Thursday, August 6, 2009

Copper-Nickel Alloy, an Answer to Zebra Mussels?

Well, it's not going to take care of them entirely, but it may help to dissuade them from latching onto things we don't want them to.

A recent study has confirmed that Zebra Mussels will not attach themselves to things coated in copper. This, applied to things that are particularly Zebra Mussel vulnerable could help save states millions of dollars.

This recent finding is detailed here, in the Ithica Jornal.

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