Recent Examples on the WebTake some regular old acrylic knitting yarn, modify it with a special kind of adsorbent chemical, and wave it around in the ocean.
Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, 18 June 2018 The tricky part is the second step: finding an affordable adsorbent material that will attract uranium in a marine environment and then relinquish it so that it can be processed into nuclear fuel.
Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, 18 June 2018 This minimalist bottle is specially scaled to fit an adsorbent stick of Japanese white charcoal (included with purchase).
Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, 12 Dec. 2017
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