V. Faye McNeill

V. Faye McNeill

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Published on Mar 23, 2014

Campaign wrap-up

Well, friends, this crowdfunding campaign is over, and we didn’t meet our funding goal. We want to thank you once again for all your support, although, following the "all or nothing" model of Ex...

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Published on Mar 21, 2014

By the numbers

Besides having lower impact on worker health and the marine ecosystem, our idea to use naturally occurring surfactants for oil spill cleanup makes good economic sense. 700,000 barrels of oilor re...

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Published on Mar 14, 2014

Mark & Christina's Preliminary Data

Our preliminary studies have shown promising results for this project! We performed this experiment using Instant Ocean (the same salt mixture used in saltwater fish tanks) to simulate seawater and...

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Published on Mar 07, 2014

Ask me anything! Monday 3/10, 12 PM EDT

I will be doing an "AMA" forum on reddit on Monday 3/10. Look for the thread at: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA starting at noon Eastern on Monday. It will look like: "I am a young, tenured, female e...

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Published on Mar 05, 2014

How far we've come...

The Beginnings: Here is one of Mark’s first sketches he created after meeting with Professor McNeill for the first time about the project. This sketch shows the apparatus for measu...

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Published on Mar 02, 2014

Supporting the Undergraduate Research Experience

By supporting this project, you'll support a student's participation in a 12-week summer undergraduate research internship in my laboratory at Columbia University. The opportunity to work on a cut...

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THANKS SO MUCH for your support and your encouraging message!!
Mar 22, 2014
Can naturally occurring, soap-like materials be used for oil spill response?
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Thanks for your help Kate!!
Mar 20, 2014
Can naturally occurring, soap-like materials be used for oil spill response?
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WOW! Many thanks to top backer Siddhartha!
Mar 20, 2014
Can naturally occurring, soap-like materials be used for oil spill response?
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Thanks Abe, I'll check it out!
Mar 10, 2014
Can naturally occurring, soap-like materials be used for oil spill response?
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Thanks so much, Marco!!
Mar 10, 2014
Can naturally occurring, soap-like materials be used for oil spill response?
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HERE'S THE LINK: http://redd.it/201xvt
Mar 10, 2014
Can naturally occurring, soap-like materials be used for oil spill response?
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Good luck with your campaign!
Mar 08, 2014
Can we solve future energy and freshwater crises with the Power of Ocean Waves?
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Amazing, thank you so much for helping us get the word out, Abe!
Mar 06, 2014
Can naturally occurring, soap-like materials be used for oil spill response?
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Good luck!
Mar 04, 2014
Can microorganisms help protect our groundwater from contamination by hydraulic fracturing?
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Thanks for your support, Cindy!
Mar 03, 2014
Can naturally occurring, soap-like materials be used for oil spill response?
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Important work. Good luck with your campaign!
Feb 28, 2014
Help those Still Affected by the West Virginia Chemical Spill Understand their Drinking Water
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Interesting project. Good luck with your campaign!
Feb 28, 2014
Signs of change: documenting environmental change using crowd-sourced time-lapse photography
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