The team has created ultraporous crystalline materials that it thinks could change the way we store gases. NuMat uses proprietary algorithms to find and make materials that soak up gas like a sponge, allowing for low-pressure storage. For example, natural gas in cars could be stored at one-fifth the pressure.
In the next 10 years, more than a billion square feet of urban industrial space will be vacant. Already, small businesses are laying claim to the post-industrial lots, often at a bargain.
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