy […] Read the full story

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New membrane separates oil from water, could help clean spills

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new type of membrane that separates oil from water developed by Purdue University material engineers may be used to clean up oil spills such as BP’s massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Jeffrey Youngblood, a Purdue assistant professor of materials engineering, has created technology that could eventually be used […] Read the full story

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