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August 23, 2013
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Liquid calcium carbonate

Geologist Adam Wallace reports in ‘Science’ that calcium carbonate has a dense liquid phase Computer simulations could help scientists make sense of a recently observed and puzzling wrinkle in one of nature’s most important chemical processes. It turns out that … Continue reading

May 4, 2013
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Monitoring concrete

UD professors study microbes as potential biomarkers for damaged concrete Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. However, many concrete roadways and bridges crack due to internal chemical reactions, temperature fluctuations or external chemical and physical … Continue reading

September 11, 2012
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UA Professor Uses Aerospace Materials to Build Endless Green Pipeline

Carbon fiber fabric and lightweight honeycomb materials, plus a mobile manufacturing platform, make infinite pipeline technology cheaper and greener while boosting local economies. Mo Ehsani, professor emeritus of civil engineering at the University of Arizona, has designed a new, lightweight … Continue reading