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Ceramic Sponges That Sop Up Sulfur Could Boost Energy Technologies

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Science  09 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5779, pp. 1453
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5779.1453a

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On page 1508 of this issue of Science, chemical engineers report turning a type of ceramic powder into a chemical sponge that quickly sops up sulfur and then can be "wrung out" and reused over and over. (Read more.)