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Using bacteria to make self-healing concrete

Concrete is the most commonly used construction material on earth. It’s made from mixing cement, sand, stone and water, and is used in everything from roads and buildings to bridges and sewers. Although concrete is strong and can withstand a … Continue reading

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Thinking about science like Louis Pasteur: Lessons from History

Scientific discoveries and achievements from centuries past are often portrayed as a set of fully-fledged concepts and perfect results. The exacting trial-and-error processes and frequent setbacks we know from modern-day science are rarely mentioned. Why could this be – was … Continue reading

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