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Old 06-30-2008, 02:20 AM
 
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PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 27 (UPI) -- Brown University researchers in Rhode Island said they've discovered a material that can be used to absorb mercury from compact fluorescent lamps.

A team led by engineering Professor Robert Hurt has used the nanomaterial to create a mercury-absorbent container lining for broken CFLs, the university said Friday in a release.

Mercury-absorbant liner developed for CFLs - UPI.com
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