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2009-04-24 07:40:00

A concrete material developed at the University of Michigan can heal itself when it cracks. No human intervention is necessary—just water and carbon dioxide.

2009-04-22 11:22:13

U.S. scientists say they have developed a concrete material that can heal itself when it cracks with only water and carbon dioxide needed. University of Michigan researchers said all that is necessary to mend a damaged bridge would be a few drizzly days.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.