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Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used in electronics

Researchers turn cement into metal that could be used...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 29, 2013

A collective of researchers from the U.S., Finland, Germany and Japan have connected a few dots that weren't particularly obvious. ...

Truckers can’t miss Australia’s water curtain stop signs (VIDEO)

Truckers can’t miss Australia’s water...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 17, 2013

Via our sister site Better Roads and the always entertaining Jalopnik, when faced with the rampant problem of semi trucks ...

Welding helmet with air filter wins Popular Science Invention Award

Welding helmet with air filter wins Popular Science...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

Popular Science has tapped an innovative new welding helmet as one of its 2013 Invention Awards winners. The Windmaker, developed by ...

Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger concrete

Re-recycling: Biofuel waste used to make stronger...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on April 22, 2013

Researchers at Kansas State University have discovered that by replacing a portion of the cement found in concrete with agricultural ...

Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with “virtual stringlines” and the AutoPilot Field Rover

Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on April 19, 2013

The Bauma construction equipment trade show, currently wrapping up in Munich, Germany has named its five innovations award winners for ...

German manufacturers create glow-in-the-dark concrete

German manufacturers create glow-in-the-dark concrete

Posted by Wayne Grayson on April 11, 2013

Two German manufacturers, Kann and NightTec, have collaborated to create a pretty cool new product they call "Leuchsteine" or Light ...

Colorful asphalt coatings could keep cities cooler

Colorful asphalt coatings could keep cities cooler

Posted by Wayne Grayson on April 09, 2013

More so than any other color, black absorbs sunlight and then radiates that heat. And when black asphalt comprises one-third ...

Supercapacitors may solve battery woes plaguing hybrid and electric vehicles

Supercapacitors may solve battery woes plaguing hybrid...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on March 27, 2013

  A new article from Slate makes you wonder: are we wasting our time trying to improve battery technology to power ...

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Posted by Wayne Grayson on March 26, 2013

According to a report from our sister publication Better Roads, the city of Boston is considering three alternatives to asphalt ...

Roads of the future could power our homes and the vehicles that drive them

Roads of the future could power our homes and the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on March 18, 2013

Our sister publication Better Roads has an interesting report today on the roads of the future. Two U.S. companies are ...

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