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Crystal Sponges Excel At Sopping Up CO2

by Georgia | December 02, 2005

Anne Arbor, MI - Since the Industrial Revolution, levels of carbon dioxide---a major contributor to the greenhouse effect---have been on the rise, prompting scientists to search for ways of counteracting the trend.

One of the main strategies is removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the flue exhaust of power plants, using porous materials that take up the gas as it travels up the flue.

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