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A new way to mix oil and water

November 8, 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers discovered a new way to get oil and water to mix, and stay mixed, by harnessing the condensation of water onto an oil-surfactant mixture. The process creates a nanoscale emulsion that remains stable for months. Full Story

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