Innovations

Conductive "sensing skin" paint could stop cracks in bridges, concrete structures before it's too late

Conductive “sensing skin” paint could stop cracks in bridges, concrete structures before it’s too late


Smart Bricks are full-size, concrete Lego bricks designed for vertical construction
Christchurch's cardboard cathedral is built to last a century
Japanese companies develop 300-ton pendulums that reduce swaying in skyscrapers during earthquakes
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Dutch scientists engineer smog-eating street that reduces air pollution up to 45%
Fungus could be the ultimate sustainable form of home insulation
Mack to begin building Pinnacle Axle Back powered by DME alternative fuel
Adopting ancient Roman recipe could result in stronger concrete that is less harmful to the environment
Behind the installation of the world's first precast network arch bridge in Fort Worth (PHOTOS & VIDEO)
Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used in electronics
Truckers can't miss Australia's water curtain stop signs (VIDEO)
Welding helmet with air filter wins Popular Science Invention Award
Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger concrete
Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with "virtual stringlines" and the AutoPilot Field Rover
German manufacturers create glow-in-the-dark concrete