In wake of Gulf oil spill, bacteria sucked up 200,000 tons of oil
September 13, 2012, 9:55 a.m. by LiveScience
The microbes feasted from April 2010 to September 2010, though scientists aren't sure why they stopped devouring oil.
Edible oil dispersant: A smarter way to clean up oil spills?
August 21, 2012, 1:37 p.m. by Rachel Kaufman, InnovationNewsDaily
The new dispersant breaks down oil into smaller droplets, allowing booms to more easily skim the oil on the water's surface.
How the wind saved Florida from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
July 11, 2012, 10:10 a.m. by OurAmazingPlanet
The winds influenced the oil by playing against the ocean's surface, creating waves and other circulations that influenced the surface drift of the oil.
New sonar tests effectiveness of oil dispersants
April 18, 2012, 10:57 a.m. by InnovationNewsDaily
Experts remain uncertain how well oil dispersants work in deep underwater conditions, and how much can simply be chalked up to time and physics.
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