Global Technology – July 2013

Finally, let's focus on this month's most important advances in technology, starting with a new breakthrough in energy research.

When petroleum companies abandon an oil well, more than half the reservoir's oil is usually left behind because it's too difficult to recover. That means that wells in Russia, the United States, the Middle East, and the North Sea still hold hundreds of billions of barrels of oil that have already been discovered. And now, there's an effective new way to recover that residual oil, with the help of nanoparticle.....

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