Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Sea urchin nickel 'trick' could be key to capturing carbon

A close up of the skeleton of a sea urchin which could help capture and store carbon
A close up of the skeleton of a sea urchin which could help capture and store carbon
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Researchers say that the natural ability of sea urchins to absorb CO2 could be a model for an effective carbon capture and storage system.

Newcastle University scientists discovered by chance that urchins use the metal nickel to turn carbon dioxide into shell.

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