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RTCW2 – Oil Spill Clean-Ups with Fruits & Oils

RTC Week 2015 – #2: Oil Spill Clean-Ups Using Fruits & Oils

This week (19th Oct–24th October) is Real Time Chem Week (if that means nothing to you,check out their FAQ page here!). As part of it, we’re featuring the RTC Week competition-winning entries of five different chemists here on Compound Interest, with a different feature every day this week. Today’s feature takes a look at how we can use chemistry to help clean up oil spills – and how the chemicals we use to do so can come from some unlikely sources.

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