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The massive nuclear contamination cleanup in Japan is getting a helping hand from a new technology. DeconGel is a solution that goes over contaminated areas much like paint and when dry, simply peels off, taking all contaminants including radioactive particles with the film. The makers of DeconGel donated 500 gallons of the blue goo to help in the cleanup of the Japanese nuclear reactors.



And they were telling people that there was no reason to wary and panic that contamination will spread from the reactors.
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Anyone else think of Portal 2 when they saw this stuff?
    
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Originally Posted by Lostintyme View Post
Anyone else think of Portal 2 when they saw this stuff?
Yes ,me ! lol
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That is smart stuff.

REALLY smart stuff.
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Repulsion Gel!
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Repulsion Gel!
Actually its more like the opposite of repulsion gel. Stuff sticks to it rather than bounces off.
     
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post #7 of 33
I get that the company is doing it kindly and I'm sure the stuff is expensive, but I doubt 500 gallons is going to do much.

Hopefully the Japanese government can take some of that charity money and put it towards some of this stuff.
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And what do they do with the gel afterwards?
    
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Originally Posted by PlantDizzle View Post
And what do they do with the gel afterwards?
They only thing blue gel is used for...........TESTING.
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Corexit made hundreds of millions off of the BP oil spill. Now this. Hmm.
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