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Bricks Alive! Scientists Create Living Concrete

In a photo provided by CU Boulder College of Engineering & Applied Science, an arch made from living building materials in Wil Srubar’s lab, a structural engineer at the University of Colorado, Boulder lab.  For centuries, builders have been making concrete roughly the same way but now, an interdisciplinary team of researchers have created a rather different kind of concrete, one that is alive and can even reproduce. (CU Boulder College of Engineering & Applied Science via The New York Times) — NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY SCI LIVING CONCRETE BY AMOS ZEEBERG FOR JAN. 27, 2020. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. —

An interdisciplinary team of researchers have created a rather different kind of concrete, one that is alive and can even reproduce.

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