Chinese research gets to the roots of drought

May 2002
Engineer (00137758);5/31/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7604, p4
Provides information on the Chinese invention that uses a macromolecular polymer to fix water. Details of how the technique works in deserts; Amount allocated by China's Ministry of Science and Technology for the project.


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