Mar 31, 2017
Water is concrete's ultimate enemy. Although concrete withstands constant beatings from cars and trucks, water can break it down, pool on its surface and infiltrate the tiniest cracks. Add freezing and thawing cycles, and it's no wonder roads need frequent repairs.
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From toilet to brickyard: Recycling biosolids to make sustainable bricks
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Antarctic krill population contracts southward as polar oceans warm
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UMass Amherst materials chemists tap body heat to power 'smart garments'