This Self-healing Concrete Repairs Itself with Bacteria

If you’ve ever had to seal a crack in concrete, you know what a pain it can be and how quickly cracked concrete can begin to disintegrate. That’s why we’re so excited about a new technology that would allow concrete to heal itself. Scientists in the Netherlands have created a bio-concrete blend with built-in bacteria [...]

This Self-healing Concrete Repairs Itself with Bacteria

Fri 2 Nov 12 from Discover Magazine

Key test for re-healable concrete

Experimental concrete that patches up cracks by itself is to undergo outdoor testing.

Tue 30 Oct 12 from BBC News

Living concrete fixes its own cracks with built-in bacteria

Concrete is the most popular building material on the planet, probably because it's very strong, easy to work with and cheap, being made mostly of rocks. There are some durability issues with ...

Fri 2 Nov 12 from Dvice

Dutch Scientists Create Concrete that Heals Itself With Built-in Bacteria

If you’ve ever had to seal a crack in concrete, you know what a pain it can be and how quickly cracked concrete can begin to disintegrate. That’s why we’re so excited about ...

Mon 5 Nov 12 from Inhabitat

'Self-healing' concrete in real-world test

DELFT, Netherlands, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A "self-healing" concrete that can patch up cracks by itself is ready for outdoor testing, researchers at Delft Technical University in the Netherlands ...

Tue 30 Oct 12 from UPI

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