‘Living Bricks’ That Reproduce Could Change Construction

‘Living Bricks’ That Reproduce Could Change Construction


Chemistry World
A simple combination of sand, gelatin and bacteria has produced living bricks’ that match the strength of cement-based mortar and could one day reduce the demand for the world’s carbon intensive, construction material of choice, cement. These living bricks can even reproduce if a brick is cut in half then within a couple of days there are two more complete bricks.


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January 15, 2020 at 11:59PM

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