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This Swiss bridge proves it’s possible to reuse concrete
Concrete is one of the world’s biggest carbon emitters, but a few bridge-builders hope to change that—by reusing it.
Ancient Romans were way better at making concrete
The ocean didn't break it down— it only made it stronger.
A Building That Eats Smog
Take that, air pollution
Researchers Mix Up Batches Of Martian Concrete
Made with sulfur, the material could build smelly but sturdy structures on the red planet
Man 3-D Prints A Concrete Castle In His Backyard
Some Minnesotan suburbanites have got a handy neighbor.
How To Make Your Own (Floating!) Concrete Boat
Rock the boat using the physics of buoyancy
Reimagining Buildings Of The Past With The Materials Of The Future
PopSci thought experiment: If we were to make a famous building today, what would we do differently? Two architects and a civil engineer weigh in.
Engineered Bacteria Can Fill Cracks In Aging Concrete
Researchers at the University of Newcastle in the UK have created a new kind of concrete glue that can patch...
Renovating American Infrastructure, Step 1: Transportation
Defeating soul-deadening gridlock, monster potholes and dangerous road ice