Delft Technical University/Make Create Innovate

Scientists Have Created Living Concrete That Repairs Itself

Self-healing buildings.

JACINTA BOWLER
29 JUN 2016
 

Most people would admit that concrete's not the most exciting concept, but concrete with added bacteria that repairs itself when wet is surprisingly awesome. 

Bring on the future of construction!

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