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New self-healing concrete uses fungus to fix cracks

22 January 2018

Cracked concrete

The focus on concrete could not be more topical. In the United States, a crisis fueled by historic underinvestment in infrastructure has resulted in increasingly dangerous roads, bridges, and highways.

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Keywords: concrete, infrastructure, biomimicry, construction and mechanical, characteristics of technology, characteristics of technological outcomes

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