3M said Tuesday that it has invested in GoNano Technologies, a company that develops nanomaterials used it in pollution control.
The investment was made through 3M's venture business.
GoNano, based in Moscow, Idaho, uses its silica-based Nanospring technology in catalytic converters, carbon dioxide capture and recycling as well as flow reactors.
The company hatched in 2007 after a decade as a collaboration between Washington State University and the University of Idaho.
Here's how GoNano's carbon capture works:
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