GooMain.jpg

The goo developed by a trio of Northland College students could help capture metal-ion pollution from used electronics or industrial waste. It is normally colorless, but after binding to copper ions the goo turns bright turquoise. (Contributed photo)

Three Northland College students are developing a “smart” otherworldly goo that one day could be a key to cleaning up industrial waste.

NicholasRobertson.jpg

Robertson

Rachel Fine

Fine

Goo1.jpg

Northland College student Mary Johnson, with colleagues Phoebe Cahill and Rachel Fine, have developed a goo that could help reclaim trace metals from the environment. (Contributed photo)

(Copyright © 2022 APG Media)

Recommended for you

Load comments