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Longer-lasting metals, building materials on the way?

Longer-lasting metals, building materials on the way?

Posted by Wayne Grayson on December 10, 2012

One of the properties of metal that makes it such an attractive building material turns out to also be a ...

British architect creates bricks from cow blood

British architect creates bricks from cow blood

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on December 07, 2012

British architect Jack Munro has been working on a recipe to create a building material from leftover cow blood, Durability ...

Discovery could lower cost of making biofuel

Discovery could lower cost of making biofuel

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on December 06, 2012

  Scientists at the United States Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) have ...

Terex Utilities wins contest by developing seated pedestal welding station

Terex Utilities wins contest by developing seated...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on November 22, 2012

Terex Utilities, a division of Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), won Humantech’s sixth annual Find It – Fix It Challenge by ...

Two women play big roles in post-Sandy construction on East Coast

Two women play big roles in post-Sandy construction on...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on November 21, 2012

Two women are using their skills to help rebuild the New York metropolitan area since Sandy’s path of devastation across ...

Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on November 20, 2012

Vancouver’s recycled plastic may be reincarnated as highway pavement. The city has revealed a new way to make asphalt using a ...

Ener-G Force concept is Mercedes’ hydrogen-powered patrol SUV

Ener-G Force concept is Mercedes’ hydrogen-powered...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on November 19, 2012

As an entry to the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge, Mercedes-Benz created the monster you see above — ...

Solar panels cheaper to operate with new thermal energy storage system

Solar panels cheaper to operate with new thermal energy...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on November 13, 2012

A team of engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas has developed a new method of storing the thermal energy ...

Century-old fermentation process may produce cleaner-burning diesel

Century-old fermentation process may produce...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on November 13, 2012

University of California, Berkeley scientists have discovered a way to produce renewable diesel fuel by using a fermentation process once ...

Salting may corrode steel-reinforced roads, bridges

Salting may corrode steel-reinforced roads, bridges

Posted by Wayne Grayson on November 09, 2012

Gritting and salting roads, methods used to prevent automotive accidents in winter conditions, may lead to corrosion over months or ...

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