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Scientists Create Metal That Pumps Liquid Uphill


June 2, 2009

a piece of metal In nature, trees pull vast amounts of water from their roots up to their leaves hundreds of feet above the ground through capillary action, but now scientists at the University of Rochester have created a simple slab of metal that lifts liquid using the same principle--but does so at a speed that would make nature envious. Full Story

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