Environment News: Substance to Stop Oil From Sticking to Birds?
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Substance to Stop Oil From Sticking to Birds?
March 31, 2011—Scientists are perfecting a naturally based substance that will act like a laundry detergent in oil spills to prevent the oil from sticking to bird feathers. The substance is currently in the testing phase, which is funded by the National Science Foundation.