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The New Inventions Saving Our Oceans

The New Inventions Saving Our Oceans

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Until there comes a time when we no longer rely on fossil fuels oil spills will always be a part of life - proving deadly to any marine life unfortunate enough to come into contact with them. Unfortunately they are also incredibly hard to clean up but Arden Warner of American physics centre Fermilab thinks he may have found an answer. His neat solution is to sprinkle the oil with ground magnetite which renders it magnetic. Then you simply move Motherboard – a magnetic wand – over the surface of the water and vacuum up the oil using magnetic attraction.

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